tv KRON 4 News at 4am KRON December 12, 2018 4:00am-4:30am PST
(robin) good morning and thanks for joining us for the kron 4 morning news.im robin winston.lets start this morning with a checon weather and traffic. some areas of patchy fog today although not near as thick as yesterday's fog was. skies will be primarily sunny and dry with daytime highs just a bit warmer than yesterday's
( robin )police were on high alert last night... after a bomb threat caused a building on facebook's campus to be evacuated... police investigated the building and no suspicious packages or devices have been found. ( robin )police say, the call came in around 4:30 tuesday afternoon from n-y-p-d crime stoppers... alerting local police about a bomb threat at a facebook building on jefferson drive by chilco street....kron4's alecia reid has details on how local police responded to the threat
that bomb threat was for building 23 .... as soon as authorities got word, the entire campus was on lockdown. leaving no stone unturned ... the bomb squad, bomb sniffing dogs, and other agencies zoned in on facebook's menlo park campus tuesday night.the call came from nypd crime stoppers ... alerting officials, that they received an anonymous tip regarding a bomb threat. facebook's campus was evacuated...just before 5-30pm menlo park police issued an alert ... urging residents to avoid the 200 block of jefferson drive .... near constitution drive.officials shut down a number of streets ... as the bomb squad investigated ...this all comes 5 days after cnn's new york offices and studios were evacuated after a similar threat.that was also phoned in. there were allegedly as many as 5 bombs inside the building.however the bomb
squad turned up nothing.standup at this hour the evacuation has been lifted.no device or suspicious package was found reporting live from menlo park ... ar ... kron 4 news. ( robin ) santa con: the san francisco holiday tradition has resulted in the arrests of two young women who's actions were caught on camera. police say, the two have now turned themselves in ... after video of people vandalizing a popular restaurant on saturday was shared all over social media. ( robin ) police say the two women turned themselves in after seeing themselves in cell phone video on local news broadcasts. natalie alcantar, a 21-year old san francisco resident was arrested for vandalism... and pacifica resident hannah baughman - also 21 - has been booked for vandalism áand battery. police say one woman - believed to be baughman based on the booking information - was inside the shalimar restaurant on polk streek near pine. they say she and an employee got into
an argument about paying for food - and she was eventually denied service because she seemed intoxicated. that's when she allegedly started knocking over items, like the cash register, and punched a man who was working there - in the face. video also shows a glass sugar jar being thrown. police say the other woman grabbed a chair outside the restaurant... then used it to shatter the front door. both suspects then took off. the man who was punched is okay. police have not released mug shots but are asking anyone with any other informaton or video to contact them. ( robin ) the homelessness crisis in the bay area is worse than many think .... that's according to a new study published by zillow. the report says, there are thousands more people without a home, than the official count by the u.s. department of housing and urban development. kron 4's gabe slate spoke with a homeless center serving people in contra costa county. according a new study released by zillow, there were an
estimated 25,951 people living without homes in the bay area last year, that's over 6,000 more than were officially counted by the u.s. department of housing and urban development.sound from donna colombo, executive director trinity center, walnut creek. "not surprised, we see that everyday"donna colombo, is executive director of the trinity center in walnut creek which provides, shelter, food, and resources to homeless people in contra costa county. she says they have seen a steady increase in people coming through their doors looking for help and she is seeing more families and seniors than before. sound from donna colombo, executive director trinity center, walnut creek. "seniors are fastest growing population of homeless and more families choosing between rent or food," in walnut creek gabe slate kron 4 news ( robin )
news ( robin ) plans to add a toll on treasure island .... are on hold... for now. the governing board of the san francisco transportation authority delayed its vote on a new toll policy, transit pass and affordability program. saying, the board was seeking more time to flush out the details. business owners and residents fear the toll will have a negative economic residents away.
'it's just ludacris, really." jim mirowski/business owner- "i already have people in my said if there's a toll, they're not going to work for me. i have customers who to come up there wine tasting if i seven dollars to island.">( robin ) the transportation authority transportation the ( robin ) the transportation authority says, revenue from the tolls will pay for new ferry services on the island and additional bus services. there are currently 625 households on the island. that number is expected to increase to 8- thousand with additional housing coming to the area. if approved, the toll would go into affect by late 20-21. ( robin ) santa clara county has long been struggling with a lack of beds and services .. for patrons of county- run health care facilities. but now, as kron four's rob fladeboe tells us, relief is on the way amid the purchase of three struggling private hospitals. the financially struggling o'connor hospital is no longer on life support. by purchasing o'connor hospital and two other fiscally unsound hospitals, oynd de paul health
center in morgan hill, santa clara county will have solved it's over-crowding problems at the county-run valley medical s county executive "...our patient population is under served because there is not adequate access for them so we really need to make sure these two hospitals stay open and provide access to everyone who needs it..."as part of a bankruptcy reorganization, owner verity health systems accepted the county's lone $235 million dollar bid. aquiring the three facilities will add some 456 beds, doubling capacity county wide. and it means south county residents, fearful of losing their hospitals, will instead see expanded services. jeff smith/santa clara county executive "....we're basically going to run them as two community hospitals. patients wont see much of a difference but behind the scenes we will have a
different financial approach as well as providing more services to the community..." the deal looks good on paper. the county hopes to succeed where verity health failed because public hospitals receive more reimbursement per patient than private institutions because of the the likely become county employees. the deal is to be finalized later this month and the county expects to take over operations in february. in san jose rob fladeboe kron 4news. (robin) coming up on the kron 4 morning news ... protestors gathered at the p-g & e headquarters to demand accountability for the camp fire. (robin) and then... california faith leaders were in sacramento this week for active shooter training. (robin) but first... raiders nation has filed a lawsuit against the team over their move to las vegas. (robin) and here's a live
although not near as thick as yesterday's fog was. skies will be primarily sunny and dry with daytime highs just a bit warmer than yesterday's in the low 60's and upper 50's. expect skies to remain dry through tomorrow before showers return on friday. 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
lost money which oakland taxpayers have invested in the n-f-l team.kron4's michelle kingston spoke to some fans and has their reaction. chris dobbins, save oakland sportssave oakland chris dobbins, chris dobbins, save oakland sports"i'm an oakland guy. i love the raiders but i love oakland more so i'm siding with the city."ray bobbitt, raiders fan"the raiders belong in oakland because we created it here and the truth is, you can find a seashawk in seattle, but you cannot find a raider in the middle of the desert. it just doesn't happen."fans upset about the raiders leaving oakland ... but happy about the lawsuit filed on tuesday by the city.the mayor calling it much deserved.mayor libby schaaf, oakland"we are happy to announce the nfl shakedown has got to stop. the city of oakland, in particular the raider nation, are filing a much deserved lawsuit." officials are calling the raiders move illegal -- and demanding compensation for hundreds of millions of dollars in losses.chris dobbins, save oakland sports "it's a very sad day that we've come to this level but i'm in favor of it so we can recoop the losses that we're going to be having on the coliseum because you know the raiders county are still going to be faced with those
bond payments.chris dobbins and his father have had season tickets for more than 20 years ... and wiedteam wasn't leaving ... especially this way.chris dobbins, save oakland sports"as a fan, i'm not going anywhere else. i've had season tickets since 1995. once they leave, i'm not following the team. it's going to be very emotional, but ya, i'm not following."ray bobbitt, raiders fanwe didn't feel the relocation was legal. we've come here and we've been loyal to this team to this organization for all our lives. we went through 12 losing seasons and still supported them 100 percent." ( robin ) the golden state warriors were in san francisco tuesday for their annual holiday hoops benefit luncheon. this year... more than 600 members of the
business community particpated. but as kron4's haaziq madyun reports ... the one question that was on most people's mind ... did not get answered. natsot"warriors guard stephen curry"a conversation with golden state warriors guard stephen curry was the highlight at this years hoops for the holidays luncheon at the fairmont hotel in san francisco. it is an annual event put on by the san francisco chamber of commerce and highlights the charitable efforts of the warriors community sfoundation says the chamber's vice chair john gingrichsotduring the luncheon attendees were also to on stage conversations with coach steve kerr and warriors forward andre iguodala. but it was steph curry, whose recent comments on the winging it podcast, doubting that man has
ever landed on the moon, that the media was hoping would come up during his on stage conversation. unfortunately it never did. reporters were not allowed to ask any questions at the event. since i couldn't ask curry i asked the vice chairman of the san francisco chamber of commerce if he thought the warriors guard was just kidding or serious about doubting the moon landingsot in san francisco haaziq madyun kron4news (robin) still ahead on the kron still ahead on the kron four morning news... another lawsuit has been filed against p-g & e from victims of the deadly camp fire.
welcome back to the kron four morning news. i'm tracking your entertainment headlines today... a certain super-hero movie is poised to make history this award season. david daniel has that and more in today's hollywood minute. (nat-music) "the world is changing." (nat-explosion) "black panther" is racking up the honors, on its way to the oscar nominations. the marvel movie earned a trio of trophies from the african american film critics association, including best film. john david washington earned best actor for "black klansman," which also received best screenplay honors.
russell hornsby and amandla stenberg from "the hate you give" were named best supporting actor and best breakout performance, respectively... regina hall was best actress for "support the girls"... and regina king, best supporting actress for "if beale street could talk," which also was named best independent film.(nat)"black panther" was a big part of a big year for disney: the studio has topped seven- billion dollars at the worldwide box office for the year... with three weeks until new year's eve! "panther" contributed one-and-a-third billion dollars to that total... "avengers: infinity war" led the way with two- billion dollars... and "incredibles two" kicked in one-and-a-quarter billion. disney also reached the seven- billion mark in 20-16... something no other studio has ever done.(nat-music)"great bear rainforest" has added an appropriate voice! ryan reynolds has signed on to narrate the latest macgillivray freeman i-max film. reynolds is canadian, and the movie is set in a
secluded canadian wilderness that's home to one of the world's rarest bears. "great bear rainforest" opens in i-max and other giant screen theaters in february. 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 checking in on your
morning forecast. some areas of patchy fog today although not near as thick as yesterday's fog was. skies will be primarily sunny and dry with daytime highs just a bit warmer than yesterday's in the low 60's and upper 50's. expect skies to remain dry through tomorrow before showers return on friday. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30