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problem in santa rosa's fountaingrove neighborhood. thanks for joining us at 8. i'm jr stone.(justine) and i am justine waldman. fountaingrove is where officials say the fires melted underground plastic pipes. this map shows us where the damaged stormdrain pipes have been located. at least eight pipes were destroyed. and now, 20 other sites are being inspected. the pipes that melted, were in some cases, damaged up to a few hundred feet. (justine) a sinkhole has already opened up on the end of newbury court... officials say the reason why they are seeing this problem in fountaingrove... is because the plastic pipes are relatively new... also the impact of a damaged pipe would be higher in
fountaingrove because of the area's terrain. officials are asking people to be vigilant. and be prepared to evacuate if it becomes necessary. (jrs) turning now to kron-4 meteorologist lawerence karnow(justine) lawrence is timing the storm moving into the bay area... lawrence karnow: we enjoyed a mix of sun and clouds today but there are big canges coming soon. if you're going out tonight you should be a jacket and even an umbrella since a storm is headed our way. it doesn't look like a big weather system on the doppler but that rain will start moving in a little later especially in the north bay. on the satellite image you can
see the weak storm headed our way now but a stonger one is following right behind it to bring a chance of showers for the entire bay area on monday. a series of storms is expected to impact the bay area for the next two weeks. (justine) the bay area saw some pretty awful landslides the last winter. so you can imagine the anxiety people who went through that are feeling now that the rain is
arriving.(jr stone) kron 4's ella sogomonian is live is san rafael tonight where a homeowner still has not recovered from the last slide. ella, what did that homeowner have to say to you? (ella)she said her family still hasn't recovered from the last slide so they worry about the upcoming wet weather that may further add to the damage. the backyard of this glen air home in san rafael still wears the battle scars from a landslide that happened on january tenth. the slide stopped short but a tarp and sand bags are still laid out on the hillside. with the rainy season coming back the clarks worry they may be pushed out of their home if it happens again.sot: stacy clark, recovering from landslide// "it took about three weeks for the city to remove the debris. and this is what we are left with right now. and we are working with the city to get this winterized for the winter so we are safe."the slide came
down from irwin street that has now been reduced to a narrow single lane that the neighbors say a city council meeting last week announced will soon be closed. bret harte residents shared this video of a slide in washed out the road. sot: jeff swinerton, neighbor// "we are concerned that maybe a lot of the trees and a lot of the brush that helped stop the path of the water is gone this time. there were multiple trees that got torn out from the water and if they decide to wash down the hill it's something we're going to be watching out for." (ella)the clarks say they've been keeping a close eye on the weather forecast and are prepared to leave their home of 16 years if it comes to that. live in san rafael ella sogomonian kron 4 news. (justine) before cities can start to rebuild from the north bay fires, they first need to cleanup. and a deadline to get help is tomorrow.(jr stone) families have one more day to sign up for help from the government. kron 4's ali reid has the details... natsot - it was about 2:37 when the house caught on fire,
so we got out with about 12 minutes to spare.chris nugent is rummaging through debris --- hoping to find parts for his 2 antique cars that he plans to salvage.you can either be upset about everything that you lost, or you can look forward. if you're down and depressed about everything it won't change anything.the nugent family has insurance, but it may not be enough to cover debris removal. it may be 20- thousand dollars, but if it's more than that then we have cause for concern.so like thousands of other families who may need additional assistance from fema, chris and his wife signed up for the right of entry. giving clearance for construction crews to clean up their property.the ash ,the metals, the concrete, all of that is what we'll clear out. we'll test the soil to make sure all the toxins have been removed from under the foundation. once the state tells us those toxin levels are within standards, we turn all the reports over to the county. the county notifies the property owner that the lot is cleaned and they're ready to rebuild.the deadline for families to sign up is monday. it can also be done online at sonomacountyrecovers.org. it may be a couple of years, but this homeowner tells me he's looking forward to rebuilding
from the ground up. reporting in santa rosa ali reid kron 4 news. (jr stone) tonight police are looking for a suspect in a fatal hit and run accident. police say a woman was struck and killed just before midnight on saturday.(justine) it happened on el camino real near south spruce avenue in south san francisco. and now police need your help finding the person responsible.(justine) kron 4's hermela aregawi is live in south san francisco with the details.hermela? (hermela)this happened here on the 200 block of el camino
real.late last night.. police responded to a report about a car that had struck a when they arrived they found a woman laying in the road unconscious. tonight we have learned that the victim is 44 year old teresa gonzales of south san francisco.according to a go fund me page set up by her daughter to cover funeral costs..gonzalez is a single mother of two.she was taken to a local hospital and later pronounced dead.the suspect here fled the scene.but police do have a loose description of the suspect vehicle.it's described as a black 1998-2000 toyota or lexus.police say.. the vehicle will likely have minor to moderate damage to the front right of the car and the hood.now this happened just before midnight.... and most of the businesses in this area.. including the gas station nearby were closed so we don't know if there were any witnesses.i talked to a lot of people in the area today.. and most people hadn't even heard about it. (hermela) i also spoke with the owner of the gas station here and he tells me that police are
looking at footage from his surveillance cameras.so it's possible that this incident was captured on video.and that may be the key to finding the suspect.reporting live in south san francisco. hermela aregawi. kron 4 news. (jr stone) oakland police tweeting out about more violations related to last night's sideshows... multiple cars were towed overnight.... oakland police tweeted saying "do not come to oakland to drive recklessly hash tag sideshow." police and c-h-p say they are cracking down on sideshows this weekend....towing cars connected to sideshows and using a helicopter to spot cars involved. (jr stone) new at 8, the contra costa county sheriff's office is looking into abuse claims at the west county detention center in
richmond.allegations have surfaced from federal immigration detainees who say they don't get adequate access to restrooms or free time. (justine) the sheriff's office addressed those complaints this week. kron four's spencer blake is live in richmond to explain. spencer? (spencer)contra costa county has a deal with the feds - they house undocumented immigrants picked up by the feds here at west county, and get federal funds in exchange. recently activists released a letter from 40 of those detainees who say they're being abused.they say, among other things, that they're locked up for 23 hours a day. they say they have to go hours without being able to use the bathroom.but the sheriff's office responded on social media, saying it has never received complaints from the ice inmates alleging abuse. detainees are also free to leave their rooms for bathroom
breaks, visitors, and other reasons.exzadrain van williams' uncle was in west county once, and he never heard about mistreatment there. "from what i understand, they have like keys to their rooms. it is supposed to be a nice facility for the general population."that part about inmates having their own key áis true, the sheriff's office says.here's a look at the inside of the facility.the sheriff's office also adds that detainees here get ámore free time than the minimum amount required by the state. (spencer)with all that said, the sheriff's office still says it takes the allegations seriously, and it is launchign its own investigation.live in richmond, spencer blake, kron four news. (justine) palo alto police are looking for a manthey say robbed a woman of her cell phone at gunpoint. it happened around 11 friday
night on cowper street. there officers say the woman was sitting in her car near downtown when the suspect pointed a gun at her and demanded money. she handed over her cell phone insteadand the suspect ran southbound on cowper toward university avenue. the only suspect describtion from police ... is a black or hispanic man with an average build ...wearing a red zippered sweatshirt with a hood. coming up at eight. a push to test firefighters for exposure to dangerous toxins in the wake of the north bay firestorm. plus. one death now being attributed to an outbreak of legionnaire's disease in southern california. many of the cases involving visitors to disneyland. and next. a deadly earthquake strikes in the middle east... killing over a hundred people. killing over a hundred people. killing over a hundred people. ♪
are watching tonight... at least 140 people are dead after a powerful earthquake on the iran-iraq border.(justine) and at least 860 people are injured. the quake registered as a magnitude 7- point-2. this video was recorded inside a grocery store in baghdad, some 200 miles from the epicenter near the city of halabjah you can see items moving and overhead lights swaying. iraqi state media is reporting
that the quake was felt throughout the country and beyond. (justine) researchers are trying to find out whether firefighters were exposed to toxins in last month's north bay firestorm.(jrs) and a cancer research organization of the san francisco firefighters' union is donating 100-thousand dollars to fund the study. researchers plan to take blood and urine samples from 200 firefighters. they says it's important to test for any exposure to toxins as soon as possible after the fires. california health officials and toxic substances officials are assisting with the work. the widespread destruction of the fire triggered concerns that pollutants like asbestos or hazardous household products could be in debris left behind. (jrs) coming up in kron four news at ten... we'll sit down with a medical specialist on the impact the smoke can have on people in
