Skip to main content

tv   KRON 4 News at 8  KRON  November 3, 2021 8:00pm-9:01pm PDT

8:00 pm
>> from the bay area's local news station. we now with breaking news. she began her in politics in the early 90's at a time. >> when it was incredibly hard for an ap. i lament. >> friends and family are recognizing a trailblazer in local politics tonight whose life was tragically cut short in a traffic accident this morning. thank you for joining us here on kron, 4 news at 8, i palmore and i'm ken wayne will much and served in local and state office for 3 decades. she was killed while walking her dog this morning. >> in the city of alameda
8:01 pm
today. kron four's. also the mon in live in our newsroom with more on the legacy chan leaves behind ella ken and pam, the driver is cooperating and an investigation is underway to learn what exactly caused the woman behind the wheel. >> to crash into chan early this morning at around 08:00am alameda. police say the chain was hit in the intersection of shoreline drive in grand where she was found lying in the roadway. she died later at highland hospital from a serious head injury. the district 3 supervisor represented alameda, san leandro, parts of oakland san lorenzo hayward acres in ashland for 30 years in public service chan advocated for children families. the elderly affordable housing as well as health care for the uninsured and those look cool looked up to chan are calling her a trailblazer for asian americans. she was the first in that demographic to serve on the oakland school board and a state assembly majority leader and she's credited for championing working class family issues and saving sam lander hospital from closing a nice pay attorney tells us the chan ir the reason why she
8:02 pm
once ran for office. >> traffic safety and pedestrian safety and roads and safety can impact absolutely. any of any given time. it's shopping in the fact that, you know, led to the death one of my inspirational figures. >> a lot of people reacting tonight to this unfortunate news alameda county sheriff greg ahern released a statement in response to her death saying i'm saddened to learn of the tragic passing of supervisor wilma chan. she was a strong supporter of our community. policing programs to reduce incarceration, poverty, addiction and homelessness. her leadership and support of these programs will continue to change lives and are part of her lasting legacy of community service. i send my sincere condolences to her family. friends, supporters and our alameda county community chan is survived by 2 children and 2 grandchildren. and in the coming weeks alameda public works along with the transportation planning department. well, together review the scene of the crash
8:03 pm
to make any potential safety upgrades. ken, pam, back to you. ellen, thank you for that. >> meantime, another big story tonight, giants fans are getting ready to say thank you. and goodbye to one of the bay area's most beloved athletes, longtime catcher and fan favorite buster posey expected to announce his retirement tomorrow posey has been a fan favorite for more than a decade leading the team to 3 world series titles and today's news really came as a pshock for a lot of the fans kron four's sports reporter kylen mills at oracle park today. he had a chance to talk with fans and joins us live now with what they had to say. kylen. >> it is the end of an era here at oracle park for the last 12 years. giants catcher buster posey has been the face of this franchise 7 world series rings. he was named an all-star set or 3 world series rings, rather, he was named an all-star 7 times. he also has a 2012 national league player of the year. beyond the numbers, though buster posey
8:04 pm
was known for his professionalism and leadership teammates have nothing but positive things to say about him. fans tell me it's hard to put into words what buster posey means to the people here in san francisco. i is now retired longtime mlb, dot com giants reporter chris haft. what posey means to this franchise. he says buster posey is the greatest catcher to ever wear a giants uniform. >> chris, franchise ever had to just 6 games group. most grueling position we've that's i think it's a large reason why he's so he's retiring because the game has taken so much out of him physically. still has to be a husband. and the father you know, again, i think it's wise to that. big factor. why stepping loves the game. there's no doubt about it. but he loved his family more i mean, isn't that a great leader and i would think about, you we came out come after his no-hitter. it's like an iconic moment. >> but that says everything about him, you know, on least.
