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>> from the bay area's news station. you're watching kron 4 news at 6. >> now it's 6 fire crews across the bay area remaining on high alert for fire danger. the sunday night. a red flag warning for the region has now been extended. welcome in to kron 4 news at 6 o'clock the sunday night and happy mother's day to all the moms out there. i'm jonathan mccall. justine has the night off. kron 4 has live team coverage of the fire danger tonight that still lingers risa just moments away from telling us when the latest red flag warning will finally come to an end. but we start with kron four's gayle ong live for us tonight in seminole with a look at the conditions that fire crews are facing there tonight. yeah.
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>> well, jonathan, certainly been hot and dry out here in the east bay valleys and it is starting to get breezy at cal fire snow unit. they have been responding to brush fires in the area in the last few days. but this weekend the bay area saw whole lot more. >> from 2 golf courses in san jose and behind a home in benicia firefighters battled wildfires all day saturday. these fires are just 3 of several fires that broke out in the bay area over the weekend as of sunday afternoon. the national weather service extended the red flag warning through tuesday morning. certain areas seeing very dry conditions will probably see if area a few. >> seeing humidity less than 10% in certain areas. so. >> really want to be abundantly cautious. and that's why red flag warning was extended especially when we started picking up stronger winds going into monday night's strong winds and gusts are expected in the north bay mountains and east bay hills
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and valleys. >> kron 4 spoke with local fire chiefs earlier this week who have been keeping a close eye on the forecast. everyone's on the same page as soon as this notice goes out, whether it's today, whether it's in june, july, august, september. >> we started having initial conversations between agencies to make sure that we. >> are there to protect our own communities and also that through mutual aid system that we're there to help each other with the winds is going to provide a higher. >> fire danger lower humidities and more chances incident to spark and actually go extended. so with that was being prepared, local fire departments and calfire have been preparing well ahead of critical fire weather. >> which means enhanced patrols and starting seasonal academies in april, which usually begins in may. >> red flag warning calfire urges residents to use caution. they ask that all of us do all we can to prevent sparks. don't throw out a lit cigarette. >> avoid using your lawn mower on dry grass and make sure
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your safety chain doesn't hit the pavement. when you're pulling a trailer. >> and what you can do under red flag events. you can have your ready. set, go plan in place. important documents backed up the last time there was a red flag warning issued in may was 8 years ago in 2013 and there is also a red flag warning issued in april of 2013. so these things don't come often live in san all gayle ong kron 4 news. he prepared. gayle, thank most fire at a dump in warren county now under control tonight. take a look at this. >> time-lapse video of the scene from this morning at the redwood landfill on lake highway near in nevado. so far there's no word on exactly what sparked this fire fire crews in yuba county have also contained a large fire that sparked there yesterday afternoon. this blaze charring some 100 acres also destroying a barn and burned and abandoned building. there. strong winds also forced crews to issue a number of
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evacuations. >> i contacted yuma county. you county sheriff's arrived on scene we started evacuating down. david lane and down broadway to die road and then started evacuating guy road as the fire jumped broadway and was heading towards cairo. as we mentioned, that blaze now under control evacuations have since been lifted. >> officials say that no one was hurt. san jose fire crews tonight are looking into what sparked a fire near a golf course there last night. officials say it's not the first time that they've had to put out flames in that area today. kron four's camila barco learned how the course actually helped out fire crews in putting out those flames. >> well, the flames did not make it onto the golf course. but the aftermath was in plain sight for golfers. >> san jose firefighters continue to douse trees and branches with water sunday morning to avoid any flare ups following a fire late saturday night. >> the wooded area behind the san jose municipal golf course
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was covered with soot and ash after large flames burned 3 acres of grass when crews arrived on the fire was well established it had spread from the from the grass and brush up into the trees. firefighters say calm winds help them battle the flames quickly. >> and one of their biggest assets was the golf course fire bumps up to the golf course and it's nice. >> green grass of hard stop on that and without a win that there was no amber spread. so. >> the flames did, however reach some homeless encampments destroyed cars tents and personal belongings. so that was helping to create fire spread made that up into the trees. san jose's battalion fire chief robert bacon has responded to the area for similar fires like this one. he says this time it happened much earlier than usual respond out to that area for small fires or fire is about that size. it seems like about once a year. fire officials reported no injuries and no structures were damaged
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with the red flag warning in place. san jose fire fighters have additional staff on duty in san jose camila barco kron 4 news. >> you can stay up to date on the latest wildfire information by scanning the qr code that you see right there on your screen. it will take you straight to the wildfire coverage on our website. that's kron 4 dot com. let's talk weather this sunday at 6 o'clock. a live look out across the bay area tonight courtesy of the mount tam cam up picture. perfect day. it looks like outside, especially for all the moms out there. happy mother's day got a chance to get out celebrate mom shore. some love. but we're going to get ready for the work week and we are still tracking those same fire dangers. we've been telling you about all weekend long kron 4 meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez here tonight to get you ready for the start of your monday. yeah. unfortunately. jonathan tracking an extension of that red flag warning, which means imminent fire danger. >> in effect right now through tuesday night at 06:00pm that
