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(robin) good morning and thanks for joining us for the kron 4 morning news.im robin winston.lets start this morning with a check on weather and traffic. enjoy plenty more sunshine today with conditions again comfortably in the 50's this afternoon making for a great friday to get outside.
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tomorrow cloud cover will increase a but with conditions remaining dry before a chance of rain into the finish of the weekend on sunday. next week an unsettled weather pattern will be seen across the bay with conditions remaining primarily overcast along with multiple chances of rain.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101.
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will strike again after a year and half of failed negotiations. yesterday... boisterous demonstrations... were made as the teachers union ...and the school district do not appear to be close to a compromise. while both sides agree.... teachers need to be paid more money ... the district says... it cannot afford what teachers are asking for. kron'4s dan kerman reports. pkgsotat a late afternoon news conference teachers union president keith brown called day one of the teachers strike a great moment for the city of oaklandsot keith brown/oea president :13brown says coupled with the fact that very few students showed up to
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class sends a clear message to the school district sotbrown refused to say to say whether teachers will present the same contract proposal on friday, or whether they will alter that proposal in hopes of getting a deal.. but they clearly feel emboldened after day one of the strike.standup dan kerman/oakland 119 ( robin ) meanwhile... more troubles for one oakland school... as the district's superintendent met with parents and students last night. the meeting discussed the proposed closure of kaiser elementary school. kron 4's gayle ong has the story. oakland unified school district's superintendent kyla trammell met with parents and staff wednesday night to address what's being called the kaiser projecttrammell calls the project a merger, with plans to merge and move kaiser elementary to the sonkofa facility - 2 miles away..but parents call it a
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closure..this, in the midst of a teachers strike..the superintendent went on to explain the district is in a structural ( robin ) ( robin ) meanwhile... more troubles oakland school... as the district's superintendent met with parents and students last night. the meeting discussed the proposed closure of kaiser elementary school. kron 4's gayle ong has the story. oakland unified school district's superintendent kyla trammell met with parents and staff wednesday night to address what's being called the kaiser projecttrammell calls the project a merger, with plans to merge and move kaiser elementary to the sonkofa facility - 2 miles away..but parents call it a closure..this, in the midst of a teachers strike..the superintendent went on to explain the district is in a structural deficit,the hope is to be able
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to have more money for the schools..in the long run.. trammell says merging schools will provide additional resources and to have the ability to expland to serve more students.kaiser's principal urging the community to stay positive.. staff members expressed their concerns..gayle ong kron-4 news
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( robin ) money is one of the main reasons oakland teachers are on strike. bay area housing costs are soaring... and commutes are getting longer. this is a look at teachers salaries in several other local school districts. the new haven district in union city... pays its starting teachers ... 71-thousand dollars... that would be a fifty - percent pay hike from the 46-thousand- five hundred dollars ... for new teachers in oakland. that gap widens with tenure... here are the average salaries... showing oakland teachers are... ten- thousand behind alameda.. and the ending salaries ... less than 85-thousand in oakland... while union city... fremont... and pleasanton teachers are all in the six - figures. ( robin ) many famalies also stood in solidarity with teachers and staff on strike.
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kron four's philippe djegal has the story. (philippe) organizers at local recreation centers in oakland doing their best to keep kids busy... active and focused on learning... despite the strike forcing this change to students' typical school day routine. captain purnell hall/salvation army- "we are prepared, um, for the additional days as needed to be able to help our community." for those who registered ahead of the time... free lunch, snacks and adult supervision were available at the salvation army on garden street. captain purnell hall says he and his wife are making the facility available to families who may have a tough time paying for child care.captain purnell hall/salvation army- "you never want to see the school or teachers in the school district go on a strike, i mean, because ultimately everybody pays the price for it, but during this time, we felt this was a need." ken siedler chose to keep his son deven out of class. rather than cross the picket line and sit through a substitute teacher's lesson... both volunteered their time at the salvation army.ken
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siedler/father- "we have spoken a bit about the strike, expecially the work that goes into coordinating it, between the parents and the teachers, and really what it takes at the community level." across town... the charles porter golden gate recreation center housed more than double the amount of kids it does during normal school weekday mornings and afternoons.taziha ford/rec aide- "it's already kind of difficult to work with the kids that we have, because there's always more kids then there is staff. so, now, its just like, we're way understaffed to the point where like, we're probably going to have to call people in that aren't supposed to be here." not just on this day, but friday and the days and weeks ahead -- not knowing how long this strike will last. in oakland, philippe djegal, kron four news. ( robin ) movie theatres also helping kids and parents during the strike. they had a chance to take in a matinee or two at the grand lake theatre in oakland. the theatre offered one dollar admission and one dollar popcorn for a special showings of "black panther" and "ralph breaks the internet". it
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served as another activity option for oakland students affected by the teacher strike. at least 100 people came out to take advantage of the screenings. ( robin ) our coverage of this story continues online at kron4 dot com.... there you can find more information about the strike... what students and parents can expect during the strike... and what the district is doing to make sure that classes and after- school programs... are affected as little as possible. all that on kron4 dot com... (robin) coming up on the kron 4 morning news ... a student is punched in the face... on the uc berkeley campus. find out what started this violent assault. (robin) plus... new details on this officer involved shooting in napa... after investigators learn more about the shooter's lengthy criminal past. (robin) and a street next to a popular tourist spot finally re-opens this morning... the reason it took crews 7 years to re-open this part of stockton street. (robin) and here's a live look outside...at the san mateo bridge.