8:05 pm
>> a lot of fans were surprised by this news. but buster posey talked after the giants final postseason needed some confident that he was going to return to play next season. buster posey talked about how much his family means to me said that he wants to spend time with his wife and his kids and then reassess where he goes from here. surely his family was a big factor in making this decision for now. we're live from oracle park highland mills kron 4 sports. >> never seen a in my 41 years here in las vegas, a of a person was charged with the crime driving in excess of a 150 miles an hour. >> we are learning new details from that horrific crash as former las vegas raiders henry ruggs, the 3rd made his first court appearance today. the assistant district attorney revealed that ruggs was driving a 156 miles an hour. just seconds before crashing into the back of a toyota rav
8:06 pm
4. that vehicle was driven by 3023 year-old tina, 10 tour who was killed in the crash. police say they also found a loaded gun in rugs. corvette and then his blood alcohol level was still twice the legal limit 2 hours after the crash. >> continuing our covers. the district attorney says that their offices are waiting to see evidence will allow them to file yet another charge related to the gun. >> ruggs girlfriend also suffered injuries in the crash, meaning he could be facing another dui charge as well. kron four's. theresa has more. >> well, i'm here in the newsroom, it seems that the more we learn about this case. the worse again. so spoke with a local legal expert about the charges facing rugs, the 3rd and how he could be looking at a very long prison sentence. >> but just a horrible tragedy bay area, criminal defense attorney paula canny watched henry ruggs, a 3rd. >> make his first appearance in a clark county courthouse
8:07 pm
wednesday as we face is the beginning of a long legal process. she says starting with his release on the judge set bail it. >> $150,000 with a bunch of rigid, its conditions home confinement is one of the conditions no alcohol surrender, the passport and no driving. can. he says although the facts coming out are startling such as the information that is cars computer shows he clocked in at a 156 miles per hour striking and then killing the driver of the rav 4. >> tina 10 tore and bursting into flames. plus his blood alcohol level was 0.1 6. she says this is not a cut and dry criminal case really d-ny cases. >> we're super complicated blood analysis is complicated. you know, breath analysis to determine blood alcohol
8:08 pm
content is complicated. i you know, i don't know what's going to happen because i don't know. i mean, if you're going to it may be if they're going to advance a defense that the reason the car was traveling. so fast is because there was a mechanical problem with the gas pedal county has certainly more charges will come with a loaded gun found in the car. the fact his girlfriend alsogin the corvette was injured. >> and then there are possible civil charges brought by the woman's family. as for his be able to. >> the picked up by any other team because the national football league is going to discipline him. so in the short run, i mean, i'm sure the sky is a wrecked filled with, you know, guilt, shame remorse, horrified and super it's just a terrible, terrible, terrible situation. >> and county says that it was completely avoidable she's adding that the current charges rugs. the 3rd is facing a 2 to 20 year prison sentence and that could go up.
8:09 pm
obviously if more fences are at it and the newsroom. theresa stasi, back to you guys. thank you. theresa. >> a pilot for southwest airlines is being cited with assault and battery in the south bay that follows an alleged fight with a flight attendant about face masks. according to reports, this happened last month at a san jose hotel bar. police have declined to provide additional details other than this happened while both the flight attendant and the pilot were staying at that hotel for a layover. the pilot has been placed on leave while an investigation continues meantime, southwest airlines is responding to this alleged fight with a memo sent to staff asking them to respect others while they are on duty. >> following the approval of the highs or vaccine for children anti-vaccine demonstrators showed up at san jose city hall today. members of 2 groups, bay area, freedom
8:10 pm
alliance and children's health defense took part in the protest. some of them argue that vaccines do more harm than good. so leading health experts say the exact opposite is true that the benefits of getting vaccinated outweigh any risks and the adverse side effects are exceptionally rare. still, the protesters say they don't want the government enforcing vaccine mandates on their children. >> this protest comes as santa clara county became among the first in the region to offer the vaccinations at county run sites for children today. some of the children did need a little coaxing to sit still for the sad. but there were coloring books and play areas consider its staff to make the experience less frightening for the most part, the rollout was a smooth one with both children and their parents eager for them to take this step toward getting back to normal. >> we've definitely talked a lot about it you know, his older brother was already vaccinated to felt really left out. he really was looking forward to the day that they
8:11 pm
would approve this. and then we can go get it. yes, really been frustrating for me. and i just want to go back to normal. and this is the best way to do it. >> santa clara county says it expected to have vaccinated more than 2000 of the newly elle eligible children by the end of today. the fairgrounds and other county run sites are so far by appointment only mobile clinics will offer doses near school sites, beginning thursday, right now. kron 4 dot com. you can get the latest information on the coronavirus just scan the qr code on your screen. it will take you directly to this special section on our website where you can find all of our covid coverage. >> oh, my gosh. it's a bear. and by the time that gotten to my brain. i was being torn apart in the dark. >> this is attack as a retired bay area physician recovering at home tonight. what's being done to prevent somebody else from getting hurt. plus the concerns over shoplifting in
8:12 pm
san francisco are growing as we head into the holiday season when business owners complaints with plans to reduce crime. >> and dry and clear for now in the bay area. but a storm is inching closer arriving overnight. find out how much rain we're expecting to get and more wet weather in store for us in the coming days. details in my full forecast after the break. when a truck hit my car, the insurance company wasn't fair. i didn't know what my case was worth, so i called the barnes firm. i'm rich barnes. it's hard for people to know how much their accident case is worth. let our injury attorneys help you get the best result possible.
