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>> when fun time from the bay area's local news station. you're watching kron. 4 news at known. >> holiday shopping is now in full swing. and mayor london breed has announced the safe shopping initiative to try to prevent retail crime. thanks for being with us tonight, everybody for kron. 4 news at 9. i'm grant lotus and i'm vicki liviakis. despite breed's announcement a camera shot near union square. it was the target of a robbery early saturday afternoon and kron four's met. harry has an update now on what is happening with that story. how leaders are trying to make the city safer. >> after night to rampant retail crime in union square about a year ago. city leaders have been trying to ensure thefts don't escalate to that level, but some are still happening. san francisco police say saturday at about
one 15 in the afternoon. officers responded to like a camera store on bush street for robbery. the victims told police the suspect entered the store with weapons, stole thousands of dollars of the product and took off in a car. the district supervisor ahsha safa e says he's tired of seeing these types of crimes, frustrated. i felt for the safety of the employees. >> thought about the customers. it's not about the reputation of the city and how we need to be doing better. the crime happened during the store's business hours. now there's a sign on the window saying they're closed. it says, quote. >> due to unfortunate circumstances like a store. san francisco will be temporarily closed until further notice. we have to ensure the safety of the workforce. >> we have to ensure trust of the people that are coming into the city saw 5 yeas says efforts like mayor london breed's safe shopping initiative are needed. it will deploy more officers to reduce crime in the area. he says
there are also requiring all vendors to have permits and are allowing law enforcement access to private cameras, hoping a year from now. >> with all the efforts that we're working on the group that i'm leading organized, retail crime, working group that will have a significant impact. >> over the weekend police officers were stationed throughout union square. david sligh fairly lives in the city and said he was happy the officers were out and looked really great. felt safe. >> you know, there's a noticeable police presence around and on the street. and you know about great, too. so >> the safe shopping initiative will also limit points of entry to union square and close some streets to car traffic. amanda hari kron. 4 news said the big story we're following for you tonight. 10 jose police have 3 men in custody who they've nicknamed the hottest see burglary crew. >> that group is accused of dozens of commercial burglaries between march and july in the willow glen neighborhood of san jose. the police department arresting 25 year-old leno as you're 25
year-old santiago cobb. well, good and 23 year-old ricky be no. police say that they would smash windows in the front of the business using a blunt object or a honda odyssey minivan, hence the name. and, you know, they would steal the the merchandise, the cash, and sometimes atms. charges have been move forward. the district attorney's office over 31 cases have been submitted to the district attorney's office as we speak. >> and we're reaching out today to see if there are perhaps other cases that have not been reported in commercial burglaries throughout the bay area. but specifically obviously in san jose. >> investigators now asking that if any business owners believe they may have been burglarized by these men, too, contact them. >> the man charged with assaulting house speaker nancy pelosi's husband. he's due back in federal court wednesday. david, to pat faces federal charges of assaulting a family member of the u.s. official and attempting to kidnap a u.s. official. he also faces several state
charges, including attempted murder and elder abuse. a preliminary hearing on those charges has been set for december 14th. we also learned today the public defender representing tip apple not contest the judge in the state case. there were concerns there might be a conflict of interest. there's the judge previously worked with pelosi's daughter. >> new at 9, a former warden of a federal women's prison in alameda county went on trial today on several charges of assault ray garcia, who retired after the fbi found nude photos of this inmates on his government-issued phone is among 5 workers charged with abusing inmates at the double in prison. prosecutors say garcia abuse began with compliments and escalated to encounters. he's pleaded not guilty, but if convicted, he faces up to 15 years in prison. >> also in the east bay, brentwood officers catch a burglary suspect in the act as people who live there. you see watch the break-in as it's happening from their
surveillance cameras. here's an image from the surveillance video of the alleged suspect. 36 year-old augustine martinez. when police arrived, they say they found him hiding right outside the home with thousands of dollars in stolen jewelry. martinez has been booked on suspicion of burglary, possession of stolen property and violating his probation. >> there were no lives lost to violence in oakland last week. that's according to the opd is latest report that was released today. oakland police say from november 21st through the 27th there were no killings. but there were 28 shootings. 42 robberies and 8 carjackings. despite the numbers, there does appear to be an improvement from last year. opd had investigated 127 killings by this point in 2021. compared to 111 homicide investigations so far this year. >> police say somebody pointed a gun at oakland police officers last night. then what under the freeway? and just