the bay area during the firestorm. that is up ahead at 10:15. (justine) it has been nearly one week since two inmates made a daring escape from a palo alto courtroom. kron-4's camila bernal is tracking the hunt for the escapees who are considered dangerous tomorrow will be a week since these two inmates escaped from a courthouse in palo alto and authorities want to remind the public that there is a 25 thousand dollar reward for anyone with information that leads to the arrest of tramel mcclou and john bivins.somehow the two men got away from a deputy that was escorting them in court.they are handcuffed, waist chained, shackled.but the men used this key to break free then they left though an emergency exit.we believe it was an orchestrated escape, where they had a car staged. authorities believe they got help from marquita kirk and rene hunt. both were arrested but officials have yet to locate mcclou and bivins. in palo alto, camila bernal kron 4 news. (j.r.) tonight new details in that
disneyland case involving visitors who came down with legionnaires disease. disneyland has closed two cooling towers in response to the cases. the orange county health care agency says a dozen cases of the bacterial illness were discovered about three weeks ago. nine of those people had visited disneyland in september. all of those infected had lived or spent time in anaheim. one person in the county has died due to the disease, which is a severe form of pneumonia, that person did not visit the park like the nine others. disney says the cooling towers were shut down last month and disinfected. they will not re-open until new test results confirm that the harmful bacteria is clear. (justine) in southern california. dozens of children are recovering tonight.after a platform
collapsed at an indoor entertainment complex . this is video from the scene as parents arrived to be reunited with their kids at 'vault p-k' in san diego last night. authorities say at least 21 children and two adults were hurt. the injuries ranged from minor to moderate. it is unclear what caused the platform to collapse. (justine) hundreds of women, men and children marched in the heart of hollywood today --- in protest of a series of sexual harassment scandals. the "me too" movement joined forces with the "take back the workplace" supporters on sunset boulevard. they were joined by two women who have accused harvey weinstein of harassment. oscar winning producer cathy schulman is one of those women. she told the crowd the problem can't be fixed by just weeding out sex criminals. (jrs) turning to our four
zone forecast now... a live look at the golden gate bridge (justine) turning to weather now, meteorologist lawrence karnow has our forecast. lawrence karnow: we enjoyed a mix of sun and clouds today but there are big canges coming soon. if you're going out tonight you should be a jacket and even an umbrella since a storm is headed our way. it doesn't look like a big weather system on the doppler but that rain will start moving in a little later
especially in the north bay. on the satellite image you can see the weak storm headed our way now but a stonger one is following right behind it to bring a chance of showers for the entire bay area on monday. a series of storms is expected to impact the bay area for the next two weeks. it will be mild on monday in the central valley with highs in the 60s and low 70s. santa barbara should be mostly sunny and with mid to upper 60s in southern california. around the bay tomorrow we will see mostly cloudy skies with highs
in the 50s to low 60s at the coast and low to mid 60s elsewhere. the storm door is open for the next 7 days and beyond. there's a chance of showers tonight into monday. another storm could bring rain on late wednesday and yet another storm coould bring more rain and wind next weekend. new ahead at 8. a homeless man finds a check for 10-thousand dollars on the ground. why he says he returned it. (jrs) plus --- why a new study claims women are less likely to get life-saving c-p-r in public. coming upyou're not going to
(justine) reckless drivers are putting bike riders at risk... and breaking the law at the same time.(jr) san francisco has installed barricades to help combat the problem, but they do not seem to be working. this is an uber using its very own lane on folsom street in san francisco now let's stop the video right here. see these two white delineators on each side of the car they are
not goal post they were placed there to prevent vehicles like cars and buses from driving in the bike lanes rolls the video . oh now that we have established what we are looking at let me start by saying this i have been trying for the last year to see this with my own eyes i mean the evidence was there, the damaged barricades, the skid marks, but when i would show up there was never enough traffic to see drivers doing this according to bike riders it's a daily occurrence especially in the morning when it's a lot of traffic and backs up but they put the barricades to stop cars it doesn't matter people just go around them yes people just go around them like this driver nats: ambiance and this driver nats: ambiance oh and this muni bus . the irony the sfmta placed the barricades and muni which is part of the sfmta driver around them you're not going to catch me behaving badlyi was here from 1pm to 2pm and every car i'm showing you i saw during that time this stretch of the bike