8:13 pm
8:14 pm
>> they loaded up with the 20
8:15 pm
seconds on the black for green ford f one 50. >> and they were out. >> that's the owner of chef a little guy catering describing the theft of his mobile kitchen trailer. he says he used his stimulus money to buy the trailer. so we have a chance to earn a living while indoor dining was closed this week was coming home from the store when his neighbor texted to ask about somebody moving his trailer and then it was gone. >> hey, i see someone by a trailer if in a loaded onto the truck. looks like you. but i'm not sure, you know, is that you and i take that right away. no, that's not me. >> chef guy. says the trainer was also loaded with valuable cooking equipment. anyone who has information is asked to contact oakland police. >> santa clara police are warning of an ongoing scam where somebody is reportedly pretending to be the city's mayor. according to the city of santa clara. the scammer is calling to tell people that they have one either a choice
8:16 pm
of $10,000 a week for life or a lump sum single payment in the amount of 18.5 million dollars from the publisher's clearinghouse. then the caller reportedly asked for taxes to be paid on the prize money and that has to be paid up front before the winnings can be clay. the city is warning. if you get this call, you should hang up immediately and not provide any information to the caller. the u.s. supreme court started hearing a case today that could ultimately expand the right to carry a concealed weapon. weather is here in the bay area. los angeles, new york and beyond. the case involves a lawsuit filed by 2 men in new york who apply for licenses to carry their guns outside their homes for self-defense. but they would deny the permits. the high court has previously ruled that the second amendment protects an individual's right to own and to have a gun inside the home but has not
8:17 pm
address whether that right extends outside gun violence victims say they support the current law, but one supreme court justice questioned whether people should have a right to defend themselves. >> we don't want to take your guns. a save our children from the woods pretty unlikely that you're going to run into someone is going to rob you on the street. >> this is the first second amendment case heard before the high court, a 63 conservative majority several california cities prohibit carrying guns outside the home unless the owner obtains a concealed carry permit. a court decision is expected next spring. >> new theories and allegations as the investigation into the deadly shooting on the set of the movie rust continues. the attorney for the film's armorer hannah gutierrez-reed is claiming his clients equipment may have been tampered with and the act may have been sabotage speaking on nbc's today show this morning.
8:18 pm
he said reed was pulling from a box of blank bullets all day and that the box was clearly label blanks. he suggests that someone knowingly put live ammo into the box and that reid would have been able to tell the difference between the 2 because they look the same. he said his client is fully cooperating with the investigation so far, officials have given no indication that there was foul play involved. new jersey democratic governor phil murphy will serve another 4 years in office. it was a very tight race that will spare democrats a loss of a second gubernatorial seat after yesterday's republican victory in virginia murphy is now new jersey's first democratic governor to get a second straight term in 44 years. 150,000 californians will be sleeping in shelters or on the street tonight. >> and another 700,000 people could be facing eviction. that's according to california attorney general rob bonta
8:19 pm
during a virtual meeting today. he said the state department of justice has created a housing strike force. it will focus on tenant protections and housing availability and affordability. the strike force will also enforce housing and development laws and tenant rights laws. is planning meetings around the state to detail the plants. >> this work is critical every day, millions of californians worry about keeping a roof over their head while others have already lost theirs. ownership rates are at their lowest since the 1940's almost half of black households in california spent more than 30% of their income on housing. and among all households. one in 4 renters, pay more. then half. their income on rent. our house in strikeforce on. but the tenant round tables and housing portal. well allow doj to ramp up our efforts to tackle this crisis and advance housing access portability and equity.
8:20 pm
>> you can get details on the department of justice's housing portal. it's at all a g dot dot gov slash housing. >> now our 4 zone forecast as we give you a live look at the golden gate bridge where it's fairly mellow out there right now and meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez joins us with what we can expect as we move forward this week. yeah. the return of wet weather as early as tonight during the overnight hours very dry clear conditions out there right now at this 8 o'clock hour in the bay area. but we're going to see storm clouds. >> increasing throughout tonight because of this storm currently over eureka inching closer towards ukiah. and then on the bay area's doorstep shortly before midnight tonight. for those of you in the north bay. but we're going to track a series of storm all weekend long and even through early this upcoming week futurecast for tracking light to moderate rain making its way into santa rosa shortly before midnight dry for the rest of the bay area until
8:21 pm
around 2, 3 o'clock in the morning. that's when we're going to notice widespread light showers for the san francisco peninsula and east bay still dry. for those of you in the south bay until 3, 4 o'clock in the morning storm going to shift from the northwest to the southeast and by thursday morning drying out and clearing out and then we're going to see slightly cooler temperatures as that storm. it's going to be a weak one, giving us a cooler air mass in its wake. but right now, rain totals so far about a quarter of an inch of rain or less expected with this latest model run those of you in santa rosa, about a 3rd of an inch of rain. but we are going to notice, though. very dry calm conditions leading up to this storm and temperatures out there right now. low to mid 60's. mid 50's right now for half moon bay at 56 degrees. so the one cooler location there. but overnight lows remaining in the mid to upper 50's for most of the bay area daytime highs, 48 degrees cooler tomorrow compared to today, mid 60's for downtown
8:22 pm
san francisco and oakland flirting with 70's for san jose. but those of you in novato going to be the mall this city in the low 70's but still below average with war wet weather scattered showers saturday and a possible atmospheric river could arrive as early as monday night through tuesday. not going to be strong as october's bring this inches of rain. but we could see measurable amount of beneficial rain on tuesday. so we'll take that and we've plenty of warning now yeah, it's a plan ahead. thanks mabrisa. >> new details today from a fatal weekend shooting in the south bay. why police say they're not going to press any charges will explain. >> plus, a woman left fighting for her life when a bear attacks her recovery and how future attacks are trying to be prevented.
8:23 pm
8:24 pm
8:25 pm
>> well, this retired bay area physician is recovering at home in orinda tonight after being attacked by a bear. what happened over the weekend at her second home in the north shore of lake tahoe, kron four's. dan kerman has the story. >> i'm lucky. i'm really, really lucky. >> for rose fun hoffman kersey is talking about how she survived a bear attack just before sunrise on saturday morning. well, she's seen bears in a north tahoe neighborhood before and even snapped these photos. this is the first time she's founded there inside her cabin rifling through her freezer.
8:26 pm
>> it happened so fast. so fast. very little. it's oh, my gosh. it's a bear. and by the time that gotten to my brain. i was being torn apart in the dark. >> eventually the bear went downstairs and out the door. but the damage had been done and hoffman christie's body was covered in blood and bruises and puncture wounds. >> i have a little angel i don't know why i survived. >> state wildlife officials collected forensic evidence from the bite wounds in hopes of getting a dna profile of the bear. they also set up a trap near the victim's home. if we can get that bear in the trap. >> we will do the dna work and try to compare the dna profile from any bear that strapped. and if it is the same bear that has been implicated in attacking this woman will be euthanized if it's not the same area will be released, but hoffman kersey is suffering from stage 4 cancer.
8:27 pm
>> and it been at the cabin following around of chemotherapy. they deserve to live them. >> the wilderness and were in their wilderness. but. it's like good people and bad people. they're good bears and bad bears. this was a bad there. this is a bear who smelled from the streets and upstairs. little bag of all the condos. >> but hoffman curzie says she does have plans to return to that tahoe home, but not until that there is captured. in orinda dan kerman kron 4 news. >> next. tonight on the news at 8 shoplifting continuing to create problems for san francisco store owners. one small business owner explains why she is not sold on the city's new plan to crack down businesses are not the only ones frustrated with crime, though we will show you how people in one neighborhood in the city are taking matters into their own hands. and if you're planning a holiday you're planning a holiday getaway when a truck hit my car, you're planning a holiday gthe insurance company wasn't fair. i didn't know what my case was worth, so i called the barnes firm.
