tv KRON 4 News at 8am KRON December 14, 2018 8:00am-9:01am PST
of weather and traffic... looking at clear skies to start the day followed by showers increasing late in the day into the overnight hours. temperatures will be a touch cooler than they have been only peaking in the 50's and low 60's. tomorrow a few spotty showers likely before heavy rainfall at times into sunday to finish the weekend. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 bridge wb 80 is spots. bay no major hot
the weekend. sunday to finish times into sunday to finish the weekend. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
toll to 101 ( darya ) another big story this morning... the oakland raiders need a new place to play next year... ( james ) the team is weighing their options... as an alameda county supervisor says regarless of what happens the county wants out of the sports business. kron 4's will tran is live at the raiders headquarters in alameda with the latest.. will? ( will )raiders have said they
are not going to play at the coliseum after the city sued the raiders and the nfl for the raiders move to vegas now alameda county officials are saying they are ne with the raiders .county supervisor nate miley says the county h other priorities including the homeless problem.santa clara county officials are reviewing their laws to see if the raiders could play next year at levi's stadium .. sharing the faculty with the niners for one season uc berkeley's stadium is too small and the university has ordinances preventing nfl games from playing there anyway
( darya ) more issues this morning at an east bay school where heaters were not working in classrooms. the heat is back on at treeview elementary in hayward, but now its causing a new problem. the principle sent out a note to families about how the heating system is overheating floor tiles causing asbestos tiles
to be exposed. school officials say its safe for kids to go back in the classrooms today. < abestos, i understand parents concerns. it's a very scary work. but abestos is in our building materials and in our homes. when not disturbed the tiles are not harmful to be around. >( darya ) school officials say the children were put in temporary portable rooms ...while crews worked to seal the floors in the affected classrooms. ( james )on the peninsula.... menlo park police have arrested a 36-year-old man from ohio in connection to the stabbing death of a woman. francisco wolke is in jail... charged with suspicion of murder. police say on wedesday wolks stabbed and killed a woman living in a
home along the 9-hundred block of valparaiso avenue. police say wolke was wanted in connection to a 20-14 prowling and drug charge out of santa clara. the san mateo county coroners office has not released the name of the victim. ( james ) mountain view police are asking for additional victims and witnesses to step forward after a sunnyvale man was arrested... accused of molesting a young girl nearly two decades ago. the victim, who is now an adult, came forward recently after she told a colleague about repeated assualts by jose contreras.contreras, now 43 years old, was the victims neighbor when her family lived on rich avenue in the early 2000s. according to the woman, contreras would molest her when she would take out the trash. this is not the first time contreras has been accused of molestation... police are still investigating that case. ( james ) a california lawmaker is being accused of child cruelty after he says he spanked his seven-year-old daughter. fresno police say they found evidence of an injury on the girl and
arrested joaquin (uh-ram- bu-luh) arambula. the father of three says he spanked his daughter for acting out... and she went to school angry about the incident. the girl reportedly told school officials her dad had caused the injury... and administrators called chld protective serives. police talked to joaquin and his wife about the incident and joaquin was arrested. ( darya ) a big story this morning... police across the country and here in the bay area were on high alert yesterday after threatening emails were sent to multiple businesses. the threats were demanding bitcoin payment.. sent to at least 20 businesses in san francisco... including our building here on front street. those businesses ranged from offices.. financl instutions.. a parking garage and some bio and tech corporations. the threats focused on the financial distrct and in fisherman's wharf. the san francisco fire credit union and the jewish community center on california street evacuated as
a precaution. several hours later all the locations were determined to be safe... police did not find any bombs. police say the threats appeared to be a hoax. s-f-p-d is working with other agencies across the country to determine who sent the email. ( james )happening today... the week-long strike by thousands of kaiser mental health professionals is expected to end. demonstrators have been taking part in protests at medical centers and offices in the bay area and across california. workers are protesting what they say is a lack of staffing. union representatives say patients have to wait a month or more for follow-up appointments because there aren't enough clinicians. they say kaiser needs to hire hundreds more workers. ( james )happening now... the salvation army's santa shopping spree is going on at the target in colma. ( darya ) kron 4's yoli aceves is live with the details. yoli? children help lead shopping spree to ensure age appropriate gifts are chosena young-professional, energetic group of local "elves" is
answering a call to help ensure underprivileged youth have something special to unwrap on christmas day, while teaching their own children the idea of giving back.the effort, called "dig deep sf," is unlike a typical toy drive. first, the "elves" fundraise tens-of-thousands of dollars from their networks of friends and colleagues. second, they take the money and purchase toys appropriate for older youth often overlooked in most toy drive efforts - children 8 to 12 years old - where a teddy bear or tonka truck just won't suffice. the dig deep elves hand-pick the toys that kids really want: ipods, make-up, cameras, sports jerseys and equipment - understanding that underprivileged kids have the same wishes for toys as more fortunate children do. to do this, they bring along their own children to guide the shopping choices: applying their own toy desires to help a child in need. the santa shopping spree takes place at target in colma / 5001 junipero serra blvd., where elves help purchase hundreds of toys using funds they've raised in the last two weeks. the toys are distributed at the salvation army's "toy & joy shop" on dec. 19.
