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umbrellas...(grant) tonight we are tracking conditions all across the bay area... lets check in with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow.... with details on how long we'll see this wet weather... lawrence? lawrence karnow: another storm moved into the bay area bringing gusty winds and rain. the rain will continue before turning to showers overnight. plan on delays if you're driving to the sierra. winter storm warnings are up for the western slope of the sierra and a winter weather advisory is up for the greater lake tahoe area. we could see up to 2 feet of snow above 7,000 feet. on the radar you can see the rain moving through the bay area. it was heavy at times as the main cold front moved through. behind the main front showers will continue tonight. on the satellite you can see the cold storm as it drops into california. you can see all of the speckeled clouds with the cold air behind the storm that will keep showers going on and off through tomorrow. it could be a little wet for tomorrow mornings commute. but it looks
more like scattered showers and brief downpours instead of solid rain. highs tomorrow will also be cool and in the 50s. dry weather should return on friday with partly cloudy skies. it looks dry and warmer this weekend with highs in the 50s and 60s. after tomorrow, i don't see any more rain in the next 7 days. (grant) we have team coverage tonight of the storm hitting the bay area... (vicki) kron4 crews are all around the bay area.... tonight we start with kron4's j-r stone he is live in san francisco... j-r how is it out
there? jr intronot coming down as hard now as it was earlier....(call for vo)vowas coming down pretty hard during the rush hour...umbrellas everywhere....everyone trying to stay dry (call for sot)sot back livethe intensity of the rain not nearly as strong as it was earlier....generic tag out... (vicki) and in the east bay...heavy rain also falling there causing slick roads... and making drivers slow down.... kron 4's charles clifford is live for us tonight in berkeley with a look at conditions. charles. yeah. it's actually ok right now. cold, with a light rain falling. but from about midday to sunset its was raining all across the east bay making things especially tough for commuters.tough for things especially bay making across the east its was raining all charles. conditions. with a look at in berkeley tag out...earlier....generic
as it was nearly as strong the rain not the intensity of the rain not nearly as strong as it was earlier....generic tag out... tag out... earlier....generic tag out... (vicki) and in the east bay...heavy rain also falling there causing slick roads... and making drivers slow down.... kron 4's charles clifford is live for us tonight in berkeley with a look at conditions. charles. yeah. it's actually ok right
now. cold, with a light rain falling. but from about midday to sunset its was raining all across the east bay making things especially tough for commuters. everyday, bill johnson commutes on his bike from berkeley to east oakland. in good weather, it takes him about an hour but days like today can be challenging. he doesn't mind riding in the rain but slick roads make other drivers do strange things.the way people are driving it's probably goign to be a circus out there for a little while. so it's probably going to take me 20 minutes . . give or take. . more.it's also cold out tonight which bill says makes the trip even longer.tonight it's colder than usual. usually i don't mind it. . i'm wearing shorts so it's going to be a little cold.johnson wasn't the only who had to deal with a soggy commute. wednesday afternoon, i drove from san francisco to berkeley and it took a depressing 2 and 1/2 hours to make the trip. i was stuck on san francisco surface streets for an hour before finally got on to the bay bridge. then just before emeryville, traffic slowed down again. cars are always backed up on
this stretch but with the rain, everything seems to take twice as long.bill apoints out that although it's rained quite a bit this month, it's nothing compared to last year. sotthis winter has passed me by so fast compared to last winter where i was soaked pretty much every day. this winter is a walk in the park compared to last year.finally a quick look at traffic shows that ?? across the east bay.in berkeley, charles clifford kron 4 news. (grant) and in the south bay..today's rain won't make much of a difference at the vasona reservoir in los gatos. the reservoir is one of the smallest of the valley's ten. and right now is about two thirds full. but the good news is --- ground water is in good shape and water conservation efforts have paid off. (vicki) and make sure you download the kron four mobile
app as we track the rain in the bay area... you can stay on top of the weather and traffic..and get push alerts on breaking news sent right to your phone. (vicki) mayors from across the country boycotted a white house meeting with president trump today. this is coming as the justice department announced a crackdown on 23 sanctuary cities. the d-o-j has threatened subpoenas, if cities do not hand over documents showing they are not withholding information on the immigration status of people in custody. this was the presidents message to the mayors...president donald trump: "the mayors who choose to boycott this event have put the needs of criminal illegal immigrants over law-abiding americans. but let me tell you, the vast majority of people showed up because the vast majority believe in safety for your city."(vicki) the d-o-j is also threatening to withhold federal grant money. the mayors of new orleans and chicago are among those who refused to go to the meeting