they started lying down in the middle of 8.80. it happened around 10 o'clock last night near coliseum way. this is video from the citizen app showing the backup on 8.80. the chp shut down traffic in both directions from high street to hagan. burger. while officers negotiated with this person. after about an hour, the person surrendered and was taken into custody. no one was hurt. >> up no woman has been reunited with her dog after it was stolen from her home while she was there. the woman is in a wheelchair and she laid in bed as 3 thieves robbed her at gunpoint. kron four's rob nesbitt went to the home with took place and brings us details. the victim's name is monica and she's been living in fear since 3 people showed up at her home, armed and ready to steal a ring camera captured the moment the 3 feet showed up to this pinole apartment. one of them ripping the camera the front door and then going inside for this. >> the a one year-old french bulldog named chanel. her
owner, monica afraid to show her face on camera or use her last name. but talk with me about the robbery that happened at her home on november. 17th one came in the room and held a gun on me. >> why the other ones ransacked my 15 yo sunroom take in shoes and his playstation. >> and my dog, according to the ngo police, the 3 suspects fled the scene in a stolen dodge charger and eventually crash here on interstate 80 university ave during a search of the area. officers found and arrested a man 18 year-old assim sammy of oakland and to women, 18 year-old key only branch of oakland and 19 year-old cierra smith of richmond also recovered from the scene was a rifle, 2 pistols, the stolen items, but no chanel. that's all i was worried about. if you get hit by a car for days later, monica got a call from a veterinarian letting her know that a passerby found the one year-old frenchie the pair now reunited. monica says she's afraid for her safety and her family started a gofundme to help with the move. i haven't stayed here since it happened.
>> so i've families houses in. it's juse the hardship. this is not the first time the single mom has been the victim of a crime. in 2009, i was a victim of gun violence in richmond. that's why she's quadriplegic and living each day in a wheelchair. monica's dogs are more than pets. there are support animals. she's relieved to have chanel back and that no one was hurt during armed robbery. thankful for those who have donated to help with her move. i see is many people out there that have heart. according to ngo police. the 3 suspects arrested admitted to detectives of their involvement. they were transported to the martinez detention facility on weapons charges and robbery reporting in the newsroom. i'm rob nesbitt kron. 4 news. >> more snow is headed to tahoe. major system is expected to drop maybe 3 feet at higher elevations by friday morning. earlier tonight we spoke with ski expert kevin coop cooper about the conditions there now. and what's headed that way? right now? it's about 28 degrees and
60 to 50. >> but that they've been able to refreshed each and every night. so everybody was up here for the holiday weekend for thanksgiving. we started on wednesday of last week had amazing wake of staying dry. and this is the perfect set up as we start rolling towards the christmas holiday. so this next refreshed at the mountain operations will be on the spread the load a little bit. do some more snow making up for asians with some of the west coast's largest, making snowmaking get more terrain, open. >> that jacket. so this is a storm system that will get your attention and we love cook. if you're planning to add to this year, the chp is also reminding folks to bring extra layers of clothing in case you get stuck in a bunch of traffic. and they also say think about change for your tires. california's you know, whole issue. >> it looks like we're off to a good start. but the national weather service says that we need consistent rain end this. >> this drought and at this time last year, you know, couple early storms head, california snowpack looking healthy, followed by a loan that dry period that put us
well below normal. >> we don't like dry we like the rain and the snow. i guess if you're traveling, that could be a nuisance. but whatever month, whatever it is we know we need it and it looks like we're getting some this week. >> we're getting an atmospheric river a week. one at that. i haven't said that in a while. so all take it. remember that one storm over that we've gotten 2019 that actually ended our drought. and i remember when i would say the words atmospheric river, the anchors are kind of another one, but it got us out of the drought, but we certainly need it. so we do have much needed rain. finally returning to the bay area. the good news is made for safe travel commute, especially for thanksgiving holiday. but now, okay, we need the wet weather in our wet season. certainly needs it. and here's a look at our latest drought monitor map. extreme drought conditions for most of our inland valleys in the north bay and east bay. slightly
better than what we saw a year ago today. but it's all thanks to the recent wet weather that we've gotten this wet season so far. downtown san francisco pd of bout an inch and a 3rd of rain still about an inch below normal standards for what we need for this time period for wet season. but the good news is not only are we tracking inches of rain arriving as early as wednesday night, but also feet of snow for this year. so i nor guy cook going to love that. let's take a look at this winter storm watch for most of this year. it is going to arrive wednesday night through friday morning and we are going to see with the radar for partly cloudy skies, dry conditions. but as i fast forward to future cast for, we're going to see some light showers arriving as early as wednesday night. but it looks like the bulk of the wet weather going to arrive during the overnight hours for your thursday morning, peaking by thursday afternoon into thursday night. and then by friday, we are going to notice that storm exiting this year and it's also going to bring us upwards
of 3 inches of rain for the bay area. so, yeah, it will certainly take that. but let's take a look at this winter storm watch. heavy snow, one to 3 feet expected for most of this year. up elevations above 7,000 feet, one to 2 feet of fresh powder with south lake tahoe in truckee, getting 10 to 16 inches of snow. thanks to this week's atmospheric river track. the low 40's tomorrow, very dry, clear, calm conditions, mostly sunny skies, mid 40's for south lake tahoe. so no lake wind advisories in effect on tuesday through wednesday. that's going to be our transitional day, holding steady. a little bit more cloud cover with those storm clouds increasing by wednesday night and then snow showers dropping temperatures into the mid 30's by thursday. so that is going to be prime snowmaking conditions there tracking our bay area, weak atmospheric river hour by hour. my next will forecast in just a few minutes. grant and vicki, back to you. >> thank of re said the parents of katie meier are suing stanford university for
their daughter's death. the 21 year-old soccer star was found dead in her dorm room in march, a corner ruled the death a suicide or parents say that meyer took her own life after stressing out about facing a discipline action from the school. >> for an incident that happened back in 2021, our conference, justin campbell explains the wrongful death lawsuit filed against the school. >> in a 72 page complaint, lawyers representing katie myers family led stanford use star soccer player katie meyer in advertisements to represent the school's athletic teams but then failed to support her mental well-being. it and just then and then deichmann of stanford's disciplinary system and how they basically. >> just last, katie, along defense attorney paula canny says the lawsuit gives examples that stanford violated the ncaa guidelines and has a long history of not dealing with mental health of
students. it sure sounds like they did do something from this complaint. a coroner ruled myers death a suicide after she was found dead in her dorm room back on march. first of this year, the night before on february. 28, she received it distressing email from stanford's office of community standards. >> informing meyer that she was facing a formal charge. according to the lawsuit, the charge stems from an incident in which meyer poured coffee on a football player after he kissed one of myra soccer teammates without consent. in the lawsuit, myers parents claim stanford's after hours disciplinary charge and the reckless nature and manner of submission caused their daughter to suffer in acute stress reaction that impulsively led to her suicide. also writing the actions that led to the death of katie meyer began and ended with stanford university. stanford says this is inaccurate. the university
initially reported the claim and did not move forward with investigation because the criteria was not met. stanford says multiple allegations in the filing are foles and they strongly disagree. they should be held responsible for her death part because is there causation? did stanford? >> you know, >> it is stand for the proximate legal cause. katie suicide. candy says myers parents most likely are not after money, but to vindicate their daughter's death. >> reporting in san jose, justin campbell kron. 4 news. >> the university of california strike entered its 3rd week today with little apparent progress on a new contract. 48,000, you see workers up and down. the state are demanding higher wages to help with the cost of living increases and they want to get better benefits and working conditions. there have been more than 50 bargaining sessions since last spring. but union workers, most of
them academic aides say the university of stalling the ongoing strike is raising concerns about grading disruptions with final starting in the coming weeks for one of my classes, we haven't done anything like stop learning basically. so we've been reviewing hopefully for the final. >> that's going to happen. that's cause a stop in progressing. just no discussion sections which kind of because we don't get right back. your feedback. >> that not a lot of teaching, not a lot of grading happening from from our parts. this puts, you know, a lot more pressure on on the professors and then on the because, you know, students are here to learn and they also are really supportive of our strike. >> some faculty members also say they fear there could be cut backs with hiring graduate students affecting vital research to do higher labor costs. today. mark cyber monday, traditionally one of the best days to get a deal online. but with inflation squeezing so many. >> economists say this cyber monday, maybe a little different than in years past. and that could mean fewer presents around the tree. par
