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priority. but this has to be our number one priority less than a week after oracle announced it was pulling its convention out of san francisco mayor london breed gathered with top business and tourism industry leaders to make it clear she's got the message in cleaning up san francisco streets is their top priority part of that is ensuring that everybody feels safe whether you live here whether you visit here. no matter where you live you should feel safe in your community, the mayor spoke of the need for more power wash is more trash bins more police officers more shelters more affordable housing but she stopped short of specifics other than to say she met with city department heads to let them know their top budget priorities must deal with street related issues part of it includes making sure that we are doing more to help. >>many of the population that some of us see people who are struggling sadly with homelessness with mental health challenges with substance use disorder of a
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safety. not just for that consumers shopping just said this the people in the streets as well as the sad thing to see specially this is all those shopping in and around union square were not overly optimistic, but hopeful things can improve we do hear it all the time we just need to see. >>some progress. >>the mayor also made it clear that there are billions of dollars of tourist money that's at risk. this is money that comes into the city from tourists she says of things are turned around that money which is often spent to improve things as they are now we go away. that's why she's also encouraged residents to reach out to their their top priority as well. live in union square dan kerman kron 4 news and thank you for that well the politics of san francisco's dirty streets has really been front and center for months now it was a big topic on inside bay area politics, this weekend. the host gather again in is in our
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newsroom now with more on that catherine that's right pam, i sat down with san francisco's brando district attorney's elect. >>asking point blank at one point what about public urination of that is just one of the problems that. >>what really annoys a lot of residents and visitors and businesses after that put the question to our political roundtable. you know you're still having a lot of people say tell him to do something about public urination. >>in a public camping people on the streets. you're hearing that i'm hearing that and it's it's sort of ironic because it's one of the areas where what i'm proposing is not a policy change from the status none of the candidates in this race. >>we're talking about prosecuting people for public urination george gascon wasn't aggressively prosecuting those cases the reality is we need more public toilets and san francisco and by far the most effective and humane solution to the problem that we're hearing about is to have more places where people can use the toilet in private rather than on the street is tension
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in the city between the business community and the conditions on the street chase seems to. >>i'm want to further that problem. >>and it doesn't look like to the business communities like in solving and this is big money. remember that the biggest industry in san francisco is tourism right and when over a 100 million poles out that's a lot of money for the community will see how far he goes with us. >>and to see more interviews like this you can watch inside bay area politics, it airs sundays at 06:30am on kron 4 can. >>all right. thank you very much catherine and alert crowd and the central coast gas station helped capture the subject of an amber alert this morning that amber alert was out of the south bay as kron four's rob fladeboe reports now from san jose the suspect allegedly stabbed his girlfriend and then kidnapped their 2 year-old child. >>cell phone video captures the chaotic scene as customers
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of the world can a marketplace in san luis obispo county confront and detain an amber alert suspect wanted in connection with the stabbing and kidnapping monday in san jose store manager tammy hall shot the video here missed what happened i spoke to her by phone are not going you're talking about >>24 year-old agana of san jose was the object of a manhunt after allegedly stabbing his girlfriend and kidnapping their 2 year-old daughter here at a home near the corner of south 11th and read streets near downtown san jose responded to a call of a woman calling. for help she was screaming. and our officers arrived they located the victim she had been stabbed. >>the victim was taken to a local hospital she is listed in critical condition with life threatening injuries doing yelling help help he's a
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coming he's in a neighbor andrew torres and his roommates rushed outside to help the woman. >>when torre said had an extension cord wrapped around her neck. >>police issued a statewide amber alert that led them to the old cambria marketplace where the suspect has stopped for gas and it locked his keys inside the car a window with a huge drop. >>his daughter in the car. >>police offered no details about a possible motive for the assault and kidnapping but did nothing but praise for the storekeeper and his customers adding that the amber alert helped make that possible someone saw recognize a car wreck in a suspect in the child inside the car and he took action. and now we have a safer solution. the other child which was our number one priority. that safe in san jose rob fladeboe kron 4 news
