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now at eight: rain, hail, sleet and snow ... we are tracking the bitter winter storm that has turned bay area mountains white.tonight we could see dropping down to around 400 feet or so(whoosh) near whiteout conditions in the sierra ... tonight we are learning about the fate of a bay area couple whose jeep got stuck in the snow.(whoosh) and a development affecting thousands of parents ... a school strike growing more likely in the east bay 95 percent of oakland teachers vote yes! (ken)tonight at 8. a rare sight in the bay area today... as a dusting of snow hit bay area peaks today...
from mount tam to mount hamilton. this was the scene on mount diablo today... and more snow is on the way... as it continues to get colder overnight. (pam) a live look outside now .... a wet day today with showers expected to continue tonight. that weather system is expected to bring snow to elevations which do not often see it. (pam) thank you for joining us, i'm pam moore. (ken) and i'm ken wayne. standing by is chief meteorologist lawrence karnow... lawrence... what's going on... lawrence karnow: cold showers continued across the bay area with reports of hail an even snow. snow showers will continue and there is a winter weather advisory for bay area mountains above 1,000 feet. snow showers could lower to 400 feet. doppler radar is showing the showers and snow and sleet now. blizzard warnings are up for the sierra with as much as 5 feet of snow and whiteout conditions expected overnight. tomorrow will start with showers and snow before cold temperatures highs will only be in the 40s to low 50s. there's a slight chance of a few lingering showers on wednesday morning clearing. more rain is possible this friday and the weekend.
(ken) (ken) a san francisco couple reported missing... has been found safe. 21-year-old carlos hernandez and his girlfriend... 18-year-old maia herman-kitami were reported missing on friday. they were camping in the mendocino national forest in glenn county. that is about an hour and a half west of chico. according to the glenn county sheriff's department... the were found on county road 312... around 4:40 this afternoon. the couple was located in hernandez' jeep.. which had become stuck in the snow. they were reportedly in good spirits and are set to return home soon. (pam) oakland teachers vote "yes" to a strike ... if the school district does not meet their
demands. the union says, no date has been set, but if their needs for better pay and better schools are not met--teachers may go on strike by the end of the month. (ken) kron4's dan thorn is at oakland technical high school where that vote took place today..he joins us live with more..dan? 95 percent of teachers voted in favor of going on strike. the union is giving the district until february 15th-- saying if the district doesn't act, they will act. nats... o-e-aoakland teachers calling for better pay and better schools..teachers are demanding a 12 percent increase over the next 3 years..the oakland unified school district is offering 5 percent..sot: if we have to go on strike then that's what we'll do..elementary school teacher chaz garcia says the issue of pay has been
highlighted but there's more at play worth striking for.. sot: we have students who don't have the resources that they need in terms of support staff so we are saying that that must happen we need to see an increase in support staff for our students and class sizes need to be smaller.. students walked out of their classrooms at oakland tech to show solidarity with their teachers..the authorization to strike vote took place at the high school.. nats..95 percent voteteachers have been working without a contract since 2017..an oakland school district spokesman says they have plans in place if teachers do walk-out..sot: we are putting plans in place for finding substitute teachers for getting our central office staff to our schools to ensure that the educational process continues at those schools. oakland education association president keith brown says if a strike was to happen it would likely take place after 15th.a report from a fact-finding panel is set to be released that day..sot: without a very serious proposal bu the school board that addresses smaller class size, more student support a living wage and keeping our neighborhood schools open we could be on strike by the end of the month... the union is holding a rally tomorrow at 4:30 in the afternoon at city hall where teachers plan to call on the city council to help with
their agenda. reporting in oakland dan thorn kron4 news. (pam) niles canyon road in alameda county is back open tonight ... after being blocked by fallen boulders earlier today. the road was closed for several hours between fremont and sunol. cal- trans needed to bring in heavy equipment to clear the big rocks ... and that took time. but the road was reopened this afternoon. (ken) two people killed in a wrong way crash off highway 101 in san francisco have been identified. yesterday
morning, police say 21- year-old kayla wilson drove onto the vermont street on-ramp headed southbound in the northbound lanes. they say she first side swiped two cars - then continued around a bend...where she hit a mini-van head on. the man driving that van was killed.. and has been identified as 40-year-old waheed etimad from concord. wilson also died in the crash, and nine other people were injured. a go fund me page has been set up for etimad. his friend says he was a father of seven-- and had immigrated to the u-s four years ago, seeking a better life for his kids. etimad was a student during the day and drove for uber at night. you can find a link to the go-fund-me page on our website at kron-4 dot com. heavy snow in the sierra - nevada is making for dangerous driving conditions. state transportation officials say, slippery, white-out conditions are affecting several mountain passes between sacramento and reno .... making it difficult.. to impossible to drive..
