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>> from the area's local news station. you're watching the kron 4 morning news at 7. >> good morning, everybody. thank you so much for joining us on the kron 4 morning news from martin gonzalez and i'm noelle bellow. it is saturday. april 3rd holy saturday for those of you celebrating easter this weekend got a lot to get to this morning. some good news in terms of covid-19 protocols. finally, a lot of people are seeing and we get to go back to concerts. we get to go back indoors. we're going to have all that covered for you. but first gant to touch on the weather because we're dealing with a little bit of a cooling trend states. was there. tell us more about that, hey, good morning, guys. yeah. and that's going to stick around a little bit early into next week as well. it's not going to be quite as warm as ittwas from last week
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and the other factor we're hoping to scrounge up a couple raindrops going on for your weekend. but it looks like it's going to be pretty being a holiday weekend. i guess we can enjoy the outdoors a bit. we're going to share that with clouds and we're starting that off with some fog and clouds. here's a look and half moon bay there you see kind overcast appearance. that's pretty much mirdored at the golden gate as well. we expect some afternoon clearing on this account. but it's going to really start east and move to the west in terms of were clearing temperature one of the mild side because of all this cloud cover we've got 40's up in the north bay. there. also inland off to the delta bit. 50's around the perimeter of the bay 51 san jose. but for comparison, only really cooler. well inland in the east bay everywhere else is a touch warmer this morning. a look at the storm tracker 4 we gain. we have the clouds and fog in which to contend with that will mix out a little bit. we'll get some better clearing as we approach around the noon hour. speaking of that fog, there's the cleanup job that we see probably about 10 o'clock or so. the fog part of the forecast is over. just the lingering clouds will have to
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contend with 55. that's an air i believe. and we'll be going into the 60's as we get into the mid afternoon. coming up a little bit here. we'll walk you through some of the clearing out we expect for today. well, marty. >> thanks, dave. some very positive news this morning. state leaders have set a date for when we can head back indoors for things like concerts. live sports and even wedding reception at all begins on april 15th and indoor events will be allowed in the red orange and yellow tears. >> capacity of those events will started 10%. if you're in the red tier, then it expands as counties move through the tear status. now some venues will be requiring proof of a negative covid test or full vaccination and masks will still be required for everyone. social distancing for some. >> action its actions that because separated off kids should shoulder to shoulder. this is really critical because this is going really be a pathway to allowing get used to me co capacity are
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currently in >> as vaccination efforts continue, the state will start relaxing guidelines allowing counties to move into less restrictive tiers more easily health experts are expressing cautious optimism right now. but they note some people will need to take more precautions than others. >> as we reopen things. you know, i think you need to do your own risk assessment. self risk assessment. and if you're 85 years old and have, you know, numerous underlying risk factors. if you're pregnant woman. i think he'd be go slow on the on these things and be careful and not put yourself at risk. >> doctor weatherford says that it's wise to be aware of your own risk factors and underlying conditions since they can change over time. >> now the return of concerts might be the biggest step towards a return to normalcy for us, especially good news for the live music industry
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which has been forced to stay silent throughout this pandemic and kron four's. dan thorn takes a look at how one san francisco music venue is figuring out how to safely. welcome back. routes. >> it's a step forward in the state's emergence from covid-19 restrictions indoor concert venues like bottom of the hill in san francisco will be allowed to reopen on april 15. it is extremely exciting to get any kind of guidance on this because that's what we've been asking for. the whole time. lynch wars is part owner and head booker of the hill nightclub. the last year has been challenging for music venues like hers. >> unable to book shows and unable to make money without trying to come across as ungrateful shores is a little concerned this announcement might be a little rushed or not there yet. there's still like long lines to get an appointment for a vaccine and you still have to be over. 50 is so i my personal feeling is why not wait until. >> we've reached this herd immunity before we start put-ing people inside indoor
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concerts and theater performances will be allowed to happen in tears below purple in the red tier 10% capacity is allowed for venues up to 1500 people and 20% for venues greater than that. >> capacity limits grow as the tears go lower bottom of the hill. like many smaller venues has space for fewer than 300 people. schwartz says it will be difficult for them to reopen and stay open at anything less than full capacity. she also does not nbd intense pressure facing state leaders in opening up more things throughout the state. i would hate to say anything but that i'm grateful. >> for guidance and and seeing a light at the end of the tunnel. >> well, as indoor sporting events get the green light. the warriors are encouraged with this grim news for them. i in the statement the team says, quote, over the last year we've taken a number of steps to ensure the health and safety of fans upon their eventual return to chase center. that includes strict sanitation guidelines enhanced air circulation measures and
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requiring covid-19 test for venue entry to make our home the safest arena in the country. and coming up in the kron 4 morning news summer travel just got a lot easier for fully vaccinated. americans will explain. >> capitol police are again mourning the loss of one of their own. we'll have details on the terrifying scene that unfolded in washington, d c leaving one officer dead. another injured. and after the break, alameda county continues to see an increase in violent crimes. we'll find out with local law enforcement doing to try and keep the doing to try and keep the community safe. it's back, guys! check it out! what up, people? jack! what are you doing in my car? oh, just sharing my triple bonus jack combo... triple meat and cheese, secret sauce... go ahead, tell them how much it is... it's just $5.99! only at jack in the box. sorry, what were you going to say?
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happening in our community. and i hear the voices of the families and friends and the concerns of our community as they experience constant gunfire across our city. >> the chief also says the department will continue to partner with community groups, other bay area, law enforcement agencies and other city departments. all this to build a long-term solution to addressing illegal sideshows and violent crimes in oakland. noel. >> and alameda county police have confiscated an alarming number of illegal guns this year. >> police also finding another disturbing trend in ghost guns. ghost guns are unfinished a firearms and they can be sold to people to then finish piecing them together and they do that at home. that untraceable completed to about 80% and then they're sold as an item, not as an actual gun. >> and then they're they're being finished in people's basements in their homes in these illegal gun making factories.
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>> investigators say ghost guns have been used in crimes ranging from robberies gang and drug-related shootings. they've also been randomly fired at sideshows. >> and he's paid teachers in jail after pleading guilty to assault charges were learning the disturbing details from one of his victims, ray and his or was in his late 40's when he began sending messages online to one of his biology students at the athenian school in danville that student who does not want to be identified was just 16 at the time. she says the ordeal made her uncomfortable and in the relationship when she began college. she reported the teacher to police who immediately began an investigation and that eventually led to the now former teachers guilty plea this week he was sentenced to 45 days in jail and is now a registered offender. his victim explains why she decided to come forward. >> i still don't know everything. he may or may but.
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that was generally my aim in doing this was just so that i wouldn't have tocworry about it. i wouldn't have to worry that, you know, somebody would get hurt and i could have said something, but i didn't. >> officials from the athenian school say that resigned several years ago from that school after being confronted about sending a message to a different student. but even after that, he was able to continue working at several other bay area schools before he was arrested last year. good morning. date. ok, marty, we're fighting through some of the morning cloud cover and that will yield to some better clearing happening in lindon sooner in the day. but those temperatures staying in the 60's, not just today but also into tomorrow. but at come experience floor and decor's grand opening in pleasant hill! comfortably shop our wide aisles and be amazed with our even wider selection.
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>> well, several volcanoes remain active in europe this morning. this is video from italy showing lava flowing. and there's even ash shooting thousands of feet in the air over an iceland crowds are still gathering to watch and listen as a volcano there continues erupting. more than 2 weeks after it became active. but just your yeah. credible mother nature is just shows you who's in charge we have no speaking of which let's talk about the we're expecting a really nice weather, but a bit cooler compared to what we've had last couple days. definitely. dave spahr has battled a look at the details for us today. yeah, good morning, guys. good
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morning. everybody. not along the way of sunshine to start things off. but we expect some improvement as we get into the afternoon hours or late in the morning hours will take care of the fog. >> and the clearing will pretty much be from east and moving out to the west, the coastal areas which we'll probably see overcast for good chunk of today. tomorrow. some better clearing and quicker, though. but we'll make still some passing clouds and all of this. this is kind of a compromise we have from getting some of the rain we're hoping that's been kind of scrapped or to have told the clear skies and warm weather like we had earlier in the week which we won't get either. a look at sfo this morning. not bad 48 for napa. 47 santa rosa. those are the cold spots even the coming into 49 elsewhere. a lot of the real estate is into the 50's inland. still a little bit colder there. 45 livermore, 51 for san jose. that cloud cover sector just as a side know you might pick up a little coastal drizzle today. tomorrow just in the morning hours just because of the atmosphere. here is the clearing patch by 2 o'clock. we're clearing out better in the east bay but still quite nice clump. you can see down there. the santa cruz
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mountains clears up a bit. then tomorrow again, scattered clouds got to keep them in there. maybe a passing drizzle along the coast into the afternoon. mixed bag of sun and clouds still with us. and then we really start clearing out in earnest. it looks like early in 2 next week. a sum for the winds. today we'll see the uptick in winds that come in a common occurrence here in the east bay. we get into the afternoon evening hours. but the winds are going hang around a little bit longer. as you can see on your sunday after they get started overnight into monday. still quite active in those valleys off to the east bay. the delta. you can see and the valley a little more valley. so we're looking at variable clouds and cool 60's near 70 at the coast going on. i'm sorry, inland. then for tomorrow, better clearing still cool. upper 60's and 50's. still the coastal hardly any movement on that account. the next week. it's mostly sunny to start a shower question mark on wednesday, put another question mark on friday, too. not toby clearfield in that because
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we're on the southern edge of all these little come on by were already get into that drier phase here. 58 san francisco with fog and clouds for open 61 with afternoon clearing san jose variable clouds and this is kind of optimistic. look to see some of that blue sky out there. temperature checked a lot of 60's on the board but hard to get a 70 and that be the case again tomorrow, lower 60's line of the east bay shoreline mid 60's down the south, of course, coming up in a bit. we'll have your 4 zone forecast to check that extended as well. know. thanks, dave. a big story we are following this morning another attack at the u.s. capitol. we're learning more about the suspect after friends say they were worried about recent changes in his behavior on friday. police say 25 year-old noah green rammed a car into 2 capitol officers. >> at a security checkpoint. one of the officers was killed. the other is in serious condition. officials say green got out of the car with a knife. and that's when officers shot and killed him and return. >> the suspect did start
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lending toward us capitol police officers at which time a u.s. capitol police officers fired upon the suspect. >> the officer who died. his name is billy evans. he's an 18 year veteran and a member of the department's first responders unit. the attack comes a little less than 3 months after the siege on the capitol. lawmakers are in recess right now. so they're not there this week. police are said to be interviewing green's friends and family. they're also analyzing his recent social media posts to try and determine a motive. marty. >> well, it's been a week of emotional testimony at the derek chauvin trial in minneapolis. he's the former minneapolis police officer accused of murdering george floyd on friday, jurors heard testimony from lieutenant richard zimmerman. he's the longest serving member of the minneapolis police department zimmerman watch several angles of the footage of floyd's death, including police body cam and surveillance video. the lieutenant concluded the force used on floyd is
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unnecessary. >> pulling him down to the ground, face down. and putting your knee on the neck. for that amount that amount of time. it's uncalled for. >> chauvin's defense attorney eric nelson tried to portray a different picture of the deadly police encounter. nelson said the officers were forced to use excessive force to restrain george floyd as he resisted a arrest and was under the influence of drugs that day next week. the minneapolis police chief and medical examiner are both expected to testify. the trial is expected to take about 3 more weeks. >> still ahead here on the kron 00:00am morning news stanford women's hoops is headed back to the national title game. kron four's kate rooney shows us the dramatic way they made it happen. stick around. you the site.