for 3 suspects. who gives us a closer look at how holiday shopping is shaping up. >> it is that time of year again, whether it's in stores or online shoppers are checking off their holiday gift but economists say that list may be shorter than usual this year because of soaring inflation seen. that's part of the foot traffic in our malls in a lot of our retail spaces during the normal black friday slash. >> cyber monday weekend was relatively low. we normally think about this first weekend as a real gauge. robert iler is an economist sonoma state university. >> he says hi, everyday prices like for food and gas are forcing many people to prioritize are spending consumer we are so much more educated. >> then we used to obviously we have the ability to do and especially what we do about says bill substantial purchases. benny bovina is an adjunct professor in the business school at san jose
state university. >> he says although people may have less money to spend due to inflation online deals like cyber monday allow shoppers to shop around for the best value for their buck and with retailers admitting they are flush with merchandise. that could mean some bigger deals on the horizon. so if your smart consumer, you do, you worry you do your search. >> you are likely to find very good deals as we get into probably mid december. no matter the deals, one rule is usually a good one to follow. this time a year to spend what you can afford. you know, i it's one of the classic issues of financial planning is you should put spend just a you can say you spent. >> you need to be thinking, can you really meant afford that? that expenditure thinking not now, but months from now or you're going to need that money and can you balance between? yes, i want to give a gift. >> but it does need to be extravagant. and can you do a little bit more hunting for a relatively lower price to re says stasio kron. 4 news.
>> today is cyber monday, which means lots of people have been shopping online, of course, and a lot of them are getting packages delivered to their doors. starting today, the sunnyvale police department is launched a task force dedicated specifically to stopping all these porch pirates. the group of focus on preventing burglaries and robberies. police are also urging people to do their part by scheduling package deliveries when they know they'll be home. we're having them delivered where someone like a neighbor or relative can be there to receive it. >> in national news tonight, the investigation into the murders of 4 university students continues. yeah, this is in idaho mosque has been nearly 2 weeks since their bodies were discovered. >> in a home right near the campus there. correspondent brian entin has the latest. classes are back in session at the university of idaho. but it is noticeably quieter. many students opting not to return to campus since the killer who
stabbed students, ethan chapin, madison logan zana kernodle and can we can solve this is still on the run. i feel like a lot of people are pretty apprehensive and everybody is being very vigilant. kind of like boarding bars like downtown areas and >> things like that. you know, walking with a buddy and mike. >> that type of thing. local and state police have beefed up their presence on campus and sorority houses have hired private security guards. i personally will go out at night alone right now, but i do feel there is like increased police on campus. does it feel less busy on campus today? yeah, actually, it to little less. >> people walk around. for sure. it's unclear what neighbors near the house where the murders happened have told police or if police have suspect information that they are not sharing with the public. investigators acknowledge the sense of fear in the small community and say since the murders they've received 78 calls for unusual circumstances. >> everything from a caller
telling police her front door was wide open. another reporting someone shining a light into her window, a window tagged in red spray paint men shadow boxing people getting close and touching them in a bar and a woman receiving a note saying she better watch out. it's been a little more than 2 weeks now since the murders, parts of the timeline are still missing. but we know according to police that kaylee and maddison were here the night before the killings at a bar called the corner club in moscow. investigators say they were here between 10:00pm. >> and one, 30 am. the bartender inside the club told the workers were instructed only to talk to police. one 40 am kaylee and maddison were seen on surveillance video at the grub truck just down the street. police say they used a private party for a ride back home. arriving back here at the house at about one. 56, am investigators say the other victims even as anna were seen here at the sigma chi fraternity, they returned back to the house around one. 45, am the killings happening soon after? and now more than 2
weeks later, so much fear and that an arrest has not been made. just could be anybody. it could be anybody. it really could you know, you know, everybody knows somebody is cracked in time or another. yeah. >> so i don't know. just so brutal that. yeah, that's the thing. that's the thing that's that's >> personal like. >> and i welcome it and admire the people taken to the streets in china. >> coming up, former vice president mike pence voices his support 4 protesters in china. more from is one on one exclusive interview with news nation. >> plus, the heroic rescue of the pilot and passenger following up a small plane crash in maryland. and a new documentary is coming out on house speaker nancy pelosi is career in politics where you can watch it. from 4 news at can watch it. from 4 news at 9. that hurts.