(pam) chain requirements are in place for several mountain passes as well.eric rucker reports. nats:its a monday storm that hit the sweet spot for pollock pines residents.sot'pretty cool up here i love it, i love the snow'nats:further west on 50 in placerville mother nature was dishing out a hail storm.nats:up the hill near kyberz cal trans put the kibosh on those without chains or four-wheel drive.chain installers asking for drivers attention even before they are seen.sotsuper: doug phir, chain installer'when you see chain control one mile ahead - the speed limit is 25 mph from that point, so a lot of people donút slow down until they get right here'but in pollock pines...it was beauty without eminent danger.sot'its a good storm, itús a nice one'charlie ferris has lived here for about half a century...heús seen the really big storms...this one he says is run of the mill...and its perfect.sotsuper: charlie ferris, resident'by tomorrow itúll add up a bit and thatúll be great...keep the forest wet' the snow means plow truck drivers like mike barr are staying busy.nats:barr -who runs an excavation business by trade says heús already getting calls from people at lower elevations as the snow lines is expected to drop tonight.sotsuper: mike barr, drives plow'a lot of business have called me today trying to line up something for tomorrow in placerville' (ken) (ken) it appears the
raiders may be getting closer to finalizing a deal to play the 20-19 season at oracle park in san oracle park in san francisco... however... neither the giants nor the raiders commented on the potential de today. oracle park has been tossed around as a possible home for the raiders since december... when the team announced it was pulling out of a one-year lease extension at the oakland coliseum. today san francisco supervisor matt haney, whose district includes oracle park, said there are many factors at play here. matt haney says: "we'd have a lot of serious things to talk about, you know, how are we going to deal with all the people, with the transportation, with public safety, with our infrastructure. we haven't
started having those conversations yet. you know we're going to have the warriors arena opening up in the fall, we want to make sure that they're not having games at the same time and having those conflicts, so if they do choose to go down this route, we have a lot of things that we have to talk about, and those negotiations haven't even started yet." (ken) another factor is the 49ers... who legally... would have to waive territorial rights in san francisco to make room for the raiders. the deal would then have to be approved by the n-f-l. coming up at eight.. as the fight continues over billions of dollars in border wall funding ... government officials prepare to use the millions that have already been allocated. why environmentalists are the latest group to side with anti-wall protesters. a proposed toll increase is coming to the golden gate bridge this year... we'll tell you how to make your voice heard on the potential changes. and burned out with nowhere to go... an emotional meeting today with 'camp fire' victims... who are told they have to leave their property behind... again. i'm kron 4 meteorologist lawrence karnow coming up, i
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at the radar tonight.... scattered showers continuing throughout tonight....kron-4's chief meteorologist lawrence karnow is here now with the forecast lawrence karnow: cold showers continued across the bay area with reports of hail an even snow. snow showers will continue and there is a winter weather advisory for bay area mountains above 1,000 feet. snow showers could lower to 400 feet. doppler radar is showing the showers and snow and sleet now. blizzard warnings are up for the sierra with as much as 5 feet of snow and whiteout conditions expected overnight. tomorrow will start with showers and snow before clearing with cold temperatures highs will only be in the 40s to low 50s. there's a slight chance of a few lingering showers on wednesday morning before clearing. more rain is possible this friday and the weekend.
