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will drop down from the north and quickly move through our region. scattered showers can be expected with the majority of the rain over the north bay. in fact, many locations south of the bay area will likely see a tenth or less. light showers will mostly come to an end by monday morning. (grant) potholes... a little flooding and gusty winds... made it challenging get around parts of the east bay today. kron four's philippe djegal reports from concord... where the roads have been a mess for much of the late
morning and early afternoon. (philippe)nats- pothole repairs on a rainy day like this... noel aguayo (know-elle uh-gwhy-oh) and his partner juan say they'll end up repairing 50 to 60 potholes that have popped up on concord roads.noel aguayo/public works dept.- "we're filling them up with cutback. its essentially an asphalt with a oil that makes it adhere to the previous asphalt that was already poured. (philippe) and, its drivable right away? (noel) it's drivable right away." and, the public works crews aren't the only one's staying busy.nats- lawn mower rain or shine... this man along oak grove road still has a job to do... mowing the lawn.nats- lawn mower on the other side of town... at&t responding to weather-related calls. donald guilliee (ghee-yay) repairing an underground splice phone cable... like him, worn down by the rain donald guilliee/at&t- "i'd rather work when the suns shinning, of course, you know, i don't really care to get wet, but when the winds blowing, it makes it a little bit harder, because it blows that rain, you know, places, you don't want you're gonna get wet. so, i don't really care for it."nats- wind it
was certainly windy. the roads soaked as well. drivers carefully passing by. in some pockets, there was minor to moderate flooding. nats- car through water. two dental hygene students from diablo valley college taking a break from recuiting...stacey smith/student- "i enjoyed it at first, but i'm totally done. i don't want there to be anymore rain. i'm ready for it to be spring and sunny and beautiful." and, telling from the number of people who forgot their rain gear at home... she's not alone... but michael clem seems to enjoy the soggy conditions. michael clem/dog walker- "i don't care if its raining or not, we're just going to take a walk go to the park and enjoy ourselves." sounds like a plan. in concord, philippe djegal, kron four news. "yeah i don't know what to say except that omabacare is the law of the land. it's going to remain the law of the land until it's replaced."(vo) (vicki) a sweeping defeat for the president who calls himself a master dealmaker. house speaker paul ryan withdraws the republican plan to replace obamacare, saying he just didn't have the votes.
(grant)by most estimates, 10 to 15 republicans were not on board.that includes some conservative and moderate republicans, who joined every democrat in the house...opposin g the bill.(vicki)catherine heenan is here with the day's fast moving developments. (catherine) president trump wrote in the in his best selling book, if you can't make a good deal, sometimes it's best to just walk away. he made it clear today: if congress can't pass a replacement for obamacare, he's ready to move on. sfxthe republican affordable health care act ... dead even before arriving on the house floor. "we were very close. it was a very very tight margin."a planned vote this afternoon called off by speaker paul ryan. "i will not sugarcoat this. this is a disappointing day for us. doing big things is hard. all of us, all of us, myself included, we will need time to reflect on how we got to this moment, what we could've done to do it better." "we learned a lot about loyalty. we learned a lot about the vote-getting process."every democrat was prepared to vote no.
lewis:> "i oppose this bill with every breath and every bone in my body." "this bill is a huge tax giveaway, a $600 billion tax giveaway to the wealthy."members of the conservative freedom caucus say it didn't go far enough. "this is the worst bill i've ever seen." "just remember this is not our bill. this is their bill."the president seemed to be trying to distance himself from the infighting on capitol hill.... while putting a favorable spin on his failure to close the deal.pres. donald trump: "i was a team player and would have loved to have seen it passed -- i was clear- best thing that could happen is exactly what happens today." (catherine) the president predicted that obama care will fail this year, convincing congress to finally come around to repealing and replacing it... in the meantime, he plans to push ahead with another item on his agenda: lowering taxes. vicki? (vicki) california corrections officials are attempting to reduce the state
prison population by nearly 10 thousand inmates over the next 4 years. the new regulations will reduce sentences up to six months for earning a college degree or receiving drug counseling. the changes eventually lower the prison population by about 7 percent. the change comes after several federal lawsuits targeting prison overcrowding and inadequate healthcare for inmates. (grant) two little boys have been found safe after they were taken in a stolen car last night near palm springs. two-year-old carlos cortez and one-year-old jayden cortez were in their carseats when the car they were in was stolen. the boys' baby sitter says she briefly stepped away from the car... when some one jumped in and took off. an amber alert was issued. this morning the two were found unharmed... and still in the car just miles away. no one has been arrested. no suspects have been identified. (grant) sacramento police have identified the quadruple-homicide suspect who was taken into custody yesterday in san francisco.
