tv KRON 4 News at 6am KRON January 18, 2019 6:00am-7:01am PST
no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james )(ááá2shotááá) breaking news we are following this morning... tesla announces plan to cut its staff by 7 percent. that's
a big hit to the bay area. about 10-thousand people work at the tesla factory in fremont.( darya ) kron 4's sara stinson is live in fremont with the details. sara. breaking news from overnight... tesla announcing that it will cut its staff by 7%. employees were notified by email about the company's plans. in the email tesla says it has a very difficult road ahead. in a memo poested on the company's website... tesla says it increased its staff by 30% last year but it cannot continue to support that size of staff. tesla does have a factory in fremont. right now it is not clear
teachers and staff members at several schools in oakland will go on a one day strike for better pay.( james ) the event being called a "sickout" to protest the slow pace of contract talks between the district and union. kron 4s gayle ong has the story. a group of oakland teachers say they plan to call out sick on friday.the event being called a "sickout" to protest the slow pace of contract talks between the district and union.the two sides have been negotiating for a year and a half. keith brown - president of the oakland education association, the union that represents the teachers says the "sickout" is not sanctioned by the union but they understand the frustrations.. hundreds rallied in oakland
saturday, demanding full funding of public schools. they're also standing in solidarity with educators in los angeles - who have been on strike since monday.teachers say they're fed up with low pay and underfunded classrooms. here at yline high school,students tell me their teachers plan to call out sick tomorrow. is a freshmen at skyline high..she supports her teachers who plan to call out and says some students may not show up to school.
many subs, i guess maybe everybody is going to stay in the auditorium or the library all day.">in a statement, the district's superintendent urges teachers not to engage in the illegal labor action..but acknowledges the teacher's concerns..believing that they deserve to be paid more than they currently are. ( darya ) in southern california... the l-a teachers strike is expected to continue on its fifth day. the teachers union and the school district have re-started negotiations. the los angeles mayor has met with each sides of the strike, individually. 30-thousand teachers walked off the job this week. they're demanding smaller classes, more school staffing and higher teacher salaries. so far the district has lost 97 million dollars during the strike. that is based on daily attendance, as many students have been staying home during the strike. ( darya ) happening today ... a public funeral for the davis police officer who was shot and killed in the line of duty.( james ) 22-year-old officer natalie corona was
killed on january 10th ... after responding to a traffic accident in downtown davis. kron4's will tran is live at u-c davis where the public ceremony will take place. happening today ... a public funeral for the davis police officer who was shot and killed in the line of duty. 22-year-old officer natalie corona was killed on january 10th ... after responding to a traffic accident in downtown davis. a gunman opened fire on her and took-off. he was later found dead inside a nearby home from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. the funeral is scheduled for 11 o'clock this morning at the activities and recreation center at u-c davis. everyone is welcome
four others from car accidents. kron 4's terisa estacio has the story. gerrie kunin, mill valley resident. this is just a difficult time, my heart goes out to them. residents in this small close knit community trying to cope with a such a shocking death - authorities tell kron four news.. that it was around 8:30 wednesday night when 52 year old darren malvin came out of his home to inspect these downed power lines in the middle of the intersection. ferndale and laverne avenue... is in the unincorporated section of mill valley in marin county. a sheriff's spokesperson says malvin... shown here was talking to a neighbor in a van... when both heard a tree crack... malvin ran in front of the van to seek protection... the driver... of the van tragedy stepped on the gas to get away from the tree and hit malvin. he was taken to the hospital, but died of his injuries. bryan gould, landlord. he has been my tenant for more than a year, he and his wife, they have been building their dream home
up the street. they have been living here as they build the home. bryan gould - malvin's landlord - says he is still in disbelief about what happened. gould. he is a really hands on kind of guy. really helpful. he is a ceo of a solar company. i am saddened to hear. kron four has learned malvin was the ceo of american solar corporation located in sausalito. he leaves behind a wife and young child. (back to terisa live) ( james )( james ) ( james )in the east bay ....
