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start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... much like yesterday skies today will be primarily sunny with more comfortable weather to be stepping outside and enjoying. daytime highs will be felt in the upper 50's and low 60's under dry skies through the evening. no major hot no major hot spots. bay bridge
will begin work on the bart silicon valley extension project. this is happening in downtown san jose.( darya ) kron4's will tran has more on the impact it could have on the morning commute.will? happening today ... crews will begin work on the bart silicon valley extension project. this is happening in downtown san jose. the work could disrupt traffic on east santa clara and north 3rd street. that is the area outlined in red on the map. this first phase of the construction is expected to last about 7 weeks. a spokesperson for the project says the impact of this work should be minimal. here is a diagram shwoing what the finished bart station will look like. today's work is just the first phase of the construction and most of the work is not scheduled to begin
yesterday for senator harris....when she officially announced that she's running for ( darya ) senator harris says, she thinks she will be the best person to lead the country. our washington correspondent alexandra limon was in washington when she made the announcement at an event. the california senator announced her 2020 bid on martin luther king day...sen. kamala harris / presidential candidate (ca-d)i love my country, i love my country. and i feel a sense of responsibility to stand up and fight for the best of who we are.the slogan for her campaign is kamala harris for the people - those are the words she said daily in court as a prosecutor harristhere is a lot that i did as a prosecutor that i'm proud of. both progressives and
conservatives have criticized her record as california attorney general... on issues like death penalty and california's three strikes law but harris says she's been an e criminal justice reform.harris joins an already crowded field of democratic candidatesshe says her campaign will be different..harrisfocused on the needs of the people, instead of self interest. i'm prepared to fight that way. and i believe it will be a winning fight. fellow democrats welcomed her announcementsen. elizabeth warreni think this is terrific, democrats are full of ideas and full of energy sen. jeff merkleyall of them would make a president a thousand percent better than where we are right now. alexandra limonas a senator, harris has been a vocal opponent of president trump and his agenda - particularly on immigration harrisand some people would suggest that in diversity when there is a diverse population, one cannot achieve unity. i reject that notion.harris says her home state of california is as diverse as the country and that will help her lead america.in washington alexandra limon. ( james )( james ) harris' formal campaign
kickoff is scheduled for sunday at noon outside oakland city hall. ( james ) in national headlines ... senate republicans say they are on track to introduce curity bill today. this as the government shutdown enters day 32. the he'll agree to sign a bill to provide some illegal immigrants temporary protection from deportationif democr s 5.7 billion for the wall.. democrats say they'll spend the week focused on border security. that includes spending money on technology to better scan cars at checkpoints for drugs. however the bill would not spend any money to build a wall between the u-s and mexico. senate minority leader chuck schumer is calling the president's plan a non starter.
civil discussion and come up with bipartisan solutions.">( james ) the white house only needs seven democrats to vote yes to move the bill forward in the senate. ( james ) hundreds of thousands of federal workers are attempting to cope without their paychecks. over the weekend one in ten t-s-a officers called out of work. the t-s-a says their employees are not able to report to work due to financial limitations. despite the high rate of absences ... the t-s-a says wait times were within the normal range. they say flyers usually wait about 30- minutes in standard lanes and t-s-a pre-check flyers normally wait about 10 minutes. ( darya ) new this morning ... troubled singer chris brown has been arrested overseas after a woman filed a rape complaint. this is video of brown from one of his previous appearances in court. he was arrested in paris france yesterday. two other people were taken in by police as part of the rape claim the woman filed. brown has been in repeated legal trouble since pleading
guilty to the felony assault in 2009 of his then- girlfriend, rihanna. he completed his probation in that case in 2015. brown's publicists at sony music have not commented on his most recent arrest. ( darya ) happening now... police in fremont are looking for the driver involved in a hit and run accident. it happened in the area of calaveras avenue and blacow road. one woman was seriously injured but police say she has no memory of what happened. police believe that the car was traveling east on calaveras when it hit ( darya ) a body was found in the water near pier 40 in san francisco. police have not released many details but they say it was a man between the ages of 45-50. at this point .. police are unsure about whether or not the man was a transient. ( darya ) officials also found a body below the cliff house in san francisco last night. officials say, the body is unrelated to a report of a sinking ship that
