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>> from the area's local news station. you're watching the kron 00:00am morning news, 4. >> well, good tuesday morning and thanks for joining us for the kron 00:00am morning news. >> rain army. let's start this morning with a check of what an everybody has been thinking about, especially since yesterday. was so hot last night. good morning, john. >> good morning to you. yes, yesterday. definitely a hot one across our inland areas. it is going to be another hot one for inland spots today, but we are in the works of a cool down. it's just going to take a little bit of time. today is definitely a transition from where we were yesterday to where we're
headed for really the rest of the forecast after today. a look outside right now shows you san francisco a blanket of cloud cover out there. we do definitely have some winds pushing in from the coastline. what we're going to be seeing in fog cast is some good visibility that blanket of cloud cover at the coast is solid. but we have a relax enough sea breeze that you're not seeing such a deep in the marine layer above the bay itself. so it's a mostly cloudy start. but is actually all right. as far as visibility goes for most radar shows dry skies. it's more than we can say for yesterday when we're looking at thunderstorms trying to reach their way into the area. guess what, that convective potential is all but shifted out of the region. can see it's actually pretty quiet in the sierra right now. still a chance of thunderstorms in the sierra this afternoon. none of that here in the bay area, 50's and 60's for your current temperatures conquered in pittsburgh at 6162 degrees. oakland dublin and livermore 58 while san francisco and berkeley at 55 degrees. a look
ahead in our next 7 days does shows temperatures rising into the 90's. still inland by the afternoon, most of our coastal in bayside area. stay pretty close to the 60's and 70's, though, still tapped into that cool ocean air. i'm talking more about what else you can expect for this tuesday. forecast also have your full forecast dom things for that. we are actively watching your tuesday morning commute for you as you're traveling from. >> the east bay into the city. once you finally reach the maze to that fremont jackson will take a little under 2 minutes to make that drive 5, 1880, also all very clear to drive in this morning heading across towards the peninsula. no major issues or delays. look at that. a little under 30 minutes for your drive time there. and let's go look at the golden gate bridge. as you travel across into the city. a little overnight construction still on the bridge. but about 20 minutes or so as you're making your way there. we'll have more on your morning commute. but for now, let's get back to the top stories. >> i'm like a lost in time. everything's s. that will
never be the same. >> now to a story you're only going to see on kron 4, a mother speaking out following the murder of her son. it happened while he was asleep in his tent while on a camping trip with another family in oroville. taylor was aqi talk to the mother of tyler dickison who finds it hard to believe that no one has more information on her son's death. >> aaron paul, it's the worst feeling in the world to not know what happened to your child. and he was with. the whole family. that we've been knowing from many may hear us and nobody's telling me anything jade nelson is desperate for answers after someone shot and killed her son 20 year-old tyler dickson while he was on a camping trip with his girlfriend's family at the bidwell canyon marina campground in oroville located in butte county. it happened over the holiday weekend on july 3rd and now 2 weeks later.
