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the oakland unified school district has issued a warning to oakland high school teachers planning a work stoppage monday to not call-in sick, according to district officials. the teachers plan to march to city hall to call attention to a bargaining impasse between the school district and the teacher's union, organizers said. district officials said educators who participate in the "sick out" might be subject to disciplinary action and a loss of pay. the teachers can't use sick leave or personal leave - it will go unpaid and a doctor's note may be required from teachers who use sick leave, according to district officials. teachers who are frustrated
over lack of progress over a new contract have are threatening to strike this morningthe teachers plan to gather at 730 at the school and then march to city hall hoping to get oakland mayor libby schaaf to step in the teachers say they haven't had a new contract in two years and the current proposal amounts to about a 70 dollar a year raise.
( james ) happening now ... 4-thousand mental health workers for kaiser permanente are starting a five-day strike. ( darya ) kron 4's sanaz tahernia is live in san francisco with the details. sanaz? i'm here outside of the kaiser permanente facility on geary where starting in just about an hour mental health employees will begin a 5-day long strike, in an attempt to call attention to what they say are unequal benefits and a critical staff shortage.vothis facility is just one of 21 facilities in northern
california where protesters will be striking, with a total of nearly 4,000 across the state.mental health is and continues to become a bigger problem in this country. according to the center for disease control since 1999 the national suicide rate has gone up by 33 percent, and although california's suicide rates are relatively lower, another study shows that nearly 1 out 6 adults in the state has a mental health need with 1 out of 20 suffering from a serious mental illness, and that number simply increases among children.and despite these numbers, there are multiple reports that say there's a widespread shortage of mental health to treat people who are suffering.the mindset of every worker that i have met in years. we are here about including the patient care.so i would guess that it is about patient care not wages.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. according to the union here, there's 1 clinician for every 3,000 kaiser members, and there are no plans for either side to go back to the bargaining table at least until the end of the strike this friday. ( james ) thanks sanaz. ( darya ) breaking overnight... five children ranging in age from one to 9 years old were killed in a house fire overnight in youngstown, ohio. authorities say two children died immediately in the fire and the other three were taken to a hospital where they died
from their injuries. two firefighters were also injured while battling the fire. investigators say they do no suspect foul play and the cause of the investigation. ( darya ) one man is in jail this morning accused of committing several burglaries in the same day. police say an employee confronted 25- year-old evan thomas at friedman's home improvement in petaluma. thomas was reportedly in the nursery collecting merchandise.. then took off with multiple power tools. two miles away... thomas is suspected of going through a car that was left unlocked. a few hours later police were called to kohl's on north mcdowell boulevard.. and from surveillance video recognized thomas. police say in thomas' possession were stolen items from the previous crimes. ( james ) a surfer caught in rough waves at san francisco's ocean beach has died. he was pulled from the water friday and died at the hospital. the national weather service issued a beach hazard... warning people about swells of up to 10-feet thursday and friday. emergency crews say they had
to rescue at least three surfers over 24-hours. ( james ) in the east bay... a driver is injured after a car slams into an apartment building in walnut creek. it happened yesterday afternoon on the 800 block of tampico-- just south of ygnacio valley road. police say it's not clear what caused the driver to crash into the building. they were taken to the hospital for unknown injuries. nobody else was injured. ( james ) an east bay city is clearing the way for its first cannabis dispensary.. but the proposal is getting pushback from a nearby business that serves children. the city of alameda is going to allow four cannabis dispensaries to open in the city. one dispensary wants to open their doors near the intersection of haight avenue and webster street. but a martial arts studio nearby opposes the location because it could negatively affect the kids that attend the studio. the studio is classified as a youth center which means no cannabis dispensay can be opened within 6-hundred feet ot it... meaning the location
for the first dispensary could not be next to the martial arts studio. however the city has proposed an ordinance to change the definition of youth center paving the way for dispensaries... city council will vote or the ordinance on december 18th. ( darya ) happening today... there will be a ceremony to mark the anniversay of former san francisco mayor ed lee's death. the event will be at portsmouth square in chinatown today from 12:30 to 1:30 this afternoon. lee died suddenly last year of a heart attack, at the age of 65. ( darya ) thousands of bags of holday food items will be given out wednesday in glide's annual grocery bag giveaway. the distribution wi be from 7:30 to 10:30 in the morning at the glide church in the tenderloin. each bag is designed to contain ingredients for a full holiday meal... which includes a chicken. ( darya ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... the community gathering for vigil in san francisco to remember those killed by gun violence. ( darya ) plus... we
are learning new details out of the deadly mass shooting in ventura county last month about how a c-h-p officer died and who really pulled the trigger. ( darya ) and a bay area family has been targeted multiple times by a pair of thieves. we have the video showing them in the act. showing them in the act. the most highly recommended bed in america just got better. tempur-pedic® is now more rejuvenating, more pressure-relieving than ever before. make the most of your holidays and nights with tempur-pedic®. find your exclusive retailer today at tempurpedic.com. find your exclusive ♪thisi'm gonna let it shine. ♪ it's energy saving time, ♪ i'm gonna reduce mine. ♪ californians all align ♪ to let our great state shine. ♪ let it shine, ♪ the power's ours to let it shine! ♪ with my new $4.99 blt cheeseburger combo you can get a 100% beef with hickory smoked bacon and american cheese on a fresh, buttery bakery bun,
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101 ( james ) (ááálandingááá) a san jose family says they've been targeted multiple times by a pair of thieves. this is new surveillance video showing the thieves in the family's garage stealing several items. kron4's dan thorn has the story. 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: they came back after 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.
( darya ) dozens of people including local leaders gathered in san francisco sunday for a vigil....remembe ring the victims who lost their lives from gun violence. "moms demand action for gun sense in america" put on the event. it happened at saint ignatius church . the event was just one of about 100 happening across the country this month ... marking the anniversary of the sandy hook elementary school massacre. mayor london breed and congresswoman jackie speier were just a few of the speakers at the vigil. ( darya ) the organization says 600-thousand lives have been lost since the sandy hook massacre. ( james ) a big story this morning... new details are emerging in the deadly mass shooting in thousand oaks. officials now say the deputy killed was shot by "friendly fire." last
month a gunman opened fire at the borderline bar and grill in venura county killing 11 people. the gunman shot at sergeant ron helus five times... but we are learning he died from a bullet that was fired from a c-h-p officer who was also involved in the gun battle. gunman ian long took his own life... investigators still don't know the motive. ( james ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... a serial window smasher gets busted. we have the details on how police caught him. ( james ) and after the break... shaun livingston and the warriors get in the holiday spirit ... and give back to the community. njuggling all the things we do
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. ( james ) (ááá2 shotááá) it's the season of giving ... the warriors gave back to some bay area families over the weekend. ( darya ) warriors guard shaun livingston took a few families on a holiday shopping spree at the levi's store in san francisco. look at the reaction one of the kids had to meeting livingston. kids picked out everything from new pants to new jackets and shirts.
most of the kids are from the oakland elizabeth house ... which is a home for women and children who have experienced poverty or homelessness. livingston says the experience made their day. < im trying just given them what i can. you know what i can. sizes, you know, little tastes. the kids dress a little different than back when i was a kid, but you know we had a good time.>( james ) livingston also invited the families to a warriors game in january. and happening tonight ... the warriors are at home, taking on the toronto raptors. ( darya ) coming up next on the kron 4 morning news... hear from family members who are demanding answers after a man was shot and killed by police in hayward.
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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. golden gat
bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. no major hot spots. bay less then 30 min from the mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 gat bridge drive time less than 30 min toll plaza. richmond less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( darya ) a family is suing the hayward police department for fatally shooting a man who was holding a razor blade.( james ) kron4's michelle kingston spoke to the victim's family who want to know why their loved one was killed and if there was another way this incident could've been handled. (mk)karla gonsalez, victim's mother"my son was 29 years old. he has two beautiful kids that are 10 and 8. he adored them. he was a hard worker. he was goofy. he always knew how to make people laugh."agustin
gonsalez's family is wondering w they will get through his daughter's ninth birthday party ... and christmas ... without him.karla gonsalez, victim's mother"he knew how to brighten our room with a smile."last month -- police were called to oneill avenue ... where they say a man reported gonsalez was acting erratically with a knife outside his ex-girlfriend's home.three officers arrived and say gonsalez ignored their commands to drop his weapon. they fired their guns 13 times -- and then realized gonsalez was not holding a knife, but a razor blade.michelle kingston, mkingstonnews"29 year old agustin gonsalez was pronounced dead at a hospital hours after the incident."ben nisenbaum, attorney"it's hard to conceive any situation that three well trained police officers who have all gone through the police academy couldn't handle a man with a razor blade."gonsalez's family has hired ben nisenbaum as their attorney ... and plan to file a civil lawsuit against
hayward police.frank canto, victim's uncle"there's so many other ways to handle this situation. they decided to use their gun instead and here we are. we just want a little justice for augie."agustin gonsalez, victim's father"we are just trying to get answers and wondering why it wasn't handled differently. we just feel that it could've been handled ... he was crying for help and why did it have to happen this way?"the hayward police department is conducting an internal investigation due to the use of force.we reached otu to police for comment -- but have not heard back.in hayward michelle kingston kron 4 news ( james ) a big story this morning ... the san francisco 49ers are mourning the loss of one of their own. tony york died at the age of 35. he was the son of the team's owners and brother of ceo jed york. the family released a statement saturday but no cause of death was given. the owners of david's restaurant across the
street from levi's stadium ... are familiar with the york family. the have hosted the york family many times over the years. < "it's hard to believe, he's so young, he's about the same age as me. i'm 34, it's hard to imagine.""just growing up all the football games, all the events we've done with them across the street, they're a wonderful organization and really genuine great people.">( james ) the 35-year-old was perhaps best known for as an entrepreneur in the bay area... especially high-tech industry... and his passion for philanthropy. ( darya ) police in san rafael have arrested a man they say is connected to at least 30 vandalism cases. 47-year-old migel parra of san rafael has been arrested... believed to be the man in this video riding on a bike passing floortex and throwing a rock through the window. after his arrest.. para admitted that he was involved with at least 12 of the incidents.
marin beverage outlet was vandalized this past week... the owner says the window repair exceeded 13-hundred dollars. para is facing 12 felony counts of vandalsim... and he will appear in court this morning. ( darya ) a big story this morning... the catholic church is releasing a new list of priests accused of abuse against children. the list includes the names of more than 100 clergy... living and dead and includes accusations dating back to the 1950's. jesuits west province represents clergy in 12 western states.. they say all of the people on the list have been removed from the ministry. many of the priests now live at the sacred heart jesuit center in los gatos.... described as a retirement home. jesuit west says they released the names in an effort to come clean with the public and rebuild trust. ( james ) 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 mobile hygiene bus with showers, restrooms, and 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. ( james ) three people lost their home following a fire over the weekend in san francisco's inner sunset. it happened just before 2:00 sunday afternoon at a restaurant on the 300 block of irving street. the building has a business on the first floor-- and apartments on the second. both the restaurant and the apartment suffered damage. nobody was hurt and the cause is under investigation. ( darya ) buying a christmas tree this year will cost you more money...a supply shortage is leading to higher prices. the owners of jg trees say sales have been the same as last year - they just got fewer trees. the pacific northwest christmas
tree association says the tree shortage is happening across the country. they say the recession ten years ago is to blame as well as the drought and wildfires. even though some customers don't mind the price hike...j-g tree lot manager james greenwell says there are fewer options. ( darya ) it takes around seven to ten years for a christmas tree to grow. ( darya ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning new... how the kindness of strangers is helping one firefighter who lost her home in the camp fire. ( darya ) plus... it was a good weekend for bay area football. we have highlights from the raiders and the niners.
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nevada is seeing more snow now compared to this time last year. back to back storms dropped several feet of snow in some mountain areas. the snow is more than twice the snow pack level compared to this time last year....and winter is still nearly two weeks away. mammoth mountain in the southern sierra has recorded nearly 6 feet since october 1st. ( james )( darya )( john )
( darya ) a firefighter from paradise has a safe place to sleep tonight all thanks to the kindness of strangers.( james ) a couple donated their refurbished bus to a firefighter whose house was destroyed in the camp fire. reporter jessica mensch was there for the big reveal. firefighter from paradise had a safe place to sleep sunday night that was all her own thanks to the kindness of strangers.an elderly couple donated their refurbished bus for firefighter, lete sanchez, and her fiancee, nicole jaquez, to live in after sanchez's house was destroyed in the camp fire."are you
kidding? i'm in shock," the engaged couple exclaimed when first seeing the bus.walking through their new home for the first time, sanchez and jaquez still couldn't believe they would have a bed to sleep in. "it feels like freedom, honestly. like we can breathe," jaquez said.the wildfire destroyed their paradise home roughly a month ago. they've been couch surfing and sleeping in their car ever since."i think because i've been a firefighter for so long, i didn't think it would happen to me," sanchez said.sanchez has been fighting wildfires for more than 10 years. it's one of the reasons why some kind strangers wanted to donate the refurbished bus for them to live in.the decked-out bus was delivered by woody faircloth out of denver, colorado. he's been matching donors with survivors who need mobile homes for shelter."it's so nice to be a stranger being able to help them. i think everybody wants to help, they just don't know how to," faircloth said.the idea started back at thanksgiving when faircloth decided to buy an rv and take his 6-year-old daughter, luna, on a road trip
to donate it to a camp fire victim."she got this wry smile, no front teeth. she said, 'oh dad, god and santa claus are going to be really proud of us,'" faircloth said. ( james ) now to the now to the 49ers ... hosting the denver brocos at levis stadium. lets get to the highlights.( darya ) in the 2nd quarter niners q-b nick mullens finds tight-end george kittle for an 85 yard touchdown. the niners would add more points on the board before the half. but then the brocos would fight back to get the game within one score. but the broncos failed to get anything going. niners hold on to beat the broncos 20 to 14. 49ers c-e-o jed york went on twitter to thank the team for getting a win. ( james ) now to the raiders ...
hosting the steelers at the coliseum. a raiders touchdown in the 4th quarter gives them the lead over the steelers. but the steelers come right back with a t-d of their own. then under two minutes to go ... derek carr marches down the field and fires a t-d into the endzone to regain the lead. with just seconds left ... the steelers field goal attempt goes bad when the kicker slips on the loose turf raiders upset the steelers ... 24-upset the raiders upset the steelers ... 24-21. ( darya ) coming up in the 9 o'clock hour of the kron 4 morning news... the may be a reason you keep going back for more pizza. we explain at 9. to most, he's phil mickelson, pro golfer.
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cloudy to mostly sunny skies and daytime highs peaking in the upper 50's. ( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james )it's december... and that means the weather can be fierce, especially in south dakota. that's why members of the rapid city police department decided to buy new snow boots for their k-9 officer. but as you can see --- he's not a fan of the newsest part of his uniform. officers can be heard in the video... encouraging the four legged officer --- who does eventually get the hang of his
youand the holiday spiritoss just hits you... yes! or when you get the best deal... on a treat for your best friend? or when you score a magical gift... at an unbelievable price? yes! that's yes for less. ross has you and your list covered with gifts you'll love to give. and it feels even better when you find them for less-at ross. yes for less. (darya) good morning i'm