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>> and now 4 sports brought to you by xfinity. >> i'm pretty sure i've used the phrase jam-packed day of sports a time or 2. but this time i really mean it because 5 bay area teams in action is we're going to do our best to get you caught up on everything you need to know. let's start by going out to the ballpark giants looking to bounce back after losing on a walk-off walk in extras. >> time. the top of the 7th to out with runners on the corners donnie barrels. that's
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donovan solano double to left that brought home brandon crawford and mike yastremski and the giants wouldn't relinquish the leaves 6, 3, final score. lots of good stuff to solano has 5 hits their 2 games buster posey hit another home run pretty good outing for johnny cueto as well, right over to the coliseum a's hosting the astro's to whom they drop one. and this unfortunately would be the same result. it was game in the top of the 9th with the bases loaded. and that's kyle tucker single would bring in jose altuve and michael brantley 95 stros would be the score. in the end he says will start head strikeouts. but he also allowed 8 hits and 5 runs in field in tara vanderveer and stanford taking fellow one seed south carolina and a final 4 matchup. we're going to go ahead and jump all the way to the 4th quarter because this was a battle to the finish under a minute to play gamecocks down to destiny henderson nails. the 3 for south carolina just their second lead of the game the cardinals trailing by one with
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38 seconds to place a stanford trying to take that leaves act. >> and they have a chance. archbishop mitty zone haley jones inbounds to lexi hall who can't get goes that here comes jones. the rebound and the go ahead 2 points of her career right there still cool as a cucumber is jones. final seconds of the game jones against inbounds cameron brink and the freshman just carrying on so the gamecocks can win it here. their first shot. no good on another doesn't so stanford hangs on their head back to the national title game for the first time since 2010. what a game. what a just the definition of march madness. a one-point win. the number one overall seed. but as is typical for van der veer. she was all futility after the game and she went today. >> this is one of survive and advance and it was not a pretty game for us, but that's credit to us see how south carolina how aggressive they are, how athletic they are. we
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just, you know, we're going to have to learn from it. and you know, play better. we should buy. so or we know she's a great rebounder. great player. i she was the tip in. it was very hectic. but we just knew we had to get back and do have we could so. >> we left it out there and likely a k a. >> mister wright stanford will take on arizona in the national title game on sunday. as for the dubs just tad less exciting. now. steph, no dream on this evening in toronto. and it showed andrew wiggins needed to have a big game in his native canada. he had 15 points and was the leading scorer for the dubs. so let's take a look at the leading scorer for toronto paskel cfm. he led all scores with 36 points and it just got so much worse from here comes that up to losing by 53 points. the 3rd warmest margin of loss in franchise history sure been a rough few days for golden state. but after the game, steve kerr said they have no plans to throw in the towel in the warriors. that's our job is to to come out and compete and fight and.
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>> you know, we did obviously did not do that we have no choice but to. pick up the pieces and get back at it and fight and compete next. game. the only option. >> be back at it sunday against atlanta. and finally to sharks are looking like a team on the rise up 3, nothing win over los angeles san jose has won 3 in a row for just the second time this season. rudolph bolsters timo meier and to mock turtle all fun in the back of the net, they'll look to make it 4 in a road against the kings again. so lot of good stuff happening here in the bay area. we're just excited to help all these
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>> good morning, everybody. welcome back across for more news, 7.30 on what's going to be a really nice holiday weekend. it really is. but it's a little cloudy this morning. a little chillier. dave spahr has got a little bit more detail for us. hey, morning noel. marty, good morning, everybody. we are really fighting through a lot of this cloud cover tick in the morning. coupled with this fog that should all mix out a little bit in the east bay particular, you'll start to see the sun coming out probably before noon and into the afternoon hours we're going to share the skies with clouds all weekend long. it looks like and temperatures get reduced not quite as warm as we've been seeing right now, the picture we have of the golden gate shows were talking about. this is probably one of the spots on the journey. but we'll see. clearing so probably won't be in the afternoon. we'll see
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some clearing going on there. lower 50's line of the east bay shoreline. for now. we got some 40's up to the north bay. 51. meanwhile for san jose for around the perimeter of the bay. we're seeing temperatures a little bit warmer than they were this time from yesterday. a touch cooler well in line with the cloud cover helping us out and the winds. it's going a little bit breezy in those valleys in the far east bay, particularly tomorrow. it looks like, well, after sunlight hours, we got 55 cooking by 11 by 2. we're talking 63 under partly cloudy skies. it depends on where in the bay you are the east bay better clearing peninsula a little sluggish. we'll take a look at that. 4 zone forecast and the extended coming up in just a bit. well, marty. all right, dave, thanks a lot. let's get to a big story this weekend after more than a year of people worshiping virtually. >> easter sunday will be the first opportunity for a lot of people to gather once again in person at churches. yeah. there's so many restrictions in place, though, for those going to church staff at bay north church of christ in
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fairfield are preparing to welcome people back in person. they're going to have about 75 people socially distanced in the main sanctuary and 45 in an overflow room everyone is required to register before entering the church. >> people will answer a questionnaire will have to wear masks. of course, and there will be temperature checks. >> pastor sam morris says that this is the first time that they will be gathering at that church use that data to allow us to contract contact. trace, we have to. >> at some point started easing up and allowing our members to come back. it's been over here. >> well, at grace cathedral in san francisco. they're doing things a little differently most of the events will be virtual d malcolm young says they have to follow both the city and the diocese guidelines and believes it's important to make the sacrifice us right now. >> well, this week following warnings of another potential surge in coronavirus cases. state auditor elaine howle
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says that the california health department has fallen short of its goals for contact tracing the department said the goal of 31,400 contact tracers across the state. but at last check, california only had just over 12,000. the goal was based on an assumption the state would average 5,000 new cases per day. but instead california average 25,000 new cases per day from late november through december. happening now in the east bay. new safety measures are now in at oakland's lake merritt. >> yeah. >> this includes return of a parking enforcement traffic control, improve sanitation and a dedicated vendor area. all of this aimed at reducing potential virus spread and traffic hazards. now, these will be in force from 6 in the morning till 10 o'clock at night. the on weekends through the month of november. noel. >> johnson johnson is expanding its clinical trial
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of its single dose vaccine to include miners 1617 year olds will be tested. first and then it will eventually expand to children as young as 12. the study is testing the safety of both one dose and 2 dose regimen of the vaccine pfizer and moderna have already started trials on minors with pfizer determining its shot is safe for kids. age 12 to 15. >> and we have a pair of changes to moderna's vaccine to tell you about its going to work out the distribution and will help the supply chain. the fda is now allowing moderna to produce a new viles. it can hold up to 15 doses each. that's compared with the current viles that are designed to hold 10 doses. the fda says that health care providers can safely extract up to 11 doses from the current 10 dose vials. the company submitted new data to the agency showing just how much vaccine can be extracted from each vial using different types of syringes. and coming up on the kron 4 morning news fire crews already have had to
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deal with several brush fires in the bay area. this week and we're only in april. >> what they say this could mean for this year's fire season. we'll have that story coming up after the break. stay with us. good morning.
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welcome back. with the pandemic, of course, is deeply impacted all school age children. >> special education have been hit especially hard. that's
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right. forte talked with one family who continuously struggles. >> to get the support their child needs to succeed. >> search and spent the past year distance-learning, can you drop off from you're physically separated from the teachers and staff so crucial to his academic success doing a great job are working together. the center for disease control found the pandemic's created major setbacks for school kids. both of their education and emotional development for sir ian, the challenges are even greater. he's 12 years i just think he's a great heart is that means under federal law, he's eligible for special education services designed to help him succeed in school. things like therapy and a little extra attention. but those services are not always easily transferable to virtual learning or even in person learning with social distancing. you tell me her name. yes. yes. his mom, diana says that expanded her role from parent to educator for
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her. the pandemic's been a series of trial and error figuring out how to get sir ian to engage in virtual learning. he did not understand why i was telling him you have to sit in this spot. >> you have to look at this computer. it was really hard. it really broke my heart. you know, she transformed her kitchen into a classroom, setting up the laptop that connects or and his teachers and his lessons on the table. paper crayons and pence within reach. you do have my still sometimes her efforts aren't enough routine is so important with no children with special it keeps them keeps them. >> you know, calm. and when when you have all these ships. >> they just can't. it's too much. it's very overwhelming for them. it. >> and situation is an isolated special needs children across the country are experiencing the same
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setbacks to your last a year. last share schwartz is a special education advocate. i think you have some school teams that are really prepared and have been able to pivot and shift and make things work. special teachers out there who are really working above and beyond. >> and you know, there are also some teachers who are really struggling with navigating. thanks for them. technology students have had to roll with the punches that speech did think, you know your us teachers and administrators are getting the swing of things. >> the challenges that as schools reopen that routine will once again be disrupted and those kids will need to adapt again as well as re learn. a lot of the skills they've lost. >> well, that was jenelle forte reporting for us this morning. now, according to the national home education research institute. the number of families who have turned to home. schooling has more than doubled since the beginning of the pandemic, noel.
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>> well, travel planning just got a little easier for fully vaccinated americans. the cdc says those fully vaccinated can travel within the u.s. without getting tested. unless their destination requires that they also don't need to self quarantine. as for international travel anyone fully vaccinated can leave the country without getting tested, although they will need to test negative before getting back on the flight home. they also don't need to quarantine once they're back, though people who have not been vaccinated are still being urged to avoid unnecessary travel in the meantime, california state health officials now say the state is officially dropping a recommendation asking non essential travelers to stay within 120 miles of their home. although they're still discouraging people from leaving the state or the country. dave. >> all right. we're looking at temperatures to be on the mild side took cool actually for today. we're battling quite a bit of cloud cover and started things off. the fog will see the sun come out and play a little bit this afternoon and
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a better effort for your easter sunday looks forecast coming up in just a bit.