>> nelson is speaking out as she searches for answers. i mean, i'm heartbroken. >> i need an answer. i mean, somebody while somebody knows what happened to my was to quiet. i mean, it's a secluded area there's no way that somebody doesn't know what happened. she later learned from the butte county sheriff's office that her son was shot while he was sleeping in his tent with his girlfriend. nelson says it's hard to make sense of it all. >> since dixon was a quiet well-liked guy. bizarre and its. >> it's mind boggling to everyone a memo them. it's just not right. something happened. these are the family that i trusted. and something happened. and nobody's telling >> dixon was well known in the east bay community for his involvement in sports. he graduated from el serino high school in 2019 and was the former quarterback of the football team. he had a college football scholarship at western colorado university. he just loves sports. that's all he talked about. >> you know, his plans and his
hopes in its streams under that saw him his talk about nelson says she won't rest until she finds out who killed her son left hoping. but i will stop until i justice for my baby. taylor kron 4 news. >> well, a sad end to the search for a missing hiker in the point. reyes national seashore. the marin county sheriff's office says search crews found the body of 58 year-old mitra ross early monday morning last seen leaving the bear valley visitor center around 5.30 last night. a concerned family member reported her missing about 4 hours later. several different agencies. also joined in that search. now ross his body was found at 06:00am near the former arch rock area. it's not clear yet how she died. meantime, it's been 11 days since phillip been 11 days since phillip craig check disappear. the 37 seen going for run at pleasanton ridge regional park over the weekend. the alameda county sheriff's office use
nearly 200 people to research areas already checked that includes deep ravines other steep terrain, steel. they haven't come up with any new leads. hundreds of volunteers have also tried to help. developing news wannacry police are investigating the city's 3rd homicide of the year. it happened early sunday morning outside a bar near north main street 4 people were shot. one died at the for us. amanda hari has the latest on that investigation. there. >> right now. police are still trying to piece everything together. they say people are cooperating with the investigation, but because it happened at one 30 in the morning near a bar. some of those people were drinking say don't remember exactly how everything went down. >> this is still an active investigation. so that is not a lot information that i can share walnut creek. police are investigating what led up to. one person dying and 3 others injured in early morning
shooting it happened sunday. june 18th around one 30. you can see in this video just how many officers were outside spoontonic lounge moments after they received multiple calls of shots fired. officers say no one was shot inside of the bar only outside, but they're not sure where the incident started acting lieutenant jeff slater's says they could use some help in the investigation. anyone watching this has any information to share regarding the incident. we would appreciate a phone call officers say the 3 people that were injured are expected to make a full recovery. they say this is rare for walnut creek. this is the city's 3rd homicide of the year and it's only july. the city usually averages between 0, 2, years. they say they don't believe it was a targeted shooting. investigators have determined this was an isolated incident. there's no concern for the community. police tell me this is still an active investigation and they're
learning more every day. so as they have more information. >> they'll be releasing that to the public in walnut creek amanda hari kron 4 news. >> well, the north bay, we now know the names of the 3 people killed in a plane crash friday in napa county. that town of angwin investigators say 73 year-old robert nicholas of riverside county was the pilot. the 2 passengers, his daughter and son-in-law have been identified as sean and james weight, 37 years old from arlington, virginia. the faa says the single engine plane clipped some trees while the pilot was trying to land at airport. the investigation into the crash is still ongoing. over the south bay. one man is dead and another man on the run following a deadly hit and run crash in san jose. san jose. police say the victim was driving down mckee road when another driver speeding up nor 33rd street slam into the victim after running a red light. the victim was ejected from his car and i suspect ditched a
black 2015 infiniti sedan and ran from the scene. now to our coronavirus coverage for more counties in california are now recommending that you wear mask indoors even if you're fully vaccinated in a joint statement to help officers of napa moderate santa cruz. san benito counties. all recommending you wear mask 8. it's going to mean another layer of protection against the more infectious delta variant. this update makes a county. the only bexar county where masks are not currently recommend it. this comes as cases continue to rise here in california. according to the california department of public health. the golden more than 14,000 new cases reported from friday to sunday. california also saw 51 deaths. so far nearly 2300 people are currently hospitalized with the virus so far over 42 million californians have gotten at least one dose of the vaccine when nearly half of those now fully vaccinated. now tf a very big story. it's
just a few hours from now, the city of oakland will meet to consider a vote on a proposed 12 billion dollar. howard terminal ballpark city leaders are all scheduled to meet at 09:00am to vote on that proposal have made it clear in order to stay. they need the dealer. they're going to leave last 5 of the city released a term sheet between the 2 sites say they're still very far apart city staff has recommended that the council at least indoors a tentative development agreement. while the 2 sides continue to negotiate their respective financial obligations. but the council can approve the agreement unless the a's get all bore a spokesperson for oakland. mayor libby schaff sent us a statement in regards to that bill. it reads in part, quote, the city will continue to advocate for a proposal that supports and serves oakland and our entire region provides affordable housing public parks, create jobs and other direct benefits for the community. all with our us top or our taxpayers or the city or county's general funds. you can also track the
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>> well, welcome back. in national news today marks 6 months of the biden administration and the president is directly addressing concerns that his sweeping economic agenda will not lead to inflation this as americans are paying more for food, gas and just other basic needs across the country. washington correspondent shawn hudson joins us with the latest. good morning, russia. >> good morning. president biden says his administration is doing everything it can to address those price increases.
he wants are sure americans that it's only temporary. >> look, we brought this economy back from the brink with just 6 months in office. president biden says his economic agenda is working. >> but there are growing concerns that his policies are leading to inflation. >> our experts believe and the data shows to most of the price increases we've seen our were expected and expected to be temporary. >> the president acknowledged americans are paying more for food gas and other basic needs and says he has a plan to fix it. >> my build back better plan. we'll be a force reach even lower prices for americans looking ahead. >> you suggested the right way to shake this inflation was. another 3.5 trillion and spending. >> on capitol hill. senate republican leader mitch mcconnell says it's the biden agenda that's driving the high costs and prices, families and employers alike. our feeling
the pinch. the president said the u.s. economic recovery hinges on getting the pandemic to get the shot if you're fully vaccinated, you have a high degree of protection. >> and tomorrow the senate is set to take its first vote on that bipartisan infrastructure bill reporting live in washington rashad hudson, back to you. all right. thank you for following that russia. >> well, back here at home, you're waking up. time for the math. 04:16am many of you are planning what to wear your probably planning the next couple of days. and hopefully you haven't skipped ahead to the weekend. already. but we have really got monday. john will tuesday wednesday be any where near as well as we were yesterday. so here's the good news. rain at today it's still going to be a warm one, but we're beginning to work our way out of this hotter trend of weather. >> and the rest of the week ahead of us does look to be a lot cooler especially come wednesday thursday and friday so today we're stila in the midst of the inland heat your
view outside of berkeley right now shows you those gray skies a little bit thicker of a marine layer than yesterday. it's not going to stick around for long, though. so don't expect gray skies all through the day. just some spotty patches of low cloud cover and fog this morning near the coastline right at top. the bay itself. look at the sierra nevada yesterday. it was thunderstorm. lightning strike after lightning strike. there were hundreds of lightning strikes in the sierra also ups fire danger for sea air vent, nevada neighbors. so we're going to be taking a look at that the next couple of days fire crews are going to be moderating since monitoring seeing if they see the smoke rising from those slopes up there. another chance of thunderstorms with us here today. but as this high pressure retreats, it takes with it any thunderstorm potential. so the bay area's not going to be seeing that. we do see a resurgence of a bit of fog this morning, not the fog. yes, of mornings but a little bit more than yesterday. 60's for your daytime highs in san francisco and 50's and 60's right along the coastline today. we'll be
looking at daytime highs in the 60's and 70's for most of our bayshore cities. a few 80's mixed in there, especially for the south bay. we'll find san jose right at 80 degrees in the meantime, santa clara milpitas in sunnyvale cooler than yesterday. more tapping into the ocean and that's a little bit cooler of a field pleasanton livermore as well as walnut creek, danville and conquered all in the 90's while oakland berkeley and richmond. pretty nicely in the low 70's areas like antioch in vacaville still among our warmest in the mid 90's. well, santa rosa down through nevado each in the 80's getting a look ahead at your next 70's here. there's your 80's as soon as tomorrow for our inland areas. so temperatures are in the process of cooling down. we do have another hot one this afternoon. now as for the weekend ahead of us. temperatures warm at times inland. but nothing exceptionally warm definitely no heat waves in this forecast. mostly sunny afternoons in a little bit of partly cloudy to foggy mornings, to be expected.