the man killed by a falling tree in a homeless encampment has been identified. police say 42-year-old anthony rippey was killed near the ardley avenue overpass at i- 580 in oakland. officials say the tree came down during the storm wednesday night. ( darya )p-g-and-e is asking customers to be patient ... as it works to fully restore power across the bay area. the utility says it has more than 200 lineman working around the clock to turn the lights back on. p-g-and-e was able to get most of the power restored during the day yesterday. but the biggest problem right now is being able to get equipment and manpower to the more remote areas. ( darya )
p-g-and-e says, it is unclear when all the power will be restored. ( darya ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... the house passes a 12-billion dollar disaster relief package. after the break we tell you why republicans say.... it's not going to go very far. ( darya ) plus ... two earthquakes in two days... both around the same time... and it has many asking if the "big one" is coming soon. ( darya )and... a california coffee shop is giving back to long time customer... and fallen officer natalie corona. that story in the next half hour. welcome back. lets
( james ) a cluster of earthquakes hit the east bay this week. a 3-point-5 earthquake struck the hayward fault in berkeley thursday morning. wednesday morning --- a similar quake hit near highway 24 in oakland. does this mean a bigger one is around the corner? well unfortunately, the shutdown is limiting earthquake data.
which means u-c berkeley seismologists have taken on a bigger role... in collecting information about earthquakes. now ... there is only enough funding to run the seismology lab at cal until febuary --- leaving questions about how earthquake information will be analyzed after that. < hellweg: "the earthquake will happen sometime and it could happen tomorrow do i expect it no would i be surprised no.. predicting what they do in washington is even more difficult than predicting earthquakes.">( james ) hellweg notes that for the past 30 years --- no big earthquake has followed these small clusters of quakes. and... if there is a huge earthquake, staff at the u- s-g-s will be called back to work. (2-shot)( james )the house passed a bill to provide billions more in federal funding for disaster recovery late wednesday.( darya ) but the bill also includes a democrat-backed provision that would re-open the government. reporter anna wiernicki (war-nik-ee) explains why some lawmakers say... help for victims of natural disasters
is being held hostage because of the government shutdown tom rice: for three days in september the nation watched as hurricane florence stalled directly on top of my district. anna wiernicki: when hurricane florence tore through the east coast in september, south carolina republican congressman tom rice says south carolinians were still recovering from hurricane matthew three years ago.tom riceu.s. congressman, r-south carolina take cg @ 0:19-0:25 these people had nothing before the storm and what little they had was taken away. anna wiernicki: and texas republican congressman will hurd says thousands of texans are still dealing with the aftermath of hurricane harvey. will hurdu.s. congressman, r-texastake cg @ 0:32-0:38the rebuilding effort is still going on and this is going to take a long time.anna wiernicki: hurd says texans need help, and he supports the 12.1 billion dollar disaster relief package but it's what democrats added to the bill he says is a disaster. will hurd: there is no question this was a political move by speaker pelosi to attach a short term funding for the government to a disaster recovery bill.anna wiernicki (stand up)@annaewiernickitake
cg @ 0:53-1:01the bill includes a provision to keep the government open until february 8th.and blocks the president from diverting the disaster money to build the border wall. anna wiernicki: texas democratic congresswoman veronica escobarveronica escobar u.s. congresswoman, d-texastake cg @ 1:03-1:11this administration wants to divert critical disaster relief funds meant for other projects to go toward border wall construction. the reality is that our country needs help recovering from some of the greatest natural disasters that we've seen in our lifetime.anna wiernicki: the bill now heads to the senate, but majority leader mitch mcconnell says he won't bring any measure to the floor unless president trump will sign itnats pop: trumpanna wiernicki:and the president says he won't support a spending bill to end the shutdown unless it includes funding for his border wall.in washington, i'm anna wiernicki. ( darya ) california is going forward with a plan to help furloughed t-s-a agents forced to work during the government shutdown. the plan is to let the workers file for unemployment. governor gavin newsom met with workers still on the job at sacramento international airport even though they're not getting paid. hearing their struggles with food and childcare ... he lashed out at the authors of a federal letter telling him the state áácannot let them file for unemployment.