(pam) a big story tonight. after losing everything and being forced out of their homes... many people in paradise are being forced to relocate again. olivia degennaro explains what happened at this morning's paradise town council meeting. ((pkg))olivia standup: "many people who lost their homes in the camp fire have moved back to their properties in rvs while they clean up and rebuild. but after a vote by the paradise town council this morning, many of these people will have to leave their properties again."mos: "you want us to rebuild, don't you? you want us to be strong, right? well then please don't kick people off of their property again."frustration... even outrage from some paradise residents as they spoke before the town council this morning.mos: "we're living in parking lots, trying to wait for the town of paradise to give us a space, even if it's temporary, for us to put our trailers and rvs until our homes can be cleaned so we can go home. we all want to go home!"many lost almost everything in the camp fire last year... and they've started moving back onto their properties in r-vs and trailers.but now-- they'll have to uproot their lives
again... until all of the debris and hazardous materials are moved off of their land. zuccolillo: "we gotta get our town cleaned up. and i feel like we have a financial gun to our head."town councilmember s say-- in order for fema to come to paradise and do about 1-point-seven billion dollars worth of cleaning... no one can be living on properties with burned homes.and that leaves officials with their hands tied.jones: "it sucks. i don't want to do it, but i also agree with the other council people who have said if we don't do it, our town will look like a war zone for the next 20 years because we are broke! we have no money. we have no resources. and the reason we don't make the rules is because we're relying on others who do have the resources to help us!"despite an outpouring of opposition from citizens... the council voted to redact an ordinance that allowed people to move back to their charred properties.they say they plan to help people relocate... and find sites where they can park their r-vs...but the people of paradise still have a slough of unanswered questions.mos: "what are we going to do with mail again? where am i going? how close are we going?"mos: -- "i've got a barn still standing with most of my tools and who's going to guard that? i mean we've already had looters in town."mos: -- "is fema going to show up all at the same time to clean up all
people back to their properties as quickly as possible. they say, the federal clean-up could take anywhere from a couple weeks ... to a few months. national news: work is set to begin on a border wall... but it's ánot the massive wall project at the center of the recent long government shutdown. this project in question ... is a much smaller border barrier ... and the south texas land where it will be built... is protected wild - life territory. our grant lodes is here to explain what is happening. (grant) this 33 mile wall is about to be built in the rio grande valley in south texas.. but that region is also home to the federally owned national butterfly center. that organization posted this picture on facebook... showing the first excavator arriving... the post says the butterfly group has been told... as of today... no one will be
allowed on certain areas of protected land near where the work will be happening... but that the group is taking legal action to fight the wall project. last march, congress approved more than 600-million dolalrs for this project... some democrats in congress supported what's being called a border wall system. u-s customs and border protection is leading the project and released maps showing the consruction would cut through the butterfly center, a nearby state park, and a century-old catholic chapel next to the river. many landowners oppose a border wall and have vowed to fight the government if it tries to seize their property through eminent domain. court fights over condemning land could take months. as president trump gets set for tomorrow's state of the union, when he figures to make his case for the nearly 6 billion in funding for the larger wall
project... he tweeted: "with caravans marching through mexico and toward our country, republicans must be prepared to do whatever is necesary for strong border security. dems do nothing. if there is no wall, there is no security. human trafficking, drugs and criminals of all dimensions - keep out!" . new ahead at 8... with jerry brown out of office... bay area lawmakers are again pushing for safe injection sites in san francisco. why they think today's bill has a chance of passing. and bridge tolls are going up ... but how much is not a done deal. we'll talk about the possible options for tolls on the bridge. ((ken)) here's what we are tracking new tonight at nine... with concern over sexual assault cases with fake uber drivers... one police deparment is making an effort to try and catch the criminals in the act... details on the new 9-1-1 technology being tested through the uber app... that's coming up new tonight at nine...
(pam) the toll to cross the golden gate bridge into san francisco... could be going up again later this year... but first, the golden gate bridge district is asking for the public's opinion on five toll increase options ... the district plans to hold a series of open houses. the district estimates, it needs an additional 75-million dollars in five years (pam) at the end of five years
... one of the options is having the toll go up to $8.25 for fastrak payers... and $9.75 for everyone else ... in a standard vehicle. if you would like to voice your opinion ... you can go online to- golden -gate dot org. coming up at eight.. the state of the union is just around the corner .... with president trump and nancy pelosi taking center stage. what we can expect from the president... and congress... tomorrow. and dangerous road conditions or not... people are flocking to the sierra for several feet of
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to be towed away. traffic was impacted for several hours as caltrans worked to reopen the blocked lanes. no injuries were reported. (pam)let's take a look at where the rain is falling right now... (pam) this is what (pam) this is what it looks like on the golden gate bridge at this hour.(ken) kron-4's chief meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us now with more. lawrence karnow: cold showers continued across the bay area with reports of hail an even snow. snow showers will continue and there is a winter weather advisory for bay area mountains above 1,000 feet. snow showers could lower to 400 feet. doppler radar is showing the showers and snow and sleet now. blizzard
warnings are up for the sierra with as much as 5 feet of snow and whiteout conditions expected overnight. tomorrow will start with showers and snow before clearing with cold temperatures highs will only be in the 40s to low 50s. there's a slight chance of a few lingering showers on wednesday morning before clearing. more rain is possible this friday and the weekend.
(ken) a winter storm sweeping across the state has dumped at least 8 feet of snow in the sierra over the past two days... with more on the way.. (pam) a little earlier, kron4's ella sogomonian sat down with a spokesperson from heavenly resorts .... to find out more about the conditions on the mountain.
(pam) again insterstate 80 is closed at athis hour at applegate in placer county.. if you are heading up to the sierra ... you are urged to exercise extreme caution.blizzard and avalanche warnings are in effect through tonight. (pam) a big story tonight... lawmakers are returning to washington ahead of president trump's second state of the union address. (ken) the white house says the speech will highlight several key issues facing the country. kron 4's mark meredith is in washington with
a closer look at what we can expect to hear tomorrow night. nat: "can you tell us what your tone is for sotu?"nat: "i think its unification..."but on twitter...and in this fundraising email monday...the president seems to be digging in, not reaching out...he writes tuesday's address will..."go down in history as the speech that saved america from a great humanitarian crisis at our southern border. white house advisor kellyanne conway."the challenge to all of us is when the president stands up and says lets work on x,y,z tomorrow "the president himself has hinted he may declare a federal emergency during the speech. ordering the military to build the border wall...even if congress refuses to fund the project.meanwhile house democrats will try to grab some of the spotlight tuesday.. house speaker nancy pelosi will bseated directly behind the president.its the first time a democrat has sat in the speaker's chair since 2010. democrats have chosen former
georgia gubernatorial candidate stacey abrams to deliver a rebuttal to the president's remarks."i hope she does a good job, i respect her, i don't know her"experts say the speech is likely to provide both parties a large platform to reach voters.an estimated 45 million people tuned into last year's address. in washington, i'm mark meredith. (ken) and kron 4 will carry the state of the union address live tomorrow night. it starts at 6:00-- but we will have a panel of experts weighing in starting at 5:30. we will also have political analysis after the president's speech. still ahead at 8. day one of deliberations in the books for the notorious "el chapo"... and still no verdict. what to expect from day- 2 in new york tomorrow. glad you're back how you feeling? ♪ ♪ (both) exhausted. but finally being able to make that volunteer trip happen was... awesome. awesome. you have to scrub.
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date has been set for former trump campaign manager paul manafort: march 13th. that's according to a federal district judge in washington, d.c. the new date pushes back slightly the timeline of manafort's first sentencing. at the hearing, he'll be sentenced on conspiracy and witness tampering, which he pleaded guilty to. the judge overseeing the case is still deciding whether manafort breached his plea deal with the special counsel's office. he's accused of lying to them during his cooperation interviews and grand jury testimony. (ken) at a later, unset date, manafort will be sentenced by a separate federal judge for eight financial crimes. it's unknown how much prison time he likely faces but he could end up in jail for more
than a decade. manafort has been in prison since june 2018 after being accused of witness tampering. (pam) a measure that would allow safe injection sites in san francisco .... was introduced today in the state legislature. former governor jerry brown vetoed a similar bill last year. if approved, the measure would implement a pilot program for three years ... allowing the city to create the nation's first safe injection sites. mayor london breed has been a large proponent of the sites, arguing they would take drug users off the streets... and place them into facilities with access to counseling. the department of justice has said .. it opposes the establishment of the sites. (pam) state senator scott wiener is one of the authors of the bill. he released a statement today, saying in part: "public drug injection ... reflects a failure in our healthcare system, and we have an obligation to try new approaches to help people get healthy.... california's addiction epidemic calls for forward- looking,
progressive health- based (not criminal) solutions." next at 8... an artist has his colin kaepernick mural destroyed just days before the super bowl. his amazing response.... is coming up. just ahead in sports, a day after helping the pats win the super bowl, the game's mvp and redwood city's own julian edelman...gets a start on his offseason celebration tour. that's comin up
bringing the accused mexican drug lord known as el chapo to the federal courthouse in brooklyn.(pam) a jury has finished its first day of deliberations without a verdict.(ken) grant lodes is here with the story.grant? (grant) pam, ken, 61 year old joaquin guzman is charged wiith ten counts of consipracy and drug smuggling... conviction could mean life in prison for a man who has become a symbol of the power of the drug cartels. the world's most wanted drug lord, joaquin el chapo guzman the flamboyant defendant gained worldwide notoriety by twice breaking out of mexican jails.guzman has been held in solitary confinement since his extradition to the u=s two years ago.nat you're not lying are you?during his eleven=week trial prosecutors played incriminating wiretaps don't shoot anyone who sells cocaine ...drug trafficking is a culture that was passed on from our ancestorsthe u=s attorneys said drug smuggling
made el chapo a billionaire fourteen times over they described his dark and lavish lifestyle ... a gold=plated assault rifle .... a diamond studded pistol and a text to his wife joking about giving an ak=47 to their six month old daughterthey said he smuggled mountains of drugs into the u=s. using secret tunnels ... prinvate planes ... fishing boats ... oil tankers ... even submarines. more than a dozen former associates testified against el chapo... including the technician who said he was hired to install spyware so the drug lord could eavesdrop on subordinates.defense attorneys said they were all liars who were only seeking leniency for themselves.they rested theur case after only half an hour.guzman himself never took the stand. (grant)after court today, el chapo's lawyer and wife left
the courtroom.everyone will return tomorrow.ken and pam? (pam) there is a renewed push in the state capitol right now ... to create stricter gun control laws. kron 4's capitol bureau ashley za-val-a tells us why some lawmakers believe ... the opportunity to make a real difference on gun control.. is greater now - than in years past. ((sen. hannah beth-jackson (d) santa barbara)) "america's love affair with firearms has got to end."democratic state lawmakers unveiled their newest effort monday to stop gun violence.it's a group of senators and assemblymembers tasked with creating news laws to help prevent a future mass shooting.(nats)the announcement was made alongside former arizona congresswoman gabrielle giffords... who was shot in the head during an assassination attempt in 2011. ((gabrielle giffords)) "now is the time to come together, be responsible. democrats, republicans, everyone, we must never stop fighting." democratic lawmakers say a lack of action in congress is prompting the renewed gun control effort...especially in the aftermath of recent mass shootings at a florida high
school - and a bar in
thousand oaks california.(( anthony j. portantino (d-la caqada flintridge)) "we must send a message to the republican- controlled senate and the gun- panderer- in-chief, if you will not act, california will lead the nation on this issue." democratic lawmakers say they feel more empowered to introduce new gun bills under governor gavin newsom than they did under governor brown. ((assm. jesse gabriel d-san fernando valley)) "at the end of session, there were a number of gun violence prevention measures that governor brown vetoed, i think there was a lot of disappointment among members. now we have this bold and ambitious new governor he is very clearly itnerested in pushing the enlope on good democrats say an invitation to join the gun prevention group was extended across party lines....but as of monday - no republican lawmakers have accepted the offer.the deadline for new legislation to be introduced is february 22. is february 22.be introduced legislation to for new the deadline the offer.have accepted lawmakers republican monday - no but as of lines.... across party lines....but as of monday - no republican lawmakers have accepted the offer.the deadline for new legislation to be introduced is february 22. (ken) an atlanta artist says a building featuring his
mural of former 49ers quarterback
colin kaepernick was destroyed... just says before this weekend's superbowl. he says eight morere now being made. this is from artist fabian williams' instagram. the site of the old kaepernick mural was about a mile from the mercedez benz stadium that played host to the super bowl. williams says he doesn't think the timing of the building's removal is a coincidence. the old mural stood for two years and survived a fire several months ago. now eight new murals are going up... including one by williams himself. while one while one team celebrates winning a world championship, the raiders are still having problems finding a place to play their games next year. it's a story we brought you at the top of the newscast. reports surfaced last night that announcement would be coming soon on the raiders...setting up a deal to share oracle park with the giants in 2019. however, there is nothing officially set. neither the raiders
nor the giants have said anything.. even if the giants worked something out, there are so many different moving parts including-- the 49ers have territorial rights in san francisco, so they would have to sign off... so would the nfl... as well as officials in san francisco. san francisco matt haney, who represents district 6, broke down the logisitcs this afternoon. "i'm definitely opposed to the raiders playing at oracle park..."
