tv KRON 4 News at 4am KRON December 10, 2018 4:00am-4:29am PST
(robin) good morning and thanks for joining us for the kron 4 morning news. its monday dec 10th 2018.im robin winston.lets start this eck on weather. joh is tracking a few sprinkles around the bay area this morning. john beginning the new week with some scattered showers across the bay area this morning. into the afternoon shower activity will clear leading to an afternoon with partly
( robin ) a san jose family reached out to kron 4... to say they've been targeted multiple times by a pair of thieves. and new surveillance video shows the suspects entering their home..and taking their belongings. the video shows-- several items stolen over a 4-day span. ( robin ) kron4's dan thorn spoke to the family, the mother who's car was stolen happened around thanksgiving. and she's hoping surveillance
video showing it all go down will help catch these criminals. surveillance video captures a man walking up to a black honda civic...getting inside...and driving away..the problem is--that's not his driveway and it's not his car...sot: in my car they took everything i have my laptop my texbooks my car is just my second house you know.. phung pham says this theft happened on the night of november 25th.. the night before--she says her son's car was broken into and thieves stole several items including two pairs of car keys and registration information. this thief used one pair of the stolen keys to take off with her car. the home's address was likely found on the stolen registration..sot: we need a car to go to work we work hard to buy stuff why don't they just go to work and buy stuff instead of stealing from people..this was only the beginning of the nightmare for pham and her family...sot:
three hours to open the garage and stole stuffhours after her car was stolen--the theif returned- -this time with a woman. the duo used the garage remote left pham's stolen honda civic to pop open the doors..the male crook tries using the second set of keys to start a car parked inside as the woman rummages through..the man fails to start the car and joins in on the stealing spree----making off with sunglasses, shoes, flashlights, security cameras and a spare key to another family car. sot: glasses make up, clothes, working clothes, workout clothes..two nights later the man is seen returning to the home. pham believes he was trying to find the other family car while using the stolen spare key. this time he walks away empty handed..pham says these thefts have her feeling increasingly unsafe in her neighborhood.. sot: i feel so unsafe for my children we feel so nervous now like when they gonna come back again yeah because they don't care.
they have not seen anything for the two last weeks. they have alerted police who have so far, come up empty handed. the family is hoping someone will be held responsible soon. ( robin ) a vigil for victims of gun violence was held in san francisco saunday "moms demand action for gun sense in america" hosted the vigil at st ignatius church where dozens of people gathered to remember those who have been shot and killed in america. kron4's michelle kingston was at the emotional event.
(ááturn camera (ááturn camera 1áá)( robin )( robin ) happening today... oakland high school teachers are planning a work stoppage. but the school district has issued a warning to those teachers-- telling them not to call in sick. the teachers are planning to march attention to a deadlock in negotiations between oakland unified and the teachers union. district officials say educators who participate in the sick out could lose pay. ( robin ) and mental health workers for kaiser permanente are expected to
walk off the job today. it's part of a five day statewide strike. kron 4's maureen kelly tells us what the union is asking for. i'm out in front of the kaiser permanente hospital in south san francisco....one of 21 northern california medical centers that will be affected in this weeklong labor action ....on the picket line....psychologists, therapists, social workers and psychiatric nurses. this video is from a strike in 2012 over a similar issue....underst affingthe union says they are striking because they say the hmo has failed in it's promise to boost staffing...and that's affecting patient care.at the moment we are seeingthe state fined the hmo $4 million dollars back in 2013 and last year worked out a deal to correct issues involving oversight of and access to it's behavioral health services.the northern california chief nurse executive says they've made signifigant strides in the last five years. increasing staffing by 30% amoung other improvement. 08:30 our challenge with the strike the actual issues that and you hw is bringing to the table is not about improving access or care. the primary issue that they're bringing ford has to
do with increasing salaries and wages. and the fact is our mental health workers are already among the highest paid in their profession. and we have increases the built-in year over year in the conversations.the union says the staffing increase has not kept up with the enrollement of new members and there is still one clinician for every 3000 members ....they also say there are no plans for both sides to go back to the bargining table until after the 5 day stike is over on friday. maureen kelly kron4 news. (robin) coming up on the kron 4 morning news ... a man we introduced you to during bac donatitemporary places for people to live in paradise. (robin)and then, as the
holidays approach... we have the very latest on a ri of burglaries in petaluma. (robin)and a driver was arrested after a crash that shutdown parts of a busy coridor.we'll take a look at if it's causing any more traffic issues this morning. (robin) and here's a live look outside...at the san mateo bridge.