( james )still ahead on the kron 4 morning news .... a burglary attempt of an east bay apple store gone wrong. we'll show you what happened. ( james )plus... the east bay skyline could be getting a makeover... if a proposal gets approved. ( james )and after the break... officials are narrowing down the search for the romaine lettuce e-coli outbreak. (ácommercialá) it's a brand new morning
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yes for less. (james)(darya) welcome back. let's get a check of the weather this morning... morning...weather this check of the weather this morning... looking at clear skies to start the day followed by showers increasing late in the day into the overnight hours. temperatures will be a touch cooler than they have been only peaking in the 50's and low 60's. tomorrow a few spotty showers likely before heavy rainfall at times into sunday to finish the weekend.
4's charles clifford explains what stopped the theives. according to the berkeley police department, this uhaul truck smashed into the front doors of the apple store along 4th street around 330 thursday morning. the collision apparently triggereed a buglary alarm and officers arrived a short time later but the driver of the uhual had already fled the scene empty handed.sotthe engine was still running. there's actually a gate inside the glass windows. the truck didn't penatrate that so the suspects left. they didn't get inside.this isn't the first time this has happened here. back in 2014, a car smashed through the front of the store early in the morning. in that case, the driver made it through the security gate and proceeded to steal several items. no suspects were identified in that case.by thursday afternoon, the apple store had reopeneed. the broken glass had been removed and temporary wood doors were installed. the police department now says they are attempting to identify any suspects by tracking down who rented the uhual and by looking for surveillance video.sotwe are
talking to other businesses to see if they have video surveillance or if anyone saw anything.they also say that even though no items were taken from the apple store, the culprits could face multiple charges.sotdepending on the evidence could be attempted burglary. could be vandalism ( darya )( darya ) mental health is a main focus for schools across butte county after the camp fire. right now the county's office of education is dealing with the victims' trauma. school officials say it now has a officials say it now has a large collection of counselors
and physicians ready to meet with students, teachers, and staff. teachers say overall students are happy to be back in class, struggling trauma. ( darya ) ( darya ) school officials say staying connected is what will help the whole community get through this trying time. ( james )new this morning... some important recall information for toyota owners. the auto maker recalled nearly 90-thousand land cruisers and lexus l-x-5-70 vehicles from the past decade. it's all over a safety issue that involves the front passenger seatbelt. over time, the seatbelt's tension sensor might not work properly. toyota is working on a remedy, and will notify owners by mid-february. also-- about 44-thousand 20-18 and 20-19 tacoma trucks have been recalled. toyota says there is an issue with the
brakes that could increase your risk of crashing. toyota dealers will replace the brake master cylinder at no cost. owners of the involved vehicles will be notified by late january. earlier this week toyota announced a safety recall of some corollas, sequoias, tundras and lexus s-c vehicles. ( darya )(ááávidboxááá) u-s health officials have traced the e-coli outbreak in romaine lettuce to at least three california counties on the central coast. officials say a reservoir at adams brothers farms in santa barbara county tested positive for the bacteria. owners are cooperating with the investigation. regulators say other farms are likely involved too in san benito and monterey counties. consumers should keep checking the label before buying romaine the f-d-a says 59 people have been sickened by the outbreak. ( james )up next... the area around levi's staidum is
