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oc :04 "so public" racism in the san ramon valley unified school district ... for the second time this month -- the monte vista high school principal has sent letters home to parents alerting them about racist incidents at the school. good evening im ken wayne.. and i'm pam moore.. most recently -- a video on social media... where a student calls an african american man a racial slur. kron4's michelle kingston is live at the high school tonight... with more on what's being done to stop this behavior.
( pam ) the flu season has ramped up. we told you yesterday how two people in marin county died from the flu ... both of them were older than 65 ... and one of the two did not get the flu vaccine.(ken) a person from sonoma county also died from the flu... who was also not vaccinated according to health officials. kron 4's justine waldman reports on the urgent call from doctors for people to get vaccinated.
(ken) there has been a jump in the number of people sickened by e coli tied to romaine lettuce from california the c-d-c says 138 people have been infected...in 25 states. that's an additional three dozen cases from just two weeks ago. 72 people have been hospitalized. and 13 have developed a type of kidney failure. officials have traced the outbreak to romaine lettuce from salinas. for the third straight year ---
the same strain of e coli has triggered outbreaks. (ken) san francisco state university is still closed tonight and all finals for today have been postponed. (pam) this is all because of a bomb threat earlier today... kron4's grant lodes joins us now in the studio ... with what we know right now... grant (grant) the s-f-s-u police tweeting just after 2 p-m... saying the main campus is closed during a bomb threat investigation. the threat affects a few buildings... and students and staff are not allowed on the main campus. one residential building did get evacuated. students are taking final exams this week and one lecturer we interviewed says... that may be the reason for the bomb threat. (grant) all of the finals
sceheduled for today will be re- police say there is currently no threat to public safety but the main campus will be closed for the rest of tonight.(grant) san francisco police is assisting university police with the investigation. the campus will re-open for regualr operations tomorrow morning. (grant)(grant) we first brought you this story as breaking news through a push alert. be sure to download the kron4 app to stay up to date on breaking news in your community. (pam) taking a live look
(oncam) a dramatic end to a high profile trial. the man accused of shooting and killing tiffany le's ex -- keith green -- is now a free man. kaveh bayet walked out of the san mateo county jail thursday afternoon, after prosecutors decided not to retry him for murder. bayet was accused of shooting and killing green back in april of 2016. but while lee was acquitted of the murder, a jury deadlocked six- to - six over bayet's guilt. the d-a says, this decision was made because there are too many unanswered questions for a jury to convict him...
was a difficult decision what we were looking for after a 6-6 hung jury is what would be different in a retrial.//we talked to about half the juror to find out what was going on back there what were their werent going to holes that they felt were in the case> prosecutors say, they could retry bayet if new evidence becomes available. (ken) san francisco police have arrested two attempted murder suspects. it stems from a shooting that happened back in september. according to police the two men you see here are accused of walking up to a group of people in the mission district and one of them... fired off two shots. san francisco police arrested jarillo esteban back on november 27th... and tony castillo surrendered to police on december second.. both were booked into the san francisco jail on attempted murder, assault with a firearm and other charges.. (pam) police want you to take a look at the man in this video ... he uses pepper spray on a store clerk as he
holding pg and e responsible. the fight on capitol hill today against the power company. (pam) and california's new earthquake early warning app ... issues its first public alert. what one of the developers has to say.. about its effectiveness. 11 years old -- and a hero. a young girl jumps into action to save her family from a house fire. how she knew what to do. and how a south bay community is pitching in to help after the family lost everyday days before christmas.
yesterday -- the state's earthquake warning app sent out an alert .... less than 10 -seconds after a small earthquake shook monterey county. it was the first time the alert was used .. since being developed at u-c berkeley. doctor peggy hellweg is the operations manager for the 'myshake app'. (pam) the app was released to the public in october... the app has now been downloaded more than 900- thousand times. (pam) the smallest group of candidates for a democratic debate.. has concluded. now we take a look at who came out on top. (ken) legit dispensaries. the new way to check and see if a cannabis dispensary is legal and sells approved products.
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cannabis dispensary is legal... using their smart phones. the bureau of cannabis control announced a program... where licensed cannabis retailers can post what's called - a q-r code in their store window. by scanning this code ... consumers can determine which retailers carry products that are tracked, tested, and legal. according to the united cannabis business association ... california's illicit market is nearly three- times the size of its legal one .... and many consumers cannot tell the difference, leading them to unknowingly purchase untested and unregulated products which may put their health at risk. (ken) the number of vaping- related lung injury cases has topped 2,500 nationwide... according to the report released from the u-s centers for disease control. vaping injuries have been reported in all 50 states, the district of columbia, puerto rico and the u-s virgin islands. the c-d-c also reported today there are 54 confirmed deaths including at
least 2 here in california. states continue to report new cases and deaths to the c-d-c on a weekly basis. (pam) a washington stare down between both chambers of congress - with the presidency of donald trump on the line... and articles of impeachement still not sent to the senate. (ken) and then there were seven.tonight's democratic presidential candidate debate is much thinner than the ones earlier this year. we bring you the highlights next. wimpy trash bags? c'mon.
debate of this election season -- coming on the heels of last night's monumental vote in the house .... to impeach president trump. the three - hour debate in los angeles takes place ahead of the holiday season -- and at a time when every public moment counts for many of the candidates. darryl forges reports.