on your morning beginning the new week with some scattered showers across the bay area this morning. into the afternoon shower activity will clear leading to an afternoon with partly cloudy to mostly sunny skies and daytime highs peaking in the upper 50's. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. samateo bridge less then 30 min from drive less than 20
was there when workers were fixing some low-hanging power lines. i'm here on commerce blvd off highway 101 where a little earlier this morning pg&e workers wre working to fix low hanging power lines that were caused by a single-car crash that happened just before midnight last night.they were here since 12:45 this morning and it happened right before the golf course drive and wilfred avenue exit off highway 101 going northbound. the right 2 lanes were shut down at about 3:45 am, and chp also shut down all lanes going in both directions intermittently for increments of 5 minutes so pg&e workers could connect power lines across the highway.and just after 9 am, all lanes were opened back up. th driver of the car was arrested and taken to the hospital but wasn't seriously injured, and there's no word as to the circumstances surrounding the arrest.pg&e says the low hanging power lines didn't
cause any power outages, and there's no word yet as to when they're going to repair the pole that the driver crashed into.reporting in rohnert park, sanaz tahernia, kron 4 news ( robin ) buying a christmas tree this year will cost you more green.. there's a supply shortage leading to higher prices. the average price of a tree nationwide is 75 bucks... but prices in the bay area can be nearly double that. kron 4's gayle ong spent sunday with local sellers and explains why. it's the season for picking out the perfect christmas tree..but shoppers this year could get a sticker shock. sophia greenwell's family has been selling christmas trees for nearly 30 years in the bay area..
the pacific christmas tree association says there is a tree shortage across the country.the recession ten years ago is to wildfires are also to blame.it takes around seven to ten years for a to grow,even though customers don't mind the price hike, j-g tree lot manager james greenwell says there are fewer options.. greenwel says demand plummeted and growers either went out of business or planted fewer trees.he thinks he might sell out early this year if he can get his hands on more..despite the tree shortage, the greenwells say people are rushing to get a tree at their union city lot.
( robin seem to push customers was those looking for specific trees like tall noble furs..that's where tree sellers felt the impact of the tree shortage.the big trees went for about 70 dollars..the owners expect to sell out next weekend. ( robin ) in the east bay.. alameda county leaders are transforming two warming centers into winter shelters for people living on the streets. its part of a 10 point 5 million dollar plan-- approved by the board of supervisors-- addressing the needs of the homeless.. the money will go to areas that have seen a rise in the number of people living in the area without a home.. a mobiand other services will also be provided by the unincorporated county homlessness action plan. last month, leaders approved $340 million dollars in
spending to address homelessness through 20-21. (robin) still ahead on the kron four morning news... a man is doing all he can to help victims of the camp fire... including donating temporary homes to first responders that lost everything. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the golden gate bridge. the hollywood minute is coming up after the break. (ácommercialá) deal talk!
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four morning news. i'm tracking your entertainment headlines today... where we're taking a look at the most as a rock band making peace and a sneak peek at the upcoming "men in black" movie.douglas hyde has it all in today's hollywood minute. (nat) "my son, it is your time."superheroes dominate the box office, and, as it turns out, twitter! marvel's "black panther" leads the pack on twitter's most tweeted-about movies of 2018. "avengers: infinity war" and "incredibles two" follow.(nat-singing) "you can go your own way. go your own way."lindsey buckingham and fleetwood mac can "go their own way" now. the group's former lead guitarist says he's settled his lawsuit
against his ex-bandmates. buckingham sued them for breach of contract after they kicked him out of the band earlier this year. he claimed he was owed 12-million dollars from their new tour. no word on the details of the settlement, but buckingham tells c-b-s news he's, quote, "happy enough" with it.(nat) "that was pretty intense, i gotta say."chris hemsworth is giving fans their first look at him in action in the upcoming "men in black" reboot, "m-i-b: international." the australian actor posted an image of himself drawing a laser gun in a scene with co-star tessa thompson. liam neeson and emma thompson also star in the sci- fi comedy, which hits theaters in june. in hollywood, i'm douglas hyde. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the bay bridge toll plaza. we'll be back with more (robin) welcome back.