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what they won in their seven=day strike.(whoosh) nat a shocking video on t=m=z reveals giants c=e=o in a very public dispute his wife. tonight .. larry baer talks about the altercation. (whoosh) and on the russian river ... as evacuations are lifted the people of guerneville get a first look at the flood damage the whole town, the places you go, you hang out are destroyed a tentative agreement has been reached between oakland teachers and the school district... it's expected that will end the seven day strike. teachers are declaring victory... as the deal includes an 11-percent salary raise. thank you for joining us, i'm ken wayne. (pam) and i'm pam moore. the agreement ... which
still needs some final approvals ... also calls for reduced class sizes ... and delays the closure of several oakland schools. kron 4's gayle ong went to todays news conference held by the education association... where they called the agreement a victory.. gayle what have we learned? (gayle)the union says 95 percent of their members went on strike.today was a victory but there's still work to do. after seven days on the picket lines,the oakland teacher's strike is over...the district and the union both announcing friday afternoon, the two sides have reached a tentative agreement..an 11 percent salary increase plus a one time 3 percent bonus for educators.
keith brown/oea:oakland educators have been working without a contract since 20-17, according to the union, the starting salary of an oakland teacher is 46-thousand-dollars, higher, livable wages, smaller classroom sizes and more resources were the top reasons for the strike...the teacher's union was seeking a 12 percent pay raise over three years..the new offer - a staggering 7 percent increase..from the district's original offer..district superintendent kyla trammell has expressed the district is in a structural deficit and while the offer is under the district's limit,the money will come from budget cuts..
(ken) and we first brought you this developing story through a push alert. download our kron4 news app to keep up with the teachers strike and all breaking news.. as it happens. (pam) we have breaking news on another bay area teacher contract battle ... (ken) we now want to send things over to kron fours grant lodes with the latest ....(grant) oakland teachers are not the only ones demanding a new contract. teachers in the san ramon valley unified school district voted to
authorize a strike... as their contract negotiations are entering their final stage. the teachers the teachers started voting on monday... the vote will give their union the power to eventually call a strike... if they don't reach a deal in the near future. the teachers want a pay raise, but they also want smaller classes and more school nurses .. things which they say will help not just them but more importantly, the students both sides are hoping to avoid a strike ... but the teachers say, if there is no deal in place, they could be out of the classrooms and on the picket lines as early as april. (ken)(ken) in the north bay today, officials in sonoma county lifted evacaution
orders for areas that had been flooded by recent storms. that's good news for the residents of guernville along the russia river. (pam) they can now return to their homes and businesses and start cleaning up. kron 4's charles clifford has details. well here along the russian river on friday the water level continued to drop but as you can see behind me there is a still a lot of water flowing. fortunatly, it is below flood stage and for that reason officials have been allowing people to return to there homes here in guernville and assess the damage from the past week.now, they are finding a lot of mud and debris, tree branches, damage to the lower levels of many buidlings. downtown guernville sits a little higher than some other parts of town so it was spared the worst of the damage.i did talk to the owner of a car wash who returned today and found a mess.sot
muck. in the shop everything is muddy and greasy. from here just cleanup and put everything back together and start again.>now officials have allowed peopel to return home but they are also asking that anyone who doesn't haven't a reason to be in guernville to stay clear fo the time being. they want to give residents a chance to clean up first.in sonoma county, charles clifford (pam) our team coverage on the flooding continues now... with kron four's philippe djegal.(ken) he was there when guerneville re-opened... and people started assessing what they have lost.
lawrence karnow.(ken) lawrence, will the rain hold off this weekend for the clean up process to begin? lawrence karnow: it was mostly dry today with cloudy skies. but a storm is headed our way and will bring more rain tonight. you can see it on the doppler radar. so far it's only a few light shower but rain will become heavy overnight. tomorrow rain will turn to showers with highs in the 50s to low 60s. scattered showers are possible on sunday too. a larger storm is headed toward the bay area next tuesday and wednesday of next week.