56-year-old salvador vasquez-oliva was arrested after four bodies were found in a home in sacramento. the victims were discovered after a family member in san francisco... called police in sacramento... asking for a welfare check on their family. police say the four victims include two children. neighbors say vasquez-oliva is the father and husband of those killed. people who live in the area say they did ánot hear any fighting or gunshots before the bodies were discovered. salvador vasquez-oliva has been booked into the sacramento county jail. (vicki) police have arrested a woman who they say intentionally hit several pedestrians with her car at a union city wal-mart parking lot. here's the video of what happened. this was on sunday. police say the woman had just left the store agitated after she wasn't able to return some batteries. in the video you can see a silver honda accord backing up right into five people. the driver stops and then
keeps going. a toddler was treated for some minor scrapes. today officers arrested 23-year-old hayward resident jessica malicoat at her home. she was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon. (vicki) police believe the armed man who robbed a bank in san ramon this week... is the same man who hit the bank a month ago. police just released this photo of the suspect. he came to the u-s bank on crow canyon road tuesday afternoon with a gun...approached tellers...and demanded they give him large bills. police think he's also responsible for robbing the same bank on february 9th. anyone with information on this suspect should call the san ramon police. (grant) on monday n-f-l owners are likely to vote on whether to allow the raiders to move to las vegas. 24 of the league's 32 owners must vote in favor of the move for it to happen but the city of oakland is not going down without a fight the city is now making the specifics of its plan public, which it says is better than the one on the
table for vegas. kron 4's dan kerman spoke with oakland's mayor today,,, he joins us live tonight from oakland city hall . (dan kerman)the city of oakland is laying it all out and sending this letter to the nfl with more specifics about what their plan is and why it far exceeds the one in las vegas sot libby schaaf/oakland mayorthis is oakland we always get underestimated, we are playing to win do not give up on us until this is over.oakland's ever optimistic mayor is talking about the city's final play to keep the raiders in oakland. days before nfl owners are to vote to on a proposal to relocate the team to las vegas, oakland leaders have sent this letter to the nfl to answer questions and give more specifics about their plan which is headed up by raider great ronnie lott. sot this plan is a better plan for the raiders and the league than the plan in las vegas.the mayor says when looked at side by side, there's no question raider owner mark davis and nfl owners should choose to keep the team in oakland sot not only have we put together all of the financing to build the stadium without as much debt burden on the raiders themselves, but we have a more economic stadium because we do not need the roof and our
wonderful partner fortress, they are putting up incredible guarantees. they are guaranteeing cost overruns, completion, and at least 200 million dollars in psl sales. the nfl has recently raised questions about how a stadium can be built with the oakland a's still playing ball at the coliseum. but the city's letter to the nfl says 55 acres of land south of the existing coliseum is available for raider stadium construction right now. sotit lays it all out, it answers all the questions , the only question that remains is will the raiders choose oakland and stay home.134/and stay home (dan kerman)the city has long said they have the best fans in the nation. tomorrow they'll get a chance to prove it. city and business leaders present the stadium plan to fans at a rally tomorrow at 11 am at the coliseum
(vicki) a bay area store owner is facing some jail time plus some hefty fines.... for allegedly selling endangered animal fur. still ahead on kron four news... hear from the san francisco vintage shop owner - and why she believes she did nothing wrong. (grant) then, the mother of the man accused of viciously attacking a woman on bart -- is apologizing. tonight - her warning for others. (vicki) plus, it's a race against the clock - as crews work to repair the damaged spillway at the oroville dam before the next rainy season. but crews are running into some trouble - a look at the repair plans, next.
(vicki) a vintage clothing dealer is facing a possible sentence of 5 years in prison and tens of thousands of dollars in fines because of what she allegedly had for sale inside her haight street store.(grant) she's accused of selling furs and other items made from endangered species. as kron 4's maureen kelly reports today... the merchant is speaking out, saying she's done nothing wrong. these dresses right here at civil warcicely hansen - a self described fashion historian is taking cameras inside the back room of her
vintage store where she keeps her more expensive and fragile pieces.it's the same room where undercover investigators from california's fish and wildlife agency say last month they tried on a leopard skin coat with a 4500 dollar price tag and an ocelot coat costing 850 dollars.two weeks later the haight street store called decades of fashion was raided...agents reportedly seized over 150 items...made from dead sea turtles, cheetahs, leopards, ocelots, jaguars, seals, pythons and snow leapords. hansen is now facing 9 misdemeanor counts of illegal possessing endangered species with the intent to sell them.today at a news conference flanked by her attorney says some her personal property was seized. they had my grandmothers leopard muff and my 1920s shoes for my grandmother just a list of things that were my own personal things that i've had for 40 or 50 years and the only things that i actually inherited.she says fur sales represent only 1% of her business....and what she has in her store has been dead for decades. these things that were taken down these poor animals and made into these first back in the 40s, they were considered endanger i know that sounds a little and delicate but they were not. i think i have a consciousness to even think about that. and
once again i'm gonna tell you i had no reason to jeopardize my businessa spokesperson for the city's district attorney's office says the age of the endangered items don't matter if the intent to sell exists. species that are endangered should be protected. and all of us have a responsibility together to do all we can to preserve these creatures for generations to comethe shopkeeper is set to be arraigned on the charges next wednesday.maureen kelly kron4 news (vicki) police have arrested a man they say is responsible for a series of burglaries in san francisco. 44-year-old herman canada has been arrested on 17 counts of burglary.most of the burglaries were committed during overnight hours and involved residential and
commercial properties all over the city.images from surveillance cameras helped investigators identify canada as the suspect. (grant) as work crews hustle to repair the oroville dam spillways... analysts are trying to figure out the best way to make it happen quickly - and safely. (vicki) catherine heenan is here with details on what's being said about the recent report which warns that they don't have much time.. (catherine) a panel of engineering experts has pointed out that everything at the oroville damneeds to be working really well -- before the next rainy season hits in november. the panel identified faulty piping, concrete that's been eaten away...andcracks that have probably weakened the spillway foundation. one possible solution -- building an angled 'flip' -- that would shoot water up and over the collapse site... it's been done at other dams....but would be the first attempt to jump a holeat the oroville spillway. an engineering professor at u- c davis has been analyzing the report..
civil engineering professor they point out that there is potential for additional things to go wrong.i think it's one of the most urgent infrastructure things you could imagine.it's a minor miracle that it's working pretty well - given its state. a spokesman with the department of water resources says they're in the process of analyzing different repair plans -- both temporary and permanent. but anything they do will still lead to a complete re-build of the main spillway in the future.grant? (grant) imagine skiing in july... mammoth mountain resort says its plans to keep lifts open until july 4th because of the amount of snow we've had this winter. mammoth lakes in the eastern sierra was hit with 40 feet of snow in the past few months.. the town had to declare a state of emergency and call in the national guard to help with removal.. the guard sent in 10 trucks and 17
troops who hauled away four thousand tons of snow.. (vicki) in the east bay...the rain never really let it up in the city of oakland. it was a steady down pour all day bringing out the umbrellas in jack london square. there, some folks decided to beat the wet weather by getting out of the rain and getting into a matinee show at the jack london regal cinema. "well this is a great place to come to the movies and beauty and the beast on a rainy day, how much better could it be?" "yeah! i'm just coming in from concord. this is definitely the best way to beat the weather""it's a good idea. i'm here with my wife. excited to come see chips today. it's a good day to be inside."(vicki) chips is one of nine movies playing at the jack london regal cinema. however the number one choice for moviegoers beating the rain today...the power rangers movie. (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist
brittney shipp. i'm brittney shipp. dry weather will return for saturday through most of sunday as a weak ridge of high pressure builds back to the coast. highs will mostly be in the upper 50s to mid 60s on saturday with a few degrees of cooling on sunday as the ridge flattens out. at the same time a minor system will drop down from the north and quickly move through our region. scattered showers can be expected with the majority of the rain over the north bay. in fact, many locations south of the bay area will likely see a tenth or less. light showers will mostly come to an end by monday morning.
londoners try to carry on after a deadly terror attack, british police want to know if the attacker had help. the latest on the investigation. (grant) and next, after years of delays, bart has opened a new station in the east bay. find out how this will impact people in the south bay - plus a look inside.
a big celebration for bart. after delays - and other challenges - a brand new station in the easy bay is finally set to open. (vicki) today, the public got the chance to check things out at the new warm springs station in fremont. kron four's terisa estacio shows us how this station brings the transit agency one step closer to san jose. it is great to be here. and with that a big round of applause all for this, the grand opening of the new warm springs, south fremont bart station. grace crunican, bart general manager. it has been
a long road, but we are finally here. bart director tom blalock, "i am so glad we got to this day." bart broke ground on the new 5.4 mile extention from fremont in 2009. originally it was supposed to open sooner, but that got pushed back - but all of that though was in the past as everyone was all smiles this day about the present. including such facts as the project coming 100 million under budget at 890 million and what this new station represents. over here - this will be developed as a transit village. this is fremont's mayor. lily mei. it is a tremendous boom to fremont. it will bring another option and it will bring housing, schools. after a ribbon cutting it was up to the station - as officials and the public took in the new station and all of its features. sirisha sinha, realtor. we are here because we are excited about what this offers to our community. there was also one of the new trains on display. robert murtha, commuter. "it is really
nice, comfy, it will be good for those long commutes." the station has a large solar field on the parking structure and roof - bart officials say it will more than support the stations power needs on a daily basis. also look at all of these panels, hear from the artist about what they are and how they will change depending on the time of day. catherine widgery, artist. i took image of photos from local people and turned into glass and depending on the time of day, it can put images on the ground. terisa estacio, reporting. it officially opens saturday at 6am. (grant) dozens of laptops stolen... still ahead on kron four news... a local groups plea to return those laptops - that are used to teach underpriviliged students. (vicki) and next, we are hearing from the mother of a man - who allegedly attacked an edlery woman on bart. what she wants others to know about her son.
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saw our report on kron-4 and felt compelled to come forward. (grant) she talked exclusively to kron four's lydia pantazes - saying her son was off his medication at the time of the attack. (pkg)"it's really sad.... my heart is so broken, i'm so hurt."felicia cole says she's tried everything to help her son... 23-year old wilbert winchester.he is accused of attacking a 73-year old woman on a bart train wednesday morning.cole heard about the attack on the news... "i'm sorry, that's all i can say is that i'm sorry because that is my son and i know that if in fact he was in his right mind he wouldn't have done that to her."cole says her son is bipolar schizophrenic and says at times he will refuse to take his medication"and it's sad for a parent to have to go through things that i'm going through to help my son, not just me but speaking of all the other people that are out there that have mental issues like him, bipolar schizophrenic, they don't know what they're doing."cole says her son used to live with her but recently started living on the streets."my son has been in and out of jail, in and out of the mental hospital and because he's grown they keep telling him there's nothing for them to do."getting help
has been a struggle...cole says she's tried everything and wants people to understand that her son is battling mental illness."something needs to be done but it makes it seem when you listen to the news it makes it seem like my son is a horrible person and he's not he just needs help because he is sick." (anchor) time now to check on our weather...
with chief meterologist brittney shipp. i'm brittney shipp. dry weather will return for saturday through most of sunday as a weak ridge of high pressure builds back to the coast. highs will mostly be in the upper 50s to mid 60s on saturday with a few degrees of cooling on sunday as the ridge flattens out. at the same time a minor system will drop down from the north and quickly move through our region. scattered showers can be expected with the majority of the rain over the north bay. in fact, many locations south of the bay area will likely see a tenth or less. light showers will mostly come to an end by monday morning.