8:28 pm
i'm rich barnes. it's hard for people to know how much their accident case is worth. let our injury attorneys help you get the best result possible. ♪ i see trees of green ♪ let our injury attorneys help you ♪ red roses too ♪ ♪ i see them bloom for me and you ♪ (music) ♪ so i think to myself ♪ ♪ oh what a wonderful world ♪
8:29 pm
8:30 pm
accident, i wondered what my case was worth. so i called the barnes firm. i'm rich barnes. is your accident case worth more than insurance offered? call the barnes firm now to find out. you might be surprised. tonight at 8.30, as we head into the holiday shopping season. a san francisco store owners concerned about theft. >> one of her stories was a victim of a brazen shoplifter over the weekend and as noelle bellow reports tonight, the owner is not convinced that the city's latest tactics to create a more welcome made safer. san francisco will help. >> it's not the typical type of that we see in our store. it was a busy afternoon last saturday. at the clothing store. i say leaves on
8:31 pm
fillmore street co-owner christina says a man casually walked in and started taking stacks of clothes off the shelves. >> yes, right now. any new moves around pretty slow. lays. not like really in a rush it's kind of casual seems a police report was filed and christina says they're waiting for an update from sfpd. >> she says the lee's union street location was also hit over the summer by a young woman. we have 3 stores here in san francisco. and we have one in new york. >> and now we're not experiencing the problems in new people are feeling and secure abbas can era says a small business advocate and executive director of the fillmore merchants association. he says right now security is the number one concern of business owners as far as grab and run theft in our stores. as far store break ins. and i just got a notice today. one of our managers on the most. she was mugged. we still sadly have challenges
8:32 pm
with crime on tuesday, mayor london breed announced a new ambassadors program to increase a sense of safety in certain neighborhoods across san francisco. >> kinnear us says fillmore street isn't on that list. christina is doubtful. it would help. they don't see it as being a deterrent for crime. christina says they have thought about hiring private security firm the stores, but those costs would quickly add up and the big name stores like target walgreens and safeway. now closing early or closing for good across the city. it doesn't give. >> smaller businesses like myself. a lot of confidence that the city is going to do anything to protect in san francisco. noelle bellow kron 4 meanwhile, nearby and san francisco's marina district safety concerns are leaving neighbors to hire private officers patrols. special police officer alan by our says smashed car windows reports of home burglaries and robberies are bringing him good business bio. it says that he has added 50 to 60
8:33 pm
more private clients since the pandemic. >> bringing the total of citizens who each pay him $65 a month to keep an eye out for susoicious activity up to 165 people. >> since the pandemic from last i've gotten a lot more calls, a lot more e-mails and increased people in the basically scared about what's going on. they see no radio reports. what's on social media and they don't feel safe in their neighborhoods. >> unlike private security patrol special police officers have been part of the city charter since the 1850's. they have similar uniforms to the sfpd and they are authorized to make arrests. >> there are new details on that fatal shooting at a halloween party in gilroy. the santa clara county district attorney's office has declined to file charges against the suspect. the shooting happened at the home of gilroy city
8:34 pm
council member rebecca arm and diaries on saturday. that's on loss on avenue. a teenager was killed. 3 other teens were injured. police arrested 19 year-old benjamin calderon over the weekend. but again, the da has not press charges. he is the second cousin to the council member. the da's office is asking anyone who has information to contact police. >> let's check our 4 zone weather forecast a live look outside tonight at sfo looks pretty clear over anybody who might be flying in to hang out as the weekend approaches or fly out and go someplace. yeah. there's looking great right now dry. but we are going to see an increase in some light showers tonight as a weak storm arrives leaving behind a cooler and drier air mass for your thursday afternoon. we are seeing an increase in that high cloud cover with storms off the coast starting to make its way inland, but a mix of sun and clouds throughout your thursday afternoon. downtown san francisco, a few degrees below average only warming up
8:35 pm
to 64 degrees with the marina district at 63 degrees. low 60's for older not in half moon bay in daly city. both 63 degrees for your thursday afternoon. highs and winds out of the west-northwest fortunately breezy, 15 miles per hour less. but tonight we could see gusts in that 20 to 30 mile per hour range with that approaching storm. but millbrae and san bruno 64 degrees for your afternoon highs overall, 48 degrees cooler tomorrow. compared to today, redwood city 68 degrees with san mateo 66 degrees for your afternoon highs in pretty uniform numbers for those of you in the south bay upper 60's for santa clara and san jose at 68 degrees with livermore and pleasanton in the mid 60's union city 67 degrees a little bit cooler for those of you enter in get 65 degrees. the concord and walnut creek in the mid 60's. so we are going to track widespread mid to upper 60's. for those of you in the north bay vacaville 69 degrees could