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these are the memories that stay with you, long after the moments have passed. caught on camera - is coming as a huge shock to giants fans tonight. it shows ceo larry baer and his wife pam, getting into an argument in a public park. the video was first posted on t-m-z ... and is spreading quickly tonight... kron 4's justine waldman has the video.. and the apologies, which are coming in fast. giants ceo larry baer is saying sorry for what happened inside this sf park.a witness tells me he had to intervene. "omg!"the video shows giants ceo larry baer grabbing what looks to be a cell phone out of his wife, pam, hands. he then steps over her as she screams, "oh my god, no, help!" then baer walks away.this happened today just before
noon at the plaza in hayes valley.san francisco police are involved. i saw a few officers here talking to witnesses and are investigating.one witness tells me the couple was here having coffee.. and were in what looked like an intense conversation for about 20 minutes." he was having a hard time and didn't want to talk about it.. she wanted to see his phone and at some point got his phone and then he grabbed at her. i ran over and pulled him off and when he felt us he stopped and that is when it ended and then she left and he left. they were fighting over the phone. he did not hit her not that i saw his actions caused her to fall off the the chair.larry baer and his wife have put out a statement..."regrettably today we had a heated argument in public over a family matter. we are deeply embarrassed by the situation and have resolved the issue."and a second statement saying sorry for hurting his family.major league baseball, which has a strict domestic violence policy, also issued a statement saying the league "is aware of the incident and, just like any other situation like this, will immediately begin to gather the facts.in san francisco justine waldman kron 4 news. ((pam/fsc)) within the past hour.. pam baer released another statement.. this one through her attorney about today's altercation.. she says, quote - "i
would like to clarify the events of today. my husband and i had an argument in public ... about which we are quite embarrassed. i took his cell phone. he wanted it back ... and i did not want to give it back. i started to get up and the chair i was sitting in.. began to tip. ((fsc)) due to an injury i sustained in my foot three- days ago, i lost my balance. i did not sustain any injury based on what happened today. larry and i always have been and still are happily married." married."happily still are have been and kron 4 news.justine waldman in san francisco justine waldman kron 4 news. just within the past hour.. pam baer released another
statement.. this one through her attorney about today's altercation.. she says, quote - "i would like to clarify the events of today. my husband and i had an argument in public ... about which we are quite embarrassed. i took his cell phone. he wanted it back ... and i did not want to give it back. i started to get up and the chair i was sitting in.. began to tip. ((fsc)) due to an injury i sustained in my foot three- days ago, i lost my balance. i did not sustain any injury based on what happened today. larry and i always have been and still are happily married." (pam) ánoá criminal charges will be filed against five san mateo county deputies.. involved in a deadly tasing incident.(ken) kron4's haaziq madyun has new video of the incident - and reaction from the family of the unarmed man who was killed. there will be no criminal charges against five san mateo county deputies involved in the october 3 2018 physical altercation and deadly tasing
now to our four zone forecast. taking a live look outside at s-f-o. kron-4's chief meteorologist lawrence karnow is lawrence karnow is here now with the forecast lawrence karnow: it was mostly dry today with cloudy skies. but a storm is headed our way and will bring more rain tonight. you can see it on the doppler radar. so far it's only a few light shower but rain will become heavy overnight. tomorrow rain will turn to showers with highs in the 50s to low 60s. scattered showers are possible on sunday too. a larger storm is headed toward the bay area next tuesday and wednesday of next week. (pam) governor gavin newsom met with reporters today... for the first time since the federal government decided to cancel money for the troubled cancel money decided to government federal since the the first time
(pam) governor gavin newsom met with reporters today... for the first time since the federal government decided to cancel money for the troubled high- speed rail project.(ken) our kron4 grant lodes is here in the newsroom with us now to show us what newsom had to say about the plan moving forward. (grant) governor gavin newsom says the state is going to prove it's holding up its federal agreement for high speed rail. the governor
made it clear he's not giving up on the project or its federal money... the governor confirmed the state is putting together a detailed response to the federal railroad administration - to avoid losing 3.5 billion dollars for the project. the f-r-a decided to cancel the money last month, after the governor announced immediate plans for the project would only include a segment from bakersfield to modesto."that's why they'll see very well that what we're doing is consistent with the regulations and rules and that's why we made the decision we made going forward." (grant)going forward." (grant) newsom spent part of this week in washington d.c. he says he had conversations with the trump administration and lawmakers clarifying the plan and agreement. that recent visit to d.c. didn't change the governor's mind about president trump. newsom maintains he thinks the administration is bullying california, citing the states dozens of lawsuits against the
beams in the transit center, and now two pieces of interior glass that have cracked at the salesforce tower.sot bill strawn/s.f. dept. of building inspection :20"there were two panes one on the 12th floor and one onf 14th floor on ther interior side had some cracks" (ken) no (ken) no determination on the cause because they are interior pieces of glass no concern for anything falling on the sidewalk. both pieces of glass expected to be replaced sometime this month. we have seen the homes destroyed and heard from those who have lost everything. now we hear from the humane society about how they were able to protect their animals during the storms and flooding even when they lost power and running water. ((lawrence tease))i'm kron 4 chief meteorologist lawrence karnow.coming up, i will take a look at your 7 day forecast. details are right after the break.