in the meantime, let's look back at how the season officially ended. super bowl 53 wasn't pretty. the pats and rams didn't even get anywhere close to the over-under of 56, but still...new england keeps its dynasty going. a showdown that yielded a combined 16- points... not a particularly great game for jared goff or tom brady. but still, the pats win their sixth title since the 2001 season... and mvp honors go to the patriots star from the bay area that's ánot brady. woodside alum julian edelman... what a performance, 10-catches for 141-yards to lead all receivers and was brady's most reliable target. finally, you know what else happened today... it's off to disney world. edelman and the pride of san mateo, tom brady, the stars of a victory parade stars of a brady, the san mateo, tom the pride of edelman and disney world. it's off to today...else happened know what finally, you finally, you finally, you know what
else happened today... it's off to disney world. edelman and the pride of san mateo, tom brady, the stars of a victory parade at magic kingdom. so as you can see, just a jampacked 24- hours... the peninsula natives even took some time to take a roller coaster ride together... next up, is the big parade out in boston. next. the lunar new year is almost upon us. how one bay area school kicked off celebrations today. [music playing] (sashimi) psst. hey, you!
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officially begins tomorrow. (pam) that did not stop a parade from happening today ... at a san francisco elementary school. (pam) kindergarten students at lakeshore elementary participated in a dragon parade today ... to celebrate the new year. a variety of projects were on display to mark the incoming year of the pig. many of the children wore red ... which means good luck.. and is used during this time used during luck.. and is used during this time mainly for protective purposes. (ken) legend says the half- dragon, half-lion monster "nian" comes out of hiding and attacks people... (especially children)... during the lunar new year. but nian is frightened by the color red. lunar new year lasts 15 days.
(pam) that wraps up kron 4 news at 8.(ken) grant lodes and vicki liviakis are here with kron 4 news at 9. (grant) thanks pam and ken... next at nine... oakland teachers vote "yes" to a strike... but only if the school district áádoes not meet their demands... details on when the strike would happen... that could leave hundred of parents scrambling for a plan of what to do with their kids when it does... we're live in oakland with the latest....(vicki) plus... a frigid storm is hitting the bay area... bringing with it rain, sleet and snow... what to expect the rest of the night and how long these cold temperatures are sticking around...(grant) and and president trump is gearing up for tomorrow's state of the union address... why the white house is saying he's spending áátoo much of his day behind closed doors....(vicki) don't go away, kron4 news at nine in primetime is next...
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parents in the east bay-- desperately looking for a plan of what to do with their kids if the teachers walk off the job.(grant) thanks for joining us im grant lodes... (vicki) and im vicki liviakis... the union says, no date has been set, but if their needs for better pay and better schools are not met--teachers may go on strike by the end of the month. (grant) kron4's dan thorn is at oakland technical high school where that vote took place today.. dan, how is everyone responding tonight? well the strike is not a done deal but this vote is a threat that should be taken seriously. the union is giving the district until february 15th--saying if the district doesn't act--they will act. the oakland education association announces 95% of it's teachers have voted to authorize a strike..nats.. teachers are calling for a contract agreement they've been without since 2017..sot: we are hoping there is no strike . we are doing what we can to come to an agreement without union hoping we can find common ground and get their a contract they are happy with