earlier today. oakland mayor libby schaff was also critical of the federal governments actions. (grant) tomorrow...go vernor brown will deliver his final state of the state address. earlier this month the governor proposed a 190 billion dollar spending plan. a major push by the governor -- to add billions to the state's rainy day fund... saying the "state must continue to plan and save for the next recession." tomorrow brown is expected to further discuss affordable housing in the state, as well as the effect of climate change in california, and the role that the state has been playing...opposing the trump administration. we will stream the state of the state live tomorrow on our website, kron4 dot com, starting at 10 am. (vicki) san francisco now has its third mayor in less than a month and a half... after the board of supervisors voted last night to remove london breed as interim mayor. (grant) breed's collegaue on the board, mark farrell was named interim mayor... and the change has angered some people. kron four's philippe djegal caught up with farrell on his first full day
as mayor. (philippe) mark farrell says he is fully aware, after being sworn into the mayor's office tuesday night... that he has some work to do -- to mend fences with the supporters of supervisor london breed... who believe breed should not have been voted out by the board of supervisors as interim mayor. she served as mayor following the passing of former mayor ed lee last month. mark farrell/interim mayor- "i completely understand that there were emotions last night, um, and emotions that will continue for some time." farrell says he will work with community leaders to bring the city together. and, although some of breed's supporters believe race played a role in her ouster... farrell says it was more so a potental power conflict as she served as both president of the board of supervisors and mayor.mark farrell/interim mayor- "i chaired the budget committee for four years on the board of supervisors, to have in the power of one individual both the mayor's role as well as the role of president of the board of supervisors, to me that is too much power in one person's
hand. there needs to be checks and balances in the city government. we have it at the federal level, we have it at the state level. we absolutely need to have it here at the local level. more than anything, to give san francisco residents the confidence that we are working hard and doing the job for them every single day." farrell spent part of his first full day in office, meeting with business owners whose shops were damaged in an overnight fire in the west portal neighborhood. there he told those affected that he's advised the office of economc and workforce developoment to activate the small business disaster relief fund to help get those businesses back up and running. farrell will continue to serve as mayor until the citywide june election. in san francisco, philippe djegal, kron four news. (grant) in the east bay... san leandro city manager chris zapata is on paid administrative leave tonight.... following a sexual harassment accusation. the city council unanimously voted to place zapata on leave last night. the woman involved...rose padilla johnson... filed a complaint
with the city back in december... she claims zapata attempted to pressure her into a sexual relationship in exchange for public funding for the organization she oversees. zapata will remain on paid administrative leave until the city council reviews the findings of an independent investigation (grant) police in the east bay are looking for a gunman after a shooting outside of a shopping mall. it happened at the sun- valley mall in concord last night. police say just after 9:00... a group of five people left the "round one" arcade and bowling alley. three men then confronted the group in the parking lot. during that confrontation... one of the suspects took out a gun and started shooting. one victim was hit in the leg, but is expected to be okay. no arrests have been made and police do not have a description of the gunman. (vicki) bail has been lowered for a petaluma man accused of helping his wife commit suicide. a judge lowered david clement's bail from one million to 300- thousand in court this morning. clement was arrested earlier this year after he
reported his wife had hanged herself from a tree in bodega bay. authorities say debra bales attempted suicide multiple times over three days with her husband's help. bales apparently had just come off of opoid medication and feared she would become addicted. clement is being charged with voluntary manslaughter. (grant) coming up... a suspect takes officers on a high speed chase and it ends with a head on collision... why he says he didn't have to stop for police... (vicki) plus... geologists discover an earthquake fault below very popular shopping district in southern california... why they say it's a the seismic risk ... (grant) and after the break... why you soon may have to pay more to cross bay area bridges...
legend has it, the first voyagers arrived on canoes, sailing the seas day and night. they knew where they were going, by watching the clouds move in the sky or the way their boats rocked. that's how the waves and stars would speak to them. guide them. sometimes, you can find your way in the world, by getting lost in it. let your legend begin at aulani, a one-of-a-kind disney resort in hawaii (grant) now an update to a
people... killing one of them. it happened in the bernal heights neighborhood just after 5 last night near holly park. a 20-year-old man and a woman in her early 20's were both shot. the man died at the scene... and the woman remains in the hospital tonight. police do not have a detailed description of the gunman. (vicki) the man found on fire in an alley in san francisco has died. and investigators are still trying to figure out how it happened. the 50-year-old man was found yesterday morning... just a few steps away from the 24th street bart station. witnesses say he was sleeping in the alley... and a short time later he was on fire. police are now checking surveillance cameras in the area... looking to see how the fire started. they are investigating his death as suspicious. (vicki) several business are damaged tonight after a fire in san francisco. the fire happened in the west portal neighborhood early this morning. about 4- businesses were damaged by the fire including a beloved hardware store....papenhausen hardware. firefighters reported the fire on social media last night night shortly after 11 p.m. investigators are still
looking into what caused that fire. (grant) we take this live lok at the bay bridge...and drivers may soon have to pay more to cross lots of bay area bridges. today, bay area transportation officials gave the green light to the toll increase... haaziq madyun reports. sotthe resolution has been approved. the metropolitan transportation commission's bay area toll authority, regional-measure-3 will be placed on the june
rentschler/mtc spokesperson: "it is bay area funds raised here staying in the bay area"> mtc spokesperson randy rentschler describes how that $4 1/2 billion dollars (grant)(grant)(grant) homeowners in some bay area cities can apply for seismic retrofit grants. this is an effort to make sure homes can withstand the next big earthquake. the grants are worth up to three-thousand dollars... and applies to wood-framed homes built before 19-79. retrofits typically cost more four or five thousand... so homeowners will need to pay for some of the work out of pocket. registration ends february 23rd. to find out if your home qualifies... go to our website at kron-4 dot com. (vicki) new at nine... california geologists are concerned about a new earthquake fault they recently found. the fault runs below a popular shopping district in beverly hills on rodeo drive with gucci, prada and other luxury stores. the california geological survey's final map has the
santa monica fault zone cutting through the so-called "golden triangle" between santa monica and wilshire boulevards. "when you have an area that says you're at a greater seismic risk, then it allows the state with greater confidence to say that this is an area that requires further investigation...if you're on the fault, there's an excellent chance that if the fault ruptures...it's going to affect the foundation of your building...so people, they deal with that by developing different type of foundation." (vicki) the fault is reportedly capable of producing a magnitude 7 earthquake... experts believe the most recent major earthquake on the fault occurred 1000 to 3000 years ago. (grant) now to our four zone forecast... as we take this live look outside at the embarcadero... joining us now is chief meteorologist lawrence karnow... lawrence karnow: another storm
moved into the bay area bringing gusty winds and rain. the rain will continue before turning to showers overnight. plan on delays if you're driving to the sierra. winter storm warnings are up for the western slope of the sierra and a winter weather advisory is up for the greater lake tahoe area. we could see up to 2 feet of snow above 7,000 feet. on the radar you can see the rain moving through the bay area. it was heavy at times as the main cold front moved through. behind the main front showers will continue tonight. on the satellite you can see the cold storm as it drops into california. you can see all of the speckeled clouds with the cold air behind the storm that will keep showers going on and off
through tomorrow. it could be a little wet for tomorrow mornings commute. but it looks more like scattered showers and brief downpours instead of solid rain. highs tomorrow will also be cool and in the 50s. dry weather should return on friday with partly cloudy skies. it looks dry and warmer this weekend with highs in the 50s and 60s. after tomorrow, i don't see any more rain in the next 7 days.
(grant) now to a horrific story out of south sacramento... investigators are offering a 12-thousand dollar reward for any information leading to the arrest of the person...respon sible for the brutal abuse of a four month old puppy... a man walking along a bike path found the puppy's body and reported it to animal control... animal control officers are calling this one of the worst cases they've seen n sacramento... (vicki) still ahead... some people in one east bay community... outraged tonight at how amazon deliveries are being handled.we'll tell you where some of their packages are ending up. (grant) and after the break we'll show you local toy r us stores that are closing their doors for good around the bay area...
at stanford health care, we can now simulate the exact anatomy of a patient's brain before surgery. if we can do that, imagine what we can do for seizures. and if we can fix damaged heart valves without open heart surgery, imagine what we can do for an irregular heartbeat, even high blood pressure. if we can use analyze each patient's breast cancer to personalize their treatment, imagine what we can do for the conditions that affect us all. imagine what we can do for you. (grant) tonight on four
your money... you may have to shell out a little more money if you want you child to attend a u-c school...(vicki) the university of california will be voting to raise tuition... at its 10 campuses... for the second straight year. the vote scheduled for today... has been pushed to may. the board of regents say it's necessary to raise tuition to compensate for state funding cuts. the proposed increase is just under 350- dollars a year for áin-state students. and just under a thousand for áout-of-state students. the regents approved a similar increase last january. (grant) toys -r-us has announced which stores will be closing as part of its reorganization plans. the company declared bankruptcy last year and now we know that nine bay area stores are on the list of closures. here is the list of the stores in the bay area. they include the stores in pinole... pittsburg... san rafael... brentwood... fairfield...emer yville... east san jose... san jose and union city. this
is part of a plan to close 182 stores. the company says that some of these stores could be saved if they are able to renegotiate some lease terms. the going-out-of- business sales are expected to begin sometime next month. (vicki) starbucks is preparing to give its employees the raise they requested. c-e-o kevin johnson announced today that workers are set to receive two raises this year along with new benefits. both hourly and salary employees will get their second raise in april following their annual january wage increase. raises will depend on regional factors such as cost of living and local minimum wage. this is part of starbucks 120-million-dollar investment in raising pay which was accelerated by the new tax law. (vicki) coming up... a high speed chase ends in violent rollover crash... the suspect lucky to be alive but it's what he did after the crash that has police and witnesses shaking their heads... (grant) plus... find out what was found in the drinking
around the bay area. (grant) lets check in with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow with a look at how your morning commute is going to be, lawrence? lawrence karnow: another storm moved into the bay area bringing gusty winds and rain. the rain will continue before turning to showers overnight. plan on delays if you're driving to the sierra. winter storm warnings are up for the western slope of the sierra and a winter weather advisory is up for the greater lake tahoe area. we could see up to 2 feet of snow above 7,000 feet. on the radar you can see the rain moving through the bay area. it was heavy at times as the main cold front moved through. behind the main front showers will continue tonight. on the satellite you can see the cold storm as it drops into california. you can see all of the speckeled clouds with the cold air behind the storm that will keep showers going on and off through tomorrow. it could be a little wet for tomorrow mornings commute. but it looks more like scattered showers and brief downpours instead of solid rain. highs tomorrow will also be cool and in the 50s. dry weather should return on friday with partly cloudy skies. it looks dry and warmer this weekend with highs in the 50s and 60s. after tomorrow, i don't see any more rain in the next 7 days. (vicki) and make sure you
download the kron four mobile app as we track the rain in the bay area... you can stay on top of the weather and traffic..and get push alerts on breaking news sent right to (grant) a health warning in the east bay... the berkeley unified school district is taking action tonight... after lead was found in the drinking water at some of its schools. only one school -- willard middle school -- had lead levels exceeding state standards.. four other schools found some traces of lead in their water fountains... and those were also closed off to students. the school district says they are holding
the schools at an even higher standard for lead than the state. (grant) here are is the list of the schools affected. again -- willard middle school berkeley high school hopkins preschool jefferson elementary school john muir elementary school leconte elementary (vicki) google is moving ahead with plans to build a mega-campus in downtown san jose. many current residents are worried about the impact it will have on housing. south bay affordable housing advocates... staged a rally in the heart of google's sprawling mountain view campus. they are voicing concerns about the company's ambitious expansion plans in downtown san jose. google