8:36 pm
see upwards of about half an inch of rain throughout that northwest portion in the north bay santa rosa, though, about a 3rd of an inch of rain with this approaching storm. everyone else in the bay area really expecting to get about a quarter of an inch of rain or less. and then light scattered showers. a 10th of an inch or less starting saturday morning through saturday night and then by monday night we could start seeing some atmospheric river moisture making its way into the bay area with the main event not arriving until tuesday. and don't forget daylight saving time. and so we're going to fall back one hour this weekend. back to ken and pam, thank you. marie said the safeway holiday ice rink in union square has. >> officially reopen for the first time since the pandemic began. you can go any day now from now through january in the city. so from 10:00am to 11:00pm tickets are $19. that includes skate, rental and sessions are now are long. you must be vaccinated to go to the rink. there's a link to buy the tickets on our website. kron 4 dot com, san
8:37 pm
francisco state university students will have an in-person graduation ceremony this year. and it will take place at chase center on january 8th. the commencement will honor both the classes of 2020 2021 which both had their spring ceremonies. >> held virtually sf say will be the venue's first commencement ceremony since opening in 2000, 19 all guests and graduates will need to show proof of covid vaccination in order to attend. >> well, if you're not keeping an eye on your kids time online. you might be surprised to find out just how many hours a day most children spend staring at a screen hit hard as we head into the holiday season and area food bank expecting a surge in demand. how you can help and lend a hand and it's one of those sierra book at why you still can a warning from rental companies as traffic is picking up in lake tahoe.
8:38 pm
8:39 pm
from one moment to the next, our kids become the most important part of our lives. and even though the years pass, that never changes. we never stop worrying about them. that's why it's important to have health insurance. with covered california, we got a plan we could afford. it includes free preventive care, like cholesterol and blood-pressure checkups. because even though they grow up, they'll always be your baby. covered california. this way to health insurance. enroll by december 31st at coveredca.com. emergency planning for kids. we can't predict when an emergency will happen. so that's why it's important to make a plan with your parents. here are a few tips to stay safe. know how to get in touch with your family. write down phone numbers for your parents, siblings and neighbors. pick a place to meet your family
8:40 pm
if you are not together and can't go home. remind your parents to pack an emergency supply kit. making a plan might feel like homework, but it will help you and your family stay safe during an emergency. travel to tahoe is picking up again. it is thanks to that october snowstorm that allows some ski resorts to open earlier than ever. >> the vacation rental platform. the casa says that reservations in the tahoe area jumped 50% last week as h% compared to 2 weeks earlier, the desire to travel is more pronounced now that vaccination eligibility has expanded and the united states is opening its borders to international travelers. >> we do expect the markets to
8:41 pm
rebound this after charles. 2 more of a wait-and-see approach in 2000, 20. in fact, according to a recent survey 61% of americans who are planning to ski or snowboard. each of this winter are able get a waste. they had to previously postponed due to covid-19 and other factors. >> so if you want to plan a trip to the sierra that people have to suggest that you do so as early as possible. so you will have more options. >> a plan is in the works. coming up after the break, how state lawmakers hope to end the b
8:42 pm
8:43 pm
i was injured in a car crash. i had no idea how much my case was worth. i called the barnes firm. when a truck hit my son, i had so many questions about his case. i called the barnes firm. it was the best call i could've made. your case is often worth more than insurance offers. call the barnes firm to find out what your case could be worth. we will help get you the best result possible. ♪ the barnes firm, injury attorneys ♪ ♪ call one eight hundred, eight million ♪
8:44 pm
>> a record number of ships are waiting to unload off the southern california coast. the marine exchange of southern california reports 158 ships are at the port of long beach alone that maze that the number of ships within 40 miles of ports. that's a out of the 158 ships. 102 are container ships. they are waiting to unload their products which will be sent all over the united states and 44 are offshore, which ties a record for ship to waiting outside of the port. meantime, some state lawmakers are sounding alarms. they say it's time to take action on the major backup at the state's 2 largest port our capitol reporter ashley zavala explains some of the short and long-term solutions. state leaders are considering.