happened in the same area. police say the report came in of a sailboat sinking about a mile away from the scene. police believe the body is not related to any coastal incidents. ( james ) two people are recovering after a backyard deck collapsed in san francisco. firefighters say this happened at a private residence on the 16-hundred block 39th- avenue and lawton in the outer sunset district. its unclear how the deck collapsed. ( james ) new this morning. an internal memo from uber says the people tasked with investigating safety issues are overworked, underpaid and at times ... traumatized. according to uber's special investigations unit handles more than one thousand cases a week. from criminar crashes and deaths. but most of the cases involve sexual assaults, sexual misconduct and rape by uber drivers. a cnn investigation found more than 100 documented cases.but sources say the true number of reported rapes to uber is much
higher. another cnn report detailed thousands of convicted criminals, even sexual offenders, and felons-- who were approved to drive for uber. of the nearly 12-hundred cases uber investigates ... the company says some of those reports are found to be unrelated to uber, withdrawn or fake. ( james) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... protestors are getting ready to hit the nation's capitol... as pg&e announces its new plans to prevent wildfires. ( james) plus... a new push to get paid parental leave in the state... as governor newsom hopes to extend the benefit. ( james) and.. an annual tradition is giving people a better understanding of m-l-k day. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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legacy. kron 4's maureen kelly has the story. the sidewalks around the caltrain station were packed.....with many families with young children excited to celebrate the memory of the civil rights leader they've learned about in school. he did so many good speeches he did not fight with his fists he had a dream and his dream came true for all of us (singing)the march was led by mayor london breed and others singing we shall overcome.....moments before she was asked by reporters for her reaction to president trumps tweet in his ongoing shutdown standoff with house speaker pelosi ...that ended by calling the city's streets disgusting. after defending the action being taken to that end ....she said it's important to take the high road....we just have to continue to remember why we're here today to honor the legacy of someone who talked about love you talked about light talked about hope we talked about the kind of things that bring us together more about
the things that bring us together and less about the things that divide us because were all in this together as us as a city as a community as a country and we can do better than this the march ended at a celebration and interfaith prayer service at yerba buena gardens....where house speaker nancy pelosi was a surprise speaker.this instead of being on her overseas trip that was scuttled by the president, another fallout of their squabbling over border wall funding. possibly in the spirit of the day....none of those issues were mentioned...instead she talked about the fight to raise the minimum wage, and stopping voter suppression as the continution of king's legacy. we must all be committed to make sure that the arc of justice that he talked about ben's more rapidly than some other people may expect, for us it is inevitable for them it is inconceivable that with the fights aboutwhen she asked the crowd is they were ready to make the fight every single day.....and they answered with cheers and applause. ( james ) a san francisco based doctor has been appointed as california's first ever surgeon general.
governor gavin newsom appointed doctor nadine burke harris. she's the founder and chief executive of the center for youth wellness in san francisco. burke harris is also a pediatrician. newsom says she will focus on combatting the root causes of serious health conditions by using her office to reach young families across the state. burke harris will be sworn in as surgeon general on feburary 11th. ( james ) coming up on kron-four morning news... pot on the go... the new law allowing deliveries in cities that have banned it. ( james ) and... a beacon of hope under the rubble after a prized possession is found following the camp fire. and here's a live look outside... san mateo bridge. ♪
they say you should always listen to your heart. and where better to do that, than the island of ireland? after all, your heart is the best compass there is. with the stuff that keeps it beating. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) much like yesterday skies today will be primarily sunny with more comfortable weather to be stepping outside and enjoying. daytime highs will be felt in the upper 50's and low 60's under dry skies through the evening.
helicopter rescue in yosemite. it happened last wednesday morning. two men from england ... both in their mid 20s ... had become lost in the snow hiking around north dome the day before. chp found them wedged in a crevasee on the east side of north dome. they had lost sight of the trail in the snow, and now were faced with a 2-thousand foot drop with no way to move. that's when they called 9- 11. rescuers were able lift them off the cliff they had slept on overnight, and get them to safety. they were treated by paramedics after being taken down the mountain. ( james ) as we head to break, here's a live look outside... san francisco international airport.
with more comfortable weather to be stepping outside and enjoying. daytime highs will be felt in the upper 50's and low 60's under dry skies through the evening. 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) a big story we are following
this morning... a san jose grandmother was shot and killed and her shooter is still on the loose.( darya ) kron 4's j.r. stone is following the story and has details from the south bay. sot boom oh my goda witness describing the gun shot that he heard in his east san jose neighborhood on saturday night. a gunshot that proved to be fatal for a grandmother who lived at this home two doors down.sot i was playing outside soccer when i heard the gunshot i was just playing soccer with my friend and we just hear the gunshot and we see the guy running by the houses hopping the fences by my neighbors house.this is snapchat video sent to us by a kron 4 viewer showing police out on the scene after that shot was fired. witnesses in the neighborhood say there was a disagreement between at least two people.sotthe husband came out with a gun and tried to shoot him in the truck and when he tried to
shoot the car umm the truck moved faster so when he moved faster it hit the old grandma. officers say the woman was pronounced dead a short time later.sotsad as everyone we spoke with said she wasn't involved with what was going on.sot always with her grandchildrensot always say good morning...good woman good woman...good family(jr)polive haven't said if this is drug or gang related but many people in the neighborhood believe it was also saying that this woman had nothing to do with that disagreement. at this point no suspect descriptions has been given. in san jose, j.r. stone kron 4 news. ( james ) happening today ... crews
will begin work on the bart silicon valley extension project. this is happening in downtown san jose.( darya ) kron4's will tran has more on the impact it could have on the morning commute.will? the work could disrupt traffic on east santa clara and north 3rd street. that is the area outlined in red on the map. this first phase of the construction is expected to last about 7 weeks.
a spokesperson for the project says the impact of this work should be minimal. here is a diagram showing what the finished bart station will look like. today's work is just the first phase of the construction and most of the work is not scheduled to begin until the year 20-21. thanks will. ( darya ) california could become
the first state in the nation to offer parents six months of paid leave. new legislation has been introduced at the state capitol. research shows that longer paid maternity leave can increase the rate of mothers who attempt breastfeeding by as much as 18 percent. governor gavin newsom says that's one of the many benefits in the plan. lawmakers still do not know how the state will pay to keep parents home longer with their baby. the bill, sponsored by the california lawyers
dispensary"we can deliver to any city legally,"the question's going to be if the cislature." butted too sharon alvarez"younger kids would probably have more access to it than you would want," ( darya ) the california police chief's association and the league of california cities have criticized the new legislation, which went into effect last week. ( james ) police in san mateo are investigating a series of car burglaries. all of the burglaries happened on the west side of san mateo between sunday night and monday morning. most of the burglaries happened west of alameda de las pulgas to campus drive... and south of 28th avenue to hillsdale boulevard. most of the cars had their windows smashed. police say they are still looking for witnesses and surveilance video in the area. ( james ) to the south bay now. six people are looking for a new place to stay after a house fire in milpitas. the fire broke out yesterday morning ... on the 400 block of manferd street the six people were able to safely get out of the home by the time firefighters arrived, but one pet did die
in the fire. the cause of the fire is not known. ( james ) p-g&e's plan for bankruptcy is expected to take center stage at protests in sacramento today. kron 4's ashley za-val-a explains how activist erin brockovich is getting involved. when lawmakers return from the holiday weekend tuesday, they'll be greeted by protesters brockovich will help protest alongside north bay and camp fire victims, urging lawmakers to not allow pg&e to file for bankruptcy.pg&e has said it's making preparations to begin filing by the end of the month. pg&e officials say they believe a court supervised process would best enable the utility to resolve its potential liabilities. legal experts say the company could avoid paying victims in full for the many fire-related lawsuits filed against it. tuesday's protest is expected to draw about 100 people.just before the protest, on a different side of the building.. calfire and the
state's board of forestry and fire protection are set to announce new vegetation management plans to try to reduce wildfires.the planned announcement comes after governor gavin newsom revealed he's budgeting $1 billion dollars over the next five years for forest management. dealing with old fires and preventing new ones will be an ongoing debate between lawmakers inside the capitol. tag. dozens of volunteers came together in natomas, just outside of sacramento, -- to build bikes for children and teens. it was the seventh year of the 50 -bikes for 50- kids program, . those involved say, dr. martin luther king junior day.. should always be treated as a day of service. so teams of volunteers worked with dsassemble their new bikes. several bike mechanics were also on hand yesterday -- to ensure the bikes were put together correctly.