plans to build six- million - square- feet of office space ... where some 20-thousand people are expected to work... maria fernandez/silicon valley rising: "...we're just saying look public land for public good. if you're going to be taking our public land, if you're going to be coming to san jose. we need you to make some real commitments about the affect that your project is going to have."(vicki) activists say, the company's proposed mega campus in downtown san jose .... will lead to rent hikes and evicitions. they demand that google set aside 25- percent of any possible housing built for people who live there now. they are also calling on the city of san jose ... to drive a hard bargain with google. (grant) with package thefts running rampant in parts of the bay area...there is new reason to be concerned. some people in the east bay say packages are being tossed around like rag dolls...left nowhere near people's front doors. kron 4's dan kerman reports.. if you ever wondered how careful some delivery drivers are with your amazon packages,
take a look at this this home security video shows a driver literally dropping this package on the ground inside this jbl speaker.sot i was livid, ihave not shopped from amazon sinceeven worse says danville resident ricky helton is where the package was left not at the door, in fact no where near the door, but steps from the streetsot ricky helton/danville resident 27-34 this is obviously why so many people are driving around town taking people's packages because they make it so easy for themother danville residents with the same problem are posting to social media and sending photos of amazon packages seemingly dumped at the end of the driveway or nestled on top of a garbage can sot jennifer gidwani /danville resident 45-53one of my neighbors posted on next door she saw the driver pull up and toss the package out the window and keep driving and when she said something he gave her the finger and ran a stop sign danville resident jennifer gidwani came home one night to find an amazon package no
where near her front door but on the end of the driveway between a bush and a rock another time she found an amazon package at the end of the driveway sitting in the pouring rain, despite the fact that her front door is covered from the elements.soti think they are in a hurry and trying to do it faster and cheaper than ups or fed ex and maybe amazon is getting what they pay for here. standup dan kerman/ danville 122-132amazon tells kron 4 "we have very high standards for our delivery service providers and expect every package to be handled with care. we are addressing this with the delivery service provider." (vicki) in national news... tonight we're learning new details on the young gunman involved in tuesday's deadly high school shooting in western kentucky... the 15-year-old alleged shooter will be classified as a youthful offender... so the county attorney can charge him as an adult. the shooting happened tuesday morning at marshall county high school. police say the young gunman walked on campus... armed with a handgun, and started shooting. two students were killed and 16 others were injured... a couple minutes later... the shooter was detained and
arrested... the gunman's been charged with two counts of murder and 12 counts of first degree assault.... (grant) larry nassar, a once prominent doctor for u-s- a gymnastics and michigan state university... will spend the rest of his life, behind bars for sexually assaulting young athletes. the judge sentenced nassar up to 175 years in prison for molesting young girls and women under the guise of medical treatment. and earlier this evening michigan state president lou anna simon announced her resignation... in the wake of the scandal involving larry nassar... many of the victims accused michigan state of mishandling past complaints about nassar. nassar listened to more than 160 powerful and emotional statements... he addressed his victims before being taken away.
my days.">(grant) the michigan attorney general plans to investigate how michigan state handled years of allegations against nassar. and the n-c-double-a is conducting its own review. (vicki) the southern california couple-- accused of keeping their 13 children in a torture house-- cannot have ááany contact with their children. david and louise turpin appeared in state superior court in riverside this morning for a hearing... that only lasted four minutes... the judge outlined the criminal protective order against the turpins. it bars them from contacting ááany of the children for the next three years. the turpins wore street clothes during the hearing with their wrists and ankles shackled to their chairs. both parents are expected back in court for a status conference next month. (vicki) a high speed chase ended in a violent, head-on collision in arizona today. you can see the suspect's car -- spinning out of control in
a cloud of smoke. authorities had been in pursuit after observing the driver speeding on the freeway. he was reportedly on the phone with officials during the chase -- insisting that he was a "sovereign citizen" not bound by the law. after exiting the freeway and crashing -- the suspect tried to run away and blend in with witnesses. he acted like he wasn't the driver but authorities quickly arrested him. (grant) still ahead... the n-f-l rejects a veteran group's ad for the super bowl... find out why they are calling it "too political" (gary sports tease)tease)(gary sports (gary sports tease)
day..atllantas chipper jones....montreals and anahim angel vladimer guerro.............jim 612 home runs thome...and san diego reliever trevor hoffman are going inwhile obviouly the best all around player of the bunch barry bonds only received 56 percent of the votes......you need 75 percent to enter the hall. the bonds story well documented...b aseballs only 7 time mvp was on the fast track through the i90's...bewfore so the legend goes he grew jeaolous of the fame acconpaming mark mcguire iand sammy sosa when in 1998