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include the north bay mountains, east bay hills and valleys. >> in addition to the diablo range and solano county. so we're tracking very hot, dry breezy conditions continuing right now we're getting the cool sea breeze influence. certainly helping out with the moisture and widespread cooling out there in the bay area. but during the overnight hours we're going to see the return of those warm dry gusty northerly winds. those blow offshore winds are going to peak monday morning by mid morning. check out atlas peak in vacaville in the 45 to near 50 miles per hour range peaking upwards of 60 miles per hour or less that's going to drop relative humidity in the single digits to teens at times, get a little bit of a low by wednesday monday afternoon. but then by monday night through tuesday morning. we're going to start to see those offshore winds peaking. but it's the hot, dry conditions were temperatures going to peak once again in
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the low 90's details on how warm it's going to be for the start of your workweek. monday forecast in just a few minutes. jonathon, back to you. the threat, not ending anytime soon. thank you. meanwhile, conquered conquered. >> fire crews are on the scene of a structure fire on pacific street near the downtown bart station. the fire department tweeting out this picture this afternoon. so far there's no word on what sparked the fire. how long it could take to get everything under control. we will be staying in contact with concord fire crews and have updates for you throughout the night here on kron 4. meanwhile, take a look at this dramatic images of a rescue mission off the shore of pescadero state beach. 3 men funding themselves stranded on the rocks just a few 100 yards away from the shore around 8 o'clock last night. this all happening around high tide. a coast guard helicopter had to be called in to rescue one of them in the other 2 rescued by boats that were in the water. still much more to come tonight here on kron. 4 news at 6 o'clock. an update on the state's battle against
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covid-19 as the golden state moves closer to a statewide reopening. >> why businesses in chinatown appeared to be recovering from the pandemic more slowly. the others. but you know what's now being done to try to make sure they don't have to shut down their doors for good.
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>> welcome back, everyone. a heartbreaking story developing this mother's day from colorado. police in colorado springs say a man shot and
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killed 6 people and then himself overnight at a birthday party. investigators say the shooter is believed to be the boyfriend of one of the victims, all of the victims, we're told are adults. no children were hurt detectives tonight. still trying to piece a motive behind this tragedy tonight. san jose. police are searching for answers themselves and overnight triple shooting that ended with a man dead. the shooting happened just after 1030 on north hill avenue when officers got to the scene, they found those 3 men injured. one of them dying. the death is now the city's 16th homicide of 20 21 tonight we're staying in contact with san jose police to get more details as soon as we learn new information, we will definitely let you know. and also happening right now in san jose. police are on the scene of a stabbing that happened just before 4 o'clock this afternoon near second and margaret streets. initially officers said that the victim had life threatening injuries. but have since upgraded his injuries in the last 30 minutes to non life threatening. so far no arrests
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have been made. we'll bring you updates on both of these developing stories as they become available. >> and we did see a few degrees of cooling today still warm temperatures for your mother's day sunday 5 to 15 degrees above average. but tomorrow hot summer
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yellow tier earlier this week. but as businesses start to pick back up across the city. one neighborhood in particular, though, is still continuing to struggle businesses in chinatown say the area is still empty and many shops have already closed their doors for good kron four's to sacking live tonight with a look at how those businesses are still trying to get by without all the business still coming back to. >> well, jonathan, you may remember chinatown was the first neighborhood in the city to see less foot traffic in lose business ahead of the shelter-in-place orders last year and now more than a year later. well, they say things don't look that much different than emergence over there now fear that their neighborhood chinatown will be the last recover from the pandemic. >> says no, it sure looked was no walk in there. >> they don't know how that we are. kevin chan, owner of golden gate fortune cookie factory in san francisco's chinatown described the neighborhood as a ghost town despite san francisco being the first bay area county 10
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to the least restrictive yellow tier ahead of this weekend. his shops been cranking out fresh 14 cookies for 59 years in almost 6 decades. he's never experienced anything like this. not the same >> 2019 it wouldn't with the mother stays a point of view. a winning line know this body show up because we depend on international travelers. if they don't come. the co. we're going to that when the people managing partner a dim sum corner on grand avenue actually has a similar experience of the more than 200 businesses that operated in this corridor before the pandemic. >> only 45 are currently open in many may remain permanently closed. this is now is maybe 10%. >> of what done prior to the pandemic and with outdoor dining being open and 50% of indoor dining. >> mack says she's fortunate to be able to read write and speak english because unlike many of her neighbors, she's