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potholes were finally being filled after this weeks storm. crews were out patching up pot holes... along northbound monterey road, hundreds of new potholes have appeared in the last month because of the rain.. and existing potholes and cracks have been made worse by flooding. city crews filled an estimated 10- thousand potholes in a typical
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year... and their goal is to get a crew out to fill a pothole within 48 hours after it was reported. (robin) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. more sunshine today with conditions again comfortably
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in the 50's this afternoon making for a great friday to get outside. tomorrow cloud cover will increase a but with conditions remaining dry before a chance of rain into the finish of the weekend on sunday. next week an unsettled weather pattern will be seen across the bay with conditions remaining primarily overcast along with multiple chances of rain. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is
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less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101.
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( robin ) another big story we are following this morning... a suspended san francisco police officer has pleaded guilty to robbing two banks. the robberies happened back in november. rain daugherty is same officer implicated in a racist text message scandal back in 2015. police say daugherty got away with more than 9-thousand dollars from the banks. daugherty was suspended last year without pay because of a criminal investigation in san mateo county. in that case
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he is accused of stealing more than 13-thousand dollars from a man with alzheimer's. daugherty faces up to 40 years in prison for the bank robberies. ( robin ) police in san francisco arrested 50 people in an operation in the city's tenderloin neighborhood. all 50 of the suspects were wanted on suspicion of things like burglary... assault and drug dealing. out of the 50 people arrested... more than three dozen were fugitives. another 12 were wanted for crimes in other cities including... petaluma... berkeley... and walnut creek. police say the operation is part of a new effort to imporve the safety of the tenderloin and surrounding areas. ( robin ) happening now... police in morgan hill are looking for the driver who intentionally hit a pedestrian and then took off. it happened just before 10:00 last night on vineyard boulevard behind the safeway on tennant station. the victim suffered only minor injuries. the truck that hit the pedestrian is described a fullsized black or
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dark gray pickup with a lift kit and black rims. ( robin ) a violent attack on the cal campus all caught on camera... video from a witness ... shows a man getting into an arugment with another man... and then striking him in the face... and now police are looking for the suspect. kron4's dan thorn has the story. dramatic video captured by a uc berkeley student shows an argument turning violent..nats..a man in a black t-shirt is seen shoving and yanking another person and grabbing at their cellphone. after a brief face to face confrontation, the man is seen pulling back his arm and punching the victim in the face...he then seen storming off..sot: seeing something like that was you know a
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little disheartening and kind of horrifying arda erbil shot this video on tuesday afternoon at sproul hall. erbil says he saw two men hounding a conservative student recruitment table..before it became violent..quick sot: then they started breaking the table alot of the objects and posters and all that..he says the table had a sign referencing jussie smollet.. the actor is accused of staging an attack against himself in downtown chicago last month..right wing organization turning point usa says this video shows quote unquote violence against conservative student williams. williams is an activist who works with leadership institute. he was helping turning point usa, the day of the attack. sot: he had everyright to be out there for an ( robin ) that was dan thorn reporting. we reached out to the victim... but he hasn't gotten back to us. ( robin ) space-x has launched its
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first private mission to the moon. a space-x rocket took off from cape canaveral, florida last night. it was carrying a spacecraft made by an israeli compan the spacecraft --five feet tall and weighs about 13-hundred pounds --fully fueled. it will take a couple of months for ship to reach the moon ... and landing will be the most difficult part. but if it is successful... it will be the first-ever privately funded probe to land on the moon. (robin) still ahead on the kron four morning news... the teacher strike continues in oakland... and rec centers say they're happy to help students and parents... but may need more people to accommodate their needs. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the golden gate bridge. the hollywood minute is coming up after the break. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) (ácommercialá) (robin) welcome back to
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the kron four morning news. i'm tracking your entertainment headlines today... this year, events ahead of the oscars have been filled with controversies, over the host to even songs being performed... but now it's time for the show itself: the 91st academy awards are sunday night. david daniel has a look at who's most likely to take home oscar gold. (nat-music)courtesy of earth-cam, we can see the preparations on hollywood boulevard for sunday's academy
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awards. now let's check our crystal ball for what will happen inside the dolby theatre.(nat)"roma" is ready to make oscar history. the experts at gold-derby dot-com say alfonso cuaron's epic is the overwhelming favorite to win best picture: the first foreign-language film ever to do so."this gentleman says that i'm not permitted to dine here.""i'm afraid not."if any film can top "roma" for best picture, it's probably "green book," although it's much more likely that film's top prize will be best supporting actor for mahershala ali -- his second oscar in three years. "don't paint me as a victim. i'm much more interesting than that." (nat)glenn close's best actress nomination for "the wife" is her seventh career oscar nod, and she's never won -- a streak expected to end sunday."i didn't know it was fancy dress, fred.""you look like an angry lizard.""you've
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got to make an impression, darling."best actor nominee rami malek made a big impression as freddie mercury in "bohemian rhapsody" -- he's expected to become the first actor of arab descent to win an oscar.sacrament. and no, i ain't lost my mind.""if beale street could talk" is regina king's first on-screen feature film role in nearly a decade, and it's likely to bring her an oscar for best supporting actress. we'll see who's the toast of hollywood at the 91st academy awards, sunday night. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the bay bridge toll plaza. we'll be back with more of your kron 4 morning news after the break.
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there are moments in life that leave a lasting impression. like the feeling of movement as a new journey begins, or the sight of soft fur, warmed by the morning sun. you might remember new flavours, the sound of an old friend's laugh, or a view that defies all expectations.
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these are the memories that stay with you, long after the moments have passed. (robin) welcome back.
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checking in on your morning forecast. enjoy plenty more sunshine todath

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