(grant) now to the big international story - that deadly terror attack in london. police there are making arrests...two days after the deadly rampage in the heart of the city.(vicki) it is still unclear though...what role those suspects have played. the lone attacker who killed four people outside the british parliament was killed... but police want to know if anyone helped him. reporter scott mclean has details on the investigation... "to see your city violated in
such a way is truly shocking." a day after their city was attacked, londoners gathered to mourn, and pledge not to live in fear."terrorism is about trying to scare us through an act to put great fear in us. i think we need to respond with a greater act of solidarity."on wednesday, british police say 52-year-old khaled masood used his car to plow through crowds of people on the westminster bridge before ramming into the gates of parliament, and stabbing a police officer to death. masood -- was killed by police -- now, investigators want to know if he had help. mark rowley/uk acting deputy commissioner and head of counter terrorism: "we remain keen to hear from anyone who knew khalid masood well." masood is a possible convert to islam, and was born adrian russel ajao.police have seized personal items and a massive trove of computer data from properties in london and birmingham -- where he most recently lived in a flat above
this store. "you don't know who is good or bad. today you're good, tomorrow i don't know who you are."meanwhile, on the streets of london the number of armed police officers has doubled... a re- assuring sign, as the city tries to carry on. scott mclean kron 4 news. (vicki) the f-b-i is now offering a 20-thousand-dollar reward for any information on the man who tossed a homemade firecracker into a crowded southern california restaurant. and tonight pasadena police have released this new surveillance video showing you the man police are looking for... he is in the white shirt... this surveillance video is from a nearby supermarket. it happened back on february second... pasadena police say someone dressed in black threw the firecracker into the cheesecake factory around five oh-clock. people scrambled to get out of the restaurant... luckily, no one was hurt. they do not believe the incident was a terrorist act. (grant) penn state's former president - has been found guilty on one misdemeanor count of child endangerment - for his role in
the jerry sandusky child sex scandal. jurors acquitted graham spanier of the áotherá two counts he faced. today's verdict comes more than five years after sandusky was first charged with sexually abusing children. two of spanier's former lieutenants who also dealt with complaints about sandusky - pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge and testified against spanier. (grant) meanwhile - jerry sandusky was also back in court this morning - asking for a new trial. the former penn state assistant football coach is appealing his 20-12 conviction for sexually abusing 10 boys. the 73-year old is serving what amounts to a life sentence after his conviction. sandusky seemed to be in good spirits as he walked into court. when asked how he was doing, sandusky said -- "i have a pulse." (vicki) coming up, a southern california firefighter is being hailed a hero tonight - after he
successfully resuscitated a dog... that was pulled from a buring apartment this story coming up. (grant) and next, president trump clearing the way for the keystone pipeline project to move forward... but the project is still facing several major hurdles. we'll explain next. (vicki) on wallstreet... the market has closed out its worst week since the election. the dow lost nearly 60 points. the nasdaq - gained 11 points. and the s&p - slipped 2 points. question, are my teeth yellow?
the keystone pipeline project to be completed...(grant) catherine heenan is here with details....including the fact the project still faces hurdles.. (catherine) president trump is calling this a 'great day for american jobs'....and foramerican energy independence. this follows a battle that has been waged for years between environmental groups and energy industry advocates. the pipeline will carry oil from tar sands in canada to refineries along the texas gulf coast..the breakthrough move -- the state department is now certifying that the project 'does' serve u.s. national interests...... it's not clear what's changed since the department reached the opposite conclusion two years ago - other than the election of a new president. president trumptranscanada will finally be able to complete this overdue project. with efficiency and speed. great technology.it's going to be an incredible pipeline. transcanada ceonow we'll be
able to work together with communities and get the other permits we need and hopefully within the next year we'll be able to put people to work. the pipeline still faces other major hurdles - including disputes overthe route it will take. today's decision marks a reversal from the obama administration - and clears the wayfor the 8- billion-dollar project to be completed....once those issues have been resolved. grant? (grant) lawmakers on capitol hill want to know more about former national security adviser michael flynn's ties to russia. members of the house oversight committee have asked the trump administration for documents related to flynn's dealings with russia and other foreign entities. acoording to our partners at c-n-n... emails were obtained... showing flynn was paid nearly 34-thousand dollars by a russian state-run
broadcaster for a speech he gave in 20-15. flynn resigned as national security adviser in february,after he admitted to misleading vice president pence about the nature of his communications with russia's ambassador to the u-s. (vicki) after the break... laptops used to teach underprivileged students - stolen. the group's plea - to get those laptops returned. (brittney) i'm chief meteorologist brittney shipp, i'll have your full bay area forecast after the break. yeah, so mom's got this cold.
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stay in oakland. city leaders have been fighting to keep the team here for months. and today, mayor libby schaaf laid out more details of the plan ..which is headed up by ronnie lott. tonight, the mayor explains why the oakland plan is not only better for the team.. but also for the n-f-l. we'll hear from her on kron 4 news at 6. vicki back to you. (grant) 48 laptops... stolen right in front of an east bay home...(vicki) and these weren't just any laptops... these laptops were used to teach underprivileged students at a non-profit. (grant) kron4's jeff pierce reports. dawn fergosa hauls computers around in her car to teach struggling students.they are all rebuilt and ready to go. they were stored temporarily in this pod but when her husband found the lock missing he feared the worst.somehow in
the middle of the night they cut the lock.we opened it up and everything was gone.we had traveling cases that were right here and they moved those out.those laptops were intregral for teaching students who have limited access to computers. dawn is an instructor for the non profit network for teaching entrepreneurship.it was devastating because the kids who use them really value them. the san leandro police were equally outragedit's really really troublesome to hear that these computers were there for a non profit organization to help kids prepare for life.when they walk into a program and there's laptops for every student it just changes how they're valued.but the neighbors, the police department and sponsors quickly rallied to make sure the mission could go on. immediantly people where, "i have an old laptop, i've got a laptop we haven't uses in a couple of years." and we started having neighbors show up in their pajamas with old laptops.with community, sap, and green citizens we're at thirty six working computers so we are just short of replacing what we had.san leandro police still hope for justice.we're not asking you to help the police solve the crime, we're asking you to come forward, to do the right
thing so that students in san leandro california can have that opportunity that's been taken away from them.in san leandro jeff pierce kron four news. (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp. i'm brittney shipp. dry weather will return for saturday through most of sunday as a weak ridge of high pressure builds back to the coast. highs will mostly be in the upper 50s to mid 60s on saturday with a few degrees of cooling on sunday
as the ridge flattens out. at the same time a minor system will drop down from the north and quickly move through our region. scattered showers can be expected with the majority of the rain over the north bay. in fact, many locations south of the bay area will likely see a tenth or less. light showers will mostly come to an end by monday morning.