the children and teens who the children and teens who received bikes were selected by teachers and counselors to be honored by the program -- for demonstrating traits such as respect, responsibility, and citizenship. ( darya ) coming up next on the kron 4 morning news ... targeted ads feeling more common online.... we'll tell you how to have more control over your information. ( darya ) plus... two off duty officers at the right place at the right time following a serious car crash. ( darya ) and in our 7'o-clock hour....a look at how the partial government shutdown could start impacting public schools. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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fire fighters face dangerous situations each day but now - crews are confronted with one of their toughest battles yet (chief alan ernst, modesto fire department)"it's really heartbreaking because it's a beloved station for us firefighters, for the community."chief alan ernest says water damage from recent storms have caused fire station number one's roof to leak and collapse(nat)"this is some area that's damaged and there's been some buckling."creating an unstable environment(nat)"this office hasn't been occupied in over two years."now - desks beds and other furniture have been replaced by buckets pails and fans(nats)"just a matter of limiting the damage that's coming down."chief ernst says crews and contractors have made ongoing repairs throughout the years - but recently the problem came to a head(chief)"ultimately the recommendation was that we needed a complete new roof structure for the firehouse." the chief says they have to choose whether or not to save the 80 year old building. (chief)"ensure that we have a more appropriate work environment and a safer environment."to repair or renovate and retrofit or rebuildwhich the chief says could cost anywhere from 5 million dollars to 15. (nats)
for now - staff will be housed in the administration building next doorwhile fire fighters and city leaders tackle what to do next(chief)"they love the building, they love their job so much that it is kind of heartbreaking that we're looking at making some of these decisions." ( darya ) that was kay recede reporting. the fire department says, crews are going to monitor any differences in response time ... more than a thousand firefighters are expected to march in solidarity with striking educators in los angeles. teachers in the nation's second-largest school district have been on strike since jan. 14. the union and la unified school district are at odds over issues including salary, class size and support staff. ( james ) two off-duty
public servants were in the right place at the right time after a serious car crash in folsom. this is video showing the aftermath of the crash sunday morning. the head-on crash sent two people to the hospital ... including a woman who was thrown from her car. she was given life saving c-p-r by an off-duty deputy ... and an off-duty police officer who worked together as a team.
internet -- especially social media platforms -- but most people don't know ... those annoying pop-ups are directed specifically at them. mary moloney has everything you need to know. facebook c-e-o mark zuckerberg testified last year before a congressional committee -- assuring lawmakers in the wake of the cambridge analytica breech ... that users have complete control over the the information they share on the platform.but a new pew research center study suggests most facebook users don't know that facebook records their interests to generate targeted ads --or how to access that information on their profiles. 51-percent of the participants said they aren't comfortable with facebook compiling the data.but facebook isn't the only company collecting and using information about their customers.clickstream data is a history of webpages a person has visited.it's collected using cookies -- tiny text files embedded into websites.
cookies enable marketing companies to compile records of a person's browsing habits ... so they can specifically target their advertising.a person's search history ... purchase history .. and social media profile data is all part of the clickstream -- and all used to create targeted ads. though third-party cookies get a bad rap -- most are harmless. they can't plant computer viruses and they can't collect personal information from a hard drive.and the increased ad revenue generated by targeting ads for products a person might actually buy ... allows users free access to many websites and apps that might otherwise have to charge a subscription fee.cookies ácaná be disabled for users who aren't comfortable sharing their online habits.the setting can be found in a browser's "settings" or "privacy" tab.for consumer watch, i'm mary moloney. ( james ) as we head to break, here's a live look outside... golden gate bridge..
( 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. 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 ) a camp fire survivor found a family heirloom after returning to the ashes of her home. the one -of-a-kind ring she thought was destroyed has since been restored--
scraped-- reshaped-- and polished. heather thornewood's great-great grandfather made this ring out of a tie-stud --and gave it to her great-great grandmother sometime in the early 1900's. eventually-- it was passed down to her. < "it lived through the great depression. it's over 100 years old and i'll be able to pass it on to my children at some point in time.">( james ) heather and her family returned to the rubble to look for the ring last month. the jeweler said it took countless hours to restore the ring. ( darya ) still ahead on the kron4 morning news at 7 ... bart is ready to expand its services to the south bay. will tran is live in san jose with more. ( darya ) plus... kamala harris is running for president ... and now some political leaders are sounding off on the big announcement. ( darya ) and... the government shutdown continues...how it could impact public schools. (ácommercialá) (áábreakáá)
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to san jose. im standing by at the site of where construction is about kick-off. ( james ) a neighborhood in one south bay city in shock after a grandmother is shot and killed. we have reaction from neighbors. ( darya ) and the ongoing government shutdown enters day 32 ... and it could soon impact your child's education. (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom.. (james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic...