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the president and republicans, the other backed by democrats -- fell short. (grant) now, a bi-partisan group of senators is considering ways to find a solution... even if it's temporary. plans. one proposal is to approve a three-week continuing resolution to fund the government... while the two sides hash out specifics of a wall and border security. president trump told reporters he would support that, but only if includes a "large down payment" for a wall.(grant) problem.">(grant)problem."> (grant) democratic house speaker nancy pelosi was quick to respond to rpesident trump's wall down-payment proposal, calling it "not reasonable". internal documents say the white house is preparing a draft
resolution for trump to declare a national emergency along the southern border. that would free up federal funds to build the border wall, bypassing congressional approval. the shutdown is near the end of its fifth week, and tomorrow 800- thousand federal employees will miss their second paycheck.and as reporter abby phillip explains... many critics say some g-o-p leaders aren't understanding the full impact the government shutdown is having on federal employees. accusations of tone deafness today as commerce secretary wilbur ross - wonders out loud why furloughed federal workers are relying on food banks to make ends meet.wilbur ross/commerce secretary:"i know they are and i don't really understand why. because, as i mentioned before, the obligations that they would undertake - say of borrowing from a bank or a credit union - are, in effect, federally guaranteed. so the 30 days of pay that some people will be out, there's no real reason why they shouldn't be able to get a loan against it."ross - who is estimated to be worth seven-hundred million dollars - seemingly out of
touch with workers who will soon have missed 2 paychecks. but after several hours of scrutiny on social media and cable t-v... ross tried to clean it up.wilbur ross/commerce secretary:"all i was trying to do is make sure that they're aware that there are possible other things that could help somewhat mitigate their problems,"his comments coming after this from the president's daughter in law and campaign adviser lara trump, talking about impacted federal workers.lara trump/trump 2020 senior adviser:"it's not fair to you, and we all get that. but this is so much bigger than any one person. it is a little bit of pain but it's going to be for the future of our country." democrats pounced on the seemingly tone-deaf comments. sen. chuck schumer/(d) new york:"many of these federal employees live paycheck to paycheck. secretary ross, they just can't call their stockbroker and ask them to sell some of their shares. they need that paycheck."rep. nancy pelosi/(d) house speaker: "i don't know, is this the 'let them eat cake' kind of attitude?"meantime, in a late-night tweet, trump backing down from his latest conflict with house speaker nancy pelosi...tweeting that he would not seek to deliver the state of the union address at another location after pelosi pulled her invitation hoe chamber, citing the shutdown. white house aides brainstormed alternative venues for the speech for days, but none appealed to the president. pelosi taking note of trump's uncharacteristic retreat...
rep. nancy pelosi/(d) house speaker:"thank you for recognizing that it's inappropriate to have a state of the union address." (vicki) back here at home, the government shutdown is not only affecting federal workers but it's also starting to affect low income families right here in the bay area.... kron 4's gayle ong joins us live in san francisco with the concerns from people relying on food stamps.gayle.