(grant) an apartment fire in southern california had a happy ending thanks to one fire fighter... who made an extroidinary save.(vicki) andrew klein with the santa monica fire department is being hailed a hero tonight for saving a four-legged victim. (vicki) when fire crews pulled nalu out of the apartment building he wasn't breathing and had no pulse.. that's when klein began c-p-r and used an oxygen mask made for animals in an attempt to revive him.. after 20 minutes of c-p-r nalu began breathing on his own..
team and the department that we got him back."crystal limirand, nalu's owner: ""i stood there in shock, and then i followed them and was in shock and i'm a nurse and now i know how family members feel when they watch us do cpr on their family members. it's awful.">(vicki) crystal's apartment was destroyed by the fire but she's says she is just glad her best friend survived.no one else was hurt in the fire. (grant) still ahead... an emotional tribute. todd fisher is opening up about the death of his sister carrie fisher - and his mother debbie reynolds. how he plans to honor the two beloved actresses.
(vicki) new details are emerging about a memorial service for carrie fisher and debbie reynolds. the insider's louis aguirre sat down with todd fisher who describes the emotional tribute. its been three months since we lost your mother and your sister? how are you doing?tf: i have been editing there memoiral serivce for the last two weeks. i have probably shead as many tears during that as i probaly have in my life.sting on carrie and debbie together11:22:20when you look at the way we've done this memorail its not like anything you might think.were not going to be sitting here running all the clips that you have seen before. were going to run a little of that but were basically spending time on the stuff that you have never seen. 11:22:45i cut together a sequence of carries
life as if she really was princess leia. it starts with her real footprints in outerspace and it goes to her real birth certificates which then changes to say leia organa. we play it as if your looking at the home movies of princess leia. it goes all the way out to her last words in the last star wars movie.force awakensmay the force be with youso its powerful stuff and its fun.11:36:58la: so you have capacity for about 1200 fans, from what i understand, plus overflow.tf: yeah the theater i think is 1200 seats. but we've set up the outside with a jumbotron screen and a sound system so there's an overflow. but the real way to handle this is that we're streaming live on debbiereynolds.com. (----louis----)we'll have so much more on this story tonight at 7 on the insider, for kron 4 news, i'm louis aguirre back to you (ááávicki/2- shotááá) that wraps up kron 4 news at 5. grant joins pam moore with kron 4 news at six. (pam) thank you vicki... we are just days away from finding out the future of the raiders. next at six... how the city of oakland is refusing to go out without a fight.(grant) and big problems for some roads at yosemite. tonight... the
( pam ) the raiders are marching toward las vegas... but tonight... we are learning about oakland's final drive to keep the team from packing up and moving away. good evening, i'm pam moore.( grant ) and i'm grant lodes, steve is off tonight. with the clock running out... the city is revealing its plan to keep the raiders from leaving town.( pam ) until today... we had only heard about what it might look like. now there are pictures showing where the stadium would go.... and the big transformation planned for the coliseum site. kron 4's dan kerman joins us live with our first look... and details
on oakland's final pitch. (dan kerman) the city of oakland is laying it all out and sending this letter to the nfl with more specifics about what their plan is and why it far exceeds the one in las vegas with the game clock litterly down to seconds, the city of oakland has sent this letter to the nfl laying out more specifics of their plans to build the raiders a new stadium at the coliseum site. sot libby schaaf/oakland mayor we are doing everyitng we can to say we are serious, this deal is done , this is where the raiders should stay, we will be reaching out and trying to plead our case until the last moment.that last moment could be monday when raider owner mark davis and the other nfl owners meet to vote on plan to relocate the team to las vegas.councilman larry reid says there is a key difference to the two plans.
sot larry reid/oakland city councilmanthe difference is ours doesn't require 750 million dollars in public funds because fortress investments is putting up upwards of 800 million dollars in private money in an effort to keep the raiders here.the city has provided a look at the stadium and mixed use development project with and without the a's staying.sot because of our great weather we don't have to build a roofed stadium or have airconditioning, that's why the total budget is less in oakland , that why we don't need as many public funds as nevada and we have certainty, we have done the work to rezone and do the envoronemtal clearance not just for the new stadium but for the ancillary developmentthe mayor says the fortress investment group led by raider great ronnie lot has also guaranteed cost overruns, completion, and at least 200 million dollars in personal seat license sales. she says it'sa proposal that nfl owners should have a hard time turning downsotwe have delivered a proposal that is feasible , we have answered their questions , that is the only question that remains will they choose oakland.143 choose oakland (dan kerman) the city has long said they
have the best fans in the nation. tomorrow they'll get a chance to prove it. city and business leaders present the stadium plan to fans at a rally tomorrow at 11 am at the coliseum (pam) kron 4's mark carpenter will be in phoenix reporting from the n-f-l owners meeting ... which starts this sunday. we should note... while there are several reports a vote could happen at the meeting... it is possible the owners could push back any decision on the raiders to
their next meeting. it is scheduled for may, in chicago. ( grant ) it is a storm tracker weather alert night on kron 4. a soggy friday all over the bay area. where ever our crews went today... they found rain.. and it was heavy at times. i'm brittney shipp. dry weather will return for saturday through most of sunday as a weak ridge of high pressure builds back to the coast. highs will mostly be in the upper 50s to mid 60s on saturday with a few degrees of cooling on sunday as the ridge flattens out. at
the same time a minor system will drop down from the north and quickly move through our region. scattered showers can be expected with the majority of the rain over the north bay. in fact, many locations south of the bay area will likely see a tenth or less. light showers will mostly come to an end by monday morning. (grant anchor) the wet weather taking a toll on some roads in concord. crews with the public works department spent the late
morning and early afternoon repairing potholes. 50 to 60 of them were fixed throughout the day. some people were caught without an umbrella and had to brave the coniditions. in most places, there weren't really downpours... but there was widespread steady rain throughout the day... which frustrated some people who are over the rain. others want more of it. michael clem/dog walker- "it's nice. i'm from southern california, so we don't get all the seasons up there, up here and this care if its raining going to take a park and enjoy (grant anchor) and, believe it or not... some landscaping workers were still out doing yard work... mowing lawns in the rain. they say, no matter what, the job still has to get done. just because it starts raining, it does not mean you get (grant) (grant)
michael clem/dog nice. i'm from southern california, so we don't get all the so i just moved up here and this care if its raining or not. we're just going to take a walk, go to the park and enjoy ourselves." (grant anchor) and, believe it or not... some landscaping workers were still out doing mowing lawns in the rain. they say, no matter what, has to get done.