cooler than they have been only peaking in the 50's and low 60's. tomorrow a few spotty showers likely before heavy rainfall at times into sunday to finish the weekend. ( darya )( darya )happening today --- it's good news for all you procrastinators out there. today is "free shipping day."(ááboxesáá) the shopping holiday is one of your last chances to save big on presents before the holidays. both big and small retailers offer free shipping and some other discounts today. more than 1-thousand retailers in fact are expected
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weather and traffic... looking at clear skies to start the day followed by showers increasing late in the day into the overnight hours. temperatures will be a touch cooler than they have been only peaking in the 50's and low 60's. tomorrow a few spotty showers likely before heavy rainfall at times into sunday to finish the weekend. no major hot spots. bay bridge
wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james ) in the east bay... concord police are looking for man they say jumped the counter and grabbed cash at a subway shop. the incident happened wednesday... police say this man and an employee got into an arguement about not having enough money to pay for his meal. that's when the man reportedly psuhed the employee out of the way... grabbed the
cash drawer and ran off. the drawer was found nearby... but the money was gone. ( james )also in the east bay.. el cerrito police are on the hunt for this suspected porch pirate. police say this man showed up to a home in an older model silver toyota.. and stole mail. (2-shot) ( darya )the skyline in the east bay could change dramatically... if the city of emeryville approves a proposed skyscraper near the i-80 east highway exit. ( james ) kron 4's ( james ) kron 4's gabe slate talked with some locals... who are not too thrilled about the problems it could bring. these are artist renderings of what the proposed 54-story skyscraper in emeryville would like. it would be the tallest
building in the east bay. the tower would fill just under 4 acres, it would offer 638-residential units, 16 stories of the building would be dedicated office space, the project will include a new half-acre public park. here's a map of where this proposed skyscraper would be. it's just off highway 80 eastbound, the powell street exit, it's just north of the ikea in emeryville. here's a ground video look so here's highway 80 eastbound, this is powell street, the iconic denny's here right off the highway and then this is where the skyscraper would be behind this 76 gas station. part of the proposal is a built in parking lot with over 1,000 spaces with over 600 housing units and than many parking spots this building will add more traffic to the area. and if you commute through the east bay near berkeley and emeryville during commute hours you know this is one of the worst traffic areas in the bay area already so i asked locals what they thought about this proposed project is the desperately needed housing worth the extra
traffic ? sound from locals about this skyscraper in emeryville - a senior planner with the city of emeryville told me that the city manager's office told them no one from the city could do on- camera interviews about this proposed skyscraper, but they told me if it's approved it would groundbreaking would not start for another 2.5 years. also, they pointed out that this is not a done deal, the planning commission has 2-4 more study sessions to learn about this proposal. and, the proposal, could be denied outright or the city could make the developer make changes there will also be several meetings for the public to come and weigh in. in emeryville gabe slate kron 4 news. ( darya )the area around levi's stadium will soon have a new look... all thanks to a new re-development project by santa clara city officials.
everyone isn't so happy about the new project though. some long-time businesses say they are being forced out because of it. the project plans to build things like shops, hotels and offices along the strip. this would affect businesses on 51-hundred block of stars and stripes drive, right across the street from levi's stadium.
and non-profits. she will speak at a workshop hosted by the silicon valley chapter of public allies... and recount the organization's impact on her life. public allies... a 25-year-old non- profit... focuses on guiding young people into education and leadership roles. the event is not open to the public. her book tour will include an event at the s-a-p center in san jose tonight at 8 p.m. ( darya ) in national headlines. the department of education is set to erase 150-million dollars' worth of student debt. officials will do so thanks to an obama-era rule called the borrower defense to repayment. that benefits students who were taken advantage of by
for-profit colleges.about 15- thousand lenders will benefit from this move. they were in schools that shut down while during the time they were still enrolled. education secretary betsy devos tried to block the rule for months. however about two months ago, a federal judge ordered the rule be re- implemented. ( james )still ahead... some kids from the bay area got a special oppurtunity to do some holiday shopping with the help of a major bay area celebrity. ( james )plus... ski resorts in lake tahoe are expected to be packed this weekend. we head to the slopes and talk live with stephanie myers at northstar ski resort. ( james )and... outdoor ice rink set to open today in the east bay. we'll show you where... after the break. ( james )checking the markets this morning... the dow is... (ácommercialá) looking at clear skies to
today... oakland's first ever outdoor holiday ice rink will open in downtown. this is video of the ice rink being constructed. the will be celebrations to mark the opening tonight at 6:30 at the corner of 9th and washington streets. organizers are hpoing to make this an annual tradition. the rink will be open everyday from 10 a-m to 10 p-m everyday from be open everyday from 10 a-m to 10 p-m until january 6th. ( darya )coming up on the kron 4 morning news ... we hear from stephanie myers of from stephanie myers of northstar ski resort... to get a live look at conditions in the sierra. (ácommercialá) ( darya ) this weekend... you
might be thinking about getting away from the bay area ... and heading up to the sierra. there is a lot of snow on the ground ... which is great for resorts.( darya ) northstar ski resort representative stephanie myers joins us now live via skype ... with more on the snowy conditions. good morning stephanie myers. ( james ) thanks stephanie.
bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james ) now to a story you will only see on kron 4. two dozen lucky children got a shopping spree at the tanforan mall.( darya ) they also got to spend time with celebrity chef, tv-host, restauranteur and steph curry's wife... ayesha. kron 4's alecia reid has the story. what a day for these children.
they knew they won a shopping spree, but had no idea they were also about to shop with a celebrity.pkgput this in your basketthis holiday ... ayesha curry helped these excited children shop for themselves, and their loved ones.i'm getting myself stuff and my mom it took a while for afiya shaikh to figure out what to get. the celebrity chef and mom took time to help the young girl fill her basket.you know on tv people arent usually what they seem to be. but then i met her and she was so sweet and nice. she doesnt even seem like a celebrity to me.i feel so grateful to be able to lend a helping hand and be able to do thiseach of the 25 children got $100 gift cards. and with a specal discount, could spend up to 150.we wanna stretch those dollars for themthe heartwarming event left the james denman middle-schoolers all smiles.it's a dream come true. i feel like i;m a really lucky personi've always wanted to meet the curry's so it was like a dream come truethis is awesome this giving spree is thanks to partnership between j-c penny, ayesha curry, and no kid hungry charity.this is
a blessing. it's amazingstandup in addition to their shopping spree, each child took home cookware and comforter sets from ayesha's home collection. reporting live from san francisco ... ar .... kron 4 news. and here's a live look outside... golden gate bridge... (ácommercialá) all tyson any'tizers chicken,
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powered "go-bikes" are coming to san jose. there will be over 120 new "pedal-assist" bikes --- which can reach a top speed of 18 miles per hourd and they will be added to the existing fleet of ford go-bikes across the city. membership for access to the bikes in san francisco, oakland, san jose and emeryville will cost you 15 dollars a month, or two dollars for a single ride. ( darya ) the organizers of the mavericks surf contest are close to deciding whether or not the big wave compeition
off the coast of half moon bay will be held next week.( james ) the original plan was to hold the competiton on monday but a large swell is due monday that could pose a risk to not only surfer... but for spectators as well. officials are looking at the possibilty of holding the contest on tuesday or thursday. the swells are predicited to be 60 feet... and the water of the coast can be a treacherous area. ( james ) back in 2010 a rogue wave swamped the beach injuring many spectators... so now as a precaution when the
maverick's surf contest is on....the county closes off the beach and the cliffs to the public. you can watch the contest online ... or watch it in places like the mavericks surf shop or local bars and restaurants. ( darya ) coming up in the next hour of the kron 4 morning new... the heat is back on at an east bay school ... but its caused a new problem. ( darya )plus... a burglary attempt of an east bay apple store gone wrong. we'll show you what happened. ( james ) and.... the raiders still don't know where they will play next year. but city leaders in the east bay say they don't want them. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá)
looking at clear skies to start the day followed by showers increasing late in the day into the overnight hours. temperatures will be a touch cooler than they have been only peaking in the 50's and low 60's. tomorrow a few spotty showers likely before heavy rainfall at times into sunday to finish the weekend.