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we first told you about this story with a push alert you can stay connected when breaking news happens by downloading the kron 4 app. >>tonight. a protest outside pg any headquarters today shut down some busy streets in san francisco, half a dozen of those demonstrators actually chained themselves to the front doors of the building. >>protesters say their goal is to let pga nino that his actions, particularly with the power shut offs are unacceptable. >>i'm here because in the last power shut off the pga needed in order to protect us from the fires that they were causing disabled people died. and pg e did you cover chilly nothing to actually protect people who need power in their homes in order to survive. and so people who survive on oxygen to them died and it's just not acceptable has not the past. i mean they're giving money to shareholders but they're not investing money in actually upgrading the infrastructure to deal with the climate change that
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we know is happening. >>they say they want pga to be held accountable that protest lasted for several hours and shut down beale street for part of the afternoon we are following up with both governor gavin newsom's office and pg need today after the governor rejected the company's reorganization plan. the deadline for the governor's approval is fast approaching. capitol bureau reporter ashley zavala explains. >>the governor's office and pg are staying tight-lipped after governor gavin newsome rejected the company's bankruptcy exit plan, the genie is back at the negotiating table trying to come up with a solution if one isn't reached soon it could throw a major wrench in to p g's deadline to get out of bankruptcy by june 30th that deadline was set by the legislature to get pg access to a multibillion dollar wildfire fund that utilities can pull from one or equipment causes future wildfires in his letter to the utility governor newsom said he wants changes to its board of directors strict and clear operational safety metrics and an
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enforcement process for more oversight of the reorganized company governor newsom said none of these were addressed in p g's latest plan among several concerns the governor noted he was worried pg e's reorganization plan relied on expensive short-term bridge loans which he says does not position the company to be safe reliable and affordable he says pg e's plan to get out of bankruptcy is not feasible without access to that wildfire liability fund the genie has until tuesday to present a different solution and get approval from the governor we reached out to pg monday to see how soon or even if the company will present something different we have not yet heard back reporting in sacramento, ashley zavala kron 4 >>plus if outside take a look and see how things are shaping up on this monday night a wide view of san francisco and the bay and looks pretty nice. yeah. it was a dry monday today but meteorologist dave spahr as here he looking ahead to more rain in the forecast, a young couple doses of a to good evening guys good evening. everybody when we look ahead into tonight, it's somewhat of a van full with
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those clouds already starting to build a little bit you know it's all to high clouds start to thicken up a little bit we'll get some cumulus later on so for tonight basically partly cloudy will do it. they area temperatures pretty much of the 40's for your evening plans no upstream will see the cloud cover really start to increase in earnest by the afternoon particularly in tomorrow and then the overnight that's when the rain really starts developing probably very late. so here's the breakdown, we've got mostly cloudy and mild light on those winds and then for tomorrow as well mostly cloudy and cool and temps pretty much show below 60 overall of the bay this week predawn rain expected on wednesday that will take us to your wednesday morning commute and then mostly cloudy mild with drizzle still possible to finish off the week we have some more coming this weekend too. for tonight, you can expect temperatures hanging in the little lower 40's, 39 san jose that tells us some of those inland valleys are drying out a little bit and will be some clear patches to allow some radiational cooling for some more 30's. we saw some of that this morning too. for the lows tonight expect the upper 30's to middle 30's
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up in the north bay there and some of the valley's off to the east asia notice as well too and then for your wake up tomorrow morning forecast with that might see some sun temperatures in the 40's. midday turning mostly cloudy mid to upper 50's and the inland areas they do improve a bit but we stay pretty much sub 60 over the region, 57 for the bay 56 for the coast will go in and clock all this rain coming for you coming up in a bet i >>all right dave. thank you also coming up tonight at 6 it is going to cost you more to ride bart in the new year how much you'll be spending to ride the transit system in 2020 plus know the county is working on a solution for its growing homeless problem. why some people who live there say it's not a permanent fix, but just a band-aid and from popular tourist spot to crime. hotspot what is now being done to stop car break ins around