they became the talk of sports in what we learened to be their steroid induced home run totals......bonds went the same route and in 2002...hit a record 73home runs..on his way to breaking hank aarons all time record this was bonds 6th time on the ballot...he will have 4 more yearsv of eligiobility. bonds all around gteatness never questioned....but older voters appear stuck on bonds cheated...no way.....educated guess as younger voters become more prevalent....they will look at bonds number and maybe sneak him in...year...10..... its been a tough year for relationsships between nba players and officials...last night kevin durant ejected for the 4th time this year....after the game saying he is being targeted by the refeeres......to his credit he caught himself today(sot: durant) "i looked at the plays, a couple of techs, the plays and i was being an (blank-hole) last night. i was being a jerk. he was, he was, that one foul they has wasn't
a foul. i shouldn't have slammed the ball down like i did. i can go back and say i was being a jerk last night and i deserve whatever the league is going to throw at me." the warriors are champions...complaiiong is for champions...complaiiong is for losers....this certainly won't stick because people love the warriors and they are winning....if they were a losing franchise last night would be a big deal...media would be all over it.....when you win...no prpbalem..warriors host boston tomorrow night. coming upthere you are scrolling through your emails when this happens hi, roll your window down, is your license handy? there is an ongoing crackdown on distracted drivers in san francisco, i can show you to avoid this happening to you in the next edition of people behaving badly
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california households with at least one resident who receives snap or ssi benefits may qualify for home internet at a discounted rate of $10 a month. no commitment, deposit, or installation fee. visit att.com/accessnow to learn more. (grant) a veterans group says the n-f-l rejected its super bowl ad... after they asked them to place an ad in the big game program book... anna wier-nicki reports...the n-f-l refused to run it because it was too political. marion polk with "american veterans" says his message is simplesotmarion polk/national commander, american veterans "amvets": "just to get the american people to please stand." but polk says those two words-"please stand"-are átoo political for the nfl polk says the league rejected áthis full page ad from running in its super bowl program.sotmarion
polk/national commander, american veterans "amvets": "they did not think that was an appropriate ad for the program. and so they actually requested us to change that to another phrase and we decided that we wasn't going to do that, that we were going to keep it as it was as "please stand"."polk says the ad is in response to nfl players protesting racial inequality and injustice by kneeling during the performance of the national anthem before the start of games.nats pop - national anthembut when the eagles and the patriots face off next week in minneapolis, "amvets" ad won't be in the official program.sotmarion polk/national commander, american veterans "amvets": "our first amendment rights were violated by them not running our ad the way we wanted it."nfl spokesman brian mccarthy said in a statement the super bowl program has "never been a place for advertising that could be considered by some as a political statement"going on to say the nfl has "long supported the military and veterans"sotpercy elhosseine: "i think it's a nice platform for them to get their message across."percy elhosseine plans
on watching the super bowl.he says both sides--the players kneeling in protest áand amvets askng them not to--have the right to express their own opinion.sotpercy elhosseine: "if we are allowed to express our thoughts and our feelings about issues, based on the first amendment then this falls right inline."the nfl says they offered to change the wording of the ad to "please stand for our veterans", but after amvets rejected their proposals, they went ahead and printed the programs.in washington, i'm anna wiernicki. lawrence karnow: another storm moved into the bay area bringing gusty winds and rain. the rain will continue before turning to showers overnight. plan on delays if you're driving to the sierra. winter storm warnings are up for the western slope of the sierra and a winter weather advisory is up for the greater lake tahoe area. we could see up to 2 feet of snow above 7,000 feet. on the radar you can see the rain moving through the bay area. it was heavy at times as the main cold front moved through. behind the main front showers will continue tonight. on the satellite you can see the cold storm as it
drops into california. you can see all of the speckeled clouds with the cold air behind the storm that will keep showers going on and off through tomorrow. it could be a little wet for tomorrow mornings commute. but it looks more like scattered showers and brief downpours instead of solid rain. highs tomorrow will also be cool and in the 50s. dry weather should return on friday with partly cloudy skies. it looks dry and warmer this weekend with highs in the 50s and 60s. after tomorrow, i don't see any more rain in the next 7 days.