local food banks have done their part delivering bags of food to furloughed government employees but as long as this shutdown is happening, tens of thousands of bay area residents who rely food stamps may soon feel the affect.. san francisco resident bill johnston is not a furloughed federal employee, johnston is a part time worker, looking for full time work.he receives snap benefits..and is concerned about being cut off. snap is a federal program that provides food assistance to tens of thousands of families in need.as the government shutdown continues, officials are offering help to residents who recieve government benefits.tish gallegos, spokesperson for contra costa county's employment and human services - the department that oversees
the state's calfresh program - issued benefits for february more than two weeks earlyeven though customers recieved benefits early, the concern is to spend it wisely. officials say they're continuing to monitor the shutdowns affect on funding and they're unsure whether march benefits will be impacted as well.live in san francisco gayle ong kron 4 news. (grant) in the east bay... giving back to servicemembers one farm fresh mexican meal at a time. that is what one oakland restaurant is doing to help members of the coast guard who have now missed two pay checks because of the partial government shutdown... kron4's haaziq madyun has the story nats haaziqwhat are we looking
at heresotthese two mouth watering dishes are on a special menu at nido kitchen & bar in jack london square. a portion of the proceeds from these meals will be used to help members of the coast guard here in the bay area impacted by the partial government shutdown. the co-owner of nido, sylvia mccollow, explains how the giving back charitable program workssot she talks about why her husband, cory mccollow who you see here in this family photo, has a special interest in lending a helping hand to the bay area coast guardsot each of the giving back special meals also comes with dessert, your choice of a non alcohalic beverage or one of these margaritas. mccollow says her restaurant has been open for a little over six years and giving back to the community is a reccurring
expected to be taken up for a vote in the senate. this marks the 11th bill that house democrats have put forward to reopen shuttered parts of government. (grant) another big story tonight... the story tonight... the devastating tubbs fire started here, on bennett lane in calistoga where cal fire investigators... and they say pg and e is not to blame. the tubbs fire claimed the lives of 22 people in october of 20-17. now 15 months later we know what sparked itthis is the property private property, private electrical system... not p-g & e's fault. from here it spread in napa, lake and sonoma counties. the tubbs fire doing the majority of it's damage in the santa rosa region of sonoma county. that's where the coffey park and fountain grove neighborhoods were decimated. nearly five thousand homes were destroyed... at the time it was the most destructive
fire in state history. pg-and-e did release a statement in response to this news today. saying quote-- "without question, the loss of life, homes and businesses during these devastating wildfires is heartbreaking, and we remain focused on helping affected communities recover and rebuild. the safety of our customers and the communities we serve is our most important responsibility, and we are committed to assessing our infrastructure to further enhance safety and help protect all of the customers we serve... from the ever-increasing threat of wildfires." today governor newsom had this to say. ...... (grant) announced plans to file for
bankruptcy at the end of the month... citing the 30 billion dollars it faces in liability.. the governor's office says the tubbs fire accounted for 17 billion of that. newsom says its still up to pg&e to decide whether the utility will file for bankruptcy. he says his office is staying close and in constant contact with the utility. when it announced the bankruptcy intention alst week... the utility's share price plummeted... its stock soared today with news of how the tubbs fire started. (vicki) even with the answer... that the tubbs fire was started by privately maintained electric lines ..there are still a lot of questions from survivors. (grant) kron 4's justine waldman went to the hard hit
coffey park area of santa rosa to hear how vicitms of the fire are reacting to cal fires' findings. im in coffey park, where the rebuild from the tubbs fire in non-stop.for most people here... knowing the cause of the fire does not bring some relief but not closure.natsthe cause started at a home on bennett lane in calistoga.kron 4 was there right after the tubbs fire started.. because for weeks neighbors told us, investigators were there collecting evidence.cal fire said in its 80 page report the fire started in a privately owned conductor or equipment located on a private residence. it took almost 15 months to get to this result.and investigators said they did not find any violations of state law.people i spoke with... who all lost their homes in in the fire.... despite hearing the results of the cal fire report.. are still holding pge accountable. sots"i cant worry about pge is or isnt but maybe it will change the system.it is really horrible i feel so sorry for all the people who have gone though this i feel pge has not been taking care of business there is a history of not taking care of their lines and transformers properly."people also told me they feel bad for the reported 90 year old woman who lived in the home on bennett lane when the fire started. they do not want her to feel guilt for the death and destruction.(justine)