majority leader mitch mcconnell was offering little hope that the failed bill can be revived anytime soon.. and house democratic leader nancy pelosi is mocking republicans -- saying they have 'absolutely no record of accomplishment.' she's calling today's developments a 'victory for the american people.' grant? (grant) in the east bay a discovery bay man was arrested on child molestation charges today. officers say 36-year-old gary burbank was identified by one of his victims. he has been charged with child molestation, rape, and
aggravated sexual assault. sheriff's deputies say they uncovered evidence that burbank had sexual contact with at least three minors between the ages of 14 and 16. burbank is being held on more than 14 million dollars bail. detectives believe there may be other victims. ( pam ) the commute might be getting a little easier for some bart riders. we will give you an up -close look at the new station .. where trains are about to start rolling.( grant ) plus yosemite national park is one place hit hard by all the storms over the past several months. we will give you an upclose look at the damage that could make life difficult for tourists.( pam ) and a store owner is speaking out. the illegal products she is accused of selling that landed her in serious trouble.
moving to the south bay where police say they busted a hash oil operation. but that's only part of the story. this is mark villarreal. santa clara police say they were checking on him as part of his parole. investigators say they found drugs in his bedroom and the hash oil operation a garage. then they searched his cell phone... which is legal under the conditions of his parole. they found numerous text messages that suggested villarreal was selling drugs. (grant) police in berkeley are asking for help identifying a man suspected of trying to break into cars..
police say the man in these pictures was caught on serveillance video attempting to open car doors along spruce street near michigan avenue.. and seen hiding as other cars pass by. officers say he also entered someone's backyard but there was no indication that he stole anything or entered the home.. berkely police say he was last seen wearing a dark zip-up jacket...a black hat with a blue or purple bill and blue jeans. (pam) in the east bay - a big celebration for bart. after delays, and other challenges, the brand new warm springs station ... is set to open. (take vo) today, there was a special public ceremony to talk about the new station and to celebrate. back in 2009, bart broke ground on the new 5-point-4 mile extension from fremont.. and the original opening date was delayed. but, on this friday, it was all smiles about the present, and applause for the many features of the new station...
plus, a big achievement.. the project is coming in under budget by 100 -million dollars... now - there are plans to build a transit village that will bring jobs and housing. ( pam ) after a ribbon cutting it was up to the station.... one of the new trains was on display. the new station officially opens for operation on saturday at 6a-m. (grant ) big oak flat road is one of the
busiest roads in yosemite national park, connecting highway- 120 to yosemite valley. and it's a road which has been closed since february.(pam) it could be a while before all the necessary repairs are done. john shrable shows us the damage from the wet winter... at the famous park. the quiet serenity of yosemite national park...broken by the sound of heavy equiptment working to repair this portion of big oak flat road.scott gediman/ yosemite national park: "back in mid-february we noticed a road crack and that crack just got bigger and biggerand the road has just slid down basically due to unstable soil udnerneath."big oak flat road is not the only road in the park experiencing damage this season. highway 41 from fresno was also closed earlier in the year... but the slide causing this closure is extensive, with no date of completion in sight just yet. michael pieper/ civil enginer ynp: "next week we might run into a gusher, it might deluge the whole sight, i mean that's the thing we don't know at
this point."the slide began back on february 21st, since that point, this route which normally transports over a million visitors into the park each year has been replaced with a gaping hole.michael pieper/ civil enginer ynp: "we are working 24 hours a day 7 days a week."park officials discussed building a bridge due to the scope of the slide, but opted to rebuild the hillside, a long process that will be the most significant reconstruction along the road in it's 83 years.scott gediman/ yosemite national park: "it's not as simple as just putting the road back, because if we did that the road would just slide again." visitors entering the park via highway 120 can still acess merced grove as well as tioga pass, but not the valley. ( grant ) as a way to assist businesses affected by the closure yosemite national park is waiving the entry fee for visitors entering along highway 120. (pam) it has been a wet friday but things should brighten up for the weekend.. let's take a look outside right now for the current
conditions in the bay area... (grant) chief meteorologist brittney shipp joins us now with the forecast. i'm brittney shipp. dry weather will return for saturday through most of sunday as a weak ridge of high pressure builds back to the coast. highs will mostly be in the upper 50s to mid 60s on saturday with a few degrees of cooling on sunday as the ridge flattens out. at the same time a minor system will drop down from the north and quickly move through our region. scattered showers can be expected with the majority of the rain over the north bay. in fact, many locations south of the bay area will likely see a tenth or less. light showers will mostly come to an end by monday morning.
the furs she has in her store have been dead for decades. (maureen kelly)the owner of decades of fashion says she sells more faux fur than the real deal....and the animal skins she does sell have been dead a long time. the people that should be mad at me or nordstrom's and sacks and those people because our store is all about please buy old fur. do not buy anything made in china they don't treat their animals well. if you're going to use it for for your wedding and that's gonna be the one time shot please buy upper from the 50s. because it already happened. let's honor them in someway. let's give them a new life.she took cameras back the room where last month undercover investigators from california's fish and wildlife agency say last month they tried on a leopard skin coat with a 4500 dollar price tag and an ocelot coat costing 850 dollars.two weeks later the haight street store called decades of fashion was raided...agents reportedly seized over 150 items...made from dead sea turtles, cheetahs, leopards, ocelots, jaguars, seals, pythons and
snow leapords. today at a news conference flanked by her attorney says property she inherited from her grandmother was seized in the raid. i've not sold one endangered species for in this storethe san francisco district attorney says the age of an endangered fur doesn't matter if it's for sale.and now hansen is facing 9 misdemeanor counts of illegally possessing endangered species with the intent to sell them.the shopkeeper says the raid came down only a month after a new law went into effect.we told them that we had these things that were here but yet it would've been helpful if they were fish and game for them to hand me a thing saying they are new laws will be back two weeks if these things are gone then you're going to have problems. i would complied a spokesperson for the state's fish and wildlife agency says the law against selling endangered animal parts has been on the books for decades....and was recently renewed at the start of 2017. maureen kelly kron4 news (grant) we are getting new
details about a quadruple homicide suspect... arrested here in the bay area. what we've learned about his connection to the case and what we now know about the victims.(pam) plus we are getting a strong single about what's going on with california's economy. the report today on the job market and how many people are being hired.(grant) áásynopsis promo to watch kron 4 news at 10 pm every night of the week
(pam) california's unemployment rate fell to five- percent in feburary.. (pam) that's down from 5-point-two percent in january. state employers added more than 22 -thousand non- farm payroll jobs. in feburary of last year, the un- employment rate was five- point- six percent. (grant) looks like ford motors is taking a hit in sales this year as the price of materials start to rise. ford says it expects its
sales to decline world-wide. executives predict a 50- percent drop just this quarter. it's all due to higher prices for steel and unfavorable excange rates. the biggest sales drp is expected in the asia pacific region. ford also predicts brexit to hurt its european operations. (pam) another twist tonight .. to the investigation into the deadly attack near parliament in london. find out what has happened to some of the suspects ... and what we have learned about the attacker. (grant) plus a community reeling. we are getting reaction to a quadruple killing and the arrest of the prime suspect here in the bay area. what we now know about the victims.(pam) it may look like your everyday sandwich .... but it is hiding quite a secret. we will tell you what police found inside... once they opened it up.
i'm brittney shipp. dry weather will return for saturday through most of sunday as a weak ridge of high pressure builds back to the coast. highs will mostly be in the upper 50s to mid 60s on saturday with a few degrees of cooling on sunday as the ridge flattens out. at the same time a minor system will drop down from the north and quickly move through our region. scattered showers can be expected with the majority of the rain over the north bay. in fact, many locations south of the bay
(philippe) in concord... the roads -- soaked from the rain... it was also a windy late morning and early afternoon. most people covered up, bringing an umbrella along, but some were caught walking or biking through the wet weather without protection.. public works crews were out and about, fixing weather- related potholes. throughout the day... the public works department says it repairs up to 60 potholes on a rainiy day like this. in concord, philippe djegal, kron four news. here at the jack london regal cinema in oakland moviegoers say they have the best idea for beating the rainy weather...checking out a film "well this is a great place to come to the movies and beauty and the beast on a rainy day, how much better could it be?" "yeah! i'm just coming in from concord. this is definitely the best way to beat the weather""on a rainy day it is the best time to come on in, especially down in jack london, take my little red ranger here to see the movie" in fact her little guy is going to see the most popular
film for moviegoers here on this rainy friday...the power rangers movie. in oakland haaziq madyun kron4news here in fremont, south fremont a new bart station. after many delays, it opens to the public. on friday a big kick off party showing off the new station. down the road bart will go to san jose but that is in the future. grand open for operations to the public on saturday at 6am. here at oakland city hall, city leaders making one final play to keep the raiders in
oakland, they have sent this letter to the nfl detailing specifics about their stadium plan and answering questions the nfl has. oakland mayor libby schaaf says the plan is superior to the las vegas plan sot.the only question that remains is will the raiders choose oakland and stay home. nfl owners are set to vote monday whether to allow the raiders to relocate to las vegas. at oakland city hall dan kerman kron 4 news. (pam ) british police are trying to find out more about the man behind the deadly terror attack on westminster bridge in london this week...(grant) catherine heenan is here with details on the investigation.... including the search for anyone who might have helped him... (catherine) british police have made arrests....but in many cases later released thepeople being held.. 6 of the 10 people being held in connection with the attack near britain's parliamenthave now been released without
charge.. meantime police have released a new image of the attacker - who was shot and killed by officers.they say that 52-year-old khalid masood was born in britain with the name adrian russell elms. he had a number of aliases....a criminal record... but until now wasn't linked to any terror related incidents. investigators want to learn how masood became radicalized...and went on a rampagewednesday - killing four people. memorials continued today....with london's mayor among those who were leaving flowers to honor the victims.. we remain keen to hear from anyone who knew khalid massod well -- anybody who understands who his associates were, anyone who can provide information about the places he has recently visited. reports say that masood once lived in an expensive home with a long-term girlfriend and two daughters. some acquaintances say he became radicalized during a
particular jail term.. (catherine) in london... thousands of extra police officers officers continue to patrol the streets....where people are being urged to continue with their normal routines.. grant and vicki? (pam) sacramento police have identified the suspect in a quadruple- homicide .. he was taken into custody yesterday in san francisco. 56-year-old salvador vasquez- oliva was arrested.. after four bodies were found in a home in sacramento. the victims were discovered after a family member in san francisco... called police in sacramento... asking for a welfare check on their family. police say, the four victims include two children. neighbors say, vasquez- oliva is the father and husband of some of those killed. "he should have done something else. i wont say what that is but the answer is never to kill your family.""this is a big call for love that if you had to do this you are in so much pain to have to take your
family out like that" people who live in the area say... they did ánot hear any fighting or gunshots before the bodies were discovered. salvador vasquez- oliva has now been booked into the sacramento county jail. (grant) an amber alert has been canceled after two little boys have been found safe in southern california. this morning two-year-old carlos cortez and one-year-old jayden cortez were found in the car that was stolen last night near palm springs. their babysitter says she stepped away from the car breifly...but some one was able jump in and steal it with the toddlers inside. the boys were found safe inside the car not far away. no one has been arrested. no suspects have been identified. (pam) it may look like your ordinary peanut butter and jelly sandwich... but it is packing a secret. what someone tried to hide inside.