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and keep goini love it up here that;s why i have gone through seven floods.'(pam) the people of guerneville, trying to stand strong ... as they got a first glimpse of their devastated community. today's lifting of the evacuation order ... came as a relief .. especially for those whose homes were spared the worst of the flooding ... (ken) for others, it was a life altering experience. grant lodes is here to show us what was waiting for them. grant?
(grant) the water is still swollen, but now back within its banks. most of the road-blocks around the town of guerneville were removed this morning, so thousands of evacuatees could see what was left. natwater trucks sprayed the roads for the first convoy of returnees.waiting for them ... the grim aftermath of the worst flood in decades.this: lotta mud, lotta muckyou know this came in so fast this time....compares to the '86 flood for sure...the water came up to the rooflineit's sewage water, there's countless bacteriasome roads remain closed ... the sheriff's department posted this video of the bohemian highway near monte rio. you can see debris on the road and a tree that fell on power lines. the owner of this ruined auto shop has been in guerneville since he was a teenager,he says loves living on the river everybody here does. i'm going to spend two months scrubbing everything ... this is our treasuredozens of county inspectors visited homes and businesses to clear them for reoccupation.this is where you'll see the famous green yellow and red tags advising owners and residents
about the safety of the building they're about to enter.according to the county ... 26=hundred homes and businesses suffered some kind of damage,37=hundred people had to leave their homes.59 of them haved to be resiced by air, boat, or high=water vehicle.the sonoma county sheriff says there have been no reports of any looting.and i am happy to report we have had no ftalities and no serious injures/ crested the russian river crested late wednesday night at 45=point 4 feet in guerneville.that's the highest level since 1995, and the sixth highest in the history
of russian river floods. the record holder is the valentine's day 1986 flood that hit 48=point=6 feet. (ken) now to our (ken) now to our four zone forecast. you're looking live at the golden gate bridge. (pam) kron-4's chief meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us with a look ahead to the coming storm.. lawrence karnow: it was mostly dry today with cloudy skies. but a storm is headed our way and will bring more rain tonight. you can see it on the doppler radar. so far it's only a few light shower but rain will become heavy overnight. tomorrow rain will turn to showers with highs in the 50s to low 60s. scattered showers are possible on sunday too. a larger storm is headed toward the bay area next tuesday and wednesday of next week.
flooding throughout sonoma county, affecting roads, residents and even our animal friends.(pam) kron 4's sanaz tahernia talked with wendy welling, from the sonoma county humane society... about how they survived the storm ... with all 2- hundred of their animals wendy, thanks for taking the time out to talk with us, during such a hectic time for you guys the reason we're on the phone with you is because we've been told you guys are dealing with power issues there because of all the flooding. tell us a
(pam) san francisco- based gap and old navy are splitting up .. the two are dividing into two- publly traded companies. gap inc. said, one of the companies will contain old navy. the other yet- to-be- named business.... will comprise of gap, banana republic and other brands, including athleta . old navy has thrived in recent years.. its sales grew 3-percent in 2018. meanwhile, the gap has struggled --- its sales fell 5- percent last year. next at 8 homeowners seeing damage from the recent flooding could see some relief in sight. we talk to a tax expert about how to give your wallet a break. and ahead in sports, more on the public altercation involving giants ceo larry baer and his wife.
