tv KRON 4 News at 9am KRON January 16, 2019 9:00am-10:01am PST
start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... today will bring the heaviest of rainfall of the best 3 days and for many areas the season so far. after a morning with scattered showers heavy rain arrives after noon with the potential of flooding along with strong winds boosting through the afternoon into the evening. highs will peak in the mid to upper 50's with low 60's for some.
around the bay area. don't forget the headlights and wipers. ( james )(ááá2 shotááá) breaking news from overnight. the earthquake that hit the east bay early this morning. the usgs says it was a 3.4. ( darya ) kron 4's sara stinson is live in oakland with more.. the united states geological survey downgraded the magnitude of an early morning earthquake that rattled the bay area on wednesday to 3.4 from 3.7. the quake on the hayward
fault shook the bay area near the state highway 24 and 13 junction in oakland at 4:42 a.m., and was followed by two minor aftershocks of 1.9 at 4:45 a.m. and 2.0 at 4:48 a.m. bart is reporting that its trains are recovering from 20-minute delays systemwide as maintenance workers inspect tracks after the tremblor, according to transit officials.
the bay area braces for the storm.( james ) kron4's will tran is in san rafael with a look at the conditions there.will? wednesday will be very windy, with a chance of rain in the morning, then rain and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. some thunderstorms may produce small hail in the afternoon. highs will be in the upper 50s. southeast winds will be 20 to 30 mph, increasing to south winds at 30 to 45 mph in the afternoon. wednesday night will be very windy, with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the
( darya ) stay informed on bay area weather with the kron-4 mobile app. you'll find full forecasts ... interactive radar.. and get push alerts when breaking news happens in your neighborhood. it's all on the kron-4 mobile app .. ( james ) new this morning... speaker of the house nancy pelosi is asking president trump to reschedule the state of the union address until the government is reopened. the federal giovernmant has been shut down mor 26 days because of debate over the president's border wall. right now it doesn't look like there is doesn't look right now it border wall. right now it doesn't look like there is any end in sight. the state of the union address is scheduled for january 29th.
essential federal employees that must work, paycheck or notsot frederick naujoks/sfo air traffic controller now yokeswe're frustrated and nervous theres a lot of anxiety up there not know when the next paycheck is coming, there's mortgage payments and school payments, i have a 5 year old daughter in school those who work in the tower at sfo have already missed one paycheck and will soon miss a second... sotthere is definitely other facilies where controllers are looking to pick up work with lyft or uber or soemthing to do on the side at sfo i know a few people are mulling finding another job for a permenant career move.losing controllers would be devasating. nau yokes says air traffic controller staffing is at 30 year low nationwide, and at sfo, controllers normally work a 6th day already because they are short 6 people... now they are working that 6th day for
free, like the other 5 days of the week. still he says passengers have nothing to be concerned about.sotifeel safe flying no safety impact now but the ripple effects last a long time, if dont have bodies training now there wont be bodies to replace the people who standup dan kerman/sfo 126 people retiring and leaving the job means more work for existing controllers. that can lead to fatigue and that can create a safety issue. at sfo, dan kerman kron 4 news.> ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
today will bring the heaviest of rainfall of the best 3 days and for many areas the season so far. after a morning with scattered showers heavy rain arrives after noon with the potential of flooding along with strong winds boosting through the afternoon into the evening. highs will peak in the mid to upper 50's with low 60's for some. 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) time to talk winners and losers with our financial expert rob (james) time to talk
winners and losers with our financial expert rob black winner: stocks rise as banks goldman sachs, bank of america post strong results . . .ou.s. stocks climbed as major financial institutions posted strong quarterly results. investors also awaited the outcome of a no-confidence vote for u.k prime minister theresa may's government and digested the people's bank of china's latest injection of stimulus into the country's economy. bank of america beat
wall street's expectations on the top and bottom lines and tripled its quarterly profit to $7.3 billion on strength in its consumer-banking business. goldman sachs exceeded profit expectations due in large part better-than-anticipated performance in its investment banking division. loser: youtube loser: youtube is giving people 2 months to take down videos of dangerous stunts like the 'bird box' challenge . . . .youtube has explicitly banned challenges and pranks that put people in serious danger. it cited the "tide pod challenge" as an example of an
unacceptably dangerous stunt, though more recent videos have been removed of users attempting the "bird box" challenge. youtube said users had a two-month "grace period" to clean up their channels. youtube has updated its guidelines to explicitly ban dangerous prank and challenge videos - and it's giving users two months to clean up their act.
loser: snap nosedives 10% after its cfo unexpectedly resigns less than one year into his job . . . .snap said i that cfo tim stone, who had joined in may 2018, is resigning. stone follows a host of 20 other executive departures in the past year. snap said the resignation did not have to do with disagreements over the company's practices, financial or otherwise. snap shares plummeted more than 10 percent
today will bring the heaviest of rainfall of the best 3 days and for many areas the season so far. after a morning with scattered showers heavy rain arrives after noon with the potential of flooding along with strong winds boosting through the afternoon into the evening. highs will peak in the mid to upper 50's with low 60's for some.