lane is set to be upgraded que the car in the bike lane nats: ambiance after resident input it might look something like this . but for the time being it's people behaving badly by driving in the folsom street bike lanes for the record, this break in the bike lane is the only place you can enter. unless you are parking or turning into a garage or drivewaythe fine for driving in the bike lane 238 dollars and a point on your driving record in san francisco stanley roberts kron 4 news still ahead... how las vegas ramped up security ... in the the first major outdoor event since the concert massacre. plus. violent protests erupt in the philippines as president trump visits the nation. (justine) and next. how last week's church shooting in texas has other church leaders pushing for new protections for their congregation. the first in a series of storms is headed our way. we'll have you back to work forecast ne (jrs) one week
after a gunman killed 26 people including an unborn child. the first baptist church held its sunday service in sutherland springs. around 500 worshipers from across the country attended the service, which was held in a tent. pastor frank pomeroy -- who lost his 14-year-old daughter annabelle -- led sunday's service. the church itself--- has now been transformed into a memorial. (jrs) and new at 8. last weekend's massacre at a texas church has renewed a focus on how vulnerable churches are. (justine) now, more church leaders are considering new ways to protect their congregations. and private security firms are stepping-up to offer their services. from our partners at cnn... kaylee hartung visited with one of them.
me...nats...like he has hundreds of others. will chadwick, trainer, gatekeepers security services: "you need to embrace the advantage of being better than the bad guy." reporter question: "so are you carrying a gun on sundays?" brian ulch, pastor, trinity lighthouse church: "absolutely. if i'm on property i will always have a gun on me."pastor brian ulch is a gatekeeper - a volunteer trained, licensed and insured to protect his church by the chadwick family's christian security institute. brian ulch, pastor, trinity lighthouse church: "we have a responsibility to every single member that walks into a safe haven, that walks into a place of worship, and wanting a place of peace, to provide the protection."will and his dad chuck created the gatekeeper program more than a decade ago, just outside of dallas. natschuck chadwick, president, gatekeepers security services: "it was so hard in those early years to even get somebody to spend $20 on a subscription to our website. now we have thousands and thousands of churches that are part of our national organization."and in the last week, following the deadliest shooting in a u-s
house of worship, their phone has been ringing off the hook. from new york to hawaii, churches call - wanting to learn how to protect themselves. chuck chadwick, president, gatekeepers security services: "we take people that have absolutely no experience and we pride ourselves on really being able to really hone these skills." in a six day course, they say volunteers are taught defensive tactics modeled around professional security and law enforcement standards...nats...but tailored to challenges a church ministry could face - like how to interact with a unruly parishioner...nats ...and how to use a gun against an active shooter. natswill chadwick, trainer, gatekeepers security services: "being able to place your mind in there and see how you're going to react is important." there's a psychological evaluation, and a background check too.pastor ulch, like many other gatekeepers, didn't have any prior security training. seven years ago his church in denison-texas discussed hiring a private security company - but they needed more. brian ulch,
pastor, trinity lighthouse church: "when you look at the outside private security sector, they have dynamic resources, but they don't know your congregation. they don't know the heartbeat of your ministry. but when you look at bringing your volunteers through, they not only know your campus, know your community, know your members, they can identify things that don't look right."> (jrs) chuck chadwick says he has trained more than 350 parishioners and pastors to become certified security officers approved by the texas department of public safety (justine) las vegas stepped up security for the city's marathon today. surrounding tens of thousands of runners with added safety measures.(jrs) that includes snipers posted around the event. today's race is the first large scale outdoor event since a gunman killed 58 people at a country music festival last month. around 350 officers worked at the marathon. and a helicopter circled overhead. this year's organizers also moved events away from the scene of the massacre.