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>> well, happening now, wildfires in april. yeah. believe it or not, bay area fire crews have had to respond to several brush fires in recent days. this video is that no fire which has burned p% about 3 acres in the burn scar of the czu lightning complex
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fire. the unseasonably warm and dry weather along with the winds. it's not really helping matters at all. kron four's. gayle ong has more on how firefighters are bracing for an early fire season. >> this is the time of year for homeowners to act now to protect their homes, their families. the properties in neighborhoods from the threat of wildfire. take care. that defensible space cutting. are we back living up trees. a lot of the work that point. we'll wait a little bit later in the season they're 30 year to get started on these fires are the reason why firefighters are getting the word out to be prepared unseasonably warm weather mix with dry vegetation are creating wildfire fuel. >> and growing drought concerns april 1st is usually expected to be the time where the. >> plants are growing with high fuel moisture content. lots of new growth. and to our surprise, we didn't see any of that. professor craig clements runs the wildfire interdisciplinary research center at san jose state. he
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spent friday afternoon looking at the conditions in the santa cruz mountains. there is no new growth on any of the shrubs that we're sample, which indicates that the drought with lack of rain we've had this winter is then really affecting the fuel. and so the fuels are already starting out dry air than they should. and this record drought is going to be a problem. the summer, the bay area is already seeing fires pop up in recent weeks. thursday night contra costa county, firefighters responded to a grass fire in antioch suspected of arson just points out the fact that the conditions are right. >> for writing fire danger and to serve as a reminder to all of us. we need to be careful all of our outdoor activities in the north bay 5 and a quarter million dollars has been set aside for both the city of santa rosa. >> and sonoma county as a result of the pga. the settlements after the temps fire in 2017 in the meantime, paulo and all the assistant fire marshal, the santa rosa fire department is encouraging residents to be extra vigilant
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about what the rain doesn't necessarily mean that start seeing those devastating fires right away. but we could very well see them much earlier. >> this season. we have historically in the past. >> well, you know, we we need the rain so badly and we're going to check in with dave to find out if we have any of the way i know. i feel like we're lacking yeah, you know, guys, it will be perfect with this forecast if we could just get an evening shower, maybe overnight, ok, hang on. i'm going. >> if we just get an evening shower in here overnight will be kind of nice to give us some insulation from that. we're just getting this cloud cover, maybe some coastal drizzle. that's all she wrote. here's what we're looking on the satellite picture. we're getting some of the traffic filtering down south of this front will drop south, too. and we'll get the cooler temperatures. but that's about it. looking at to the fog cast as we go ahead into this afternoon. yes, that won't be a problem. but it's really something that will be returning tomorrow morning has a tahoe forecast. you know,
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from the system we're expecting maybe to get some snow from this monday and tuesday. but the latest model say no. keeping our temperatures cool, though, in cloud cover in the 50's. now back to that map. i was talking about there. there's the high pressure zone, but we're still getting that on shore flow so at least we're getting that marine layer in the fog. that's good. we we need that too. we could use some rain showers the winds real quick, we see an uptick happening this afternoon. but really it's a heavier one tomorrow and tomorrow night. so this is not just the daytime heating. this is going to linger after sunset all the way to monday morning. look for rain as we there's a little opportunity, maybe on wednesday. as we see, don't get too excited about that. and as we go all the way out to about friday to. all right. let's get your 4 zone forecast here for temperatures. we're looking at 58 san francisco daly city pacifica 54 will do the upper 50's on the peninsula down to the we're getting some 60's popping here. mid 60's palo alto. this is better sunshine 65 san jose
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east bay shoreline to the south lower 60's mid 60's tri valley looks like 64 berkeley, 66 walnut creek. some minor decoupling also because getting better solar heating far east vacaville 69 vallejo. 57 wear your sweater 64 for santa rosa in the mid to lower 60's heading down south. this is the game plan over the next 7 days. there's a minor opportunity for a shower building here perhaps on wednesday and maybe into friday. marty. >> all right, dan, thanks a lot of developing news this morning. the alameda unified school district is investigating racist and anti semitic words and images posted on social media by some students at alameda high school. in a statement, the district says the problem is being investigated and also called it unacceptable behavior for members of our community. now they haven't released a whole lot of details just yet. the district says it will be sharing more information as it becomes available. >> a university of san francisco student has been
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removed from on-campus housing after admittedly hanging this noose that you see here in photo on their balcony. at least 2 african-american students noticed and reported that noose last tuesday campus, public safety had it removed and the person responsible has been banned from living on campus ever again. but some students say that punishment doesn't go far enough and they're disappointed. the university took a full day to alert the campus about the incident. >> the first thing i thought is like you have to go out of your way to go get those items and actually going display outside on the balcony and is for everyone to see. i really just fell like a certain sense of like again. >> you know, this is not the first incident of anti-black racism happening on us. campus. >> a similar incident happened 4 years ago involving 2 students and a noose. this time the schools chief diversity officer says she understands the frustration.
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she also adds the student is entitled to due process and a hearing. >> and in the south bay los gatos police are investigating a suspected hate crime against a woman of filipino descent. it happened on march 30th on los gatos boulevard near garden lane. police say the woman was and she was a health care worker. >> was dressed in a medical scrubs. >> without provocation. the victim was shot from behind causing her to fall to the ground. was falling. she heard someone say go back to expletive, china. obviously he needs some some help because. >> it doesn't make sense to i health care workers in that way. >> well, the woman fortunately was not seriously hurt. police are asking for anyone with any information on this to give them a call in los gatos. >> or is expanding our weekends news coverage with the news. 06:00pm newscast join justine waldman and jonathan mccall today at 06:00pm for the latest local news weather and sports
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coverage. but if you're awake right now continue watching we'll be right back after the break.
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>> good morning. take a look at this. a group of great wow. look at that. a group of gray whales got up close and personal with some lucky photographers in newport beach in southern california. 3 gray's made an appearance during the newport coast
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adventure tour and they got as close as just a few feet away from the photographers. at one point the whales left for a while, but then they came back and then they were visiting for about a half an hour before they've finally disappeared for good. the team says this friendly behavior is rarely seen off of our coast and really only common in baja maybe they're just this they're very inquisitive yeah. i went on a whale watching tour learned a little bit about this actually got to get up close and personal. yeah. wales and there they just want to check us out yeah. well says in the well, i mean, i mean, just being next to something that massive. i think is just breathtaking. so what of wonderful experience for those live in context as oh, yeah. definitely. well. back here in san francisco. the castro rainbow flag is now flying high above harvey milk plaza. the iconic flag. >> is a symbol for the cast or community and stands as a beacon for progress and quality throughout the world due to general wear and tear
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this rainbow have to be replaced every 3 to 5 months. we've got those winds around here. so make >> well, this next story combines 2 things that you probably never thought would ever go together the rock and hall rock and roll hall of fame band ac dc. >> and the parent take a listen. >> cdc looking for new leads video was posted on reddit trip that there just singing the words to ac dc's 1977 the whole lot of oh, my it's really still ahead the next hour, the kron 00:00am morning news, california gives indoor events. the green light paving the way for concerts
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basketball games and private gatherings to return to the golden state. >> plus the increased need to fight violent deadly crime in oakland. we're going to find out how the new police chief and community leaders are stepping up. and easter sunday will look a lot different this year compared to last with churches. reopening will look at the steps being taken to keep people safe. stay with us. to kron 00:00am morning news continues right after the break. come experience the grand opening of floor and decor's newest location in pleasant hill! our expansive store is fully equipped with safe distancing guides, so you can browse our wide aisles and be amazed with our even wider selection. or easily order online, and pick up all the products you need for your flooring project curbside! so come discover the perfect floor at the perfect price in whatever way is perfect for you. floor and decor, now open in pleasant hill for safe in-store shopping and curbside pickup. also open in milpitas, burlingame and san leandro.
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>> from the area's local news station. you're watching the kron 00:00am morning news at good morning, everybody. thanks so much for joining us on the kron 4 morning news. i'm marty gonzalez. and i'm noelle bellow. it is saturday. april 3rd. >> got some good news for you later today or do you have people are going to finally it's another step towards normalcy was yes. going to be able to attend some indoor eventsr exactly. lot of people are about to be able to attend church tomorrow for easter sunday. it's going to be a yesterday afternoon, i think. but we've got a lot of cloud cover this morning. dave spahr has got a little bit more details on that day. yeah. noel and marty, good morning. and good morning, everybody. overcast fog. we're dealing with this morning. we'll see clearing into the afternoon, but that's going to start off in those inland areas then work its way towards the west. >> to get to places like the golden gate. it'll probably take it to late afternoon before we see that slow going on that front. meanwhile, the
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live picture from temper on. as you can see, all the cloud cover we're talking about here. kind of overcast to start things off. golden gate bridge checking in as well. like that, as you will see temperatures in the 40's in the 50's, most readings in the 50's. in fact, a couple 40's hanging on up north. we have the cloud cover which is kept temperatures support a little bit overnight. so we're a little bit warmer around the immediate. they even up to the north bay, it's only inland areas temperatures been allowed to fall bit. we see quite a bit of traffic coming in off the pacific but not enough to yield any real meaningful rain. we might pick up a little bit of coastal drizzle this weekend. but that's about it. quick check into the fog that should break up in the next couple of hours here and then we'll be in working on trying to get rid of the cloud cover as we break things down for us. it's a mixed bag of sun and clouds as the fairest way of saying at 59 or so by high noon by 3 o'clock. 64 temperature wise. we're looking for much the same tomorrow, although better clearing and a mild warm up into next week. we'll get into some of that coming up in just a bit.
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>> some time this summer. anticipate there. we're going to be reaching that level community immunity. >> community immunity would like to hear that encouraging words from state public health director doctor tomas aragon california will start allowing indoor concerts theater performances and other private gatherings on april 15th. >> yeah. the big announcement comes as the rate of people team tested positive for covid-19 here in california is nearing a record low. our kron four's ashley zavala has the details. >> we will continue to be cautious sigh striven and step by step so that we can ensure that there's no changes to the broader environment. >> california's top health and economic officials friday say they're giving the green light on gatherings and live events that have been prohibited now for more than a year starting april 15th indoor live events will be allowed in red orange and yellow tears capacity. limits, start at 10% in the red tier and increased depending on the county's tear
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status or if venues require proof of full vaccination or a negative covid-19 test large venues will require proof of full vaccination or test for counties in the red tier which currently encompasses most of california masks will be required for everyone. social distancing for some. >> faction its actions that simply did off. kids should shoulder to shoulder. this is really critical because this is going be a pathway to allowing get used to to me to capacity limits are currently in receptions and conferences can also begin with capacity limits based on tier status, whether its indoor outdoor and whether proof of vaccination or test is required and focusing on making sure that that privacy is protected. >> just is is is protected. so that that's what this team will be doing. the state itself does not plan to get into the business of doing this. you know, we've got up to the private sector. >> in sacramento. ashley zavala.