(pam) this year's storms and all the flooding throughout the bay area ... have left a number of homes in the marin county area damaged .... leaving property owners wondering about the value of their homes and the property taxes they will now owe ...(ken) kron4's sanaz tahernia spoke with marin county assessor shelly scott about the emergency tax relief homeowners may be entitled to. 1. how can they apply for relief? 2. what do they need? 3. for the people who don't
qualify for the tax relief, is there anything they can do, or anything you can recommend? (pam) this interview played in full on our new app -'kron on'. it is the bay area's only live, local news streaming... 24/7 commercial- 24/7 streaming... news live, local area's only it is the bay -'kron on'.on o new app played in full interview this (pam)
app -'kron on'. it is the bay area's only live, local news streaming... 24/7 commercial- free service. download it today from the app store ... and right now we are offering a free one week trial. giants ceo larry baer in the news for the wrong reasons tonight. the executive and his wife seen in an altercation... and at this hour, we have responses from both of them. this video from tmz sports shows an argument between baer and his wife pam..in a hayes valley park around noon. as baer is seen trying to grab his cell phone out of her hands, she fell to the ground screaming-- 'oh my god help!" he then walks away from the scene telling her to stop. there were several witnesses in the area... and police are investigating and earlier tonight, pam baer released a statement saying she'd like to clarify the events of today it reads quote-- "i would like to clarify the events of today. my husband and i had an argument in public about which
we are quite embarrassed. i took his cellphone. he wanted it back and i did not want to give it back. i started to get up and the chair i was sitting in began to tip. due to an injury i sustained in my foot three days ago, i lost my balance. i did not sustain any injury based on what happened today. larry and i always have been and still are happily married." this evening, larry sent out his own statement--- "i am truly sorry for the pain that i have brought to my wife, children and to the organization. it is not reflective of the kind of a person that i aspire to be, but it happened and i will do whatever it takes to make sure that i never behave in such an inappropriate manner again." major league baseball has also responded... saying it is aware of incident... and will have no further comment until this process is completed. in other news, the nfl offseason moving along with the scouting combine... and kyler murray has made his decision that he's sticking with football, but that won't stop the baseball questions from coming up. the heisman trophy winning quarterback out of oklahoma in indianapolis this weekend... he will not be running or throwing for scouts, however, he has been going through the
interview circuit. today marked his first press conference since declaring for the nfl draft and turning down a contract from the a's. he says he's all in on the nfl, but he was asked if bryce harper's 330-million dollar contract has sparked any second thoughts about saying no to baseball. "how much money is that a year? ok. all right. everybody makes a big deal about it because it says 300 million dollars. i mean, it's... there's quarterbacks making more money than them a year. i don't... now to those who decided to stick to baseball-- stomper and the a's in arizona... facing the rockies. --infielder jurrickson profar is someone to keep an eye on this year... and here's why... bottom of the 6th--a's up 4-2...profar...laun ches one opposite field. 2-runs come in... and the a's go on to win 6-3. and finally, we want to mention, warriors playing the 76ers tomorrow night in a primetime showdown. kron4 has got you covered on the
champs. jason dumas the champs. jason dumas and kate rooney...leading the charge for the kron4- hoop session. it's our weekly show dedicated to the warriors....and the top basketball stories throughout the bay area. join us saturday night at 11, just after the 10-o-clock news. the kron4 hoop session, right here on kron4. "i took a headlock down on jack and took him down."(pam)him down."on jack and took headlock down "i took a "i took a headlock down on jack and took him down."(pam) one little girl is going viral ... for putting a boy in her class in a headlock. the reason she says she had to take him down... and how she learned the move to begin with! [music playing] (sashimi) psst. hey, you! the one with the designer dog collar. wondering how i upgraded to this sweet pad? a 1,200-square-foot bathroom, and my very own spa.
