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>> from the area's local news station. you're watching the kron 00:00am morning news, 4. >> good monday morning and thank you for joining us for the kron 00:00am morning news it's monday july 12. i'm reyna harvey. we have to start this morning with a check of weather with john shrable and jobs gone last week miss you guys terribly. but i hear that i missed a heat wave. so, you know, kind evens out a little bit. yeah. you knew what we do it didn't work it out for your pretty yeah, we're back to the norm now after what was a hot finish to last week and very hot past weekend for many of our inland areas for sure. >> today is going to bring
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some relief to some of those hottest of inland spots that maybe haven't been enjoying the 90's in triple digits that the past few days have brought this morning. you can see outside your berkeley hills cam that we are in the midst of some low cloud cover and that some lower visibility from time to time. as for visibility along our bridges as well as in her bayside areas actually fairing. all right. it's right above the bay that you're running into that low. cloudy blanket and that's where we are having some as far as the low clouds and visibility is concerned now temperatures right now mostly in the 50's alameda. you're at 55 degrees hayward and fremont at 56 concord at 57 currently while pittsburgh a standout sitting at 60 degrees currently now after a relatively mild start to this morning. we are in for a warm afternoon inland. but most of us are going to be nice and pleasant beside areas anywhere from the 60's to 70's and that are very hottest today. only a couple of spots will be barely rising into the low 90's staying great. the coast will sunshine appears everywhere else going to be talking more
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about what to expect for the rest of your monday as well as the rest of the week. still ahead, john, thank you so much for that. as you are heading out and hitting the roads this morning. work. >> keeping a close eye on your morning commute starting with the bay bridge as you're heading from the east bay into the city to that fremont street exit. it's going to be a little under 10 minutes for you at this hour. i'm not tracking any major hot spots, but we'll keep a close eye on that for you. let's get a look at the san mateo bridge as you're heading across towards the peninsula still pretty quiet. a little under 30 minutes for your morning commute. there and we'll leave you with a look at the golden gate bridge as you're traveling into the city. a little under 20 minutes on a darker morning commute. so again, take your time not seen any fog slowing you down. they are going to have more throughout the morning. for now, let's get back to the breaking news. we've been following the story out of the east bay. firefighters are on the scene of a massive fire out and conquer. these pictures were tweeting out bike on fire. this is at a restaurant on willow pass road. this is near water
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world. people are being asked to avoid the area. we have a crew heading to the scene. we'll bring you more information as soon as they arrived there. another big story we're following this morning. police and volunteers comb an east bay park for any signs of a man who disappeared during a morning run. officials say philip cry chicks car is wallet cell phone were all found in a parking lot or he went running saturday morning. kron four's amanda hari has the very latest on that investigation. there. >> police tell me cry came out here for what was supposed to be a 6 to 8 mile run. 45 minutes to an hour after no one had heard from him for several hours. they contacted police and police found his car in this parking lot behind me inside that car was his home on his phone with an app with the route. he was planning to run. police have searched that route multiple times at this point with no signs of pride. check. >> right now. we're still phil is an avid outdoorsman. he is
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a established, a long-distance runner in great shape. pleasanton police are leading this search that has been going on since about 2 saturday afternoon. >> right track lives in berkeley and drove out to pleasanton for a run. >> his wife reached out to police after she couldn't find her husband several hours after he should have come home. lieutenant chris near house says they're doing everything to find him. we're using fixed wing aircraft drones clear. >> quite a few of up to about 50 volunteers to come out and doing the searching and teams with dogs. he says, well, they've searched his route. that rain makes it difficult to easily spot. anything. >> or anyone. this area behind me a very steep rugged canyon type of environment. >> and there's lots of little deer trails that go off left and right. this is the trail where dogs lost track of check. sept. >> he says their equipment
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can't see through all the vegetation up ahead. so people have to physically go into it and search. the bottom is a very steep dried out river, better creek bed and they're searching from beginning to end of the dozens of volunteers from the bay area running community have turned out to help with the search running in the morning in this on police patrol room. sharma is one of those volunteers. >> he didn't know cry check but wanted to help. that's why we. we each other. and he says it's a reminder to take every run seriously. >> because you never know what may happen. >> it be. take it easily anything in the investigators tell me they believe this search will remain viable at least into monday. so they're still very hopeful that they can find crytek alive in pleasanton. amanda hari kron 4 news. >> in the east bay. the
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alameda county sheriff's office is investigating a drowning and like dell vow. now the east bay regional parks district responded to the scene of someone who went under the water near the dam. crews are still searching for the body. the family of a missing cal berkeley student now offering more money for information about her disappearance. the family of sydney west. that's her photo on your screen and offering $25,000 for information on where she could be the increase. a war money comes on her 20th birthday. she's been missing since the morning of september 30th when she was last seen on the golden gate bridge. happening today. cal iso issued another power alert starting at 4 this afternoon during a power alert. people are asked to set their thermostats to 78 degrees or higher. also avoid using most major appliances that alerts going to be in place until 9 o'clock tonight, the energy agency says the power alert is needed because of wildfires in
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oregon which are impacting transmission lines. there. crews in contra, costa county at their hands full battling abo fire. cal fire says the fire now fully contained, but it did burn nearly a 130 acres crews stayed on scene for a few hours after to monitor hot spots that could potentially flare up. now remember right now on our website at kron 4 dot com. we have tips so you can go ahead, scan a qr code that's on your screen right now number. that's going to direct you our website where we're going to have evacuation checklists also how to create a defensible space. a man was killed over the weekend. this is now oakland's 72nd homicide of 2021. that number is on pace to nearly double by the end of the year. the shooting happened at 51st avenue and east 12th street. the victim was killed just hours after oakland's police chief issued a plea to the community for help in ending violence in
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oakland kron forcefully to call has more from oakland an anti violence march. they have there. >> you police chief armstrong. he says the escalation of deadly violence in his city is spinning out of control and that it will take a collective effort to bring an end to the troubling trend. oakland is asked to be a safe city no matter where >> a really good but people of the doesn't mind. at a stand up for a clinton rally long addressed the marched times of the chief and of the were in past incidents police brutality. but the event continued. >> the city's chief of the department of violence prevention given most us. but says despite using different methods. he says he works in partnership with we need to get to them before they start
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committing crime. one suit. get to address out already committing a crime that we would need to do both. chief armstrong says the city has suffered an acceptable losses. john. i'm of this year's victims of deadly violence were read out rally if the homicide continues on current pace. 135 killings are projected by the end of the year. there were 85 homicides last year. we don't know how many guns us trees. but there are so many that every day or officers are recovering 2 to 3 a day at the end of the march, a prayer was shared where 8 people were shot and 2 killed on juneteenth in oakland, phillipe djegal all kron 4 news. >> san jose. police are searching for answers after a deadly stabbing police say they found the victim yesterday morning. >> near cherry avenue and outgunned expressway. so far detectives have not released details about a suspect or motive. the death is san jose's 23rd homicide of the year. coming up on the kron 4
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morning news a series of fires break out in one east bay city destroying one home now firefighters say the fireworks could be to blame. plus, the senate returns to washington today. >> after their 4th of july break. and at the top of their to do list is passing an infrastructure deal. we have the latest from dc. and after the break billionaire richard branson phys is space. how he's helping the mission will inspire others.
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>> thrill-seeking billionaire richard branson made it to space aboard rocketship green space tourism a step closer to reality markie. martin has more on the historic launch. >> one release release release and just like that. the space race is off seeing their
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families off before they were escorted to her spaceflight system. branson's virgin galactic crew emerging proudly from spaceport america. a runway motorcade escorting them to the vss unity which took flight early sunday morning all uk found >> was a child with a looking up to this dog. i mean, i told i said in-flight branson beaming from ear to ear. looking back to earth. >> the flight lasting only about 10 minutes, 3 minutes of weightlessness almost 55 miles high 2300 miles per hour. what can year touchdown and not long after takeoff. the six-member crew celebrating their successful landing. and just one week shy of his 71st birthday, sir richard branson earning his astronaut wings. it's ridiculous honor for me, sir, to be able. >> to give you something that
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you have learned so so handily. thank you. thank nice ladies and gentleman. this here is sir richard branson astronaut. >> following the flight. the team sitting with the crowd. branson quick to address his first place finish in the billionaire space race. i've said this so many times it really wasn't a race. our news nation crew finding branson after the press conference to ask him if space travel will ever be affordable for the average dreamer very much case. >> spaceship things. >> pretty incredible. producer richard, was telling me it will run. you somewhere about 250,000 just a light check to
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go up into space and back. but that is so incredible. it's something i would absolutely do if i had the opportunity to do it. john, would you do it in a heartbeat away. 50 years until it's like like richard you just go. it's like a normal flight you're just going to the space and who knows where you're headed after the whistle cool because they were all look like they were able to. they were able to get up there and back down in the same day. yeah. oh, yeah. this is up. >> 55 miles above the earth. get to see that. dark of space above the atmosphere going to float a little bit. the floating part. i mean, so that's why you want to is it cares about the rest any discounts. coming up, we'll look back problems and weightlessness let's get a check of weather, john. we had a heat wave over the past couple of days, we'll still be as into this coming. so fortunately, we are backing off that heat wave right now, which is definitely nice news for so many of our inland areas that have been in the midst of those triple digits this past weekend. so now we get some relief from that
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coastal areas. you're still going to be seeing the low gray hanging out with you. for the most part. we've been seeing that over the past weekend as well in areas like san francisco. and hey, this morning is no different. this is your view of financial district still shrouded in that low cloud cover that is going to stay put right along the coastline. inland areas still going to be hot, though. this high-pressure ridge is still building heat for the inland portions of the state. so even though inland areas of the bay are starting to back off of that heat areas like the central valley certainly still in the midst of it. you can actually see that here in your advisories map. although advisories have expired for solano county and other inland. portions lake county as well as the central valley still in the midst of excessive heat warnings. last through tuesday. so even though we have relief here in the bay surrounding areas are still in the midst of some of that hot or whether we're tapping into cooler marine air. and we know exactly what that does. those cool winds will help to push in. >> help to moderate temperatures at least somewhat today's daytime highs at the coast staying in the 50's to
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60's. it is going to be a cool one for coastal areas so venture out there with jackets on even into the afternoon in the meantime, bayside inland areas perfect weather for you saying carlos at 75 redwood city in palo alto each at 76 today. south bay temperatures in the upper 70's to low 80's mostly morgan hill, you're actually going to be one of our warmer spots today 87 along with livermore sharing that same number double it. and i 79 san ramon at 78 degrees while the creek much nicer than it has been. 81 oakland. you'll be at 66 this afternoon with antioch in vacaville are too low. 90's at 92 degrees each today santa rosa and avato. in the meantime, nicely at 78 this afternoon. a look ahead of next 7 days shows us holding pattern of relatively mild weather throughout the course of these next 5 days, each day of your work week is going to be nice and mild for inland to bays side areas little bit of gray hanging tight towards the coastline to note through the week. now the weekend ahead will bring temperatures climbing back near the 90's if
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not to the 90's by saturday and sunday back to you rate thank you for that. all right. let's get a look at your roadways as you're traveling this morning heading from the east bay maybe into the city. a little under 11 minutes for your drive time. >> 5, 8080 also still really clear as you're traveling down. let's look at the san mateo bridge across towards the peninsula. still a light for you. a little under 30 minutes for you to make that commute and heading over to the san mateo bridge. are we already looking at that. the golden gate bridge not tracking any major far. it does look a little different there from our cameras this morning about 20 minutes as you're traveling into the city. the richmond, sandra fell commute. also nice alive for little under 9 minutes. stay on top of that and more will have that coming up throughout the morning. for now, let's get back to the news. happening today. lawmakers return to capitol hill today. they have a big to do list at the top of that list as president joe biden's infrastructure plan. it's already hitting some roadblocks from republicans. washington correspondent kellie meyer has the details. there.
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>> good morning. that's right. democrats only have these next about 3 weeks to get president biden's agenda passed if they want to get this all done before congress packs up for the month-long august recess. >> the senate is back in session monday. democrats are racing to pass president joe biden's one 0.2 trillion dollar bipartisan infrastructure plan that not only built the infrastructure of america. but we build helps to rebuild the middle class. the house approved a 700, 15 billion dollar plan before they left for the july 4th recess. but that's only democrats first step towards passing sweeping infrastructure legislation. we've got to get them over the finish line in the senate. a bipartisan group of senators struck a deal with the president last month. but republicans remain opposed to the second part of the infrastructure proposal. the 1.8 trillion dollar american families plan addressing issues like climate change,
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childcare and education. democrats are already preparing to pass that part of president biden's agenda without republican support but unfortunately the housing always speaker doesn't want to work. >> when a new bipartisan legislation it's unfortunate the president at first said he wouldn't sign anything unless both packages made it to his desk but then he walked those comments back after criticism from republicans. >> for threatening to veto a bipartisan deal it almost makes your head spin. senate majority leader chuck schumer says the senate could finalize both plans in the coming weeks. the senate returns here this afternoon. >> reporting in washington. i'm kelly meyer. coming up next on the kron 00:00am morning news some families could start getting checks from the child tax credit this week. >> we'll let you know when that's happening. we'll get back. for your money starting
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lhis week, millions of american families are going start to see more money in their wallets. thanks to the federal child tax credit kron four's, washington correspondent reshad hudson explains. >> how it's going to help working families. this is going to help. >> democrats like senate majority leader chuck schumer
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say this year's expanded child tax credit is the country's largest investment and working families. it does great things for our economy. pumping money into it for the rest of the year. many parents of children under the age of 6 are eligible for $300 monthly payments or $250 for children. 6 to 18 people who didn't make enough to file taxes will still be eligible for the payments. this is the largest attacks child tax credit history and indiana. congressman andre carson says there are no restrictions on how to spend the money. it will be providing historic relief to families at a time when they need it the most. democrats say the child tax credit payments will cut child poverty in half. but republicans worry it will lead to more government spending. robert rector with the conservative think tank. the heritage foundation believes the program will incentivize people not to work. when you pay people not to work.
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>> they were rector says work requirements should be added for anyone receiving payments. we can even be more generous. then the existing system. but we expect you to take steps to help yourself. the payments expire at the end of the year. but democrats say they would like to see them renewed and 20 22 reporting in washington. reshad hudson. >> still ahead on the 4 morning news the getting ready to resume light rail service for the first time since the deadly railyard shooting, how they plan to slowly bring back the service.
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>> well, welcome back to the kron 00:00am morning news. we have to start this morning with another check of weather with john this morning all last week and again, i heard there was a heat wave that i just barely missed may have planned. taking off for a week. you know, we're so because of the way maybe but over the next couple of days. should we expect the same type of weather. we're going to break. >> so glad you miss way first
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of good planning. right we are looking at a little bit of a break just around the corner, which is definitely nice for inland areas which going to be that break after such a warm weekend high temperatures haven't climbed well into the triple digits for some of our inland east bay neighbors. we're still actually going to be in the heat towards the central valley. but fortunately here in the bay area. if you're watching this right now, you are seeing some relief this afternoon. so nice little sign of that as we make our way into this monday outside this morning. there is definitely some low gray that is shrouding much of the bay area. you can see that from half moon bay right here. here's a little bit of good news though visibility hasn't been impacted super widespread. now as this cloudy blanket sits right above us. if you are heading up into some hillsides. that's where you'll be running into some of the lower grade this morning. but as you can see on fog cast. visibility is actually doing pretty well across the bay area. we do have an iceberg off expected come the afternoon for bayside in inland areas right next to the coastline. unfortunately, the grey is going to hang out with us for the vast majority of


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