(pam ) during a traffic stop on monday... police in kansas found what looked to be a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.(grant) usually not a big deal...but not in this case...(grant) after taking a closer look...police saw this sandwhich had a zipper. when the fabric p-b-and-j was opened... officers found a pouch hidden inside... they say was filled with meth. the man carrying the "meth sandwich" was arrested and booked into jail. (grant) in sports... gary joins us with his lovely wife alicia to read fan emails. (pam) plus... it is back to the drawing board for bruce bochy and the giants.
tara vandaveer and stanford kicked off the sweet 16 round in the women's n-c-a- a tournament against texas. they are currently beating the longhorns in the opening quarter. but in the meantime on the men's side, north carolina was facing fourth-seed butler. magic johnson was memphis to see the roy williams' tar heels destroy the bulldogs.
justin jackson hits a triple to put north carolina up 38-24. joel bery the second takes to the rim to put this game away. final: 92-80 north carolina they'll face the winner between kentucky and u-c-l-a. our senior sports producer, kevin seiter is an assistant high school coach for the girls eastside college basketball team. they were up in the golden one center, home of the sacramento kings. you can see kevin in the background. head coach donovan blythe and the panthers were looking to become back to back division five state champions. they were facing rollings hills prep from san pedro. sophomore zion gabriel made history at state. she broke klay thompson's three point state record he set in 2008. she finished the game with a 8 three-pointes and had a game-high of 26 points. gabriel wears number eleven because her favorite player is thompson. the panthers bring a state title back to east palo atlo with a 63-40 win over the huskies.
richard sherman and colin kaepernick dates all the way back to the 2013 n-f-c championship... when the former cardinal tipped kaepernick's pass to michael crabtree helping the seahawks move on to super bowl 48. but today on e-s-p-n's first take... seattle's cornerback defended the former niners quarterback. he believes n-f-l teams are blackballing kaepernick... and the reason he hasn't signed with a team has nothing to do with football. sherman considers kaep as a quarterback that could start for 20 teams right now in the league.
last night the giants setup man, will smith was leaning towards having tommy john surgery. he missed the first month of spring training because of having pain on his throwing elbow. the left hander has decided to have the procedure. smith is expected to be out for at least a year. he explored other options, but if stem cells treatment or rehab failed he would miss two full seasons. the giants will now have to rely on their young left arms: steven okert, josh osich, and ty blach. smith is on the giants payroll until 2020.
(gabe slate)< "the shiny new red iphone is now on the market and the cheaper ipad im tech reporter gabe slate coming up on kron 4 news at 8 pm. ill show you how this new cheaper ipad has driven down the price of other apple tablets. if you're in the market now is the time to buy."> ( pam ) this has been something 'star wars' movie fans have been wondering about.. ever since actress carrie fisher died this past december. what will happen
to the series.( grant ) fisher played the iconic princess leia... and is suppose to be in the next movie. disney's c-e-o says fisher completed filming her role for the upcoming film titled "the last jedi." that means there will be no changes made to this sequel. a few other juciy tidbits have been revealed. fisher does appear throughout the film and disney is discussing what would amount to another decade and a half of star wars movies. and goodbye
"the insider," tracking the biggest stories making news today. >> number one, amy schumer says bye-bye to "the barbie movie." >> people have been, like, you are too fat. i've been bullied. >> did internet trolls force her exit? why she won't embody the iconic doll. >> then, new details from carrie fisher and debbie reynolds' memorial service. inside todd fisher's emotional tribute. >> i have probably shed as many tears as i probably have in my life. and number three, melissa mccarthy's behind the scenes story of how she scored spicer on snl. >> are you kidding me? >> you really look like that guy. >> plus -- and our "insider bonus."
>> rupaul's drag race mama monster and there's a million reasons why you should tune in. >> this is -- this is big. then -- >> i find him really attractive. >> who is the oscar winner that has jane fonda swooning? >> i heard you say i still get flustered looking into his baby blues. is that true? >> oh, boy, yeah. >> "the insider" tracking hollywood from the inside out. >> hello, everyone and welcome to "the insider." we are tracking the biggest stories in hollywood today. >> and we begin with the number one story everyone's talking about. >> amy! >> there was an announcement i might star in this movie it rhymes with schmarbie. and people have said you're too fat and i've been bullied. wait a minute, no. i look in the mirror and i know who i am and i feel beautiful, and i feel strong and sexy. [ applause ] >> three months after amy schumer made that powerful statement against internet trolls, the comedian has ultimately dropped out of discussions to star as the iconic mattel doll in sony's