tv KRON 4 Early News KRON October 8, 2013 4:00am-6:01am PDT
>> a second bart strike this week. still a possibility. but there are new developments as the union and management update the public on talks. meantime. commuters are anxious about what's ahead. >> the santa clara county sheriff's office say the streets are a little safer after seizing close to a million -and a half- dollars in drugs from a san jose home. >> its day eight of the government shutdown and politicians are still trying to level blame. we'll tell you if they are any closer to an agreement on government spending, the budget, and the debt ceiling.
>> a proposal to establish citywide park closure hours in san francisco was passed by a board of supervisors committee. the legislation would establish closure hours of midnight to 5 a-m. at most parks around the city. the proposal is an attempt to combat vandalism and illegal dumping in parks-- which cost san francisco more than 900-thousand- dollars annually to clean up. violators would face a fine of up to 100- dollars for a first offense, with escalating fines for subsequent offenses. the legislation will come in front of the full board at its october 29th meeting. >>the santa clara county sheriff's office says the streets are a little safer-- after seizing close to a million -and a half- dollars in drugs from a san jose home. the bust was the culmination of a two- year investigation by the sheriff's office -- confiscating crystal meth, cocaine and heroin. several weapons and 825 -thousand dollars in cash. detectives believe it is all part of a meth distribution organization. they say the operation is run by this man -- jose
jimenez- olmos. he was not at home when the bust took place, and is still on the run. >> a fire started early this morning in the aptos hills area east of santa cruz near soquel. the fire started just before two a-m at a home on redwood drive. the fire spread to at least two homes. evacuations were in place but have been lifted no word yet if there are any injuries. >> we're waking up to clear in cold conditions. it is a cooler start even colder than yesterday so expect a lot of low 40's. as we head into the afternoon at one phil's son and mild. the temperatures will continue to coal. this is of a preparation for a storm that is headed our way. the temperatures will " law but it will be spreading the sticker read here is a look at the temperatures out the
door. santa rosa is in the low 50's create 54 degrees currently in concord. you will notice clear conditions and we are tracking system, no. but there is a lot the rotation in the storm. this is not want to impact the north and in potential for showers will be down in the south for tomorrow. >> futurecast 4 only shows a 10% chance. as we head into this afternoon's take a look temperatures. no 80s on board for today. 72 degrees or oakland and upper 70's for downtown san francisco. we will continue with that pulldown. there is a possibility for some raindrops. we will start to warm things up a little bit as we head into your thursday >> as for traffic around the
bay of the bridges are looking good. here is a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. you will notice some construction but it is not want to slow you down. the traffic is very light. the san mateo bridge is always a good option. as of right now you will see lots of space between cars. the traffic is moving outdoors foster city. southbound 1 on one is problem free with the drive time in 23 minutes. >> negotiations between bart management and the unions. went into the night time hours. finally coming to an end just before ten this evening. while both sides have made significant progress, there
is still no deal and the clock is ticking. workers could go back on the picket line friday morning. >> i don't want reading anything into what has been said. we're working hard to try to find a settlement we are willing to talk beyond the spirit >> union stated that they have offered three in the last couple of days. >> commuters are feeling a sense of dread and frustration as the yet another strike deadline is just days away. bart was shut down for five days during the walk out in july. the job action added thousands of people to the roads. and thousands had to wake up
extra early to line up for buses or ferries to get around. we asked workers in downtown san francisco for reaction to the current situation. here's what some of them had to say. >> the last time i was on a vacation when they went on strike. it would impact me tremendously if that were to do it now. >> >> this will be a nightmare. >> it was so crazy. i do not know if i will be able to get to work. >> they are just holding us hostage and i do not like it. >> i think they should have figured out what to do by now. >> it is pretty of rages because i do nothing bart is bargaining in good faith. >> if it is frustrating and i do not all of the information. both sides are
stating that they can i evaluate the truth. >> i anders (that it does not happen. >> and stay with kron4 as we continue to follow the negotiations between bart management and unions. for a possible strike if no deal is reached. you can download our app and check our website kron 4 dot com to get the latest updates. >> the hayward police department has an image problem. how they plan to change it. >> and hate speech scrawled on a recreational center in san francisco. a neighborhood's outrage. details coming up. >> a postal worker in fresno is out of a job for throwing away letters about obamacare. his excuse as to why he did
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andrew spencer reports politicians are still trying to level blame as they struggle to come to any concensus on government spending, the budget, and >> even though we are able to pay our bills, this will have significant problems. >> a blame game started this week. this is trying to hold republicans responsible for this shut down. this is not the only group that is blaming the other side. >> now they say that we are going to threaten the credit worthiness of the united states of america and possibly the world economy. to do something that we are supposed to do. >> we are not try and do
what bill clinton did in 1995. >> with the partial shutdown the attention is now focused on the debt ceiling. the federal government's limit on borrowing. president barack obama reiterated that he will not negotiate with congress. >> the white house and did show some glimmer of flexibility. officials said that now it is up to congress to make a decision. >> the partial government shutdown is taking its toll about three out of four staffers are being kept off-duty. of the one-thousand-seven- hundred-and-one workers at the white house normally, fewer than 450 are working. that's because the the rest are considered "non- essential." and running the government's nerve center with a small staff has created disorder. even the white house switchboard has been set to a prerecorded message that says to call back when the
>> americans trying to sign up for health insurance under the new law are experiencing more problems. the online enrollment system was down again early this morning for upgrades. tech experts have been called in several times to fix glitches since healthcare-dot-gov's debut a week ago. but experts say there's still time to fix those problems before the uninsured start getting >> we will take a break. here is a live look outside from our roof cam of san here is a live look outside from our roof cam of san francisco. over 60,000 california foster childr here is a live look outside from our roof cam of san extra curricular activities help provide a sense of identity and a path to success. joining the soccer team. getting help with math. going to prom. i want to learn to swim. it's hard to feel normal, when you can't do the normal things. to help, sleep train is collecting donations
restructure electricity rates. changing the way consumers pay for electricity. while the bill's impact on the majority of ratepayers is unclear, low income users are protected under this law. >> governor brown has vetoed a bill that would have allowed non-citizens who are legal residents to serve as jurors in the state. in a statement, brown says he does not think it is right to expand jury service to non-citizens. the bill's author argues lawful immigrants should be included in civic obligations. and that it would have expanded the pool of prospective jurors. >> supporters of the trust act monday lauded the governor's decision to sign the law that aims to limit the criteria for deporting undocumented residents after an arrest. state assemblyman tom ammiano, d-san francisco,
introduced the now-law, which will limit local law enforcement throughout the state from detaining immigrants on a u.s. immigration and customs enforcement hold after they are eligible for release. under ice's secure communities program, or s- comm, a person's fingerprints are run through a federal electronic database to determine their immigration status. ice asks for local law enforcement agencies to hold those who are found to be undocumented. >> a postal worker in fresno is out of a job for throwing away letters about obamacare. >> i just looked down there and i saw a lot of people's names and addresses. right away i knew that this was wrong. >> he stated that he brought in the mail to his local post office where he filed a complaint against the carrier. i spoke to the
u.s. postal service and he stated that the carrier was a question and he did admit that he through the mail into the garbage dumpster. >> according to the u.s. postal service the mail carrier stated that he was running late and that he had to give back to the post office on time. the mailman and was fired the neely. the worker is temporary that was hired in august. he stated that he is happy to hear that he lost his job. >> this is very important information. where did you stop at to? what if he's doing this on a daily basis. >> the male is supposed to be put back into these little boxes so it can be read delivered. >> this is another chilly start in the bay area. it is 44 degrees right now in santa rosa. we are seeing
mid 50s and milder weather for downtown san francisco. any patchy fog developing this to the south. futurecast 4 shows the the temperatures are still in the '60s. by lunchtime some of the and spots will start to fill in nicely. we was start to see more 70's and develop. there's really no 80s for the afternoon. by 9:00 p.m. the temperatures will mostly be in the '60s. >> here is a look at the afternoon highs, let's start things out in the south. san jose will have a high of 74. as we get to the east you can expect plenty of sunshine. pittsburg will have a high of 77 degrees. upper 70's for those of you in walnut creek. downtown san francisco is talking 67.
it looks like a good mixture of 60's and seven is for those along the shoreline. we are tracking weather that may bring showers to the south. this is what is on tap for tomorrow. is it 20% chance. >> the rest of the bay area you can expect cloudy conditions and cooler afternoon highs. pass that, the temperatures will start to run again and will be close to the seasonal average. there was a look picture weather. >> we are not mine to in any hot spots a mature approach to the bay bridge toll plaza majority of the traffic is coming from the east shore freeway. this is where you will have the most company. you may encounter over my construction on the new span of the bay bridge but it
will not slow your ride down. for those of you going to the san mateo bridge. there no problem going there or leaving. they have great conditions. the southbound 11, the golden gate bridge is pretty clear as you work your way out of marin county. the traffic map shows that everything is okay. san ramon valley is looking good and there and are no problems approaching the 580 interchange. >> california authorities say, a man was bitten by a shark while surfing near eureka. fire officials say, the man was surfing with a group over the weekend, when the shark bit him on the thigh. the man was taken to a local hospital with non- life- threatening injuries. one surfer describes what happened. >> "boards were thrown on the beach and everybody was sprinting down to help him out of the water. and the primary concern at that point was stabilizing him, getting emergency vehicles out there and getting him to the hospital." >> the victim is expected
to survive. and his injury is considered minor. officials say this isn't the first time this has happened in the area. another surfer was attacked by a shark in the same area last year. >> crews gain ground on a wildfire burning at the camp pendletonmarine base in southern california. all evacuation orders have been lifted. this is video of the wildfire taken over the weekend. the flames burned more than twenty-two hundred acres of dry brush. the de luz fire is 67- percent contained. and full containment is expected tonight. the cause is still under >> fast-moving storms moving through parts of the northeast have knocked out power in parts of new york and toppled trees in massachusetts. the national weather service is warning of potential flooding in pennsylvania where there are small streams and poor draining. severe weather yesterday also delayed flights at philadelphia international airport by about 45 minutes.
>> (male annoucer): now here is stanley roberts who found some people behaving badly. >> the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and ending up with the same results. i know albert einstein said it differently. >> this is video that i sped up to show you how people are ignoring this > this driver was for on that issue would go straight she would get a ticket. she did not listen. >> residents of more rain would and marin county are fed up with drivers doing
this. >> left turn only. >> do not go straight, no, you are going to get a ticket. they just caught someone over there. you can only make a left turn. >> that must occur other left. >> you better turn left. you are next. >> i am morning you that if you go in this direction will get a ticket. it is not. as we soon find out from this driver was in such a big rush. he almost forgot to stuff officer. >> you see people standing there point and get this signed and you still went through it anyway. >> i asked the driver and a question. how long have you been driving here?
>> you never notice the signs? >> no. >> is the first, someone holding up a son. >> i thought they were protesting. >> and once again, it is the same stream of drivers. >> the drivers ignore this and the signs. they cannot ignore this last command. >> in marin county stanley roberts, kron 4 news. >> salesforce-dot-com founder marc benioff is donating two-point-seven million dollars to san francisco city schools. the money includes one- hundred-thousand dollars in grants for each of the city's 12 middle schools, as well as hundreds of i- pads. benioff has also asked district officials to let him know what else the middle schools need. benioff says that mayor ed lee's goal of preparing
middle school students for the jobs of the future fits well with his company's philanthropic foundation. >> here is a live look outside the san mateo bridge. so far your drive on outside the san mateo bridge. so far your drive on highway 92 is good. to those who've worried... suffered in silence... hoped... and lived in a state of fear... welcome to a new state... of health. welcome to covered california. the place to find quality, affordable coverage. financial help for those in need. and nobody can be denied because of a pre-existing condition. enroll now at coveredca.com.
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don't know if it's kids or adults. it's just too bad. >> the derogatory sign was spotted late this morning, and by the time parks reached out to their graffiti crew, a team was already en route to the park- which means there was more than one call reporting it. within 2 hours, a new coat of paint covered the door. with children on the grounds practicing or playing sports everyday, neighbors walking their dogs were appalled. >> sot - it's not fair that they can do something silly like this >> a spokesperson from parks and recreation tells us the city spends over 1 million dollars each year responding to graffiti, illegal dumping and vandalism. live in san francisco >> the temperatures will continue to drop or approaching a sunrise. this is perhaps one of the coldest morning is that we have seen thus far. as we head into the afternoon will be something with a few high clouds. the temperatures will be a little cooler than yesterday. antioch will have
a high of 76 degrees. martinez will have a high of 73 degrees. oakland will have a high of 72 degrees. fremont will be checking in at 71 degrees. we will have mostly sunny skies. 75 will be the common number for sunbelt in cupertino. upper 60s for downtown san francisco and los 60's close to ocean beach. as we had to the north, we have not forgot about fairfield getting close to 80s but i do not think that we will see in the '80s. 734 run on a park. >> we will be cooler and the possibility of rain for tomorrow. any brain that we see will probably down in the south bay. in fact it
has a lot of rotation. as we look ahead the sunshine will be back and it will be near seasonal. here is a look picture 7 day all around the bay the temperatures will continue to slide. sunshine and mild weather in some way more details on your forecast coming up. >> we're now looking at any hot spots is a great ride for the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza despite overnight construction. it will not slow you down as you see there's no wait. san mateo bridge is always a good option. you can see the tail lights had of torts foster city. >>
>> city officials in san carlos are calling out those with p-g and e. saying that a major pipeline running through a community there. may be putting thousands of people in danger. a judge has already ordered the pipeline's shutdown, but city officials say, the court battle over the case will continue tuesday. >> until they go and look at this blind, i will not be have bay until i see what the information shows may. >> the judge will continue to hear this case today. >> a six year veteran of the
department is not accused of extortion while on duty. and tonight, and hayward's police chief has taken action. she told our justine waldman , she has zero tolerance policy for misconduct. the latest officer was arrested. he is 30 years old. he allegedly told the woman that if she gave him $500 cash he will make her criminal case go away. instead he is charged with extortion. he is out on a $500,000 bail. he also sent in his letter of resignation not even two weeks ago. their rest of the mother officer for sexually
abusing girls what the words at a livermore after- school program. >> i just do not want one and two people have been a reflection on the people who are doing good. >> she told us that the morale of the department is low and that criminal behavior by officers is not tolerated. >> i am here to reassure the public that weight are going to make sure this does not take place and that we do the right thing. >> the hayward police department as some making changes to how that will hire new officers. off the chief says that will do more comprehensive background checks. she will personally interview candidates. we have also learned a former officer and claude, who is still in the santa rita to jail was transferred to the unpaid administrative leave. >> the countdown is still
on to another bart's strike. yesterday, union leaders said that they were not issuing a 72 hour notice to strike but that does not mean that they will not happen. kron4 will tran is still at the west oakland bart station with more. >> on friday morning there is a chance that they may go on strike. it is not guaranteed and they have never came out to say that that will shut down. if it is not a deal in place. instead, they will talk about on thursday night and then decide on friday if they're going to go on strike. we're talking about hundreds of paulsen of people take the trains every day. we saw what happened in july when it was a four day strike and was a nightmare.
been curious all along and we just have to monster what they plan to do. >> you should just keep your fingers crossed that something works out. we're all affected. no one will escape this. >> will take a quick break. here is a live look outside the golden gate bridge. it is chilly outside. most of us are waking up to 40 degree weather.
players down to little league players uses. anyone can do this even just for fun. you can see what it feels like to square off against a player. it is like a batting cage on steroids fantasy becomes a reality with this pitching stimulator. it is a remarkable training tool to read create the job dropping experience of pitching. california batting club in san francisco is the first one to have it. it is like a real pitcher throwing real pitches. you can try to figure out what he will throw. players and coaches can control this with this touchscreen computer. you can specify the age group and the skill level and you could let them know where this person is left hand or right hand. >> we have a sequence of how
many miles per hour it will go. >> a lot of the kids are in here and their training and it is not only a dribble once it goes on, the computer would generate a video. it is awesome to see it. it is just like real- life baseball. >> this is a tool for anyone to come down and play is to experience this. >> once i found this out i had a tryout. i put on a helmet and tried it out. i am a little bit rusty so slow that down. apparently, 70 mi. per hour is too fast for me. it was a cool experience and i now have more respect for the players
>> an 11-year-old in colorado wants to boldly go where no child has gone before. he's brewing a beer that can be used in space. as he tells mark meredith, this experiment has nothing to do with getting >> following a recipe for adults he has turned a beer making into a historic achievement. >> i relate design and this just by getting a good grade in my class. >> his idea is earning more than a good grade. he wants to see how it works in micro gravity. >> beer is known, actually
in the alcohol has medical properties. >> in december, he hopes this will give them a chance to ride the space station and have as strong winds that special >> this is a perfect way to show them that this is time is your spending learning a lab report. >> this project is a definite what this school is focusing they want to seek more of this. >> the whole idea, i have an 11 year-old putting beer together in the classroom. it is pretty special. >> it is up to nasa to test this in space. >> it will be pretty much the greatest moment of my life so far. >> three-time indianapolis 500 winner dario franchitti will need a second surgery on the broken right ankle he
suffered when his car went airborne into the fence during the last lap of the grand prix of houston. franchitti also fractured two vertebrae in his spine and received a concussion. he had surgery on the ankle last night and remained in the hospital afterward. franchitti is expected to return to indianapolis wednesday and have a second surgery on his ankle. >> me and my friends of both adult and then something cut me on the neck. there was a dog with blood and russian out of his head. another person was just passed out. it did not feel like it was something for me to worry about just a few cuts. >> thirteen fans and an indycar official were injured by debris that flew into the taken to the hospital. indeed car stated they are born to review thi
>> we are waking up to clear skies but it is cold outside. the temperatures right now are mostly in the low 40's and 50's. 44 degrees out the door in santa rosa. you should grabbed a jacket. we are flirting with 50's and pleasanton. mitt for this weekend of four half moon bay. it is chilly all run the bay and we have a little bit of patchy fog. as we head into afternoon you can expect high clouds and no 80s today. the temperatures will be cooler. pleasanton will have a high of 77 degrees san francisco will have a high of 67 degrees. by later on tonight the winds will start to pick up and it will be pretty breezy.
>> we are waking up to clear conditions so we are still tracking an area of low pressure to date. this will bring spotty showers to the bay but the best possibility is for the south. i do not think we will see rain in the north bay to mar. one thing is to assure that the to pitcher is cloudy. we will continue with a cooling trend until about the weekend. you can expect seasonal temperatures. it will continue to be fairly mild as will start next work week. >> the traffic all around the bay is moving well and we're not seen any hot spots. overnight construction is in the process of correcting up. northbound 880 had lane closures. we also had lanes shutdown of the bay bridge. as of right now the approach
to the bay bridge toll plaza is moving okay. the san mateo bridge it generally is a good option so we're not seen the big backups just yet. southbound 101, the golden gate bridge is problem free. the drive time is 23 minutes into the city. the south bay freeway is doing good and no incidents to report. >> brandon moss, josh reddick and seth smith homered for the oakland athletics, who chased anibal sanchez in the fifth inning and beat the detroit tigers 6-3 for a 2-1 lead in their a-l division series. moss broke a 3-all tie in the fifth with a solo shot, and smith's two-run drive later in the inning ended sanchez's day. it was an impressive offensive show after the teams split two tense, low- scoring games in oakland. series today.
jarrod parker gave up three runs in five innings for oakland, and the tigers couldn't rally against the bullpens >> the raiders cut matt flynn who they paid $6.5 million for this season to be their starting quarterback. acquiring him from seattle during the offseason but flynn played poorly in the preseason losing the starting job to terrelle pryor he also played poorly against the redskins two sundays ago when pryor was out with a consussion all of the $6.5 million is guaranteed so the raiders are on the hook for the whole amount. >> six cities have put in applications to host super bowl in 2018. this is video from last year's super bowl at the superdome in new orleans. the interested cities are miami, new orleans, dallas, minneapolis, indianapolis and tampa. the league's super bowl advisory committee will decide which cities will be asked to bid as finalists.
the owners will select the winner during spring meetings may 19-21 in atlanta. >> klay thompson had 17 points and four rebounds playing his second straight preseason game as a reserve and golden state beat the sacramento kings at 94-81. thompson finished at 8417 from the field in 30 minutes. harrison on bonds missed
all four shots he took and had one rebound and six a disappointing minutes.
warriors coach mark jackson said that his starting lineup was shuffled to route the pre-season, which includes two exhibitions in china against the los angeles lakers. >> align alex rodriguez's lawsuit claiming major league baseball and commissioner bud selig went on a "witch hunt" to force him from the sport has been moved from state to federal court. major league baseball filed a notice of removal monday, saying claims by the new york yankees third baseman are governed
by federal law. rodriguez's legal team could file a motion asking that state court. >> after a when the star,
the philadelphia flyers fired coach peter laviolette, three seasons after he led them to the stanley cup finals. assistant craig berube, in his seventh season coaching within the organization, was promoted to replace him. despite a preseason vote of confidence from ownership, he just could not overcome a punchless offense.
again, this time in florida, and he was hurt. now, is 50 years old, he is making a comeback in vegas. he weighs in at ponds, he has a new home at mandalay's base shark reef aquarium. >> scarlett johansson has done it again. she was nabbed esquires magazines coveted sexiest woman alive title for 2000 and 13. you may remember, the 28 year- old actress was also awarded that sang comeback in 2006.
she is the first win the title twice. this was the latest, and it comes just weeks after it was announced that she was engaged to her friend's boyfriend. >> just in time for halloween, a vermont can be shot attempts to make the largest peanut butter cup. you are looking at more than 229 lbs. of chocolate and peanut butter. the candy shop now has to wait to get the offical word to see if it is 8 record sector. >> coming up on the kron4 morning news at 5:00 a.m.. the negotiations continue, but a second of march strike is becoming more and more likely. is becoming more and more likely. >> a to those who've waited... worried... poked and prodded... taken risks... and lived in a state of "what if?"... welcome to a new state... of health. welcome to covered california.
second of bart's strike this week, still a possibility, but there are new developments as the union and management of state the public on talks. meantime, commuters are anxious about what is ahead. >> the santa clara county sheriff's office says that the streets are a little safer after seizing close to a million dollars in drugs from a san jose home. will have details coming up. >> it is clear all side and we do have some clouds along the coastline. it will be sunny and the temperatures will be on the cooler side. by tomorrow we're looking for the possibility of showers. i have big changes to talk about and i will walk you through this coming up in just a bit. >> for your commute, the
good news is that we have no major incidents are hot spots a slow your ride. we are still looking at very light traffic. we have light traffic for interstate 580 in the westbound direction. highway 4 has now get been jammed through antioch or pittsburg. >> following the latest with the looming bart's strike. we are just days away from another service shutdown. kron4 will tran is live at the west oakland bart station with more. >> the keyword is cooked, it is not a guarantee. the union may come out and say that what got the job. i
have faxed them is that will go there, they stated they are committed to continue to negotiate common muni. the union said it the they are getting frustrated because they have been negotiating since april and stated that there are ready to hammer out a deal. they have a bargaining authority to say yes or no. more has to go back and talk to other people and then come back to give them a decision. >> time is running out and a cooling off period will end in 48 hours. i had a chance to talk to both sides of the table and this is what they had to say. >> that is why we're not giving a 72 hour notice. we want to use every opportunity to get this done. >> i don't want to read anything into what has been said. we are working hard
to try to find a settlement. we are willing to talk about it. >> the two sides are still very much far apart on wages and health care. obviously, they're still hammering this out. at least one major issue is off the table, the huge issues are still there. they told us on friday that that will let us know today, monday, or want to walk off the job, they did not do that. they still could debase 48 our heads up. or 24 hours. i do not think anyone will be caught off guard. this time, it looks like they will be ready, and they just hope that it does not happen. everyone, hundreds of dolphins are born to be impacted by this. we saw what happened back in july.
>> if it comes to that, well, is there a scenario of who can't come in and stop this? >> this is it, governor brown step tined last time about 58 days ago. he issued the cooling off. but this time, he is not allowed to do this again. it is only a one time deal, no one can stop them from striking. >> they claim that bart management does not have the urgency that the unions have. >> the stress level of commuters is going up as we get closer to that potential strike this friday. bart was shut down for five days from the walkout in july. that strike at thousands of extra people to the road. thousands have to wake up
extra early to line up for buses. we asked workers in downtown san francisco for their reaction. >> last time i was on vacation when that went on strike. i it will be very unhappy and it will impact me tremendously. >> if i cannot use aboard, i did not work. >> it was crazy, i did not mollify will be able to get to work. >> they are just holding us hostage and i do not like it. >> stay with kron4 as we continue to follow the latest with the negotiations. we will let jan know if there is a possible strike if no deal is reached. you can download our app and check out our website at kron4.com to get the latest. >> and and since is dead and
police are investigating. at 12:30 p.m. this morning at woman brought to the incentive to a san francisco general. the infant died there. the medical examiner is saying that the infants and death is suspicious. there are currently investigating, no are arrests have been made. >> developing mills out of santa cruz were fire crews battled a fire in the month aptos hills. it's started overnight and at least three homes have been damaged. evacuation orders were put in place shortly after the fire, those have since been lifted. >> city officials and san carlos are calling out those zero p g any worker saying
that a major pipeline running through a community there may be putting thousands of people in danger. >> until they go and look at this pipe that runs through the middle i am not going to be happy until i see what it shows me about this pipe. >> the judge will continue to hear this case. >> the santa clara county sheriff's office says a the streets are a little safer after seizing close to a million and a half dollars worth of drugs from a san jose home. the bust was a the culmination of a two- year investigation by the sheriff's office confiscating crystal meth, cocaine and heroin. several weapons and a hundred and $25,000 in cash. detectives believe that it is all part of a mess and distribution organization. they say that
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>> democrats controlling the senate are planning to it tried to pass a stand alone measure to increase the government's borrowing capp, the u.s. government runs out of money on october 17th. if it is not allowed to borrow above the current 16.7 trillion dollars debt limit, republicans could filibuster the bill. this could shelve
it until the day of the deadline. the measure is expected to provide enough borrowing room to last beyond next year's election, which means it will likely come in one trillion dollars or more in new borrowing. this is at the separate issue of the government shut down. congress has not approve any spending planned, as republicans in the house are demanding concessions before approving any spending plan. >> a bill to provide pay back to federal workers furloughed during the government shutdown has hit a snag. the republican controlled house unanimously passed a bill over the weekend to provide for federal workers back pay with support from the white house but that bill was stalled in the senate. >> while the house debates a bill to bring bad government workers, the partial
government shutdown is about to hit the people who keep an eye on the nation's 100 commercial nuclear power plants. the nuclear regulatory commission said monday it is expecting to furlough some 3900 employees at the close of the business day on thursday. they will retain only 300 essential personnel. >> the federal aviation administration announced that they are recalling 800 furloughed employees. more than 15,000 as a a workers were taken off the job last week because of the government shutdown. if the agency issued a statement saying that the workers are from the office of aviation safety. the inspectors and 60 staff will provide oversight in areas across the country. >> coming up on the kron4 morning hills famed swimmer diana month nyad is an
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made history if it's coming from cuba to florida without a shark cage. now, 65--diana nyad is taking on new york's famed herald square in a 48 hour swim to raise funds for those recovering from hurricane sandy. she will be joined by ryan lochte among other guest. the 48 our swim for relief will kick off today. >> watching the weather this morning. fast-moving storms are moving through parts of minorities that have knocked out power in parts of new york and toppled trees in massachusetts. the national weather service is a warning of potential flooding in pennsylvania where there are
small streams and pour draining. severe weather monday also delayed flights at philadelphia international airport by about 45 minutes. >> did have a huge thunder storms that have wrapped up that continue to work its way east. we are still dealing with a significant rain from virginia and south carolina again, everything is wrapping up and this is the only active weather across the country periods >> as we take a live look outside at our roof cam we are waking up to clear conditions. it is cold outside. santa up rosa is colder as 43 degrees. 49 degrees for oakland. 55 degrees and milder weather in downtown san francisco. if you did bring your jacket, and will probably needed today. low 40's--
richard cast 4 shows not much heating and sack by lunchtime, we will keep temperatures in the '60s. 70's for the warmest spots. as we put the clock into motion and will continue to see seven days and i do not think it will see in the '80s. you can expect high clouds and sunshine >> and the temperatures are expected to drop off like a rocket by 8:00 p.m.. we will be back into the 50s. i want to bart's son the afternoon highs as expected. redwood city will have a high of 74 degrees. upper 70's for evergreen, fremont. the temperatures will be in the upper 70's for places like walnut creek and pittsburg. this week and we saw 80s for san francisco but today we are lucky if we see 67.
satellite and radar shows clear conditions but we are tracking an area of low pressure in british columbia. it will continue to work its way to the bay. this system will not spread from north to south. this one instead, will affect the south bay and some of the far east in an spots. >> most of us would tell what partly cloudy conditions in these numbers will rebound as we head into the weekend. dry weather and mild conditions as we start the next work week. >> we are still month and turn a light ride and the chp has not reported any incidents to slow your ride. traffic is looking pretty light at the bay bridge. it is an easy trip as you head
toward the new eastern expand. san mateo bridge, a westbound traffic heading towards a high rise and foster city is also a delight free. southbound 1014 the golden gate bridge has no problems. >> we will update the drive time for you, the east shore freeway is 14 minutes from hercules to berkeley. west 24 south 680 is all delay free. the 580 ride is a little slowing but not the worst that you have seen. the south bay freeway is still free and clear and a little slowing for the trip leading to 280 a on 1 on one. there was construction overnight. the north bay ride is also a problem free. >> a shark attack happens in the waters off of your recut
over the weekend. fire officials say that and the male victim was surfing with the group when the shark bit him on the side. he was taken to the local hospital with non life threatening injuries. one surfer describes what happened. >> the primary concern was to stabilize them. >> the victim is expected to survive, and his injury is considered minor. officials said this is not the first time this happens in this area. and of a surfer was also attacked by a shark in the same area last year. >> the u.s. fda has issued a food safety alert for salmonella tainted foster from a chicken. the agency says that 278 people in 18 states have been sickened by
the tainted chicken. the potentially deadly bacteria has been traced to three california foster farms plans. however, the company is not issuing a recall. if you buy chicken with these lot numbers p-6137, p-6137- 8, or p-7632. they should be returned to the store in which you bought them. >> coming up on the kron4 morning newest. the entire country is suffering from a government shutdown, including the first family. how they had to deal with including the first family. how they had to deal with nelook at them with that u-verse wireless receiver. back in our day, we couldn't just move the tv wherever we wanted. yeah, our birthday entertainment was a mathemagician. because if there's anything that improves magic, it's math. the only thing he taught us
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right now. here's a closer look at yesterday's closing numbers. the dow lost 136 points. the nasdaq was down 37. the s&p 500 also was down 14. opening bell today as 6:30 a.m.. >> the commute may be getting a lot shorter for some of facebook sa workers. the on-line social networking company is investing and in helping to design a 394 yen at housing and development complete with a swimming pool, sports a putt an a convenience store, that will be built a mile and have down the road from the headquarters. the apartments will provide a convenient housing option for some employees of facebook, who is a menlo park headquarters is the home base for more than half of their 5500 workers.
construction begins this month and is expected to be completed in two years. >> the partial government shutdown is taking its toll on the white house. about three out of four staffers have been sent home. normally, more than a thousand staffers worked at the white house, but few more than 450 are currently on the job. that is because arrest are considered non- essential. running the governments and nerve center with a small staff has created this order. even the white house switchboard has been set to a pre-recorded message that says to call back on the government reopens. back on the government reopens. >>for over 60,000 ack. california foster children, extra curricular activities help provide a sense of identity and a path to success. joining the soccer team. getting help with math. going to prom. i want to learn to swim.
live in twin peaks neighborhood with more. >> a car traveling down this road basically where you see this fire truck swerved and went over the edge. according to witnesses, this car was going at a high rate of speed. witnesses reported that about a minute or two after the accident they started to see smoke and eventually fire. they called the fire department and when they arrived, and obviously the person-tested is want to make sure if anyone was inside the car so far, they have not found anyone it in the car and a fire is out for right now they are actively searching the area for either a victim or a suspect. we have no idea whether not any one was even in the car when it went over the edge. at this point, this car might have been
stolen and someone posted over the side. either way, they have not found a victim or is suspect. they have a part of twin peaks shut off because the story is still developing. >> following the latest with the looming bart's strike. we are just days away from another service shutdown. if kron4 will tran is live at the was oakland bart station with more. >> we are down to two full days less than 48 hours and if they did not reach a deal by thursday midnight was oakland and the of the bart
stations could possibly shut down. it is not automatic because the unions can still negotiate. the governor cannot step back and like we saw 58 days ago. he is only a lull to do this once. i had a chance to talk to or rider's this morning this is what they had to say. >> i'd take the bart's every morning for work. i do not have a car. >> what are your thoughts? >> i am just trying to, with a ride situation. i think this is kind of ridiculous said it has taken this long. if they should have spent the 60 days of negotiating rather than take a break. >> she is not the on one was making plans, i spoke to another man who stated that he will pay anything to pay
board than to drive. he is addressing this. >> they continue to negotiate a the bad news is that they're still far apart. they're still fighting over wages and health care. the union stated that if there is a strike, do not blame them, they have the urgency, if they have a readiness to go ahead. they're very upset that they do not have the players to the bargaining table to say yes and no. they have to go back to their people and then come back to say we have to continue or not. >> it is a cold day. take a
look at santa rosa they're sitting at 43 degrees. 40's for those of you in napa. the 40's are pretty wide spread. as we head into the afternoon we will see pretty mild weather. we will see the temperatures taken a tumble in the middle of the week. possibility of showers for the south bay. i want you to your 7 their run the bay coming up. >> we're still looking at a pretty quiet ride and we're not tracking any hot spots or delays. highway 92, this is the westbound traffic leading to the high rise. your quick commute check shows that we have picked up slowing both on interstate 580 and highway 4 for the east bay.
>> the time is 5:35 a.m.. the hayward police department finds itself with an image problem. a sixth year veteran of the force is accused of extortion while on duty. romeo aberin is now the second officer in as many weeks, to be charged with a crime. another officer, month richard m cleod was arrested recently, for sexually molesting girls while working as a teacher and a little more after- school program. paris police chief says that this and this kind of needs to stop. >> the hayward police department is now making changes to how they will hire new officers, and the more comprehensive background checks. the chief
will personally interview the candidates. >> the hayward police department is now making changes to how that will hire new officers. the chief says, it will do more comprehensive background checks. if she will personally interview candidates. we also have learned that former officers and mccloud, who was still in the santa rita to jail was transferred to on paid administrative leave. >> former president jimmy carter and his wife are commemorating three decades of a relationship with habitat for humanity are helping to build a new 12 units townhome development in oakland. for the former president said helping poor families live in an owner and decent housing is the best investment. carter says the oakland is a wealthy by the standards of most communities he and his wife have visited, yet a recent
daylight holdup at the habitat construction site demonstrates that families are still struggling everywhere. >> sales force.com founder marc benioff is donating $2.7 million to san francisco city schools. the money includes $100,000 in grants for each of the city's 12 middle schools. he also has an ax and the district officials to let him know what else the schools may need. he says that and mayor ed lee sabol of preparing middle school students for jobs of the future since well with his company's the foundation. >> 33,000 old pilings will be removed from san
francisco's bay an effort to clean up an important habitat for pacific herring. this comes after the state coastal consort sorry recently had a $2 million grant from the national fish and wildlife foundation. and pacific herring remain the only commercially harvested fish inside the bay, and often use the pilings to spawn. since the pilots are covering in oil from the coal industry, it is our concern that chemicals could be damaging the aches. >> coming up on kron4 morning news. a postal worker in fresno is out of a job for to run way letters about obama and care. he is accused and why he did it. >> severe weather is hitting parts of asia this morning. we will take a look as some
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and durable power of attorney for his health care. in the document, his adult children to find a their stepmother jean kasem has prevented them from seeing their father. he is known for his years of hosting countdown shows " american top 40, and " casey's top 40 ", he is suffering from parkinson's and disease. he is 81 years old and he retired from his radio hosting in 2009. >> it seems light miley cy rus cannot be stopped. her highly anticipated new album will be released in stores today. enclosed are his " we can't stop " and wrecking ball. she has been in the
concord and oakland is now in the upper 40's. san francisco, is warmer as 55 degrees. we do have patchy fog along a coastline. as we head into afternoon the temperatures will feel warmer. it will be a mild today but remember we will see a cooling trend for the middle of the week. >> mid-70s a today for concord and a few degrees cooler down the shoreline. union city, hayward, will become an as 71 degrees. they're not expected to be too hot. 77 degrees for evergreen. mostly sunny skies, just a few calls for san francisco. we are lucky if we see 67. as we head to the north, will see a pretty good mixture of seven days.
satellite and radar shows clear conditions right now and we do have our eyes on a storm, this is over british columbia. this system is going to drag solace so do not expect too much rain in the north bay. we're looking at a 10 degree chance of showers. keep your umbrellas handy just in case. this is not want to be a huge washout for wednesday. >> mostly cloudy skies with a little bit of wind. a string of sunshine approach and for the weekend and the temperatures will be slightly warmer. we will be closest to average. >> the time is 5:48 a.m.. >> we're looking at a pretty good commute. there is a new accident on westbound 24 at old tunnel road. it is
out of the traffic lanes. as the bay bridge, it is still a good ride with no delays as you paid less work toward the new eastern span. at it is still a pretty good ride as it is for the san mateo bridge highway 92. there are no other problems to slow down your commute. the golden gate bridge is also live in both directions. as we update the east may ride, the shore freeway, interstate 80, we're starting--this is adding 14 to 15 minutes for the west for the ride. there was a problem on westbound 24, no backups get for their commute. looking at the ride through the san ramon valley. it will be delayed later and the traffic continues to build on interstate 580. south bay freeway is picking up
slowing on 1 01 and the northbound direction. the north bay ride has no delays from central san rafael. >> looking at your commute on a 80 westbound. this is across the vast as it is a clear shot past highway 4 from the upper to the lower east shore freeway. >> residents of san francisco neighborhood are appalled that a message of hate was written in a park where children play every day. the message was posted on the door of glen canyon parks and recreation center. the derogatory sign was spotted late yesterday morning. the graffiti crew responded quickly to paint over the door. thabecause loss n play here every day. neighbors walking their dogs were upset at what happened.
>> this is just not good. >> if it's just crazy to do something so silly. >> a spokesperson from parks and recreation tells us the the city spends over $1 million each year responding to graffiti, illegal dumping and vandalism. >> new data shows that some 18% of san mateo county residents live in poverty. that is almost as three times as many people as are considered poor by the federal government. that is according to a stanford university researcher. the federal statistics are bridge michelle the only about 50,000 county residents live in poverty, but the researchers says the the actual number is over 100,000. the data shows that the high cost of housing and
a high number of low-paying jobs contribute to this problem. >> a postal worker is out of a job for to run the letters about obama and care. this is a snapshot of the inside of fresno permit complex's garagebage. it was filled with mail about obama care. witnesses said the mill was dumpster by the mailman. the military says that he was running late and he wanted to get back to the post office on time. >> this is very important information and there is no telling where you stop it that, you stop and one thing or is everything being drawn away on a daily basis when is this person doing. >> an investigation into whether not a male character away of the male is taking place. the mailmen could face federal charges for the on the male way. >> three years ago if i told
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>> the top stories that we are following on this tuesday, october 8th. a second board strike is still a possibility, but there are new developments. we will have more on the story coming up. >> the santa clara county sheriff's office says the the streets are a little safer after seizing close to a million and half dollars in drugs from a san jose home. details coming up. >> a six year veteran of the hayward police department is arrested on suspicion is of extortion.