president donald trump is impeached... but the articles of impeachment have not been sent from the house to the senate yet. kron 4's ella sogomonian is live in the studio on what this means for the senate trial...ella? the top republican and democrat senators were supposed to come up with the structure for the senate trial. but because house speaker nancy pelosi has not released the articles of impeachment - when that may be is up in the
air. though she didn't say when pelosi signaled it's a only matter of time .she has no deadline because there are no constitutional rules on that. first, she wants senate leaders to set the scene for which witnesses will be involved in the trial. but, republicans were quick to claim pelosi's decision to hold onto the articles means that democrats have a weak case against president. sen. mitch mcconnell/r- majority leader: prosecutors are getting cold feet in front of the entire country guessing even if they want to go to trial. they said was so urgent that it could not even wait for due they're contend to sit on their hands. this is rep. nancy pelosi/d- house we see the process that is set forth in the know the number of managers that go forward and who we would choose." a bipartisan agreement is in limbo as congress breaks for the holidays.
a number of horse deaths at the santa anita race track ... launched an investigation. now... the new findings released today. (ken) the new dangers to mental health being connected to pot products (pam) tonight.. in dine and dish vicki takes a look at a san francisco resturant ... with a michelin star and a decade of staying power. ♪ a cat cafe sounded better in my head. ♪
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(pam) in southern california .... a task force has found.. there was no animal cruelty or criminal activity .. linked to the scores of horse deaths at santa anita park. that is according to los angeles county d-a jackie lacey, who headed up the panel of prosecutors and investigators. officials briefly suspended racing back in march.... amid nationwide attention over the number of horses being euthanized or dying a... fter accidents at the race track. there were 56- deaths between last july and this november.lacey did acknowledge ... greater precautions are needed. some changes were made before the park reopened in late march. according to the task force, improved safety policies, reduced the number of fatal racing and training incidents. c-n-n reached out to santa anita park and to the california horse racing board for comment ... but did not get an immediate reply.
let's open with the 49ers-- official confirmation from team headquarters today... richard sherman is playing this weekend. --the pro bowl cornerback will be suiting up against the rams... after missing one game with a hamstring injury... a setback that was initially projected to keep him out for at least 2-weeks. --however, dee ford will not be playing as he recovers from his own hamstring issue. -ford dealt with that before, then re-aggravated it in the saints game... kyle shanahan on if he considered that before activating sherman. kickoff just kickoff just after 5 saturday night at levi's. raiders visit the chargers in l-a. --now let's talk some
hoops, news in the college landscape that could have ripple effects on what happens with the warriors. --james wiseman, one of the top prospects in the sport, has left the memphis program and will prepare for the nba draft. --the 7-1 center is stepping away from the school...after being suspended by the ncaa for a payment violation. --considering he's a projected lottery pick and golden state has one of the worst records in the league, there's a chance the warriors may be in position to take him. --today steve kerr wouldn't talk about that possibility, however, he did discuss how we can see players foregoing college and opting for the g-league instead.
--our lexus ultimate highlight... lakers-bucks... possible nba finals preview...lebron and giannis squaring off... --2nd quarter... antetokounmpo... makes one of his career-high 5 three-pointers... bucks roilling by 19 at the half --later on ,the lakers would make a couple runs... anthony davis... to the hoop for a copuple of his 36 points to get the lakers within 11 --but giannis was too much... goes to work on danny green for the fade-away... 34 points, 11 rebounds and 7 assists for the reiging mvp. --bucks win... 111-104... lebron finished with a triple-double (21 points, 12 rebounds, 11 assisis)... milwaukee now an nba best 25-and-4... lakers drop to 24-5
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people will fight if we lead them."(ken) the latest "star wars" movie is set to storm theaters this weekend.. "star wars: the rise of skywalker" caps off the trio of trilogies set in a galaxy far, far away. industry analysts predict an opening weekend of 175-to-200 million dollars -- well below either of the first two films in the
current trilogy. (pam) the u-s department of agriculture has removed the fictional nation of wakanda ..... from its list of u-s trading partners. this, after someone noticed .... the nation from the 'black panther' comics and movie .... was listed as a free trade agreement partner. a twitter user posted .... he found it on the agricultural tariff tracker -- maintained by the u-s-d-a foreign agricultural service. the u-s-d-a told news outlets.... wakanda was actually only added for testing the tracker system -- and should have been removed ... after testing was completed. and the agency tweeted: "while we removed the kingdom of wakanda from our list of u-s free trade partners, our relationship will always be strong. hashtag wakanda forever." (pam) a film based in the city of san francisco is getting major attention.oc :08 "san francisco" (pam) actor jonathan
majors is now a major contender for the associated press' breakthrough entertainers ..... for his role in "the last black man in san francisco." his role as montgomery allen ..... has not only drawn widespread acclaim, but brought the eager attention of spike lee, jordan peele, j.j. abrams and jay-z - all of whom have cast him in upcoming projects. (pam) that wraps up kron 4 news at 8.(ken) grant lodes and vicki liviakis are here with kron 4 news at 9. (grant) tonight at 9. a controversial issue throughout the bay area--- r-v parking crowding neighborhood streets. tense moments today as east bay police cleared some vehicles --- those living there --
are now back on the street. and residents say the lack of parking -- underscores the gravity of the homeless crisis. (vicki) the final democratic debate saw the smallest group of candidates but the highest stakes. and the presidential hopefuls did not hold back. who made waves tonight in the p-b-s newshour debate. and who made an impression on local voters.(vicki)