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aimed at cracking down on auto burgers targeting visitors at san francisco's most iconic landmark kron four's haaziq madyun was right in the middle of an interview with police when officers started to pursue an auto burglary suspect. >>that you guys right. >>police from multiple law enforcement agencies were not pursued day of auto burglary suspect of property but rolled by the golden gate bridge highway and transportation district captain david rivera says police are increasing their president said parking lot of both sides of the golden gate due to a rise smash-and-grab auto burglaries probably looking around anywhere between 1900 this year so far he says the holiday season appears to be attracting more thieves that usual. >>and our get the holidays and people stop off before going to the airport on travel and just think they're going to stop here and you know bring all my luggage and leave everything in the car and i walk away to take a picture but that's all it takes tourist may not know that this is a hot spot for
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smash-and-grab auto burglaries however, the signs are posted in parking lots to give them a heads up, but i don't know if people read. >>the information we put out. >>anything missing or the car broken aaron sanchez is visiting from washington dc. he says he definitely don't as the permit auto theft sides, so i notice you are taking your time here at vehicle read to him. >>was putting my stuff away as soon as pulled up a couple sea and the size of don't leave any valuables around good advice protect yourself by not leaving personal property visible in your vehicle. >>police are making themselves visible to the northeast from targeting vehicles here visual being out there but we're going to chp to make sure we would call these up of local parking lots at the golden gate bridge has it made proud for news. >>and we have additional details on the growing number of car break ins in san francisco joining us more to talk about it is kron four's grant lotus is us and that we have been dealing with in san
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francisco since. who knows where seem to really hit a fever pitch though about a year or 2 ago where you walk down the street and see 2, 3, 4, 5, cars in a row just not necessarily neighborhoods where you would consider it crime to be a big issue and especially tourists, you know a lot of people seattle want to go back to san francisco because i go. >>and the next thing you know my luggage is missing, i called the police set off a cut in list goes on and on about why this matters to police and the mayor and everyone who cares about san francisco. so we have new crime statistics take a look as of the end of november this year there'd been more than 23,000 car break ins in 2019. that's a lot but it's actually down 3% from this time last year and some of the most targeted spots are right around golden gate park golden gate bridge. palace of fine arts lombard street, especially the curvy part tourist hot spots, but this is especially concerning. police say during the holiday shopping season when people
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might have you know packages and presidents in their cars the city actually introduced a plan in october a couple months ago to try to crack down on the break ins by increasing officers, add residential and shopping crime hotspots in there. hopefully you see the statistics right here that that has a real meaningful impact, especially as we get through the holiday season. so we'll let you know when we get those new numbers family get back to you all right grant, thank you. >>anybody can get ready to pay more to ride bart in the new year come january first 2020 the cost of a bart rival go up 5.4% that's about $0.40 between antioch and san francisco's montgomery station this fare hike is the last of 4 increases which were authorized back in 2013, however bart has authorized another set of fare increases for 2020 to 2024 2026. there's
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some good news after a month's delay dungeness crab season is now underway in the bay area fisherman started catching crabs yesterday and now people have the option to buy locally caught crabs here in the bay area. >>crab season was delayed back in november because of concerns whales might get caught in fishing gear off shore the judges crab industry in california makes between 40 $95 million a year. >>for our taste buds is certainly fired a very news all right, let's check outside again on san francisco's embarcadero things moving well and looks nice and clear out there and you can buy some crab couples all restaurants there by the ferry building right what's going on out there that we do have some rain coming our way so get crabby about just start anyway actually jumps in and out of this forecast, but it's going take a break for a while swing a little bit of breather vertically and some commutes coming up here tomorrow and by wednesday morning that's when you going to get probably the dose of it coming our way here's what it looks like the big satellite picture that's the big blossom of showers