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 ( darya ) heavy rain is sure to make for dangerous driving conditions all across the bay area. one woman in sunnyvale says the wet conditions on monday contributed to the accident she was in. trees and power lines could also be affected by the storm. at
vargas elementary school in sunnyvale the impact was felt yesterday when they lost power due to problems with an electrical pole. ( darya ) but through all the complaints ... almost everyone understands the importance of rain. ( james ) in the north bay ... officials in marin county are moving forward with a plan to reduce the risk of flooding on the banks of san anselmo creek. the plan involves the demolition of a building that's home to four businesses. the building straddles the creek.. the city and county says it's also the reason behind the major floods in the town.....because of the way it was built back in the 50's.. county officials have purchased the building and are moving ahead with the plan. the owner of the restaurant that's being forced to move says he knew it was
coming but it hasn't been easy. < it's been a long two years it has been very challenging to run a business i like a day by day without really knowing what's gonna happen, when its gonna happen> ( james ) the building is scheduled to be torn down by the summer of 2020. city and county leaders say they are working with the business owners to try to relocate them and hopefully keep them in san anselmo. ( james ) don't forget, you can stay informed on bay area weather with the kron-4 mobile app. you'll find full forecasts ... interactive radar.. and get push alerts when breaking news happens in your neighborhood. it's all on the kron-4 mobile app .. ( darya ) oakland mayor libby schaaf is teaming up with kaiser permanente to improve community health... and tackle a housing shortage in oakland. their goal is to preserve affordable housing in the bay area, by securing a $100- million loan fund that should protect affordable
housing in kaiser's service areas. they will also push to house more than 500- homeless people in oakland. ( darya ) through the 'housing for health fund'.. approximately 5 point 2 million dollars is committed for a 41-unit housing complex in east oakland, near the company's national headquarters. ( james ) in this morning's hidden history: celebrating black history series....we're going to take you to a property in oakville, alabama, that is the childhood homef one of the most famous
nazi germany to win four gold medals amid the racist tension surrounding the games in berlin. the next accomplishmen t that would shatter expectations, and do what owens would continue doing for the rest of his life....give hope to young people who needed his inspiration. "making life better for others and convinicing kids that they could be anything they wanted to be, regardless of the circumstances they came from." "i taught school for 43 years, and he had a great imapct on children." dedicated in 1996, the museum displays the history of owens life for all to see. attracting thousands of visitors every year, many not realizing he was born right here in alabama. jesse owens would continue those impacts until his death in 1980. perhaps hard to find, but also hard to forget...as the on the sporting world paved a way for today's athletes to succeed.> ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
potential of flooding along with strong winds boosting through the afternoon into the evening. highs will peak in the mid to upper 50's with low 60's for some. (robin) 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. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
101 ( darya ) it was like the fourth of july in january.. golden state lit up denver in a game that coach kerr called a fireworks show. it started with a first quarter for the history books: the warriors scored a record 51 points and 10 3 pointers. and then they really put their foot on the gas to win the game 142 to 111.. leaving the nuggest in the rearview mirror. the warriors are in the drivers seat of the western conference now. klay thompson said it just
shows you what they're capable of of when they're firing on all cylinders.which immediately struck a nerve cuz cylinder 6 misfired on my car and the guys at dna auto in san rafael are still trying to fix it. i got 177 thousand miles on that acura and i'm not getting rid of it.it might be the computer. which is why the last thing i need is a computer to tie my shoes.. ( darya ) marty mcfly had em in 1985. it only took 34 years for nike to catch up with back to the future. ( darya )now you can recreate the magic with nike's new smart sneakers.. they come out feb 17th but a lot of reviewers have already gotten the chance to lace them up...
which you do with an app on your phone. there's a computer and a small motor in the soles that tightens the laces to your liking. when i was kid we walked to school barefoot but these days, god forbid a kid has to bend over and tie their shoe. although if you're a disadvanted child without a fancy phone you can bend over and push a button on the side of the sneaker to snug it up. the best part is.. nike has made this affordable to the masses.. the new adapt bb shoe will retail for just 350 bucks! a bargain compared to nike's first self tying shoe.. the hyperadapt.. that costed 720 bucks. oh and the computer does more than just tie the shoe.. it also tracks your movement.. so you can see how far and how fast you go.. like a fitness partner. i'm only poo pooing it cuz i can't afford it. infact, i'll wake you up, tie your shoes, time you and tell you to run faster for 200 bucks. i also don't want a shoe that can run out
of battery.. apparently they need to be re-charged on a magnetic mat every 10-14 days. (something else i can lose or break). a celtics player is going to wear them in an nba game tonight.. we've seen games where players lose a shoe and have to play in a sock.. maybe they can sue nike if this one comes off. ( darya )roger federer is cruising through the australian open.. i'll give him some love only because serena my idol says federer is the greatest of all time.. plus my favorite thing to say next to girls rule is old guys rule. federer is 37 years old. he beat dan evans (9 years his junior) yesteday.. and is hoping to win for a record seventh time. i'm more impressed that he can conduct news conferences in four languages. actually he
we're tracking this morning is also bringing lots of snow to the sierra. this is video from highway- 89 -- on the way to kirkwood mountain from south lake tahoe. at times there have been white-out conditions .. the c-h-p is telling people not to travel through the sierra for the next couple of days until the storm passes.
( james ) as we head to break, here's a look at the rain in the bay area from the storm tracker 4 radar... seven day (darya)that's it for us this morning... our next newscast is at 5 o clock tonight. (james)don't forget, you can stay connected on our mobile app, kron four dot com and on our facebook and twitter feeds.
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