so what does this mean for lawsuits...because hundreds of homeowers either did not have insurance or were under insured... santa rosa attorney roy miller who represents 1,200 people who are suing pg&e for lost homes and other damages, .. tells me said the cal fire report "changes zero." in santa rosa justine waldman kron 4 news. (vicki)(vicki)
(vicki) kron 4 first told you about the cause of the fire through a push alert. make sure you download the kron 4 mobile app to always get breaking news updates in your neighborhood. (vicki) it was a warm, sunny beautiful day across the bay... (grant) joining us now is chief meteorologist lawrence karnow... with what we can expect as we get closer to the weekend lawrence karnow: it was a spring-like day with beautiful sunshine across the entire bay area. highs today were in the
mid to upper 60s. tonight it will be clear and chilly again with lows in the 30s and 40s. on the satellite you can see high pressure building along the west coast. that ridge will bring sunshine and warmer weather on friday. highs tomorrow will be in the 60s with a few low 70s possible. this weekend a few clouds move across our skies but the temperatures will be mild. it will be dry for the next seven days. (vicki) happening (vicki) happening now... there
is an active search tonight for a missing boy in san jose. police say 10 year old elias ramirez fled from east julian street near 24-th street around 11 this morning. he was possibly last seen about a mile away on shortridge avenue. he was last seen wearing a black t-shirt and black pants. he goes by the nickname...turt le. if you have any information on this child's whereabouts you're asked to call san jose police. (vicki) an arizona man is behind bars, arrested for murdering a fremont man 28 years ago.(grant) as kron-4's dan kerman explains... it's a cold case that fremont police believe they have solved thanks to dna technology. 52 year old arizona resident russell guerrero is behind bars ... arrested for a fremont murder police say he comitted 28 years ago.it was in december of 1990 the body of 30 year old fremont resident jack upton was was found in his tyson lane apartment... police say he was beaten and stabbed to death.
police say fingerprints and blood not belonging to upton were collected from the home. a week after the body was discovered... police found upton's missing car 350 miles away in thousand oakes. blood was also found inside, that matched the blood found in the home... but dna testing over the years has proved unable to find a match in the database. sot det. jacob blass/fremont police :38but fremont police and its cold case unit continued to search ... then last year the arrest of the golden state killer shed light on new dna technology. fremont police shipped their dna evidence to the same lab and they found a potential suspect.. russell guerrero.sot fremont police tracked guerrero to an italian restaurant in chandler arizona where they collected items he used and found his dna and fingerprints were a match and he was arrested for murder... upton's family has now been notified.sotstandup dan kerman/fremont 131141/std
(grant) san francisco's mayor is ordering officials to take a closer look at seismic safety standards for high rise buildings. this step comes after an eye-opening report suggesting some skyscrapers may have hidden damage leftover from the 89 loma preita quake. kron 4's maureen kelly reports. (pkg)so if there's one silver lifact that you got the city together to do this reportit was after the discovery of the sinking and leaning luxury condo highbuildings
safety strategy. that report revealed that nearly 70 older high rises in san francisco might have suffered unseen damage during the 1989 loma prieta earthquake....because they have a similar construction to ones damaged in la's1994 northridge quake. the study recommended that they be reinspected. the order coming out of city hall calls for the strenghthing the resiliency of tall buildings. the department of building inspection and other deparments has been told to explore adopting stricter seismic standards....and updating policies for assessing buildings after a big quake . while it doesn't directly demand the reinspection of the high rises mentioned in the report.... supervisor aaron peskin who represents the financial district says it could open the door for that to happen. it's certainly a direction to increase seismic safety standards. we can have seismic safety standards that are more stringent than the state standards and we're on the way
to do that for new construction. that's easier. it's accessing the problems with existing buildings and requiring fixes for those that's the more politically difficult path to trod. he says he's heartened by the mayor's call to action which also includes ordering a more through recovery plan for the densely populated downtown sector. when issuing the executive order mayor breed noted that san francisco has a 72 percent chance of experiencing a 6.7 magnitude quake or greater in the next 24 years. maureen kelly kron4 news. (grant) coming up... as frigid temperatures blanket much of the country... why thieves are stealing one particular coat-- right off of people's backs. (vicki) plus... why not get paid to carpool..... details on the new program that offers 100-bucks for sharing a ride.... (grant) he was great on the candlestick grass... now investing in grass. why the hall of famer is getting
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with wells fargo's 3% down payment on a fixed-rate loan and a simpler online application, getting into my dream home was easier than ever. get your human to visit wellsfargo.com/woof. what would she do without me? 4 your money tonight... legendary 49ers quarterback joe montana is betting big on the legal marijuana industry. (grant) the hall of famer's venture capital firm is helping to bankroll a $75 million dollar investment in san jose-based company caliva.