8:45 pm
>> it's become clear that this is a multifaceted problem. >> one switch. you can flip the supply chain crisis and congestion at the 2 largest ports in the country. the ports of long beach and los angeles at the center of wednesday state legislative hearing those 2 california ports are responsible for 40% of the nation's imports and 25% of its exports meeting with the president of california association of port authorities told the select committee on ports in goods movement. the clogging at california ports is happening in part because of the lack of investment by the state is to walk in balance to do. what's the best. and that's made in california. >> other states motion. >> so hot in has to be corrected. port officials told lawmakers they need more chase ease or equipment. that helps move cargo more transparent data workforce training and more land to off load cargo short term leaders in the newsom administration said wednesday the state is working
8:46 pm
on identifying that land by december 15th now have robust list of several dozen. >> complications for each of them. but we're kind of working through the questions. officials told the committee the number one issue is getting cargo off of ships. republican lawmakers and the california retailers association pointed to state policies and regulations as contributors to that problem saying repeal everything that we're saying. let's talk about it. its movement by these regulations. some stakeholders have said those regulations include one that reclassified independent contractors, including truckers as employees and another that regulates warehouse were, quote, a u.s. want to look at those. >> laws, regulations and ordinances. it's given a fresh look, i think there was some things that will be willing to to to take a look at other things it may be in sacramento. ashley zavala kron 4 news. >> at least 70% of americans are expected to go over budget this holiday season research
8:47 pm
by finance company. a firm finds almost half of us plan to spend more on gifts this year. some say they want to make up for missed celebrations last year. study says you can save by shopping early and creating a realistic budget. also recommends shoppers to use reward credit cards with cash back features. >> if you are hoping to get a nintendo switch for the holidays. you may have some trouble that endo is cutting production of the switch because the company says it cannot get the needed chips for them. the individual gaming council became very popular during the pandemic. the company says it will make 20% fewer switch consuls through the end of its fiscal year, which wraps up in march. a shortage on video games may not be the worst thing. a new study suggests children spent more time in front of a screen during the pandemic. >> researchers say children are spending an average of 7.7 hours a day in front of screens and that time doesn't
8:48 pm
include doing their schoolwork child. experts say the effects of that much time are seen in behavior such as social skill difficulties, social anxiety and fear social interaction pediatrician says effects of high screen time include tired, eyes headaches and weight gain as we get ready for daylight saving time. be sure, you know the telltale signs that you're not getting enough. vitamin d doctors say a sweaty scalp and spine shrinkage could be some of the symptoms people experience during the winter months. this happens because you may not be getting enough sun exposure. that's our main source of vitamin d they recommend taking vitamin supplements to counteract those effects. >> and now kron 4 sports from the 18 t fiber sports desk. >> well, it appears to be an end to an era outside of steph curry buster posey is the biggest sports figure in this
8:49 pm
city bar none. and today we found out that he plans to retire from the game. the resume. well, it speaks for itself. 3 time world series champ an mvp award 7 all-star selections. >> a gold glove. >> for silver sluggers. >> and many more accolades. that's just to say the least. we wish him the best in retirement. it's not official yet. >> but the cat is out the back. all right. the forty-niners were at work prepping for the cardinals this sunday at levi's stadium, jimmy garoppolo and company were happy to see a familiar face during the team's walk through all pro tight end. george kittle is back after a three-game absence. he's expected to play in the game this week which brings a smile to his quarterbacks face. >> i mean, just having him out there for the walk just a little bit ago. you could feel he's got some, you know, fresh likes his legs or his looking fast right now. so i'm excited to get back out there. another
8:50 pm
weapon for some got jeff wilson come back too. so it's good wednesday for us. >> and guess what, we have a blowout in mission bay. the warriors are taking on the hornets. this is kelly. you great revenge game hangin much river ranch. >> warriors up 80 to 64. we're just a little over a minute left in the 3rd period when this game goes final. we'll have those highlights for you all righty that you look at sports. we'll be right back after a quick break. i'm sorry. we have that helping neighbors deal with hunger. >> how you can pitch in to help the bay area, food bank as they head into the busiest as they head into the busiest part of the season. the classic hollywood story. we meet the hero, the all-new nissan frontier. hero faces seemingly impossible challenge. ♪ tension builds... ♪ the plot twist.