the start of the marathon is usually outside mandalay bay...it was moved one mile north. (justine) anti-u-s and anti-trump protestors burned the american flag at a rally in philippines. president trump arrived there today. and meet with the country's controversial president rodrigo duterte (doo-tehr'- tay)...who has sanctioned a bloody drug war. just this week duterte boasted that he killed a man with his own hands. violent protests and riot gear..shouting anti-trump slogans and setting american flags on fire.protesters clash with police in the streets of manila as president trump arrives in the philippines. his visit comes at the end of a five-country tour of the asia-pacific region. while in the philippines, he'll attend the association of southeast asian nations summit with world leaders and east asia summits.trump also plans to
address human rights issues in his meetings with philippines president rodrigo duterte,monda y.the controversial leader has bragged about killing people in his bloody drug war.even comparing himself to hitler, which he later apologized for. president trump praised duterte's crackdown on drugs during their first call earlier this year.a leaked transcript of their conversation revealed trump told duterte:"i just wanted to congratulate you because i am hearing of the unbelievable job on the drug problem." thousands of people have been killed, since duterte was elected president in 2016. (justine) white house officials suggest that trump's flattery of(doo-tehr'-tay) duterte... might be to help keep the philippines from developing stronger ties with china. president trump's five-country, 12-day trip overseas wraps up on tuesday. (justine) turning to weather now, meteorologist lawrence karnow has our forecast. lawrence karnow: we enjoyed a mix of
sun and clouds today but there are big canges coming soon. if you're going out tonight you should be a jacket and even an umbrella since a storm is headed our way. it doesn't look like a big weather system on the doppler but that rain will start moving in a little later especially in the north bay. on the satellite image you can see the weak storm
headed our way now but a stonger one is following right behind it to bring a chance of showers for the entire bay area on monday. a series of storms is expected to impact the bay area for the next two weeks. it will be mild on monday in the central valley with highs in the 60s and low 70s. santa barbara should be mostly sunny and with mid to upper 60s in southern california. around the bay tomorrow we will see mostly cloudy skies with highs in the 50s to low 60s at the coast and low to mid 60s elsewhere. the storm door is open for the next 7 days and beyond. there's a chance of showers tonight into monday. another storm could bring rain on late wednesday and yet another storm coould bring more rain and wind next weekend.
that=== according to a new study.(justine) researchers think that reluctance to touch a woman's chest in public might be one reason, the study involved nearly 20-thousand cases of cardiac arrest around the country. only 39- percent of women suffering one in a public location were given c-p-r. versus 45- percent of men. men were also 23-percent more likely to survive. researchers say rescuers may fear touching a woman's chest..but proper c-p-r doesn't involve that. it requres pushing hard and fast in the middle of the chest...between the breasts. (jr stone) a college party in texas nearly ended in tragedy ... when the floor of the apartment building collapsed! cell phones were recording when the floor gave way. take a look.(8 sec nat) several people endured a
terrifying drop into the apartment below. authorities say it happened during a homecoming celebration at the university of north texas. witnesses say party-goers had been jumping up and down when the floor crumbled. luckily there were only minor injuries. coming up at 8. the facebook group taking action to help combat crime in their neighborhood.(justine) and next. a homeless man finds a check for 10-thousand dollars. then gives it back to its owner....why he turned it over.
reporter renee chimel has the story. imagine elmer alvarez's surprise when he found a check for more than 10-thousand dollars near the corner of temple and chapel streets in downtown new haven.but he wasn't thinking of himself...or what he could do with that money.elmer alvarez/ found $10,000 check:"i was just thinking about how that person was feeling by losing an amount of a check like that you know, an amount of money like that. i'd be feeling kind of desperate."that person was roberta hoskie.she didn't realize she'd lost the check until she got a phone call from alvarez and his friend. roberta hoskie/ lost $10,000 check:"service to others is the rent we pay to live on earth, that is true."hoskie then went on facebook live, recording her meeting with alvarez and when she got the check back.roberta hoskie/ lost $10,000 check:"he had no idea who the person was behind the check. he didn't know that i was a single mother, i at one point was on welfare, at one point found myself homeless."alvarez says giving the check back and seeing hoskie's reaction was better than 10-thousand dollars..and he'd do it all over again. elmer alvarez/ found $10,000 check:"seeing her happy you
know, seeing her appreciating it and all that you know, it made me feel good."hoskie is now trying to say thank you. she wrote him a check and is helping him get an education and an apartment of his own. roberta hoskie/ lost $10,000 check:"there needs to be more people like elmer alvarez. he's a golden heart guy. he's a phenomenal guy."elmer alvarez/ found $10,000 check: "i appreciate everything that she's doing for me right now." (justine) that was renee chimel reporting hoskie says she hopes one day alvarez will pay it forward and help someone else who's struggling with homelessness. (jr stone) a florida community - taking an active role in policing their streets. the brave individuals... met and formed an anti- crime activist group on facebook.(justine) and as franklin white explains... officers say the group's efforts... have already nabbed a serial thief.