caliva has two retails stores... as well as a farm in northern california, and distributes its products to retailers across the state. the 62-year old montana says he's investing in marijuana -- in part to combat the opioid addiction epidemic. some doctors recommend marijuana to treat opioid addiction... and some people use pot products and oils to treat pain instead of pills. former yahoo c-e-o carol bartz is also an investor and will join the company's board. (vicki) you're going to have to find another way to ask your valentine to "be mine" the popular candy "sweethearts" won't be on shelves this year. necco had been making the popular candies since 18-86. but the company filed for bankruptcy protection last spring. spangler candy company then bought necco. but say they didn't have enough time to bring sweethearts to market this season. competitors like brach's are still making conversation hearts... but an online retailer says sweethearts were by far the
most popular brand. commanding 80 percent of the u-s market for candy hearts. (grant) under armour is adding another product to its arsenal -- astronaut apparel. the sporting equipment company is designing spacewear for virgin galactic, which is a spaceflight company. virgin galactic plans to use a rocket-powered plane to fly tourists to the edge of space where they can briefly experience motionlessness. the suit designs have not been unveiled yet by under armour, but they're not only about looking only about looking stylish. virgin galactic said the passengers' safety is a top priority. hundreds of people are already reserved their six-figure-priced tickets. the first flight is expected to take off sometime this year. (vicki) tonight we are learning more about the suspect in the deadly bank shooting in florida..
what police reveal about his past... (grant) plus.. crooks break into a home with a family inside... the disguises they used that has neighbors on edge... (vicki) and up next a woman killed in a hit and run in the south bay and the suspected driver is still out there... details on who police are looking for after the break...
four's rob fladeboe reports now, police are calling on the public to help them find whomever was behind the wheel of a white van captured in surveillance video. (surveillance video)san jose police are looking for this white van in connection with what is now a felony fatal hit and run investigation. surveillance video from a nearby business shows what police believe is a white, full-size, gmc or chevy van with dark rims. the van has no markings but is very liklely showing some damage says sergeant enrique garcia. sgt. enrique garcia/san jose police "....we know there is going to be damage to the right front quarter panel
based on the impact with the victim but we have no idea who the suspect is, whether it's a man or woman or if there was anyone else in the van...." (early video)the collision occurred just after 12:30 this morning. police say the victim, described so far only as an adult woman, was walking east on santa clara street and was clearly in the crosswalk when she was hit. the van was traveling south on tenth street. the woman died at the scene. the van just kept on going.sgt. enrique gracia/san jose police "....the person may be wanted for a crime or may have an outstanding warrant, or maybe they just committed a crime and were fleeing the scene, or were under the influence of drugs or alcohol or driving with a suspended license...."this sign was set up to inform drivers that an accident occurred here in the hope of generating some tips from passers by. here's another look at that surveillance video. the accident scene is just a block from san jose state and see's a lot of traffic pretty much around the clock and the sign might just jog someone's memory say police. rob fladeboe/san jose "...this was the 4th traffic fatality so far this year in san jose, the 3rd involving a pedestrian and the first fatal hit and run accident. in san jose rob fladeboe kron4news kron4news fladeboe kron4news
(grant) one hool district is awaiting approval on a major shake up that would change the school calendar... and drastically affect many families' summer plans. starting school earlier in the year and ending school earlier in the year that's what sacramento city unified school district is proposingbut two weeks of this year's summer break would be lost in the transition. school district officials say short changing the 2019 summer break is necessary to transition to their proposed new school year schedule starting mid august and ending late may. the calendar shift is far from a done deal. the school district says four of five labor unions have signed off on the change but they are waiting for the teachers association to make a decision. (vicki) say four armed suspects broke into a home with the family iside...(grant) as lonnie as officers as they broke down the front door and went inside...