( darya )( darya ) ( darya ) newsom says the state is on very solid legal footing with its plan to extend unemployment benefits to these workers. ( james ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... a san jose police investigation ... leads to a police shooting in stockton.we have the details. (ácommercialá) if you have psoriasis, little things can be a big deal.
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--- who was wanted for kidnapping and car jacking --- inside a home in stockton. san jose police asked stockton police for help arresting the suspect. police say the man "confronted" officers with a handgun . that's when stockton police opened fire and shot the man. no other injuries were reported. a funeral for a fallen davis officer happening today. im standing by at u-c davis with more on the service. (ácommercialá) i wanted more from my copd medicine... ...that's why i've got the power of 1-2-3 medicines with trelegy. the only fda-approved 3-in-1 copd treatment. ♪ trelegy. the power of 1-2-3 ♪ trelegy 1-2-3 trelegy with trelegy and the power of 1-2-3, i'm breathing better. trelegy works 3 ways to...
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we are following this morning... tesla announces plan to cut its staff by 7 percent. that's a big hit to the bay area. about 10- thousand people work at the tesla factory in fremont.( darya ) kron 4's sara stinson is live in fremont with the details. sara. breaking news from overnight... tesla announcing that it will cut its staff by 7%. employees were notified by email about the company's plans. in the email tesla says it has a very difficult road ahead. in a
a public funeral for the davis police officer who was shot and killed in the line of duty.( james ) 22-year-old officer natalie corona was killed on january 10th ... after responding to a traffic accident in downtown davis. kron4's will tran is live at u-c davis where the public ceremony will take place. happening today ... a public funeral for the davis police officer who was shot and killed in the line of duty. 22-year-old officer
natalie corona was killed on january 10th ... after responding to a traffic accident in downtown davis. a gunman opened fire on her and took-off. he was later found dead inside a nearby home from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. the funeral is scheduled for 11 o'clock this morning at the activities and recreation center at u-c davis. everyone is welcome to attend. attend. thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning.
(2-shot) ( darya )a local coffee shop that corona use to enjoy going visiting... is raising money in her honor.( james ) for every purchase... one dollar is being donated to a memorial tish palamidessi has the story. several northern california dutch bros locations will raise money thursday for a davis police officer who was killed in the line of duty last week.from 6 a.m. until midnight, 21 area dutch bros. locations will be giving a $1 from every order made to the natalie corona memorial fund, which is organized by the davis police department. locations participating include davis, dixon, woodland, oakley, vacaville, fairfield, roseville, granite bay,
sacramento, citrus heights, fair oaks, carmichael, santa rosa, lodi, elk grove, auburn, rocklin, live oak, napa, sonoma and stockton.corona was a regular at the davis dutch bros location."we are extremely honored to be able to support the natalie corona memorial fund," owner sean provost said in a statement. "officer corona was a regular at our stand, and she left a mark on our crew and the davis community. she will be greatly missed."dutch bros coffee is the country's largest privately held drive-thru coffee company, with more than 320 locations and 10,000 employees in seven states. the company is headquartered in grants pass, oregon, where it was founded in 1992.