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>> well, health experts are cautiously optimistic. they say that some people will need to take more precautions than others. >> as we reopen things. you know, i think you need to do your own risk assessment. self risk assessment. and if you're 85 years old and have, you know, numerous underlying risk factors. if you're pregnant woman. i think he'd be go slow on the on these things and be careful and not put yourself at risk. >> well, doctor rutherford says it's wise to be aware of your own risk factors an underlying condition since they can change over time. noel. >> well, the return of concerts might be the biggest step towards a return to normalcy even as restrictions have been eased so far. the live music industry has been forced to stay silent. but that's changing soon. indoor concert venues like bottom of the hill in san francisco will be allowed to reopen on april 15th, the co owner of the venue tells us she's excited to bring back the music, but
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it might feel a little rushed. >> i would hate to say anything but that i'm grateful for this guidance and and seeing a light at the end of the tunnel we're not there yet. there's still like long lines to get an appointment for a vaccine and you still have to be over. 50 is so i my personal feeling is why not wait until we've reached this herd immunity before we start putting people inside. >> now expenses, of course, have piled up over the last year and without it will be extremely difficult to get started once again. these music venues are also hope hoping that government assistance programs like the shuttered venue operators grant will roll out a little faster in order to help them reopen marty. >> well, coming up on the kron 4 morning news summer travel just got a lot easier for fully vaccinated. americans will have more on that coming up. also, capitol police again mourning the loss of one of the wrong. we'll have details on the terrifying scene that
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unfolded in washington, dc that left one officer dead and another injured. and coming up after the break. in the east bay alameda county continues to see an increase in violent crimes. we'll find out with local law enforcement is doing to try and keep the community safe. all of that more coming up. stay with us. in the east
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bay, the city of oakland is on
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track to record a grim milestone. the deadliest year there in decades. >> since the beginning of the year. there have been 34 homicides and that's a 230% increase compared to last year in oakland. so now the police department trying to figure out a new approach to fight the rise in violence. the recently hired police chief unveiled a new unit called the violent crime operations center. it's aimed at creating faster response times to gun related crimes. >> this level of violence is unacceptable. my condolences to the families, the victims in the city of oakland. i understand the trauma. happening in our community. and i hear the voices of the families and friends and the concerns of our community as they experience constant gunfire across our city. >> police chief also says that the department will continue to partner with community groups, other bay area law enforcement agencies and other city departments. all of this to build a long-term solution
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to address illegal sideshows and other violent crimes in oakland. >> in alameda county. an alarming number of illegal guns have been confiscated this year. investigators say those guns are being manufactured and sold on the black market. hence there untraceable. >> yes. so you can see it's a big problem for law enforcement and the community. kron four's haaziq has more. >> these are photos of illegal ammunition, drugs and confiscated this week by deputies with the alameda county sheriff's office deputies sergeant ray kelly with concerning to us is the amount of guns that were running into on the street just during the course of our duties that this is something that we. >> didn't routinely see, but it's definitely been trending upward and look at our statistics. you see the statistics here for the last year, 2010, you can see the graph here and we're climbing 631 guns in 2020. we're going to surpass that this year.
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>> he says in this case more guns means more gunshot victims over the course of the last several months we've been averaging 50 plus a gunshot wound walk ins to highland hospital. another problem untraceable ghost guns. >> that are only manufacture an 80% and our traffic throughout the completed to about 80% and then they're sold as an item, not as an actual gun. >> and then they're they're being finished in people's basements in their homes in these illegal gun making factories. >> investigators say the weapons i then used in crimes ranging from robberies shootings drug-related shootings and randomly fired at sideshow. >> we're we're sienna the young people driving cars and shoot weapons. with just no regard for for anything in its is very concerned. >> concerning because he says if they deputy faces off with
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someone willing to use one of these goods. we don't have the ability to. >> to to take on a person with a 100 round magazine with a fully automatic weapon that that just is nothing that we can deal has it made kron. 4 news. >> what we're doing quite a bit of cloud cover going on for today is those temperatures kind of struggle through the 60's going to fall shy of 70 both today and shy of 70 both today and tomorrow. little bit so you just scored amazing savings at ross? mmm-hmm. on brands that take you from me time... ...to go time... ...in no time. hi. get the best bargains ever on looks that work anywhere... ...at ross. yes for less!
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>> 8.14, on a holiday saturday and it's springtime in the bay area doesn't get any better than that. it doesn't. but we do have some clouds this morning. it's not sun is shining blue skies just yet. dave, are we gonna see blue skies at some this afternoon. we'll probably see some that will probably be more concentrate in the east bay, too, is what we're looking at as well as the same kind of scenario for tomorrow. good morning, everybody. ends the cloud cover, the fog to start things off of the looks like we're seeing some sun peer in there. >> in the east bay shore like just a touch. so a good start on their sfo. by the way, no delays happening this morning as we see a little bit of cloud cover lingering off towards the back for right now. 49 going on for napa. 48 santa rosa, lot of times. we'll see 30's going on. but the cloud cover kept temperatures supported lower 50's and a good chunk of the east bay going forward with the models might see a little bit in the way of some drizzle at the coast potentially overnight or into tomorrow just a touch again, better sunshine. it looks like for
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tomorrow. than we're seeing today. again, clearing will basically be in the east moving towards the west for today. it looks like and then by early next week the sunshine comes out, the temperatures a bit on the sluggish side. let's check out these winds here. they do pick up this afternoon and they linger late in the day concentrated in the east bay, as you will see overnight sunday into monday. lot better coverage. it looks like as well. so there's that ominous clouds behind us. they're variable clouds on balance for today, depending on your location and time cool 60's near 70 inland, maybe tomorrow, same deal with some better clearing still on the cool side. we got a lot of upper to dish out and some 50 still to coast next week. it's mostly sunny start shower question mark on wednesday and maybe on friday is a possibility out there lower 70's, though, inland. so somewhat modest compared to what we saw from last week. we'll go with about 58 for high today. san francisco oakland 6165 san jose. everybody dealing with the mixed bag of the sun in the clouds across the wider real estate will do mid to upper 60's in the inland locations.
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57 chilly degrees for the layout. course, a closer inspection of all of that coming up in just a bit. and we'll take a look at your extended forecast as well. well. >> thanks, dave. the big story we're following this morning. another attack at the u.s. capitol. a veteran police officer is dead after a saspect rammed his car into a security barricade and police this morning are still looking for a motive. joe khalil has the latest now on the investigation. >> another attack on the u.s. capitol. a u.s. capitol police now more one of their own 18 year veteran william billy evans killed after a driver rammed into a barricade on the complex's north side hitting williams and another officer who remains hospitalized. the suspect identified as a 25 year-old man. noah green was shot and killed by police officers and it is what a very, very heavy heart. now.
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>> one of our officers has succumbed to his injuries. capitol police chief yogananda pittman says after the initial crash, the driver green. >> got out of his car with a knife ignored commands to stop and launch toward officers. she pittman says capitol police officers then shot green who died soon after at a dc area hospital. i just ask that the public continue to keep us capitol police. >> and their families in your prayers. the capital was put on lockdown for about 2 hours following the incident. >> national guard troops already stationed at the capitol since the january 6 attack were called out and various checkpoints. we need obviously understand the motivation behind this act, washington's metropolitan police will lead the investigation according to chief robert contee there's no indication at this time. >> if there's any nexus to any member of congress. but law
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enforcement says that could change during the course of the investigation. the attack comes just 9 days after most of the security fence built around the capital following the january 6 attack came down. there have been recent calls from both sides of the aisle to remove the fencing. >> that's the temple of democracy. and we've got to make sure that it is secure. congressman tim ryan leading part of the investigation mnto the january 6 attack says securing the capital must rise above politics calling on his fellow members to be adults. he said congress should consider putting parts of the security fence back up. today was a another blow. >> for the capitol hill family and especially the capitol police family. >> in washington. joe. well, it has been a week, a very emotional testimony at the derek chauvin trial going on in minneapolis. he, of course, is the former minneapolis officer accused of murdering
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george floyd friday. jurors heard testimony from lieutenant richard zimmerman the longest serving member of the minneapolis police department. >> zimmerman watch several angles of footage of floyd's death, including body cam of police body cancer and surveillance video. the lieutenant concluded the force used on floyd was unnecessary. >> pulling him down to the ground, face down. and putting your knee on the neck. for that amount that amount of time. it's uncalled for. >> chauvin's defense attorney eric nelson tried to portray a different picture of that deadly police encounter. nelson said the officers were forced to use excessive force to restrain george floyd as he resisted arrest and was under the influence of drugs that day. >> next week. the minneapolis police chief and medical examiner are expected to testify. the trial is expected to take about 3 more weeks.
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>> and still ahead on the kron 4 morning news stanford's women's hoops is headed back to the national title game kron four's kate rooney has the dramatic game and the way it finished.
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>> i'm pretty sure i've used the phrase jam-packed day of sports a time or 2. but this time i really mean it because 5 bay area teams in action is we're going to do our best to get you caught up on everything you need to know. let's start by going out to the ballpark giants looking to bounce back after losing on a walk-off walk in extras. >> time. the top of the 7th to out with runners on the corners donnie barrels. that's donovan solano double to left that brought home brandon crawford and mike yastremski and the giants wouldn't relinquish the leaves 6, 3, final score. lots of good stuff to solano has 5 hits their 2 games buster posey hit another home run pretty good outing for johnny cueto as well, right over to the coliseum a's hosting the astro's to whom they drop one. and this unfortunately would be the same result. it was one game in the top of the 9th with the bases loaded. and that's kyle tucker single would bring in jose altuve and michael brantley 95 strolls would be the score. in the end he says will start head strikeouts. but he also allowed 8 hits and 5 runs in
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field in tara vanderveer and stanford taking fellow one seed south carolina and a final 4 matchup. we're going to go ahead and jump all the way to the 4th quarter because this was a battle to the finish under a minute to play gamecocks down to destiny henderson nails. the 3 for south carolina just their second lead of the game the cardinals trailing by one with 38 seconds to place a stanford trying to take that leaves act. >> and they have a chance. archbishop mitty zone haley jones inbounds to lexi hall who can't get it goes that here comes jones. the rebound and no. go ahead. 2 points of her career right there still cool as a cucumber is jones. final seconds of the game jones against inbounds cameron brink and the freshman just carrying on so the gamecocks can win it here. their first shot. no good on another doesn't so stanford hangs on their head back to the national title game for the first time since 2010. what a
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game. what a finish off just the definition of march madness. a one-point win for the number one overall seed. but as is typical for van der veer. she was all futility after the game and she went today. >> this is one of survive and advance and it was not a pretty game for us, but that's credit to us see how south carolina how aggressive they are, how athletic they are. we just, you know, we're going to have to learn from it. and you know, play better. we should buy. so or we know she's a great rebounder. great player. i she was the tip in. it was very hectic. but we just knew we had to get back and do have we could so. >> we left it out there and likely a k a. >> mister wright stanford will take on arizona in the national title game on sunday. as for the dubs just tad less exciting. now. steph, no dream on this evening in toronto. and it showed andrew wiggins needed to have a big game in his native canada. he had 15 points and was the leading scorer for the dubs. so let's take a look at the leading scorer for toronto paskel cfm.
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he led all scores with 36 points and it just got so much worse from here comes that up to losing by 53 points. the 3rd warmest margin of loss in franchise history sure been a rough few days for golden state. but after the game, steve kerr said they have no plans to throw in the towel and the warriors. and that's our job is to to come out and compete and fight and. >> you know, we did obviously did not do that we have no choice but to. pick up the pieces and get back at it and fight and compete next. game. the only option. >> be back at it sunday against atlanta. and finally to sharks are looking like a team on the rise up 3, nothing win over los angeles san jose has won 3 in a row for just the second time this season. eier and to mock turtle all fun in the back of the net, they'll look to make it 4 in a road against the kings again. so
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lot of good stuff happening here in the bay area. we're just excited to help all these sports in act
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>> it's a 30 on saturday morning. good morning and welcome back to the kron 00:00am morning news. we are going to start this half hour with a look at our forecast because it's a little gloomy starting this morning is in some spots. i'm guessing that we haveisome sun and other spots today. >> yeah. kind of a mixed bag to get things started although that will improve later today.