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that is just waiting out to sea for us again will plot this out in terms of timing first things first what is the fog. look like tomorrow morning really relatively uneventful we'll get some in the central valley leading a little bit into a looks like the delta. but beyond that it really doesn't impact the bay at all or will have a different story obviously by wednesday morning because of this new rain event clear picture we have to disturb downtown san francisco. she will notice and the forecast calls tonight with temperatures holding pretty much in the 40's run the media bay that san francisco oakland. getting down to san jose they drop off though with 39. now that's pretty much indicative of those inland spots we can expect tonight and that tells us we have some drier air and also some breaks in those clouds even though the macau like they're building on us a bit to take a while before they really start to do anything upper 30's in the far east bay up in the north bay of upper 30's as well warming up tomorrow into the upper 50's on some cases that's a big climb there considering the air and his gets a cut climbed almost 20 degrees, 25, 59 san jose 57
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for oakland and 56 for san francisco. and that's pretty indicative of what expect for high temperatures all over the bailout of uniformity and again see some sun to begin in the morning hours. but things will change future cast for says a might see some sun early tomorrow morning, shore breaking up a little bit and then rebuilding as we can see in the afternoon hours so someone variable clouds, here's this mass of rain still out to sea by 9.15 or so after probably 11 o'clock that's what it's going to impact the bay area with moderate to occasionally maybe some heavy showers imbedded with all of that and this will linger into your wednesday morning commute and that maybe even perhaps as late as wednesday night too. much of the rest of the week, however, and kind of an event for might get some drizzle. this is the first wave are talking about we take a little bit of a breather and then there comes the next system working on timing on that weekend system. we might see some sun on your saturday. but again rain looks like it's in the future at least by the late afternoon evening hours lingering into sunday and
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let's drag it all the way out into next week looks like christmas might remain dry. but then by thursday another dose of rain coming our way checking out the 7 day forecast rain coming and going again noting rain returning by this weekend back to you. all right dana. >>coming up tonight at 6.45 the holidays are here and thieves are posing as charities to try and steal your money we hear from an expert with the better business bureau on the best ways to give without being taken advantage of. >>up next a serial rapist dies in san quentin prison. this as governor is and continues to halt the death penalty while more than 700 inmates remain on death ♪ here in the club i can't even hear my own voice. ♪ ♪ jack in the box would've been a better choice. ♪ head to jack in the box and experience the joy of missing out with my $3 mini munchies. get 'em delivered with doordash. ♪ only at jack in the box!
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occur in his partner in crime 71 year-old royalist norris were known as the tool box killers that occur and norris were convicted of kidnapping raping torturing and murdering 5 teenage girls in southern california. in the span of 5 months back in 1979 that occur was admitted to death row 1981 norris was sentenced to a term of 45 years to life and remains in prison and continuing our coverage california has not executed anybody in years because of various legal challenges and court decisions. >>and earlier this year governor gavin newsome declared a stop to all executions as long as he is in office the to 6 show 82 condemned california inmates have died from natural causes since 1978, that's when capital punishment was reinstated after a period where the state supreme court ruled it to be cruel and unusual punishment and that amount of time another 27 inmates have died by suicide 13 have been executed in california to were executed in
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other states and 14 have died from other causes the cause of death for 4 other inmates is pending. there are now 729 inmates on california's death row. ahead tonight plans for a controversial television show about the deadly ghost ship warehouse fire have been canceled why the producers decided to scrap the project lawmakers are working around the clock to try to keep the government funded how long congress has to pass a new spending bill. >>to avoid another government shutdown and next at 6.30 sonoma county working on a solution for its growing homeless problem why some people who live there say the so far are not a permanent fix details after the break. >>high and dry for today and we're going remain that way looks like for tomorrow the summit of sun today, but the clouds will be building that means rain not too far from home. what investigators lot more straight ahead the kron 4 news at 6 continues. >>kron four's end of the year spectacular is back to join us
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>>we talk about this everywhere but the homeless crisis is growing as well as the noma county and now emergency measures are being proposed to try and address it the sonoma county board of supervisors is going to be hearing a list of proposed ideas to get people out of encampments kron four's maureen kelly tells


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