reyna. john, thank you so much for that. as you are the roads on your tuesday morning. >> we're keeping a close morning commute traveling from the east bay into the city right now. under 11 minutes, no major issues or delays, not tracking any hot spots at this hour. also the san mateo bridge, a nice commute for you no major issues here as we're headed across towards the peninsula. you can do that and a little under. 14 minutes and we'll leave you with a look at the this bridge. but again, the goal to capers also looks nice. and a richmond. sandra fell looks great as well. there we have it about 20 minutes as you're traveling into the city. we'll have more on your morning commute for 19 is the time and turning to our wildfire coverage, at least a dozen wildfires are raging across the state this morning. you can see all throughout california year. they've been burning in northern california and several of them are along the nevada border. kron four's. dan kerman has the latest on the efforts to battle the fires. an early start to california's wildfire season and no let up in sight
today. we have over 200,000 acres. >> burned in the state of california last year at this time. 39,000 acres 5 fold. the number of acres have burned compared to the historic wildfires of 20 20 fueled by dry brush historic drought and extreme heat 7 major wildfires are now burning across california. >> among them, the dixie fire it's burning near 20 eighteen's campfires a significant movement on it. like i said, mainly, because the topography where it's at. and the effect that area. so it's it's still it's still moving pretty they're still struggling to get it under control. >> and now pacific gas and electric has told the cpu see a tree that fell into pg e power lines may have ignited the dixie fire. the tamarack fire is burning south of lake tahoe so far more than 23,000 acres have been charred it. so once again, it's area that's very difficult to fight the can and them out. this regime
seems very, very here in the bay area. burn scars are everywhere. >> and hills remain bone dry. but so far no major wildfires. >> even though we're seeing a lot of the large scale offers burning around the west united states. other parts of california doesn't mean that clear or in the clear here locally. >> firefighters say anyone who remembers what happened last year should be signed up for alerts, getting there. go bags ready and there are evacuation route set. >> the fuels are dry, especially in her upper elevations and as we've seen time and time again. a lot of our more populated areas are impacted by fires that come out of those upper elevations down the valley floors. so that's our concern here locally. and that is why we continue to be prepared of staff during red flag warnings and continue to educate our community about what they can do to be prepared as well. >> fire officials say they're not trying to scare anybody are creating zaya tea. but this is california's reality and people need to be prepared. dan kerman kron 4 news.
there's good news if you're in the market for a new home. >> analysts say the housing market may be on the road to rebalancing. after years of low inventory. high demand at home school her way over the asking price right here in san francisco. metro inventories up more than 3% since may. and up 15% from this time in 2020, the typical home is now worth 1.2 million dollars. that's up nearly 15 and a half percent since last year. well, and san jose de inventory is up nearly 2% from may and up nearly 20% since last year homes, they're worth 1.4 million, which is up 70% since 2020. >> normally you know, rent for home prices are still high in this market, even though we have you know, growing inventory, which isn't necessarily what we see going on at the same time, i think that wild west kind of market has settled down slightly. so i think we are seen. a better
opportunity for buyers right now. analysts say this is the second straight month and housing inventory rose by more than 3% across the country. that includes the bay area. still ahead on the kron 4 morning news covid related infections, hospitalizations and icu admissions are all going up. >> community leaders are now pushing for everyone to get on board. welcome back to the
kron 4 morning news at a time for you now is for 28, 08:00am. >> on a tuesday monday was a very warm one for a lot of us. but i'm hoping based on what john was saying yesterday. if you are watching and listening today will be completely different and we'll start to kind of trend in the downward cooling trend. is that right, john? yes, we're definitely working our way in the right direction. rain that. >> which is nice to see after what was such a hot day yesterday. we'll still be hot for inland areas today, but there are some cool downs to note, especially right along the bay shore and will further cool things down into tomorrow and the remainder of the week after that point now skies this morning are clear enough at least most of our bridges are fine. the closer you get to the coastline. that's where it becomes spotty. as far as visibility goes as of right
now financial district in san francisco looks okay. that cloudy blanket sitting above the city currently and visibility for most areas is okay to kick off this morning. radar shows you dry skies across the region. no chance of thunderstorms in this forecast today up in the sierra nevada, maybe a different case. there is a chance of some thunderstorms up there this afternoon. but bay area working your way out of this month's in moisture back into a pretty normal pattern for us. 50's and 60's for current temperatures with pittsburgh at 62 conquered 61 alameda hayward oakland in livermore each in the upper 50's right now. later today. do still expect some hot temperatures for a few of our inland areas little cooler right along the bay. sure, though, and then we'll be talking even cooler weather, especially for those inland areas. all still to come, reyna don, thanks for that. let's check our bridges for you. look at this heading into the city this morning from the east bay. >> once you reach that stream us axis willing to take a little under 11 minutes to make that drive at 4.