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been able to apply for grants and loans got a $50,000 loan. >> that we used to pay off debt. but that's like paying off debt with more debt. so, you know, that's been really difficult for us. but i mean, at least we got that $50,000 on a lot of the merchants of small businesses. san francisco. they only speak and understand chinese and a lot of these programs are culturally competent and don't provide language access. however, max says it's not just the lack of visitors hurting chinatown. she and her neighbors now close their doors early due to less foot traffic in safety concerns recently. we've have to 2 times. >> there's a lot asian hate going on and there's some a lot of safety concerns chinatown. so i think that has contributed to the slow recovery of chinatown. >> encourage more foot traffic in business to chinatown the merchant association closes down 3 blocks of grand avenue on the weekends that's on
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fridays or saturdays and sundays rather and while that has slightly help things on the weekends. the shops over there say it's just not enough to keep staying alive and keep their doors open. so they say that the city needs to do more to say that historical neighborhood. that's the latest here live in san francisco until every second reporting back to you. hope some business in come their way soon. taylor, thank you. now to covid-19 coverage the sunday night. california continuing to outperform every other state in the united states. >> when it comes to vaccine distributions. despite a steep drop in demand over the past week. new numbers from the california department of health shows that more than 32 million shots have been administered across the golden state with 14 plus million of those folks now fully vaccinated in the last 24 hours. an additional 1800 new cases of covid-19 have been reported statewide with 61 deaths being reported. let's talk weather again this sunday ntght at 6 o'clock. a live look at downtown tonight, san
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francisco, courtesy of the sutro tower camera always love that shot, especially when it's lit up at night. we'll see that at 8 o'clock. meanwhile, we're still tracking some warm windy dry conditions, which is a recipe for fire danger which is what we're dealing with right now. kron 4 meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez here tonight with a look at what we can expect as we now move into the there. jonathan. yeah. and we're getting a cool sea breeze with widespread cooling today in the bay area. but. >> a little bit breezy out there along the san francisco peninsula coastline. >> about 25 miles per hour sustained winds with gusts upwards of 30. and let's take a look out there right now. radar for not showing any cloud cover. so a great pattern not going to be an issue for your morning or evening commute clear skies to start and end your day when tracker for though, getting those westerly breezes even extending into our inland valleys. so we saw a widespread cooling today instead of 90's tracking 80's. so i'm sure all of you in the
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inland valleys felt that relieve temperatures out there right now. still tracking about a 30 degree difference from the coast to inland valleys mid 50's for half moon bay. but check out fairfield currently at 85 degrees, 30 degrees warmer than most of our coastal cities with widespread 60's and 70's in between and overnight lows tonight going to be on the mild side yet again, low to mid 50's antioch, though, even warmer 62 degrees. so make sure to just enjoy the night and make even keep the windows open because it is going to be fairly warm night there for most of the bay area high temperatures tomorrow, though, low 90's for inland valleys. so hot summer like temperatures returning along the east bay shoreline low 80's the downtown san francisco in the mid 70's continuing on tuesday. but finally relief arriving wednesday through the end of this upcoming week. jonathan. so still have a few more days to go fire danger extended now through tuesday night. let's be safe out there definitely
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take that advice. >> thank risa. thank you. >> so come next in sports, the a's and giants both hitting the field on this mother's day, sports director jason dumas school have highlights from orac
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love those hats. now that people that's fashion right there. and this was johnny cueto first start since april 14th. and it was one to forget. that's jake cronenworth with a splash shot. and this woman makes a great play on the ball. maybe as a mother's day for her. who knows that made it 2 to nothing but the trouble for quedo they were just getting started. that fernando is 9th home run of the season. that's second in all of majors. it's 4. nothing giants and the top of the second quedo gave up 5 runs and 8 hits in just 3 innings, not his day. let's go to the bottom of the 6 now dies down 5, nothing. but they do have to one count of however, brandon crawford can't take advantage. he strikes out to end the ending ending now, trent grisham. right here. he is going to triple deep to center. they almost make a great play on the ball. but. can't make the play. that was the story of
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game to your score and the giants going to lose 11 to one. they host the texas rangers tomorrow, the oakland a's. they were also at home and the mom's having some fun at the coliseum like the little bit. he bought bottom of the 4th is one. nothing a's mitch moreland slash one to right past the shortstop into left field. 2 runner score. 3 nothing oakland all smiles in the town. to the top of the 5th. still 3. nothing not after that pitch to willie adams, he takes cole irvin the opposite way just over the fence for a three-run home run. we have a tie game next inning. takes irvin deep again, no doubt about that. one of the rain go up 4 to 3. the a's did get a runner on in the 9th, but it wasn't to be elvis andrus. he grounds out to end the game. your final score. 43 raise. they lose that the hey, you know what is
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mother's day so win or lose, i'm sure a lot of moms have farm. that's right at the ballpark is that it was all about spending time with mom in the ballpark. it would have nice to have got to win 4. but. >> you know, you know, some nachos, hot dog and beer. maybe that's right. the quality time is what that that will suffice that of. that's what's fun all right. jason, thank you all if you are watching us on the brand new kron on app. >> don't forget. we'll see you back here in prime time on kron 4 news and i'm jonathan mccall. that's when we'll see him in prime time. have a good afternoon. and good evening.
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