shortly before one am this morning this residential street in ceres was flooded with police and sheriffs squad cars, canines and a helicopter. four young men came to the door of one house and announced that they were ceres police officers. the intended robbery victims thought something was up and didnút open the door...but the suspects forced their way in at gunpoint before one victim was able to call 9-1-1. the suspects scattered into the neighborhood.cynthia ruiz said police knocked on her door to search for suspects. one was caught hiding on top of a roof, two others also captured trying to elude police.ruiz was shaking her head after hearing about the police impersonation attempt. this homeowner who wanted to stay anonymous says she couldnút see if it was officers or not was before opening the door. that shows you why impersonating a police officer might work. luckily it was the real cops wanting to search her backyard...thatús where the fourth suspect was caught. police kept searching the area
looking for a handgun used in the robbery attempt, eventually finding one.the also found a stolen nissan sedan that the suspects likely used.all the suspects were 20 years old or younger...no one was injured...there were reports that a woman and a child were taken from the targeted house. (grant) neighbors in the area they weren't surprised because there was a lot of suspicious activity at the house with visitors coming and going.(vicki) but police d't know what the would-be robbers were after or if they knew the victims. the four suspects were arrested and are now in jail. (grant) police in milpitas are now allowing people to text 9-1-1. it's intended for people who might not be
able to talk emergency. officers say when texting an emergency-- provide the exact location and describe what type of help is needed. they also say to keep the messages simple and brief-- and not to send emoji's, pictures, or videos. a 9-1-1 operator will respond by text message and let you know when help is on the way. (vicki) on the peninsula... a new program was launched today to promote car- pooling in san mateo county. and as kron 4's charles clifford reports... anyone who uses the program could receive up to 100 dollars. well this will come as a shock to no one but traffic around the bay area is terrible. here in san mateo county, 101 and 280 can get congested in the morning and at night. especially around the airport. caltrans has a longterm plan to realign lanes along 101 but in the meantime a coalition of agencies is trying to get people to carpool. they launched carpool 2.0 here at genentech in south san francisco that allows people to be rewarded for carpooling. the bay area air quality managment district is
also supporting this plan. they say it not only reduces congestion but also improves air quality and reduces the amount of co2 going into the air.sotwe all recognize that congestion in the bay area is awefull. by not driving alone in our cars we can make the situation better and even fix it. one of the great alternatives is carpooling. if youre interested in the program go to commute.org and sign up. you also have to use san mateo county's tracker app that will log the carpool miles you travel and you can then earn up to 100 dollars in e cards that can be used for whatever you want. the one catch is that the program is only for people commuting in san mateo county. for example you can live in fremont and commute to san mateo county and qualify, but san mateo county has to be involved in one way or another. in south san francisco, charles clifford kron 4 news.
(grant) 21 year old zephen xaver is charged with five counts of first degree murder in the shooting deaths of four bank employees and a customer. all the victims are women. while florida police do not have a motive at this time... we are learning disturbing details from law enforcement in indiana. a police department there has releaed a 20-14 incident report in which xaver said he had dreams of hurting other students in a classroom. he was 16 at the time. michigan state police say in another incident...xaver was texting a girl that he was thinking of suicide by police officer... and taking hostages. that was in 20-17. (vicki) the u-s state
department is ordering non- essential diplomats and staff at the embassy in venezuela to leave. they're taking the step for security reasons. but say the embassy in caracas will stay open. the move follows president trump's rejection of president nicolas maduro's order to break relations with america. maduro then ordered american diplomats to leave by the weekend. but the trump administration says that order isn't legal...because the u-s does'nt recognize him as the legitimate leader. (lawrence bay area weather) (sports tease) and just ahead in sports, an announcement you don't want to miss. you don't want announcement an sports, an announcement you don't want to miss. we'll introduce you to the 2019 class of the bay area sports hall of fame.