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everybody should get a couple raise a son going on as we get into the afternoon hours, it will be pretty much clearing from east to west on balance, though. we're also working on some of that fog too, to get things kicked off here as the golden gate bridge with the overcast. the we have a little bit of a breeze, as you will notice. that will be on shore. by the way, throughout today, tomorrow. and because of all of this that's kept temperatures up without the upper 40's going on up in the north bay 50's over most a breath of the bay, 55 going on for antioch actually in the inland areas. it's a little cooler this morning where it's warmer around the perimeter of the bay just noting some breezy conditions off to the delta in inland in the east bay, you're going to see some winds this afternoon and tomorrow afternoon overnight to monday morning. looks like breaking things down for us maybe sunny in spots. but this shot here. you can see the bay bridge toll plaza still kind of overcast. but we're working on at 59 by high noon to 3 o'clock. 64. take a look at your forecast. looks like for easter sunday and into next week in the 4 zone forecast as well. back to you. all right,
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dave, thanks a lot. let's get to big story we're following this weekend after more than a year of people who worship in virtually now, this easter sunday is going to be the first opportunity. >> for some people to gather once again in person at churches. kron four's amanda hari explains the different approaches being taken by churches this weekend. >> pre covid grace cathedral at sea. about 2000 people for easter services this year. they're doing most of those services virtually. but some other churches are starting their reentry plants. >> some joy back operation as we have been sheltered in place for over a year now. staff bay north church of christ in fairfield are preparing to welcome people back in person. we have to. >> at some point started easing up and allowing our members to come back. it's been over here. pastor sam morris says this is the first time they'll be gathering at the church in more than a year. >> solano county is still in the red tier guidelines say the church can have a gathering at 25% capacity.
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>> morris says they'll have about 75 people socially distanced in their main sanctuary and 45 in an overflow room it's going to be very difficult. not want to hug and embrace everyone is required to register before entering the church. >> use that data to allow us to contract contact trace people answer a questionnaire where masks and there will be temperature checked. >> at grace cathedral in san francisco. they're doing things a little differently this even though we want to be together more than almost anything. it makes >> really be careful and patient in terms of of setting things up for a gathering san francisco is in the orange tier. but when they started planning that wasn't the case. everything had to be recorded like a month ago. most of the events will be virtual dean malcolm young says they have to follow. but the city and the diocese guidelines. he believes it's important to make the sacrifices right now. you know, wearing a mask social distancing. it's really a way of showing how much we love and care for people who
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are vulnerable i'm told there might be some small surprise events happening here at the cathedral. but they're not advertising them because they don't want too much of a crowd. >> in san francisco. amanda hari kron 4 news. >> well, this week following warnings of another potential surge in coronavirus cases. state auditor elaine howle says that the california health department has fallen short of its goals for contact tracing the department set a goal of 31,400 contact tracers across the state. but at last check, california had just over 12,000. that goal was based on an assumption. the state would average 5,000 new cases a year. but instead the state average 25,000 new cases per day from late november through december. >> well, travel planning just got a little easier for fully vaccinated americans. the cdc says those who are fully vaccinated can travel within the u.s. without getting tested unless their destination requires that they
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also don't need to self quarantine as for international travel, though anyone fully vaccinated can leave the country without getting tested. however, they would still need to test negative before getting a flight back home. now, they also don't need to quarantine once they're back. people who have not been vaccinated. are still being urged to avoid unnecessary travel now, in the meantime, california state health officials now say the state is officially dropping its recommendation asking non essential travelers to stay within 100, 20 miles of home, although they are still discouraging people from leaving the state or the country. >> so how will you prove that. you've been vaccinated just last week. new york state rolled out its own vaccine passport program where people use an app at large scale venues like madison square as evidence that they're they've been vaccinated health experts say it could be a model for the country to help ensure a safer reopening the passport
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has already become a political issue. joe khalil has the latest on the debate. >> every day more americans are getting vaccinated. which means a gradual return to pre pandemic habits, whether it's a return to the ballpark. or cross country flight getting back to normal may require proof that americans. >> but people around the world who are vaccinated. we want to be able to demonstrate that in various forms. the biden administration says it may soon roll out guidelines for the private sector to develop vaccine passports essentially a credential proving someone's been fully vaccinated that may allow them access to travel or to public spaces and events. >> that unvaccinated people won't have access to the issue is already becoming a partisan fight. >> it's completely unacceptable for either the government or the private sector to impose upon you. the requirement that you show proof of vaccine to just
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simply be able to participate in normal society. florida governor republican ron desantis says he'll issue an order banning companies from requiring vaccine passports. well, this is democrats new idea on how to control you and how to control what you're allowed to do republican congresswoman marjorie taylor greene says the idea is a way to force people to become vaccinated in a video she posted to facebook, although vaccines are not mandatory. she released a bill thursday to banned vaccine passports and republican senator rand paul tweeted, quote. >> if you think voter id is racist. but a vaccine passport is just fine. you need some serious help thinking through public policy. meantime, tourism-dependent hawaii is exploring making vaccine passports mandatory for travel among the state silence while lawmakers may be divided over the idea that has support in the private sector especially in the travel industry. i think most people want to travel and they don't care if
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they have to show one more id. a coalition of airline associations wrote a letter addressed to the white house urging the u.s. government to lead the you know, green check. you're good to go home. meyer, founder of the commons project, an organization that helps people maintain and store their own medical information says a vaccine passport would be an important global step toward normalcy most schools in the country require. >> you know, pretty sure kids vaccinations, something that we've been doing for decades meyer says a passport wouldn't store personal data or medical records. >> it would only provide a yes or no verification that the traveler was vaccinated red light, green light. >> but no. >> health information. a centralized no information is conveyed to either government to an airline white house officials say there's no set timeline for when guidelines on a vaccination passport will come out. >> and that was joe khalil reporting for us this morning. >> coming up here on the kron 4 morning news a disturbing discovery as us up students
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news hanging from a dorm room. how the university is handling the hate crime.
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>> good morning. welcome back happening in the east bay. new safety measures are in place in oakland's lake merritt. this includes the return of parking enforcement also, traffic control, improve sanitation and also a dedicated area for vendors.
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now all of this is aimed at reducing crowding at the lake. also reducing potential spread of the virus and traffic hazards as well. now these are going to be enforced from 6 in the morning through 10 o'clock at night on weekends through november. >> and our forecast still has quite a bit of cloud cover in not going to see any rain in terms of that. maybe some coastal drizzle. here's the efforts. here is the effort for today. some upper 60's go along inland locations and pretty much the same for tomorrow working on clearing it out to your forecast. the 4 zone in just a bit.
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>> good morning. welcome back. we have this interesting new study. it's all about stress now. most of us believe that stress is bad for our health. some researchers say, well, not so fast. it's all how you look at it. a psychologist at the university of buffalo says there is a way for your brain to harness what they call good stress. that's right. stress hormones were originally designed to keep us alive. the heart races. >> breathing gets quicker and census heighten all of this helps in fighting or fleeing an attack are okay. but now we can harness those responses for uses like playing a sport speaking in public interviewing for a job. >> experts say that if you're willing to wait for it if we learn to interpret signs of stress and turned them
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beneficially. we can use that to our got to learn how to do that. yeah, i think i mean, i feel like there's some times where you can totally harness at. and then, you know, have a good outcome. but there's other times where the stress does. >> overwhelms overwhelming. yeah. what we've been dealing with for the past year. overwhelming for a lot of folks. yeah. you got to those breathing exercises. i feel like, know, walking with of how much that can help dave spahr you stressed at all about our that's what mother nature from evolution gave us would be like and that we're out the for a fighting for food. you guys would be in the hills there. and i'd be up in the >> my clocks running. so i got to coast east coast east bay shoreline here. we saw a little bit the way of some rays of sun coming out still a lot of that cloud cover which to deal with fight. and i got a flight. here we go. >> as we go forward with today. we'll see a little bit of clearing in the afternoon but not a lot and we have to
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do the same kind of thing. again, tomorrow. here's the front way up to the north. it was supposed to bring us some showers. not looking like it with a thickness of the marine layer. you might pick up some coastal drizzle. but that's about it. negotiating through all this cloud cover because of the system set up on shore flow. that's kind of a given cloud cover morning fog also with the ride that will be tomorrow, too, by the way. so we'll get that on shore flow going on with daytime heating see far inland. we'll do the same thing again. tomorrow. but these winds guys are going to hang around little bit into sunday overnight into your monday, looking at the longer range forecast models a note maybe might pick up a stray shower middle of the week. maybe this hasn't really been very helpful. the seat than the cut off low scenarios we've had. they don't have a good deep seeded of moisture to really give us some help to bring in some rain here. we could use some 58 for san francisco. the 4 zone forecast daly city, the pacifica 54. so quite chilly at the coast. you note upper 50's on the bay side. but down south, we're grabbing some 60's here. 65
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palo alto presuming with some better clearing to with all of that 65 for san jose and milpitas 66 for cupertino lower 60's down to the south. but 60's for tri valley going up to walnut creek about 6668 for concord. and we're looking for similar numbers for tomorrow as well. berkeley 60 and vallejo the chilly spot 57. but 67 in. look at that for fairfield vacaville 69 sonoma, 64 matching up or santa rosa to mid 60's. meanwhile, looks like heading down to southern marin. all right. our 7 day forecast here. we've got a mixed bag of sun and clouds here. he's ready for flight right there. we've got many 60's for the week ahead maybe a shower wednesday and maybe one into friday. well, all right. thanks, dave. >> a university of san francisco student has been removed from university housing after admittedly hanging a noose on a campus balcony. but as kron four's phillipe djegal reports members of the student body not satisfied with the
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university's response. >> in an already racially charged environment on campus and across the united states university of san francisco students dismayed by this display. a noose hanging on a 4th floor balcony in loyola village in on-campus housing complex designated for students transitioning to an independent life off campus just to know that this had occurred at a university that. >> claims to be a social justice universty and not only that, but that we've had a similar incident 4 years ago. >> has been really upsetting at least 2 african-american students noticed and reported the news tuesday. >> campus, public safety responded and had it removed the university says the student responsible admitted to creating and hanging the noose. they have now been barred from living on campus it surprises me because the first thing i thought is like you have to go out of your way to go. >> get those items and actually going display outside on the balcony and is for
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everyone to see the black student union says it is disappointed in the university's response. >> the campus was not notified of the incident until a day later. bsu president briana johnson says the student in question should also be identified. we potentially could have been in the situation around them. and been harmed and would have not known what we were being around. johnson says the student should be expelled as well. i want him out. yes, as does the rest. >> as does the next the university's chief diversity officer understands the frustration. >> adding, though, that the student is entitled to due process and the hearing we are looking at everything. >> a gesture of love support to our students to let them know that we understand the seriousness of this incident, a symbol of hate and anti-black racism offensive to so many. >> in san francisco, phillipe djegal all kron 4 news. >> now to the south bay this
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morning. los gatos police are investigating a suspected hate crime against a woman of filipino descent. it happened back on march 30th and los gatos boulevard near garden lane. police say the woman was attacked the woman who was attacked was a health care worker. >> she's one of our medical heroes and was dressed in a medical scrubs without provocation. the victim was shot from behind causing her to fall to the ground. was falling. she heard someone say go back to expletive china. obviously he needs some some help because. >> it doesn't make sense to i health care workers in that way. >> well, fortunately, the woman was not seriously hurt, but police are asking anyone for with any information to contact los gatos police. >> kron 4 is expanding our weekend news coverage with a new at 06:00pm newscast. join justine waldman, a jonathan mccall today at 06:00pm for the latest local news weather and sports coverage. we've got all that and more coming up spafter the break, though as well. stick with us. we'll be right back.