8:51 pm
♪ the hero prevails. in hollywood, this would be the end. but our here, we are just getting started. introducing the all-new nissan frontier.
8:52 pm
8:53 pm
but our here, we are just getting started. into the holiday season. food banks are bracing for their busiest time of the year. they say. >> this is when the demand for meals skyrocket as khan forcefully to call reports, a local food bank expects the naval actually only grow in the coming months whether it's your time or money. the alameda county community food bank can use your help at this point having the holidays we've been averaging about 4 and a alf million pounds of food. >> every month out the door which is significantly higher than the pandemic. and now we're just sitting in the season. the busy season that will extend beyond 2 months food bank spokesperson michael pence says the community need will only grow our city bank and also makes like us.
8:54 pm
>> generally get about 60% of our revenue. 60 1% of our ability to serve the community happens in these next couple it's critical that we take advantage of this time. it's critical that the community steps up as more communities are opening up with pandemic. related restrictions loosening up. >> the food bank has experienced a shortage of volunteers all while managing to rising food costs. >> says the food bank has met the challenges but not without hardship. this is going to be a much longer steeper climb a lot of people. and we just need to make sure the community continues to support us so we can. >> support combat says by the end of the year. the non-profit organization will have distributed enough food for 48 million meals. >> that's a drastic jumped from the 28 million meals average for a year before the pandemic all kron 4 news. >> now. our 4 zone forecast as we give you a beautiful shot of the city. all sparkly 10
8:55 pm
debris. so wants to give us a look at what's happening in the sierra before we go tonight. yeah. let's take a look at your sierra forecast for those of you heading out at san francisco international airport all clear, very dry. calm conditions out there in the bay area radar for tracking an increase in that storm cloud cover from the coast making its way inland dry and clear. for those of you in the sierra, but you're expecting to see some light ake tered showers, south tahoe, though, only tracking about a 10th of an inch of rain or less with the western slopes of this year picking up possibly upwards of about half an inch of rain or less. but then drying out with the cooler drier forecast for your thursday afternoon and windy as well. we do have a lake wind advisory going into effect early 5 o'clock in the morning on thursday through 5 o'clock in the evening with wind gusts 45 miles per hour. increasing wave heights anywhere from 2 to 3 feet mid-fifties for truckee and even south lake tahoe. a slight warm up by friday. but
8:56 pm
then more scattered showers set to arrive by saturday night for this year. back to you, ken and pam all of recent thank you. and that wraps up kron 4 news tonight at 8 on our primetime news continues at the top of the hour. grant lotus and catherine e tons of good. see you k. >> here's what we can i get to say hello it everybody tie from everybody. a lot of news coming up. thank you guys. >> next to that and the east bay just horrible alameda county supervisor wilma chan. you see or hear killed in a car killed by a car while she was walking her dog this morning how she inspired a generation of women, though, to get involved helping their communities and the lasting impact she will have here in the bay area. also not of children can get vaccinated. there are parents wondering if they will need to show. >> vaccination cards to get into places like restaurants. what health officials are saying tonight about proof of vaccination plans. those stories and more coming up on kron 4 news at 9.
8:57 pm
8:58 pm
8:59 pm
>> when fun time from the bay area's local news station. you're watching kron. 4 news has no power shoot down being romano for. >> women, especially women in politics cannot be underestimated.
9:00 pm
>> now at bay area. political leaders being honored and remembered tonight after a morning walk ends with her tragic death. this as kron 4 news at 9. welcome in everybody. thenk you for being with us tonight. i'm grant lotus and i'm catherine heenan in for vicki. she has the night off. >> alameda county district 3 supervisor wilma chan died after being hit by a car alameda police say that she'd been walking her dog at the intersection of shoreline drive and graham street when it happened. kron four's jonathan mccall is live. he's in the newsroom and has a more on the tributes jonathan that are just pouring in for this woman. yes, so many folks reaching offering their condolences grant and katharine trailblazer fearless. >> and powerful just some of the adjectives being described to use to describe supervisor. wilma chan for 30 years. she used her voice to champion a number of social issues including access to health care and a justice reform

59 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on