starting tonight with the warriors-- two victories for the franchise today.. steph curry and kevin durant making the all-star starting lineup. and they remain the hottest team in the league --demarcus cousins... t'd up... welcome back to the nba boogie... steph curry... to the steph curry... to the rack... 38 points for steph tonight warrors win in our nation's capital... 126- 118... their 9th stright win... 8 straight on the road... they are in boston saturday kron4 once again has the pleasure of being the broadcast partner of the bay area sports hall of fame. and now is the time to announce the class of 2019. --5 of the bay area's best athletes honored once again. the list starts up with
jason kidd..born in san francisco, raised in oakland... star point guard at st. joseph notre dame, played his college ball at cal, then went on to become an nba champion, 10-time all star and pro basketball hall of famer. also in the class, legendary stanford women's basketball head coach, tara vanderveer. took over the cardinal in 1985... 2-national championships... coached the national team in the olympics. one of ten ncaa division 1 coaches, men's or women's to reach 1,000- victories... and she recently notched 900 wins at stanford. next up... former giants pitcher dave dravecky... he helped the giants make the 1989 world series but even more importantly... he is beloved in the bay area for he corageuos comeback after undergoing surgery to remove a cancerous tumor in the ptiching arm... as well as his battle with the dreaded disease also congratulations to 49ers great keena turner. the linebacker...an instrumental part of four super bowl winning teams in the 1980s... a pro bowler in 1984... spent his
entire 11-year career with the franchise... and has now embraced a new role in the organization's front office. and rounding out the class...bay area tennis legend brad gilbert. grew up in oakland... and ascended to an excellent pro career that saw him move to top 4 in the world rankings... and once his playing career was finished, he mentored the greats...coaching andre agassi to 6-grand slam titles. and here is your class of inductees. jason kidd... tara vanderveer... dave dravecky.... keena turner... and brad gilbert. the inductees will be honored at an enshrinement banquet on may 2nnd. congratulations to all. we'll have more news after the break.
(grant) bart is cracking down on fade evaders... tonight they stepped up patrols at the embarcadero bart station... to catch them in the act... kron4's dan thorn is live in san francisco with what commuters are saying about it, dan? i spoke with several bart riders who's opinions vary on fare cheats but bart officials say these evaders are costing then system millions of dollars and these inspectors help in a big way. bart's proof of payment team out in force thursday night... they're making sure riders are doing the right thing and not skipping the fare...sot: money in september, the bart board
voted to hire these community service officers. they check for valid fares on-board trains, on platforms, near stairs and escalator landings, and outside elevators they're work is primarily dedicated to primarily to days nights and weekends..sot:the spokesman also says the proof of payment inspectors have no discretion regarding citations meaning they check every rider.several bart commuters shared mixed opinions on fare cheaters... sot: just buy a clipper bro if youre caught skipping a bart fare you're up to $55 for children and teens and $75 for adults.reporting in sf dan thorn kron4 news.
(vicki) police in chicago are on the lookout for thieves who stole expensive winter coats-- right off the backs of two men on the street. and one of those thefts was all caught on camera... reporter kelly davis has the story... natsyou can hear the victim yell out as two men rip off his canada goose coat.this was on south china place at eight- 30 last night.two men got out of that white mercedes and held the 54-year-old at gunpoint.they forced the coat off the man and stole his wallet before getting back in the car.then the driver of the white mercedes take off.donnie hunt:"it don't make no sense. people out freezing, catch
pneumonia or something like that. doesn't make no sense. who are you going to sell a coat to?"about 20 minutes later it happens again.donnie hunt:"stupid. stupid."police say a 23-year-old man was walking down west cullerton about a block from the first robbery when two men robbed him of his coat at gunpoint. they got back into the white mercedes and drove off.alia dixon:"i think it's pretty sad. i mean there's really no excuse for that." alia dixon commutes from the south loop to lincoln park to go to school and she says she's not taking any chances.alia dixon: "i carry mace just because i go to depaul so a lot of things like that happen often unfortunately." last night's robberies are very similar to what we saw last week,when thieves targeted three people during the morning rush in wicker park and river north. "it's sad, though. it's cold out there. get your coats. that's bad."but no matter what thieves are stealing, key to preventing it is to be aware of your surroundings.donnie hunt:"you gotta pay attention to the that's the main thing. if you don't pay attention, those things can happen."
police are not saying if the coat thefts and last week's robberies are related. but last week's victims were also wearing canada goose jackets... which can retail for over a thousand dollars. (grant) now to our four zone forecast... as we take this live look outside at the embarcadero... joining us now is chief meteorologist lawrence karnow... lawrence karnow: it was a spring-like day with beautiful sunshine across the entire bay area. highs today were in the mid to upper 60s. tonight it will be clear and chilly again with lows in the 30s and 40s. on the satellite you can see high pressure building along the west coast. that ridge will bring sunshine and warmer weather on friday. highs tomorrow will be in the 60s with a few low 70s possible. this weekend a few clouds move across our skies but the temperatures will be mild. it will be dry for the next seven days.
(vicki) the first ever male n-f-l cheerleaders are heading to super bowl 53. professional dancers quinton peron (per-rone) and napoleon jinnies made history last year when they made the los angeles rams cheer squad. and they're about to make history again as the first male cheerleaders to perform at the super bowl. this past weekend-- the rams won the n-f-c championship... securing their spot in the super bowl. they will play the new england patriots at the big game on february third. (vick) disneyland is announcing some big changes ... ahead of a new star wars exhibit coming this summer. (grant) they said they are changing some of the park's infrastructure ... to prepare r galaxy's edge. the park said locations of planters and outdoor vending carts are being adjusted to alking space
stroller areas. there also will be more seating available. the changes are meant to help ease traffic around the park. earlier this month... disneyland raised ticket prices ahead of the opening. the price for annual passes and parking have also increased. (grant) that wraps up kron 4 news at nine...(vicki) but our primetime coverage continues at the top of the hour. ken wayne is here with kron 4 news at ten....ken? (ken) thank you grant and vicki.... next at ten... tomorrow...furloughed government workers will miss another paycheck... as the government shutdown enters day 35. lawmakers are trying to come up with a plan to get the government up and running again..and what low income families in the bay area are going to do if their food stamps run out. plus... pg&e is off the hook for one of the worst wildfires in bay area history.... after cal fire determines they weren't the cause of the "tubbs fire" that devastated the north bay in 20-17. we have reaction from one of the areas hardest hit by that fire.(ken) and breaking news tonight.... san
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other alternatives if i have to and i'll use those alternatives if i have to. we want to go throught the system. we have to have a wall in this country."> (ken) president trump not backing down from a border wall proposal after the senate failed to pass bills to reopen the government.(ken) good evening i'm ken wayne. (grant) and im grant lodes... pam moore is on assignment. now a bi- ipartisan group of senators is considering alternative plans to re-open the government, at least temporarilty. one proposal: approve a three-week continuing resolution to temporarily fund the government... then sort out the wall and border security issues. but again, president trump saying he would support that, but only if it included a "large down payment for the border
wall."(ken) house speaker nancy pelosi was quick to respond to trump's proposal, calling it "not reasonable". this as federal employees are set to miss their second paycheck.. prompting concerns about worker morale. (ken) today the internaitonal president of of the association of flight attendants says there is no excuse to continue the shutdown, saying furloughed workers are sleeping in their cars. (grant) this as more federal agencies are coming forward saying the shutdown is putting the safety of every american at risk. alex maquardt has the details. alex naffa:"not getting paid is a serious problem that really needs to end and i really hope it does soon."alex naffa is a t-s-a officer in