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>> happening today. 6 flags discovery kingdom is finally reopening its roller coasters to the general public. it's one of the first amusement parks to reopen rides during this pandemic. there are many safety that you'll have to deal with. once you get there. but you'll get a good thrill
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when you're there. it starts right when you walk in, everybody's going to have their temperature checked taken of course you're going to wear a mask the whole time that you're at the park and that they'll be distancing between people on sanitize to rides all of this to keep us safe. that park is in solano county, which is in the red tier currently. so the state is only allowing 15% capacity inside that park. >> screaming is not encouraged on roller coasters. hard to do. but it not really easy for it to hold wasn't easy for kron 4 reporter sarah stinson to hold in her screams. take a >> you can't get hold of the screen. it just about impossible. i did notice of the safety distance. it was the only true true staying on, which is i think sometimes there are a lot yeah. good
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jobs and it is just about impossible not to scream. definitely by the way, they open up at 11 o'clock this morning. he has she made back here at home. and if it's castro rainbow flag is now flying above harvey milk plaza. the iconic flag is a symbol for the cast or community and stands as a beacon for progress and equality throughout the world. >> due to general wear and tear flag must be replaced every 3 to 5 brand new one right there. >> well, this next story combines 2 things you probably never thought to put together a rock and roll hall of fame band ac dc. along with the yeah. cracks us up every time we was posted on reddit
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featuring the parent singing and whistling to ac dc's 1977 head. of course, you recognize that a whole lot of rosie sounds better than the i'm going to look for that well, still ahead, the next hour, the kron 4 morning news, california gives indoor events. the green light paving the way for concerts basketball games and private gatherings to return to the
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>> from the area's local news station. you're watching the kron 4 morning news no. and saturday, everybody. thank you so much for joining us on the kron. 4 morning news on marty gonzalez. and i'm noelle bellow. it is saturday. april 3rd holy saturday. if you're celebrating easter tomorrow. >> supposed to be pretty nice by the afternoon, i think. but kind of fighting through some stuff that we are dealing with a little bit overcast in some spots. we're going to get it all sorted out. dave spahr, heidi noel, marty, good morning. and good morning, everybody. yeah. kind of overcast particularly near the golden gate and around a lot of the bridges. >> around the immediate. they will be some improvement as we get into the afternoon. probably a little bit better son for your sunday easter. but then, you know, they'll be still some clouds are going to share with the skies a little bit with all that as well. the image we have right now of half moon, bay. not a surprise in this will be the case again tomorrow. lots of cloud cover will be late to clear and slow to clear some kind of overcast fog situation golden gate as well. you're to see too much sun here until we get to the
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afternoon, but then we'll see some better clearing going on 50's around the perimeter of the bay, 49 santa rosa, still the cool spot. delta start to warm up there as will see some warming in the central valley later today. still trailing compared to this time yesterday. a little warmer actually up in the north bay in san francisco right on the money there. so what it looks like and stormtracker for its that frontal system. do to kind of pass over for us. the weekend. it was supposed to help us out with some rain. nice thinking, but not going to come together. maybe some coastal grizzles a possibility with all of that. the fog, by the way, were we're working on clearing that out. but it will be the overcast sky conditions. we have to contend with as you see from the shot, the bay bridge toll plaza mixed bag of sun and clouds partly cloudy for one by 4 again sharing the sun with some clouds to 64 so a look at your easter weekend forecast coming up in the bin. we'll be looking into that for zone as well. now all morning. >> thanks, dave. some very positive news to start with this morning. state leaders have set a date for when we
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can head back indoors for things like concerts, live, sporting events and even wedding receptions is huge. it all starts on april 15th indoor events will be allowed in the red orange and yellow tears capacity at those events will start at 10%. if you're in the red tier and then it expands. >> as counties move through the tier status. now some venues will require proof of a negative covid test or full vaccination and masks will still be required for everyone. social distancing for some. >> actually did sections of because separated off. should shoulder to shoulder. this is really critical because this is going be a pathway to allowing. >> get used to me to capacity are currently in >> now as vaccination efforts continue, the state is going to start relaxing guidelines allowing counties to move into these less restrictive tiers more easily health experts are expressing cautious optimism, but they do note some people
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we need to take more precautions than others. >> as we reopen things. you know, i think you need to do your own risk assessment. self risk assessment. and if you're 85 years old and have, you know, numerous underlying risk factors. if you're pregnant woman. i think he'd be go slow on the on these things and be careful and not put yourself at risk. >> well, doctor rutherford says it's wise to be aware of your own risk factors and that are underlying condition since they can change over time. >> while the return of concerts might be the biggest step towards a return to normalcy that we've seen so far, especially good news for those live news for the live music industry which has been forced to stay silent throughout the pandemic. now. kron four's dan thorn now takes a look at how one san francisco music venues figured out how to safely. welcome back. routes. >> it's a step forward in the state's emergence from covid-19 restrictions indoor concert venues like bottom of the hill in san francisco will
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be allowed to reopen on april 15. it is extremely exciting to get any kind of guidance on this because that's what we've been asking for. the whole time. lynch wars is part owner and head booker of the hill nightclub. the last year has been challenging for music venues like hers. >> unable to book shows and unable to make money without trying to come across as ungrateful shores is a little concerned this announcement might be a little rushed or not there yet. there's still like long lines to get an appointment for a vaccine and you still have to be over. 50 is so i my personal feeling is why not wait until. >> we've reached this herd immunity before we start putting people inside indoor concerts and theater performances will be allowed to happen in tears below purple in the red tier 10% capacity is allowed for venues up to 1500 people and 20% for venues greater than that. >> capacity limits grow as the tears go lower bottom of the
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hill. like many smaller venues has space for fewer than 300 people. schwartz says it will be difficult for them to reopen and stay open at anything less than full capacity. she also does not nbd intense pressure facing state leaders in opening up more things throughout the state. i would hate to say anything but that i'm grateful. >> for guidance and and seeing a light at the end of the tunnel. >> and as indoor sporting events get the green light. the warriors are encouraged by this news. in a statement the team says, quote, over the past year we've taken a number of steps to ensure the health and safety of fans upon their eventual return to chase center, including strict sanitation guidelines, enhanced air circulation measures and requiring covid-19 test for venue entry to make our home the safest arena in the country. >> a johnson johnson is expanding its clinical trial of its single dose vaccine to include miners 1617 year olds
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will be tested. first and then it will eventually expand to children as young as 12. the study is testing the safety of both one dose and 2 dose regimen of the vaccine meanwhile, pfizer and moderna have already started their trials on minors with pfizer. determining is shot is safe for children ages 12 to 15. >> and there are a pair of changes to moderna's vaccine distribution. that's great news to help the supply chain. the fda is now allowing moderna to produce new viles that can hold each of them can hold up to 15 doses each. and that's compared with the current files that are designed to hold 10 doses. also the fda says providers can safely extract up to 11 doses from the current 10 dose vials. the company submitted new data to the agency showing how much vaccine can be extract it from each vial using different types of syringes. >> and still ahead this morning, summer travel just got a lot easier for fully vaccinated. americans will
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have more on that. plus capitol police again mourning the loss of one of their own. we'll have details on the terrifying scene that unfolded in washington, dc friday leaving one officer dead and another injured. and in the east bay, alameda county continues to see an increase in violent crimes we'll find out with local law enforcement trying to do to keep the community safe. stay with us. we'll be right back.
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>> welcome back. 9 o 9 here on this saturday morning. and a 2 month investigation into an illegal marijuana grow operation led to a raid of 5 homes across several different cities. all told police raided 3 homes, one of them in fairfield, another in vacaville, another inlay through. >> kristi gross has more. >> normally quiet neighborhoods turned into crime scenes when fairfield police raided 5 illegal marijuana grow houses this week. it was very large in scale. fairfield police spokesman sergeant john devine says the 2 months long investigation began with a tip, a better location in east fairfield that later stand across city county and state lines. captives through diligent work not only uncovered at home but. >> for their houses that were also ball grow operations. 3 of the illegal marijuana grow houses were uncovered and fairfield. a 4th in vacaville in a 5th in lake or river island's neighborhood located over 4,400 marijuana plants
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along with 95 pounds of marijuana known as shake. >> and that's used to make a butane honey oil which the former concentrated cannabis. they did safely recover a legal illegally possess rifle which we certainly don't want on the street. police arrested in cited 2 people from san francisco and 2 others from new york for illegal cultivation in possession of marijuana for sales and vesta gators are now working with the district attorney's office to seize all 5 homes from the owners. hopefully put that message out there that don't bring you grow. ha store neighborhoods because you may wind up losing turn that over. and so to. >> and i stand it works that moves in. police say it's important to read neighborhoods of illegal grow operations because not only do they make it harder for legitimate businesses to succeed. but they also could lead to electrical fires are other more dangerous crimes. it's not something you want next title next door to me. it's just not safe to have in your in your neighborhood. officials say the case is a perfect example of what
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collaboration between residents and police can accomplish that. we're collaboration with the public and the police department. >> is what made this come to light. >> well, that was kristi gross reporting for us this morning. and police are asking that anyone who might suspect in the legal girl operation is in their neighborhood to give them a call. dave. >> marty, we have a mixed bag of sun and clouds for basically today and also into tomorrow those temperatures will be reduced as well. pretty much of a 60 story here. but at least we're holding off the rain even at
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>> i just love looking at stuff like this. several volcanoes remain active in europe this morning. this is video from italy showing lava flowing and ash shooting. thousands of feet in the air over in iceland. crowds are still gathering to watch and listen as a volcano there continues to erupt more than 2 weeks after becoming has to to watch from a distance. exactly. be too close. i don't think either of these are threatening any way, you know, structures or anything like that. so it's just kind of a beautiful show of mother nature. just see the people in that area let's go. watch the volcano for a while. what a great date >> all right. let's bring it back home to the bay area talk weather here for the weekend for the holiday weekend far as there with that plate. tectonics got to create this out. rockies in the whole bit in a mass way. stings coming.
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>> we have a situation today that we're going to be dealing with quite a bit in the way of cloud cover here. temperatures will be reduced because of that both today and tomorrow, maybe a little bit of coastal drizzle with all of that. the show the scene you can see from half moon bay going to see a lot of that around the golden gate bridge. it looks like into the evening early afternoon before we finally start to see some breakups happened a little bit least the models tell us that sfo no delays. but we don't see the good strong sunshine going on yet. meanwhile, those temperatures lower to middle 50's along the east bay shoreline 57 for antioch. 49 going on for santa rosa 51 for san jose. this talk about the clearing throughout the morning hours and early afternoon. it should clear out nicely by 4 o'clock their return a little bit with that marine layer will probably see fog again tomorrow. maybe some coastal drizzle. but this is the show they were hoping to bring us some rain. it was a cut off lows within how much moisture and wish to play with clouds to return a little bit on sunday as well. but most of
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the day will probably sleeping in the inland areas. you'll see a lot more sunshine monday we go back to mostly sunny and into the early part of next week. we'll get some onshore winds with all of this. both today. and tomorrow. they look to pop and hold overnight pretty nicely across most of the real estate kind being fortified by system in our backyard here by monday morning. we're still dealing with some good winds into the 20's even in the east bay. this a scene, of course, coming in from the bay bridge toll plaza variable clouds part the fairest way to cover everybody in one basket here. easter basket, cool 60's going on ne r 70 happening inland, maybe and maybe tomorrow. but look at this 60's and 50's happening at the coast. it looks like some better clearing on your sunday, though. still cool the next week. it's mostly sunny to start. could be maybe a shower developing on wednesday. but expect more cloud cover and friday again. another question mark in there and it looks like. and then the next weekend we'll dry out with anything 58 of san francisco 61 for oakland 65 san jose.
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across the wider bay area. we're looking for upper 60's working here in places like antioch in concord at 68 coming up in a bit. of course, we'll have the 4 zone forecast for you and check the extended noel. >> thanks, dave. a big story we're following this morning. another attack at the u.s. capitol. we're learning more about the suspect after friends say they were worried about his recent changes in behavior on friday. police say 25 year-old noah green rammed a car into 2 capitol officers at a security checkpoint. one of those officers was killed. the other is in serious condition. officials say green got out of the car with a knife. that's when officers shot and killed him in return. >> the suspect did start lunging toward us capitol police officers at which time a u.s. capitol police officers fired upon the suspect. >> now the officer who died is name is billy evans. he's an 18 year veteran and a member of the departments first responders unit. the attack
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comes a little less than 3 months after the siege on the capitol. lawmakers are on recess. so they're not there this week. police are said to be interviewing green's friends and family. and they're also analyzing his recent social media posts to try and determine a motive. marty. >> well, it has been a week of emotional testimony at the derek chauvin murder trial on friday, we heard from the minneapolis police department's homicide division. many of them calling the knee on george floyd's neck unnecessary our correspondent brian entin has more. >> a shorter day of testimony today. but some very strong words from a former minneapolis police lieutenant who investigated george floyd's death. lieutenant richard zimmerman. the longest serving member of the minneapolis police department was called out to the scene shortly after floyd died. he said he reviewed the body camera video and could not understand why former officer chauvin used the level of force that he did in that situation. >> what is your? you know, your. view of that use of
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force during that time. totally unnecessary. what do you mean? well, first of all. pulling him down to the ground, face down. and putting your knee on the neck. for that amount that amount of time. it's uncalled for. i saw no reason why. the officers felt they were in danger if that's what they felt the judge. let the jury go home early today for the weekend. next week. we expect to hear from the minneapolis police chief and also the medical examiner. the trial is expected to take about another 3 weeks. >> in minneapolis, right to news nation. >> and still ahead on the kron 00:00am morning news stand for women who headed back to the naticnal title game kron four's kate rooney shows us the frantic final seconds to make it happen. we'll be right back.
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>> and now 4 sports brought to you by xfinity. >> i'm pretty sure i've used the phrase jam-packed day of sports a time or 2. but this time i really mean it because 5 bay area teams in actions. we're going to do our best to get you caught up on everything you need to know. let's start by going out to the ballpark giants looking to
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bounce back after losing on a walk-off walk in extras. >> time. the top of the 7th to out with runners on the corners donnie barrels. that's donovan solano double to left that brought home brandon crawford and mike yastremski and the giants win relinquish the leaves 6, 3, final score. lots of good stuff to solano has 5 hits their 2 games buster posey hit another home run pretty good outing for johnny cueto as well, right over to the coliseum a's hosting the astros to whom they drop one and this unfortunately would be the same result. it was one game in the top of the 9th with the bases loaded. and that's kyle tucker single would bring in jose altuve and michael brantley 95 strolls would be the score. in the end he says will start head strikeouts. but he also allowed 8 hits and 5 runs in field in tara vanderveer and stanford taking on fellow one seed south carolina and a final 4 matchup. we're going to go ahead and jump all the way to the 4th quarter because this was a battle to the finish under a minute to play gamecocks down to destiny
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henderson nails. the 3 for south carolina just their second lead of the game the cardinals trailing by one with 38 seconds to place a stanford trying to take that leaves act. >> and they have a chance. archbishop mitty zone haley jones inbounds to lexi hall who can't get it goes that here comes jones. the rebound and no. go ahead. 2 points of her career right there still cool as a cucumber is jones. final seconds of the game jones against inbounds cameron brink and the freshman just carrying on so the gamecocks can win it here. their first shot. no good on another doesn't so stanford hangs on their head back to the national title game for the first time since 2010. what a game. what a finish off just the definition of march madness. a one-point win for the number one overall seed. but as is typical for van der veer. she was all futility after the game and she went today. >> this is one of survive and advance and it was not a
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pretty game for us, but that's credit to us see how south carolina how aggressive they are, how athletic they are. we just you know, we're going to have to learn from it. and you know, play better. we should buy. so or we know she's a great rebounder. great player. >> i she was the tip in. it was very hectic. but we just knew we had to get back and do have we could so we left it out there and likely a >> mister wright stanford will take on arizona in the national title game on sunday. as for the dubs just tad less exciting. no staff, no dream on this evening in toronto. and it showed andrew wiggins needed to have a big game in his native canada. he had 15 points and was the leading scorer for the dubs. so let's take a look at the leading scorer for toronto paskel cfm. he led all scores with 36 points and it just got so much worse from here comes that up to losing by 53 points. the 3rd worst margin of loss in franchise history sure been a rough few days for golden state. but after the game,
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steve kerr said they have no plans to throw in the towel and the warriors. that's our job is to to come out and compete and fight and. >> you know, we did obviously did not do that we have no choice but to. pick up the pieces and get back at it and fight and compete next. game. the only option. >> be back at it sunday against atlanta. and finally to sharks are looking like a team on the rise up 3, nothing win over los angeles san jose has won 3 in a row for just the second time this season, rudolph ball cers timo meier and to mock turtle all fun in the back of the net, they'll look to make it 4 in a road against the kings again. so lot of good stuff happening here in the bay area. we're just excited to help all these just excited to help all these get your spring on at ross. yes! with brand-name looks at prices that say it's on. yeah, it is! get this season's styles for you...
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cover is what we've got going on. a little bit of a gentle wind, anything too terrible. here's of the golden gate bridge and expected to look like this until we get into the afternoon hours, we'll get some afternoon clearing but slow going. the fog is being taken care of 50's at work here. but when you calculate and throw into that, although temperatures will get in the 60's. when you throw into that a little bit of a breeze going feel chilly put a key in the shade. we're trailing a lot of the east bay and out of the south bay to but up in the north, we're little bit ahead of where we were this time from yesterday noting those winds here. they are. they're already active in the east bay up the solano county and everywhere except the east bay shoreline. it seems to be spared a little bit. so if the inland spots there 62 by one by 4 will try 63 still working on some afternoon clouds. it looks like it's trying to clear here at the bay bridge toll plaza. now coming up a little bit here. we'll take a look at the longer range forecast for you. the 4 zone and that extended as well. morning. well, all right, dave, thanks a lot. we'll tomorrow, of course, is easter sunday. and after more than a year of worship in virtually.
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>> this weekend will be the first opportunity for a lot of people together once again at church and there's still going to be many health restrictions in place. but a lot of people feel it's better than the alternative staff at bay north church of christ in fairfield. >> are preparing to welcome people back in person will have about 75 people socially distanced in the main sanctuary and 45 of them will be in an overflow room. everyone is required to register before entering the church. people are going to have to answer a questionnaire also have to wear their masks and their temperature will be taken. >> pastor sam morris says this is the first time they will be gathering at the church. use that data to allow us to contract contact. trace, we have to. >> at some point started easing up and allowing our members to come back. it's been over here. >> and grace cathedral in san francisco. they're doing things a little most of the events there will be virtual the malcolm young says that they have to follow both the city and the diocese guidelines and believe it's important to make these sacrifices right now.
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>> travel planning just got a little bit easier for fully vaccinated americans. the cdc has eased restrictions for people traveling domestically and even internationally kron four's, maureen kelly has the details. the cdc says people who are fully vaccinated that means 2 weeks after their final shot can travel within the u.s. without getting tested for coronavirus unless their destination requires it. they also don't need to self quarantine in terms of international travel. the fully vaccinated can leave the country without getting a covid test unless the country they are headed to requires it, but they still need to test negative before getting on a plane back home. but they don't need to quarantine once they're back the cdc is still advising the unvaccinated to avoid unnecessary travel. but everyone vaccinated or not is still advised to wear a mask while traveling and take other precautions like social
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distancing and avoiding crowds. i have mixed feelings about u c berkeley infectious disease expert doctor john swartzberg is happy that the data is showing fully vaccinated. people are less likely to get and spread covid-19. but he's concerned about a rise in cases across the country. personally, i'm moving towards getting on that plane. >> but also going to wait at least a month. and if we don't see surge of cases here in april. >> if things level off and then start to decline again. i think by may or june, i'm going to be ready to be traffic has still been far below pre-pandemic levels here at sfo. >> however, things have been picking up the clock. their busiest day since the pandemic thursday with 25,000 people going through their checkpoints numbers that are expected to continue to climb. >> with these new guidelines. maureen kelly kron 4 news. >> well, this week following warnings of another potential surge in coronavirus cases. state auditor elaine howle said that the health department has fallen short of
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its goals for contact tracing the department set a goal of 31,400 contact tracers statewide. but at last check, california had over just 12,000. that goal was based on an assumption that the state would average 5,000 new cases a day. but instead the state average 25,000 new cases per day from late november through december. happening now in the east bay safety measures in place at oakland's lake merritt. this includes the return of parking enforcement traffic control, improve sanitation and also a dedicated area just for vendors. now all of this is aimed at reducing crowding potential virus spread and traffic hazards. now these will be enforced from 00:00am in the morning till 10 o'clock at night on weekends through november. well. >> marty, in the east bay, the city of oakland is on track to record a grim milestone. the deadliest year in decades since the beginning of the year. there have been 34
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homicides. that's a 200 30% increase compared to last year. now the police department is trying out a new approach to combat that rise in violence. the recently hired police chief unveiled a new unit called the violent crime operation center. it's aimed at creating faster response times to gun related crimes. >> this level of violence is unacceptable. my condolences to the families, the victims in the city of oakland. i understand the trauma. happening in our community and hear the voices of the families and friends and the concerns of our community as they experience constant gunfire across our city. >> the police chief also says the department will continue to partner with community groups. other bay area, law enforcement agencies and other city departments try and build a long-term solution to address illegal sideshows and other violent crimes in oakland. an alameda county
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police have confiscated an alarming number of illegal guns this past year. again. officers are also finding another disturbing trend in what calling ghost guns now, ghost guns are unfinished firearms. they can then be sold to people. >> who finished piecing them together at home and that makes them untraceable. >> completed to about 80% and then they're sold as an item, not as an actual gun and then they're they're being finished in people's basements in their homes in these illegal gun making factories. >> investigators say ghost guns have been used in crimes ranging from robberies gang and drug-related shootings. they've also been randomly fired at sideshows. >> also in the east bay. developing news this morning. the alameda unified school district is investigating racist and anti semitic words and images posted on social media by some students at alameda high school. in a statement, the district says
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the problem is being investigated and called it, quote, unacceptable behavior for members of our community. now they haven't released a whole lot of details about this. but the district says it will share more information as it becomes available. >> a university of san francisco student has been removed from on-campus housing after admittedly hanging this noose on their balcony, at least 2 african-american students noticed and reported that news last tuesday. campus public safety had it removed and the person responsible has been banned from living on campus ever again. but some students say the punishment doesn't go far enough and they're disappointed the university took a full day to alert the campus about the incident. >> the first thing i thought is like you have to go out of your way to go get those items and actually going display outside on the balcony and is for everyone to see. i really just fell like a certain sense of like >> you know, like this is not the first incident of
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anti-black racism happening on usf campus. >> a similar incident happened 4 years ago involving 2 students and a noose. this time the ski, the schools chief diversity officer says she understands the frustration, adding the student is entitled to due process and a hearing. >> in the south bay police are asking for help from the public it connection with a suspected hate crime against a woman of asian descent and los gatos kron four's. rob fladeboe has the latest. >> as a person of both asian and pacific islander descent. i've been watching with shock and dismay. the continuing acts of violence and hate being directed towards people who like los gatos police chief peter decena taking to the internet this week in connection with the march 30th attack on a 40 year-old woman a filipino descent by a man on a bicycle as she walked here along los gatos boulevard near garden lane. >> she's one of our medical heroes and was dressed in a
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medical scrubs without provocation. the victim was shot from behind causing her to fall to the ground. was falling. she heard someone say go back to expletive, china. >> the woman was not seriously hurt but the incident calls to mind the reason behind citizen patrols in san jose and elsewhere in the bay area in the wake of other hate crimes directed at people of asian descent that the woman is a healthcare worker makes the attack that much more difficult to comprehend says the asian law alliance is richard condon. time. >> obviously we have some adults for whatever reason have this hate and anger that's built up and. i mean, we need to define some counseling tell people, you know, again, both the person who is victimized in this case as well as the person who attacked her. i mean, obviously he needs some some help because it doesn't make sense to i health care workers in that light post got as police describe the suspect in
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tuesday's attack as a white or light-skinned hispanic man. >> he wore a black or grey helmet. dark neck gator a black t-shirt with white writing and dark colored jeans. our inquiries at a nearby gas station and other businesses turned up. no surveillance video. >> as police are calling on the public for help in this case, crime investigation is in progress as we speak. >> but we need your help if you're in the area of last year was born in on tuesday around 05:00pm and saw anything that would help us identify and arrest the perpetrator. please contact us. we need to make sure their family or friends understand how important it is to report these types of incidents in los gatos. rob fladeboe kron 4 news. >> coming up on the kron 00:00am morning news fire season in the spring. details on the brush fires are fire. crews have already had to deal with this year and what it could mean going forward.
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>> well, happening now wildfires in april bay area. fire crews have had to respond to several brush fires just in the past few days. yeah. this video is of the beat fire which has burned about 3 acres in the burn. scar of the czu lightning complex fires from last summer. the unseasonably warm and dry weather. we've been dealing with along with the winds isn't really helping
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not at all. kron four's. gayle ong has more on how firefighters are bracing for a very early fire season. >> this is the time of year for homeowners to act now to protect their homes, their families, their properties in neighborhoods from the threat of wildfire. take care. that defensible space cutting weeds back living up trees. a lot of the work that point. we'll wait a little bit later in the season they're 30 year to get started on these fires are the reason why firefighters are getting the word out to be prepared unseasonably warm weather mix with dry vegetation are creating wildfire fuel. >> and growing drought concerns april first is usually expected to be the time where the. >> plants are growing with high fuel moisture content. lots of new growth. and to our surprise, we didn't see any of that. professor craig clements runs the wildfire interdisciplinary research center at san jose state. he spent friday afternoon looking at the conditions in the santa cruz mountains. there is no new growth on any of the shrubs that we're sample.
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>> which indicates that the drought with lack of rain we've had this winter is then. >> really affecting the fuel. and so the fuels are already starting out dry air than they should. and this record drought is going to be a problem this summer. the bay area is already seeing fires pop up in recent weeks. thursday night contra costa county, firefighters responded to a grass fire in antioch suspected of arson just points out the fact that the conditions are right. >> for writing fire danger and to serve as a reminder to all of us. we need to be careful all of our outdoor activities in the north bay 5 and a quarter million dollars has been set aside for both the city of santa rosa and sonoma county as a result of the pga. settlements after the temps fire in 2017 in the meantime, paulo and all the assistant fire marshal, the santa rosa fire department is encouraging residents to be extra vigilant about what the rain doesn't necessarily mean that start seeing those devastating fires right away. but we could very well see them much earlier.
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>> this season. we have historically in the past. >> and to help improve alert warning capabilities. the city of santa rosa will be giving away 12,000 noaa radios similar to this one starting april 7. now, these things typically cost $2030, but they could save your life more familiar for those who live in tornado prone areas. but with a back to back a devastating fires in santa rosa since 2017. officials want people to be prepared and have backup alerts. >> gayle ong kron 4 news. >> you know, we so badly need the rain for so many yeah. i mean, the fact i thought that we got a good amount of snow. we were just talking about that. but it's that's even much lower than what we would normally the snow pack as human was pretty low this year. unfortunate dave spahr has got a little bit more detail are going to see any rain at all this week day. it really doesn't look like it at all. and you know, last week the other issue, too, was it wasn't necessarily. it was this warm. but. >> also 2, it was dry and we had some offshore because we
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had recent rains. we had some insulation going on there. but as time ticks on with no rain like this. we're losing that insulation. the only nice thing about this weekend is and although the clouds, the sky sector doesn't look great. the marine layer is thickened up a little bit. so that fog is nice to see at least is thought bone dry with all of that going on. my hands are starting chat a little bit from last week. so it's quite dry. kind of a dry run, if you will, for what may lay ahead for us again. this happened. bay for you. we have all this cloud cover kind of the deal with and that will be the story for today. we'll get some clearing going on in the east bay marching west throughout the day today, re flooding us again tomorrow morning and then kind of mixing out for the afternoon hours basically this frontal boundary. all this hope was we're going get some rain out of this thing. it was, as we say in the cut off low. it didn't have the source of good moisture, but it's still there in terms of a boundary of cool warmer air. it's a boundary. also in terms of lifting a little bit. we've got some fog and breezy conditions to get all of that anyway. but the rain parts it were left out of
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also at the winds on futurecast. here's the wind uptick this afternoon. we're actually going to see this linger tomorrow night through monday morning. it looks like the key off their the east bay. you can see the winds holding in the 20's. also the southern marin and the peninsula. it looks like as well. this takes us all the way about 08:00am and we're still holding on so long range forecast models for the week ahead. we clear out a little bit and by the middle of the week. there's a little bit of a thickening of the marine layer models him to maybe a little passing shower or so during the day tonight. nice time for it. and then maybe on friday. but that's about it. and we're back to the dry conditions yet again. the 4 zone forecast for this saturday. again, fighting lot of cloud cover and fog. 58 san francisco coach is going to kind of chilly cause you cocktail. also those winds with these temperatures are going on shore wind in the mid-fifties. definitely the sweaters and a 58 going on for daly city. upper 50's lineup. the bay peninsula coast and out of the south. a little warmer there at 65 palo alto 65 going on for redwood city.
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down to the south bay here. morgan hill at 69 those kind of 6866 for cupertino 65 from opd us middle to lower 60's line up the east bay shoreline to the south, mid 60's off to tri valley. looks like 66 for walnut creek. 68 conquered berkeley at about 60 big differences. solano county depending on where you are delay, 5767 for fairfield. now at 6564 santa rosa lower to middle 60's for are in in the 7 a game plan. we stay in the 70's. all the sky conditions improve again. there's that slight chance of a shower on wednesday much the same for the bay. and yes, tomorrow is easter. back to you. all right. thanks a lot. well, as more americans continue to get vaccinated we're finally reaching a point where long-awaited reunions are taking place. this is so wonderful this morning. we want to share the touching moment. >> for one tennessee family of 3 who became a family of 4
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during the pandemic summer dash was for the much anticipated reunion. >> she got new park. so take it from a 2 year-old. you see a car coming waiting is hard. you see them yet. you can keep a little kid busy with bubbles and chalk and scooters effect. >> what about a grandparent? >> they've been dying since october. 30th i knew seeing i have to send daily pictures and videos. lots of face time hot the facetime >> for marshall and shannon stevens and their baby born mid pandemic. this is what patients for and if you thought it was a hard lesson learned for almost forgotten the way try keeping grand maggie and pops out away from henry for 5 months. >> senate count count on the from them and they can come up
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and see us with all the adults now fully vaccinated. >> okay. what's that? says forces. >> it is time to come on over give her a hug. show me. and that view for the last year holidays have been spent with just 3 until number 4 arrived. >> between work from home. a newborn. the occasionally me >> you know, these parents cannot wait for the help someone else can hold the >> and while one remembers. another is you know, want to see do. in a holden. >> a big >> here's a little chills.
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that was a summer dash reporting for us this morning. we'll be
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>> mad. all right. that's something you don't see every day and who knew rabbits could yeah. looks like the easter bunny knows there's a group that actually went on an underwater easter egg hunt off the coast of the florida keys. it was all part of a
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fundraiser to help children in need. use real eggs and nontoxic coloring on the to avoid any type of negative environmental impact. >> the florida keys. by the way, contain the only coral reefs here in the continental united states looks like fun, sprinted into the gap. at the track. >> the dodgers and rockies game had to have to take a brief pause yesterday after a 4 legged fan. >> got on to the hold that cat snuck out in the onto the field in colorado during the bottom of 8th inning, the furry fan got tired took a rest and got pretty close to the dodgers. cody bellinger for a while before it was finally escorted from the field. looks like a long road to cigarettes that he was probably hanging out there all over the last couple, you know, the last year when there
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no now fans came in probably scared about of his little home in the stands are >> well here in san francisco, the castro rainbow flag now flying above the harvey milk plaza. >> the iconic flag. of course, the symbol for the castle community and stands as a beacon for progress and a quality throughout the world and because of the wear and tear and the the rainbow flag must be replaced every 3 to 5. >> so it's a brand new one will be around for a little that's going to wrap things up for us. thank you for joining marty gonzalez. i'm noelle bellow. we'll see you right back here tomorrow morning at 07:00am.
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