(jrs) sales of the iphone ten may be red hot... the device itself has reportedly been freezing up -- in cold temperatures. apple says it is aware of reports of the screen becoming temporarily unresponsive to touch afer a rapid change to a cold environment. the company says it's working on a software fix to the i-phone
ten, which broke ground with i-d facial recognition, and a thousand-dollar price tag. in the meantime, they say that after several seconds the screen will become fully responsive again. apple's website recommends using i-o-s devices in temperatures between 32 and 95 degrees fahrenheit. the timing is unfortunate - with the northeast set for a cold snap this weekend. (justine) when it comes to products we eat or use on our bodies.... there has been an increasing move in the direction of non-g-m-o organic sourcing and limited chemicals.(jr stone) and for a few decades... the bay area has been leading the way with consumers... pushing for the highest standards... but where can you get what your looking for? kron four's steve aveson takes a look at a bay area company that provides the answer. (nats blue bottles on the assembly line) it's gotten kinda big but the feel and aroma of essential oils in this purple bottle had humble beginnings on potrero hill
(byte: susan griffin-black) "so making 200 bottles of something would take a day or two and that's really where we started" today eo products is still home grown but now distributes personal care products around the world and in all 50 states.(byte: brad black) "we love the bay area and this is where we want to be, we don't want to manufacture anywhere else" brad black and susan griffin-black are the founders and what they manufacture are plant-based personal care products using essential oils. 20 years ago that was not common.(byte: brad) you know i'm an entreprenuer i enjoy gettting out on that branch, i enjoy risk so scared is a big part of it but i wouldn't have it any other way ... laugh (steve stand up) "20 years ago eo began as an idea since then they've pioneered the concept of plant based personal care and today the business is exploding" the process of merging the right combination of essential oils and extracts to make pure cleaners, shampoos and lotions hasn't changed but what begain in san
francisco boutiques has now grown beyond whole foods to now include target and amazon. (byte: susan griffin-black) so we really started with bigger sizes and a little less complicated formulations but still essential oils based and started with 3 soaps and three lotions and we made our way that means growing from a company of a few dozen to over a hundred all sharing the company values.(byte: edgar avilez) "since we do have a lot of baby products, the everyone products the ph has to be correct for infants as well as adults we have to be sure all that is in range for everyone to be able to use" 300 products made using high quality but sustainable products in marin county, one of the most expensive zip codes in the country and the reason for success?(byte: brad black) "the company is really a reflection of the 122 employees there's meaning in that, organic is the right choice to make it's not an easy choice much as how life is
but there are big canges coming soon. if you're going out tonight you should be a jacket and even an umbrella since a storm is headed our way. it doesn't look like a big weather system on the doppler but that rain will start moving in a little later especially in the north bay. on the satellite image you can see the weak storm headed our way now but a stonger one is following right behind it to bring a chance of showers for the entire bay area on monday. a series of storms is expected to impact the bay area for the next two weeks. it will be mild on monday in the central valley with highs in the 60s and low 70s. santa barbara should be mostly sunny and with mid to upper 60s in southern california. around the bay tomorrow we will see mostly cloudy skies with highs in the 50s to low 60s at the coast and low to mid 60s elsewhere. the storm door is open for the next 7 days and beyond. there's a chance of tonight into another storm could bring wednesday and storm coould bring more next weekend.
you're a team that's struggling to find it's way, to get that first victory, and you get that lead... (laughs)... lynch with big smiles."(j.r. - voice over)the 49ers win their first game since christmas eve and the first for head coach kyle shanahanmeanwhile the raiders take the week off "this is a time to recharge up here."and wait for tom brady and the patriots in mexico city next sundaythe warriors are rolling again as it seems like they can do anything even in practice (steph kicks ball through hoop)and we go around the nfl week 10 styledon't choke now sports night live is next! (nats - show theme music> "this is kron 4's sports night live." welcome to sports night live. i'm j-r stone joined by mark carpenter. and mark,