most people who ask that question... hope to hear a resounding-- "yes!" but one marriage proposal in missouri.. went a little differently.(ken) popping the question-- ended in a head lock! the áthreeá year old -- said she was just too young to get married. andy banker spoke with the girl known as little miss sassiness. mom off camera: what happened at school?kynlee mcfetridge, 3- year-old: "i took a headlock down on jack and took him down."mom off camera: "you took him down? why, what did he say?"kynlee mcfetridge, 3- year-old: "because kids don't get married so that's why i put headlock down on him."when the star of this viral video arrived, she had me take her
hand.she walked me back to the studio for a wide-ranging interview about that incident. kynlee mcfetridge, 3-year-old: "sometimes you just gotta take 'em down."about other fun at pre-school."we play with the slime. do circle time."and along with playing with slime and circle time, her future. kynlee mcfetridge, 3-year-old: "i wanna be a princess."and finally she opened up about the head lock that's made her famous.mom off camera: "did he say he wanted to marry you?" kynlee mcfetridge, 3-year-old: "yeah. but kids don't get married so that's why i put a headlock down on him."kynlee mcfetridge, 3-year-old: "i put a head lock down on him because i wanted to marry chelsea."chelsea is her aunt. kynlees wrestling moves go back to an open-heart surgery she had when she was 5 months old to correct heart defects known as the trilogy of fallot. physically, she fell behind kids her age. once she was well enough, wrestling with daddy became a favorite way to engage.it still is but during her interview, kynlee also reflected on lessons learned.scott mcfetridge, kynlee's dad: "that was my whole theory behind wrestling and roughhousing with her because she was behind the other kids so i was trying to make her stronger so she could catch up. in doing so, she got a little rough, i guess." kynlee mcfetridge, 3-year-old: "and that's why i took him down."mom off camera: "i don't think you're supposed to do that."kynlee mcfetridge, 3- year-old: "but that's the greatest thing ever.:"mom off camera: "no. lets not put headlocks on boys, okay? mom told her in the video. lets not put headlocks on boys." andy banker off camera: "was
that a good thing or a bad thing to do?kynlee mcfetridge, 3-year-old: "it's a bad thing." and in the end, we learned art may play a prominent role in her future.and don't rule out a career in tv journalism. kynlee mcfetridge, 3-year-old: "this is kynlee. news 11."andy banker off camera: "yes! you did it again. oh yeah!" (pam) kaylee is healthy now-- with no restrictions-- but her dad says she'll need a follow-up heart procedure several years from now. in the meantime, she and that little boy, jack, are still pals.boy, jack, are and that little meantime, she in the from now.several years procedure up heart need a follow-says she'll but her dad restrictions-- with no healthy now-- kaylee is (pam) oh yeah!" (pam) kaylee is healthy now-- with no restrictions-- but her dad says she'll need a follow-up heart procedure several years from now. in the meantime, she and that little boy, jack, are
still pals.(ken) that wraps up kron 4 news at 8.but our primetime coverage is just getting started this friday night grant lodes and vicki liviakis are here with kron 4 news at 9. ((grant))thank you pam and ken...next at nine..breaking news.teachers in another bay area district vote to strike. the san ramon valley education association just authorized union leaders to strike if they can't reach a deal on a new contract.this comes as oakland teachers reach a deal with the district to return to class after a week-long strike. details coming up...at the top of the hour.plus..caught on cameragiants ceo larry baer and his wife involved in an altercation in a busy san francisco neighborhood.within the last hour pam baer released a new statement about what happened.stick around for that.((grant))and another storm sets its sights on the bay area..and it could put a damper on your weekend plans. our chief meteorlogist has
your four zone forecast. ((vicki))keep it here...kron 4 news at nine starts right after the break. 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. these are the memories that stay with you, long after the moments have passed. (grant)
(grant) a historic day in the east bay... teachers declaring victory... as they reach a tenative agreement with the school district-- ending seven day strike.... (grant) thanks for joining us im grant lodes...(vicki) and im vicki livakis... the agreement ... which awaits final ratification by the union membership ... includes an 11-percent salary raise, reduces class sizes ... and lays the closure of several oakland schools. kron4's gayle ong is in oakland with details on what was said today? (gayle) after seven days on the picket lines,the oakland teacher's strike is over...the district and the union both announcing friday afternoon, the two sides have reached a tentative agreement..an 11 percent salary increase plus a one time 3 percent bonus for educators.