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>> a record number of women will be in congress next year 149 women are going to serve in the u.s. house of representatives and senate in the 100 18th congress, which just 2 members, more than the record set by this current congress. women of color will also break a record for representation next year with expected to serve 27 of them. identify as black in 19,
identify as latino or hispanic and taking a look at the party's 107 democratic women are poised to serve in congress next year compared to 42 republican women. a documentary on house speaker nancy pelosi is life and political career will debut on hbo next month. pelosi's daughter alexandra shot and edited the film. called pelosi in the house. this film will always behind the scenes moments at home and at work with pelosi during pivotal moments in our nation's history. it will include footage taken during the january 6 insurrection. the documentary will chart pelosi's rise in politics following her election to congress back in 1987, it premieres on hbo on december 13th. >> still to come on kron, 4 news at 9 governor newsom shares what is in store for him now that he's ruled out running for president in 2024? plus, former president trump
here is getting criticized by some for dining with a holocaust denying white nationalist. that is mar-a-lago club who else prominent was at that dinner. but protesters in china chanting against president xi jingping calling for him to resign. we come back. we'll talk with a local professor about this really unprecedented show of opposition to the ruling communist party. keep it here. kron 4 news at 9. we'll be
in a stunning show of defiance, protests started across china over this past weekend over. >> that country's so-called 0 covid from shanghai to beijing. protesters are saying the covid lockdowns are too strict and they're demanding china's president xi jingping resign. so for more, we're joined by cal state east bay, professor of communication grant keen grant these a really unprecedented. have ever seen anything like this? >> well, of course, we've seen precedent hong kong which in some ways per allow the social media aspect of what has been going on in terms of getting the information out and so there is some precedent. it's a much different, though, in the sense that this is
mainland china and i get is known for i'm having it firm hand when it comes to communication, technology organizing as we all see on the screen. >> just really don't see it. like you said the mainland do we have a sense of of how many people are participating is a really across china and what is going to happen. do you think to these people who are for that country acting defiantly? >> you know, that's difficult to say. it does seem to be more widespread and this is maybe something that is a little different from what we've such as that gentlemen square protests, which was very localized this type of protest is happening in numerous places throughout the mainland so it is a little bit different in that way. will and who is participating? it seems to be it from what i've
been able to gather mostly younger folks. there's been a lot of i'm kind of quiet protests done in the name of vigils for these people who have run into problems because of strict lockdown there. yeah. >> i actually have spent a bit of time in shanghai. it's a it's a very western, you know, i'm sitting for china you know, watching the videos of these protesters. how much influence do you think they're really going to have? i mean, you think that that the government will start relaxing some of the covid the restrictions. >> this is a really good and it's one that had some students do research on. so that may graduate students in the past as the importance of technology in particular. and the opening up of fighting of information in china, which is
in some ways inevitable, although there's what they call the great firewall that the sensor heavily there monitor it heavily. there's a lot a lot of effort put in to the control of information. but nonetheless, that technology is what it so there is some change happening in terms of what people expect on the ground there. and like you, i have spent some time on the ground, a trying and got a sense of how change incrementally come. through the use of these ways of connecting with people and also very clever uses of using code words instead of people's names, for example, and everybody just knows who they're talking >> what do you think? so few
people in china have been able to have access to the vaccine. i think that's a part of this, too. >> oh, that is a difficult for me to answer. i think i don't have my finger on the pulse of the that exact issue so i can definitely talk about the ways that people are connecting and i know the effect that's having. >> yeah, we're we're pretty short on time, but i do want to get this question in to you. how is this going to affect world trade end? i know this sounds very selfish on our part, but, you know, the protests that took place the right basically what was at a plant that was making iphones. >> yeah, that does seem to >> ground 0 for for what we're seeing. it's also i important to understand the context what's going on over.
population size, you know, for for us, a million people seems like a lot. it is. but it's in the country that has 1.5 billion people. a million people is not that much so well. does create waves and ripples in the global market. it does tell us a little bit about what's going on. one of the things that i learned, what i spent time in china, you know, you spend a day there and you feel like you can write a book. he's spent a week and you think you can write an article, you spend months there, though, and you realize that you may be what you thought you knew isn't exactly what's going. is it that the truth? >> well, thank you so much for joining professor cal state east bay, professor of communications said grant king. thank you, >> all right. earlier this evening, news nation's leland vittert sat down with former a one-on-one interview. they ,-
talked about a series of subjects, including the protests in china. >> why he's the biden administration ignoring pro democracy. protesters in our biggest geopolitical. enemies, own hometown. extraordinary. first and foremost, you have to understand >> the chinese communist party runs the largest police tape world. their surveillance capacities are the the stuff of big brother, leland. and so to see that many people taking to the is a real statement of political courage on their part. they're taking great risk for themselves and their families and well, it's being precipitated by the 0 covid policies. 3 years into the pandemic. still being pressed down on the people. i i i believe it's also ultimately, but that the hunger for freedom that goes all the way
back to the 10:00am in square. and here's to the human spirit. and i welcome it and admire the people taking to the streets in china. >> the conversation there also touched on january 6th, the 2024 election, twitter elon musk, civility in politics. if you'd like to watch the whole interview, you can do so. we've posted it on kron 4 dot com. >> former president donald trump is drawing criticism for dining with a holocaust. a 9 white nationalist and rapper ye formerly known as kanye west. that meeting came days after trump launched his 3rd campaign for the white house. trump had dinner tuesday evening at his mar-a-lago club with as well the far right activists, big who has used his online platform to spew antisemitic and white nationalist rhetoric. yeah. he's also made a series of anti semitic comments in recent weeks. trump says he didn't know point hace or his views.
>> and tracking a weak atmospheric river hour by hour. that's going to bring us impressive rain totals to the bay area in the coming days. find out how much of my full forecast in just a few minutes. oh ms flores. you're the leader of many and pet wrangler, too. so becoming a student again might seem impossible. national university is here to support all of you. national university.
plane crashed into a power transmission tower in maryland yesterday afternoon. officials say that the the victims were not hurt, believe it or not, but they were stuck for 2 hours. authorities need to clearance from power. contractors before they could begin rescue mission. at least 120,000 maryland residents lost power because of the crash. the cause of the crash still not known. >> and stay right here. jason dumas, as sports. that's next.
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>> one for news is your local election headquarters and governor gavin newsom is what's in store for him as we approach the 20 24 presidential elections. and as kron four's capitol correspondent eytan wallace explains. now, despite this widespread speculation, will he or won't he? >> the governor says 2024 will not including newsom candidacy for the white house. >> keep in mind, the governor ran and won 3 races over the last 5 years. but one race newsom says he's not going to enter the race for president in less than 2 years out until the presidential election. california governor gavin newsom says he will not run for the white house in 2024. the reporting coming from politico confirming what newsom pledged during his gubernatorial campaign earlier this fall. you're asoing voters for 4 more years. do
you commit to serving off or yes for political informs the white house last summer of his decision not to run in 2024. in a later phone call, the governor reportedly told president biden to expect newsom's full support behind a biden reelection telling the president, quote, i'm all in put me in coach, we have your back. does this surprise you? no, it doesn't surprise me. loyola law school professor jessica levinson says while newsom 2024 decision is not a surprise that could always change depending on whether biden himself says yes or no to a 2024 run. >> the question, of course, is if president biden doesn't run. and at that point, i do think it's strange common sense to say that governor newsom has no interest in running. he's created a national platform for himself. he has in some ways acted like the face of the younger generation of the democratic party. previous california governors have tried to unseat incumbent presidents from their own party. then governor ronald reagan unsuccessfully
ran against president gerald ford in the 1976 gop primary. and 4 years later, then governor jerry brown did so against president jimmy carter in the democratic primary. >> levinson says do not expect the same of newsom. it is unusual for someone within the president's party to really mount a successful challenge in the primary. it does divide the party. you need an enormous. >> sound ation of fundraising of supporters in order to try and mount a successful primary challenge to a sitting president. still, she says even of 2024 is a quiet year for newsom. do not count him out in future years. does he have an eye on national aspirations? i think the answer is yes, he does doesn't mean that he absolutely will run the moment that he can. no, it doesn't. and for now, the governor says he's focused on the state capitol where the legislature is set to reconvene on december. 5th reporting here in sacramento, eytan wallace kron. 4 news. >> for sports. >> the niners picked up a big win yesterday was their 4th
win in a row. they are officially one of the hottest teams in the nfl. but they did not get out of their matchup with the saints unscathed. second-year running back elijah mitchell sprained his mcl and he will be out the next 6 to 8 weeks. it happened on this play. let's take a look. see, he takes the carry. he twisted up and this defender falls on his left. knee looks extremely painful. now, mitchell just got off injured reserve a few weeks ago after sustaining a knee injury in the week, one loss to the chicago bears and he's played really well in the 3 games since he returned. that was that injury against the bears? you see he just got his right knee hit really this you can't catch a break. obviously not only is this a tough blow for the niners. it's also a tough blow to mitchell himself and his psyche talk pretty
>> you know, everyone knows how good allies has been, how hard he worked to get back from his last one. how good he's been playing since he came back to kind of be right back. there is israel down on it's unfortunate for him. he just had a real bad luck. it see that that happened on a getting a rolled up on. and i was just about position for him to so the good thing that he's proven you know, i told him was when you know what's ahead of them. this stuff doesn't end up he's ended up being a recover great. every time he comes back, you know, same is going to have, you know, you know, about 6 weeks of stuff of frustration, but hopefully we can do our job here. so when he comes we're still playing. >> 6 weeks from now as wild card weekend. now don't look now, but the warriors, they have won 5 of their last 6 games and their win on the may just have been their most v- complete performance of the season. the dup scored 47
points in the 1st quarter. a lot of easy ones like right there from it was a comfortable win. and when you look at the stat sheet after the game, there were contributions up and down the roster. the warriors have struggled this season when going to their second unit. but with a few tweaks, it looks like that unit is starting to find its groove. both draymond green and andrew wiggins have played more time with that second unit and jordan poole who is viewed as the leader of that unit has been playing better. it's a process that steve kerr says has come with some time. the
warriors back in action tuesday night against the dallas mavericks s a rematch of last year's western conference finals. all right. that's your look at sports. >> all right. thank you, jason. now whether time as we get a check on the 4 zone forecast of you here over san francisco on a cool monday night from our camera on sutro tower kron. 4 meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez here to tell us about the changing weather conditions. i know we're actually tracking rain that's going to make its way into the bay area as early as wednesday night. >> weak atmospheric river could bring us one to 2 inches of much needed rain for most of the bay area. but those of you in our north bay valleys and our coastal mountains, you can get up to 3 inches of rain wednesday night through friday morning. gusty winds as well.
going to peak on thursday where we could see gusts upwards of 50 miles per hour or less as that storm passes. >> and then we're going to see some scattered showers continuing as another storm makes its way into the bay area this weekend. so let's track it all our by our radar for very dry, clear conditions. but we are seeing this atmospheric river out there in the pacific in the northwest region and it is going to make its way into the bay area as early as wednesday night. we could start noticing some light showers right off the coast of the north bay. but the main event that's not going to arrive until thursday morning where we are going to see widespread light rain for those of you in the north bay valleys, making its track south and east for the rest of the bay area. by thursday afternoon. that's when it's really going to peak in intensity. and then by thursday night, shortly before midnight, that storm is going to start to exit the bay area, drier weather by friday. and even for the 1st half of saturday. so you do have any outdoor plans this weekend. take advantage of saturday
morning and early saturday afternoon because by saturday night around 6.30, we're going to see some light bands of rain arriving as our second storm makes its way bringing us scattered showers all weekend long until we start to dry out and clear during the overnight hours on monday. so with the first storm, the weak atmospheric river, we could easily get about half an inch to upwards of 3 inches of rain or less. so gusty winds as well in the forecast. but today we certainly notice those winds cooling down temperatures, 5 degrees below average for downtown san francisco. 57 degrees. we actually did see wind gusts 30 to 40 miles per hour. noticeably calmer out there right now. still in the teens, but temperatures cooling down into the mid 40's for most of our north bay and east bay valleys. so bundle up overnight lows near freezing and temperatures tomorrow below average, widespread mid to upper 50's low 60's for santa rosa and nevado. but i love seeing all those rain icons. it is our wet season. after all, this is the normal that we should be seeing. so
let's hope it continues for the remainder of our wet season through february because we certainly need it. i want to be in a drought she's over the raid. all right. when you hear thanks to present. >> coming up, it's cozy to hunker down in a rainstorm, right? well. the coziest towns in all of california. there's a new list. we have it when kron, 4 news at 9 returns.
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know there are a lot of places to explore in california. >> a new study is ranking the coziest towns in our state. >> and i guess there's no surprise here. carmel by the sea took the top spot. it was also ranked in the top 100 cities in the country. calistoga mendocino and monterey also making that cozy list. the study analyzed 170 well-known small towns across the u.s.. they focused on 3 factors when compiling the list, the weather food and all the fun activities you. so you go and up to carmel, get out and explore. that. does it for kron. 4 news at night. thanks for being with us this hour. but a lot more news is still to come on. kron. 4 news at 10. ken is here with a look ahead at that. >> i'll be with you in a minute. the king, thank you very much. have a good evening. here's what we're working on. >> a rough start for san francisco's mayor says safe shopping initiative. the program is designed to prevent
retail steps but a store in union square was robbed over the weekend with the district supervisor saying about that initiative and how it could improve. plus, almost a year after stanford soccer star katie meyer took her own life. her parents are taking legal action against the university. why they say stanford is responsible for their daughter's death and rain back in the forecast for the bay area. meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez has the details coming up on kron. 4 news at coming up on kron. 4 news at 10. have heart failure and still experience unresolved symptoms? heart failure and seemingly unrelated symptoms like carpal tunnel syndrome... ...shortness of breath... ...irregular heartbeat... ...and lower back pain could mean something more serious called attr-cm a rare, underdiagnosed disease that worsens over time, so it's important to recognize the signs.
>> when fun time from the bay area's local news station. you're watching kron. 4 news. >> now at 10, an initiative to keep holiday shopping safe in san francisco off to a rough start after store gets robbed during the busiest shopping weekend of the holiday season. good evening. thanks for joining us for kron. 4 news at 10. i'm ken wayne and i'm grant lotus in for pam tonight. that robbery was camera shop right near union square. >> crawford's amanda hari has an update on what's happening with that store. now and how leaders are working to try to make shopping in the city safer. >> in the middle of a busy holiday shopping season. a camera store in san francisco's union square is closed. a sign on the window reading due to unfortunate circumstances like a store, san francisco will be temporarily closed until fu