( james ) in the east bay... a 15-year-old student has been suspended after a b-b gun was reportedly found in his backpack. a school resource officer at hercules high school ... responded to a report of a disruptive student in a classroom on tuesday afternoon. the student was sent home but police say, he left his bag behind. the b-b gun was found inside the bag. the teen was suspended, and according to police there may be additional consequences. ( darya ) now to the peninsula ... where police in palo alto released a sketch of one of three suspects who robbed a pedestrian. this is the suspect sketch. the victim says, on monday night he was being followed along university avenue while heading to the transit center. he says he stopped to check his phone to let the
group pass ... when one of them grabbed his phone ... and another started kicking him. the victim described the group as being young males, between the ages of 15- and 18 -years old. ( darya ) a 17-year-old boy has been arrested for grabbing a girl's rear end while riding a bicycle. the incident happened at woodside high school monday night. according to police ... the girl was walking with a friend when the teen rode his bike between the two and grabbed her. police say, they were eventually able to identify the teen and arrest him. ( james ) san francisco police say an increase in foot patrols is helping deter violent crimes and car burglaries. their 20-18 crime report shows an 18 percent drop in homicides. an even bigger drop of 27 percent in homicide by guns. overall gun related violence sank to its lowest rate in five years. the department credits the change to new police strategies that included higher visibility of
officers. property crimes are also on the decline. car burglaries are down 17 percent. and car thefts decreased 13 percent. ( james )happening today thousands of people will be marching in washington d-c at the annual march for life event. organizers say they are trying to bring an end to abortion in the united states. vice president mike pence is expected to address some of the demonstrators at a dinner tonight. both republican and democratic lawmakers will be speaking at today's rally. ( darya ) still ahead on the kron four morning news. from rain to snow... the sierra getting a mountain of fresh powder. the problem is going to be ( darya ) plus... a ride- along with c-h-p... with a warning from the department after this week's rainy weather. ( darya )and... a 5th all-star is added to the warriors lineup tonight ... boogie cousins fills in the role of the big man for golden state. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. (ácommercialá) (áábreakáá)
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of snow.( darya ) reporter bridgette bjorlo shows us the conditions. it was a winter wonderland up in the sierra thursday, with rounds of snow piling up throughout the area.there was so much snow that some cars in kingvale got snowed in -- not once but multiple times."it's kind of like cardio when you're out here, honestly. i like it," said serjio gonazalez. "i get tired, i get winded. i come out here cold and then, like, in five minutes i'm just sweating." those who could make it on the roads said driving conditions along interstate 80 were far from ideal."they are dreadful and you just have to proceed with caution," said vacationer vanessa higgins. "i'm assuming a lot of people are going to get stopped at the pass. maybe wait until tomorrow to come." it's why some drivers were opting to ride around in snowmobiles."when it gets this
bad and they're calling for blizzard conditions, it's the only way to get around," said kingvale resident josh richardson.crews with caltrans spent the day working to keep the freeway passable by plowing roads and spraying salt and sand for traction. officials still encouraged drivers to use extra caution and keep a safe distance from other cars on the road."we just advise that people take it slow, make sure they're aware of their surroundings," said caltrans representative "that's how you avoid an accident." (james)(darya) welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic...
for now... but c-h-p says you still have to be cautious of wet roads. kron 4's dan kerman explains how driving after a storm... can still be very dangerous. drivers in the east bay found the sun trying to peak through on thursday... but the highway patrol says that's giving them a false sense of security.sot officer sean wilkenfeld/chp :08 this is one of the worst times because the rain has stopped or is slowing down people think they can start drving as fast as they want but its not going to work out to well becuase the roads are still wet.and during our ride along it didn't take long to find an example of that.sotthis man slammed into the rear of another vehicle that had slowed down... destroying the
front of his car. luckily airbags deployed and no one was injured... but the chp says it's a good reminder to slow down and allow extra stopping distance between you and the car ahead, both during and after a storm.sotand we want to remind people to turn our headlight on not just so you can see but so you can be seen by other drivers, on the freeway theres a spray that can be kicked up by rear tires, if your lights are on everyone can see youas well. standup dan kerman/ bay bridge toll plaza 104and sincethis is not the end of the rainy season the highway patrol also says now as good a time as any to get your tires checked... without good traction they say you stand little chance during the storm ( james ) rain damage also caused a wall to collapse onto cars and a sidewalk in los angeles. take a look at this video... two cars were demolised when a wall fell on top of them in echo park. the owner of the car believes the 100-year-old wall just
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( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. accident in san jose nb101 at alum rock. pleasant hill sb 680 at monument accident blockin.g slow from 242 accident in pleasant hill ( james ) coming up in the next hour. more jobs cut ... as tesla announced they'll be laying off thousands of workers. ( james ) plus... teachers in oakland ... striking this morning for better pay.
officer. i am live in davis with the details. ( james ) and today teachers in oakland are walking off the job to demand better pay. < mark: its another crazy day in washington as lawmakers and the president fight over how to end the government shutdown. i'm mark meredith in washington. we'll lead you through the madness coming up.> (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom.. (james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic...