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kron 4's justine waldman has more on the memorial to honor those caught in the violence. the service started with the names of victims read outloud by the student president. >>we ask why? why here and why now? why have such a beautiful place and such beautiful people been hurt in such a way? the uc president of the asked that the victims be remembered for what they did in their brief lives. >>"it's important that in our grief, in our grasping for any glimmer of understanding into what can only be seen as unfathomable tragedy. it is important that we not lose sight of the lives we have gathered to remember. all died
much too young." the ucsb a cappella choir added somber songs to the service, the university's academic chair. touched upon the sadness felt on campus. and beyond. >>our children will miss you we mourn youmay your souls now be resting in peace one of the keynote speakers. richard martinez. who lost his son in the rampage calling for a national dialogue on gun control and mental health safety issues. >> "how many more people are going to have to die in this situation before the problem gets solved? it's almost become a normal thing for us to accept this. it's not normal. any of us who are over , grew up in the 50's, 60's 40's know that life doesn't have to be like this.
so why should it be like this for you people who are young now. it's just intolerable." there was also a moment of slience to honor the victims. in the newsroom justine waldman kron 4 news. r we continue to learn more about the three bay area victims killed in isla vista friday. among them --- 19-year old george chen. who went to leyland high school in san jose. today in southern california, his parents. spoke out. near an isla vista roadside memorial. honoring their son. students at leyland high school are currently planning a candlelight vigil in george chen's memory. also being remembered in san jose. 20-year-old james hong. students at lynebrook high school reflected on the young man they called. smart, quiet, and kind. > > he seemed like just the most amazing kid. so generous and kind and always willing to help people out. he was such a great
guy and we want to give our condolences to the family. > > early this morning. a parent started a make-shift memorial at the school. and in fremont. people are keeping david wang and his family in their thoughts and prayers. the 20- year- old fremont christian high school graduate. loved basketball. and was studying computer engineering. and one of the local victims from the rampage still recovering in the hospital. is alamo resident nick pasichuke. nick is a college freshmen at university of the pacific and a member of the school's water polo team. he was visiting a friend in isla vista friday night. nick was riding a skateboard, when elliot rodger. rammed into him with his car. he was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. including two broken legs and a number of other fractures. you can continue to follow this story on our website at kron-4 dot com. we have complete coverage on the victim memorials and social five firefighters have been injured battling a growing wildfire in mariposa county. it started yesterday afternoon. and more than doubled in size overnight. having burned more than 13-hundred acres. it's burning just west of
yosemite. in the foothills near lake mcclure. yosemite is not being threatened at this point. but about 100 homes are in danger. and right now, the fire is only 20 -percent contained. hundreds of angry teachers rallied in san francisco. as they demand fair wages. it's almost time to renew their contract with the school district. she's live in san francisco. where teachers told her they think it's important to live in the communities they serve. teachers tell me they're at a point of desperation and they want the board of ed to understand the severity of their situation. the contract expires july 1st there's hope a new one will be in place before the next school year begins. >> we took furlough days and cuts, so not only did we not get a raise or a cost of living increase which we used to get, but we took cuts in days to our annual salary schedule. >>teachers tell us their last raise was 5 years ago. as they continue to negotiate with the san francisco unified school district, they're demanding
what they consider, a livingwag, the district is offering 8% over the next 3 years, but the union is requesting 21 percent. >> we're just looking to make sure teachers can stay in san francisco >>affording rent is one thing. healthcare is another. protestors tell us both have been a struggle. >>healthcare cost $400/month and with rising costs there is insecurity. >>right now i have my daughter on a catastrophic plan where i have to pay 6k out of pocket if anything should happen, which is through the california coverage. it's actually more affordable than the district's healthcare plan. i cannot afford it unfortunately for my daughter. >>there will be a few dozen meetings between now and august. teachers are hoping for an agreement but if not >>we have 2 strike votes that we have to take and if it comes to it, the teachers are ready to do what it takes for their jobs.
teachers and para professionals say they are not looking to go on strike, but if it comes down to it, they are ready to. reporting in san francisco. coming up. hackers sneaking into i-phones and i-pads. and holding them for ransom. what you need to know to keep your device safe. giants fan - bryan stow --- appeared in court today --- as jury selection starts in his lawsuit against the dodgers. and next. walgreens facing tough restrictions from health regulators. after rodents are found in one san francisco store. it has been windy out there today and remains when the now. you see this bouncing around in. it will stay when the tonight and tomorrow off. we will talk about that and the cool weather coming in tomorrow.
first broke last week. the department of health is telling managers at a san francisco walgreens. to clean up or be suspended. last week, at a walgreens on kearny and sutter, inspectors found a rodent carcass in the photo center. they also found old rodent droppings on the floor and a potato chips bag, that appeared to have been gnawed. today, in an abatement meeting with the city, walgreens managers admit, they were not properly cleaning the store. > > it was my part.-pick. -my fault i did not supervise the part with it then kneel down and clean the floor. we have to kneel down and clean underneath of the counters. they say they have made changes. and are also taking measures to fill mouse holes. the department of health says. if the store fails to fix the problems. its permit will be suspended for a minimum 48- hours. bidding begins on buried treasure found near a california couple's home. the money the rare coins may fetch at auction.
the collection from the saddle ridge hoard. eight tin cans were discovered by couple walking their dog on their gold country property a while back and this was inside those cansdozens and dozens of mint condition gold coins from the 1800's. experts say the entire collection is worth at least ten million dollars. this coin alone is worth about a million. it is nearly perfect and has not been circulated. coin historians say it came from the old mint in 1866, is solid gold and virtually perfect in every way. don kagin we think that somebody who worked in the mining industry had time of making money and not making money over a period of ten to 15 years buried these, not trusting the banks in as many as eight different cans and the reason they are in such pristine condition is they just took them out of the banks and burried them. one of the coins was auctioned
off on tuesday nightand the money is going to preserve the old mint building and efforts to make that building into a museum. coin curators are excited to put the coins on displaythe majority of them are going on sale at amazon dot com on wednesday at a fixed price. as you can imagine, the couple that found the coins won't have any financial problems for the rest of their lives. kagin they were not wealthy people. they were even worried about losing their property before this happened. of course, that probably is not going to happen now. they are very enthusiactive and active and involved in the marketing of the coins. and the final price for that coin that was up for auctionmore than 15 thousand dollars. i'm jeff bush in san francisco, kron four news. it was cooler out there just as we expected. it was still in the '80s in many areas even in santa rosa in the south bay. it was in the '60s and '70s on the east bay the the temperatures yesterday were a lot cooler than they are today.
as we look live from our camera we can see it still bouncing around as the winds have not really died down especially. near the especially we are having nearly 30 mi. per hour dust winds. as we look ahead to tomorrow we will see clear skies in the forecast. we're going to see cooler temperatures for the rest of the work week things for the cooler system coming from the north. cooler air will filter in and tomorrow we will still see the gusty winds. going to the afternoon tomorrow is seventies and low eighties for the south bay. inland valley is running in the low 80s as well. seventies down the east bay shoreline. that is a little bit warmer than today because we
will see strong winds at of the north instead of our sea breeze win that that will allow things to warm and the day. this is our extended forecast. temperatures will cool off pretty dramatically friday into saturday. only sixties in this saturday with a slight chance of thunderstorms. jury selection is underway for the lawsuit. filed by beaten san francisco giants fan - bryan stow. the former paramedic. suffered brain damage, after he was beaten in l.a. by two men outside a giants - los angeles dodgers game in 20-11. both men pleaded guilty to criminal charges earlier this year. *this trial covers the civil lawsuit that seeks millions of dollars in damages from the dodgers and former team owner. lawyers say, stow's lifetime care. could cost up to 50- million dollars. here in san jose we have frightening moments into the lives of two young women crop in
the crossfire of a shooting. she showed me flash wounds on her arms and neck that she thinks are caused by a bullet after someone opened fire from a passing car. she says the shooters were aiming at a man who was hiding in her driveway and set off a car alarm. she and her cousin were caught up in the car alarm--shooting after coming outside to it investigate. these two buildings were kept closed tuesday morning for what the police call a specific and credible for threat to. the pole would not expexplain the exact nature of the threat. the main hospital and the emergency room remained open. some patients were annoyed about having to
reschedule appointments to state understand the need to take extra costs and caution. hackers have found a way to hijack people's i-phones and i- pads. and hold them for ransom. they lock the devices. by breaking into i-cloud accounts. and exploiting the "find my i- phone" feature. they place the phone or tablet on "lost mode". and put a message on the screen. telling the owner, to send money to a specified paypal account. in order to unlock it. so far, these hacks have only been reported in austrailia. to protect your device, kron 4 tech reporter gabe slate suggests. you turn on the "two- step verification" in your apple i-d settings. students at oakland's bishop o'dowd high school say, they are
a group of students in oakland. is seeing a little more clearly today. thanks to the help from the state attorney general and an oakland a's baseball star. oakland a's - 2nd baseman eric sogard was at franklin elementary school today. he started the "nerd power" movement in the bay area. because of the glasses he wears while playing. he partnered with california attorney general kamala harris. and "vision to learn". a non- profit that provides free eye exams and glasses for low-income kids sogard says, he's happy to be a part of the program because its important. and he wants to show children. they can be cool and wear glasses at the same time. an estimated quarter- million children in california public schools need glasses. in sports. the u-s- national socer team takes to the pitch of candlestick park. . and the a's and tigers square off in a close one at the colesium. gary has the highlights. next!!
russell westbrook steal and dunk at other end 42-32 thunder 2nd quarter/ 47-36 thunder kevin durant hits the 2nd of back-to-back 3-pointers 50-36 thunder 3rd quarter/ 71-49 thunder westbrook 3-pointer 74-49 thunder gregg popovich very unhappy final: 105-92 thunder series tied 2-2 game 5 in thursday in san antonio that's it for the kron 4 news at 11. stay connected with kron 4 and get latest news at kron 4 dot com. or download one of our
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