(grant) new at nine: of all the cities...san francisco has the highest rate of severe traffic injuries and deaths in california.(vicki) and according to vision zero... 80 percent of the crashes... are the result of distracted drivers... so the city is fighting back with a series of crackdowns..... according to the sfmta there are 12 hundred intersections in the city of san francisco, so picture drivers like this at every single intersection scrolling through their phones, checking emails and left and right swiping .people so distracted they never see this cominghi, roll your window down, is your license handy? san francisco police traffic officers were out in force near the intersection of octavia and haight streets looking for distracted drivers on foot and
on motorcycles.(welp) strike that to say they were looking is an understatement, let's say they were finding them everywhere. hands free devices are a must you have to have a cradle when you're operating the phone , scrolling you phone, checking your phone it has to be on a cradle it.. this is part of vision zero sf, the sfmta received slightly over one hundred and eleven thousand dollars from the national safety council to use for education hi (hi) we're out here for distracted driving (oh thank you) that's a hand out from vision zero so hand free cell phones (oh) ok perfect thank you . oh and by the way the lapdog is another form of distraction vision zeros goal is to have zero traffic related death by the year 2024 and the biggest contributor are distracted drivers this driver actually had a phone cradleyes i had a cradle i literally was stopped
i pulled it out to look at an email i was stopped homeboy came up right behind me... how you doing today, you can't have your phone in your hand while you're driving ok hold on i'll be right back oh yea i talked to some of the drivers that were stoppedmorning i'm with channel 4 how you doing you don't want to talk to me, your hand's not going to stop me from recording .i'll have more in an upcoming edition of i was looking at my emails people behaving badly oh and by the way more of these are planned . so don't be distracted in san francisco stanley roberts kron 4 news (grant) dozens of families who have children with down syndrome packed a tattoo parlor in sacramento to get inked with a symbol of solidarity.(vicki) several weeks ago, a group of moms with the downs syndrome information alliance gathered to get the tattoo... three simple arrows that signify the
third extra chromosome that causes the delayed development of children with down syndrome. and then it just morphed into a fundraiser. they are calling them tribe tattoos... one woman decided to get the tattoo to support her 16 year old sister. vanessa miharas, getting tattoo for sister: "it's a great cause i felt why not get a tattoo to represent her...and how beautiful she is."(vicki) all the proceeds go to the down syndrome information alliance. .... (grant) up next... first it was neil diamond now elton john will be retiring from concert touring... details on when you can see him last in his 300-date world tour...
(vicki) music icon elton john says he is going on a massive, 300-date world tour ... and after that, he'll retire from touring altogether. the 70-year-old singer- songwriter made the announcement at a news conference earlier today. john says he wants to spend more time focused on his family. he's been touring since he was 17-years-old and has sold more than 300-million albums worldwide. john is calling it his "farewell yellow brick road tour." he will stop in the bay area next january with shows in oakland and san jose. tickets go on sale next friday, february second. (grant) your next box of cereal could now be turned into a simple machine... general mills partnered with rube goldberg... and put out
cereal boxes that can be transformed into one of six rube goldberg-type machines. the specially-marked boxes include cheerios, cinnamon toast crunch, cocoa puffs, cookie crisp, lucky charms, and reese's puffs. each box includes instructions -- meant to be fun and easy -- to promote science, technology, engineering, and math education. and if you post a photo of your machine on instagram or the general mills cereal facebook page ... you get a chance to win a college scholarship. (grant) that wraps up kron4 news at nine..(vicki) pam moore and steve aveson joins us now with kron 4 news at ten...guys? ((pam)) thank you grant and vicki...next at ten.. we are tracking the storm. rain still falling in parts of the bay area tonight...and more rain is on the way for the morning commute.we have crews on both sides of the bay... and our chief meteorologist lawrence karnow has your four zone forecast.175
years...that's how long a doctor who sexually assaulted 150 athletes will spend behind bars.tonight...we have reaction from northern california gymnasts who say they are glad justice was served.((pam))plus..we follow interim san francisco mayor mark farrell on his first official day on the job.why he says he's ready to do the job until a new mayor is voted in. ((steve))don't go away...hour three of kron 4 news in primetime starts right after the break.
(pam) a wall of rain pushing its way through the bay area.now at ten: we are tracking the storm with team coverage. (steve)scattered showers the main concern overnight and into tomorrow. the morning commute is going to be slick. (pam) chief meterologist lawerence karnow says, some rainbows could be coming our way tomorrow. thank you for joining us tonight.. im pam moore.(steve)im steve aveson.but let's check in to see what is going on right now. lawrence where is this storm system at? lawrence karnow: another storm
moved into the bay area bringing gusty winds and rain. the rain will continue before turning to showers overnight. plan on delays if you're driving to the sierra. winter storm warnings are up for the western slope of the sierra and a winter weather advisory is up for the greater lake tahoe area. we could see up to 2 feet of snow above 7,000 feet. on the radar you can see the rain moving through the bay area. it was heavy at times as the main cold front moved through. behind the main front showers will continue tonight. on the satellite you can see the cold storm as it drops into california. you can see all of the speckeled clouds with the cold air behind the storm that will keep showers going on and off through tomorrow. it could be a little wet for tomorrow mornings commute. but it looks more like scattered showers and brief downpours instead of solid rain. highs tomorrow will also be cool and in the 50s. dry weather should return on friday with partly cloudy skies. it looks dry and weekend with 50s and 60s. after don't see any more rain in the next 7 days.