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>> from the area's local news station. you're watching the kron 00:00am morning news, 4. >> good morning and thanks for joining us for the kron 4 morning news here on wednesday. december the 15th the might of harvey. thank you for waking up with us this morning. a different morning from the past 2 days you might have noticed not as much rain on the roads. still a little sprinkles, but our meteorologists john's raible keeping us up to date with what's happening right now. good morning, there in morning, yes, definitely a calmer morning. then the past couple have been a nice way to wake up with less worries as you're venturing onto the roadways. but today we do work
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our way back into that rain. it is a very short lived break for most of those areas that have been holding on to at least drier conditions. so far. >> your view outside your berkeley hills camera is showing you some a great conditions overhead. we are still in the midst of some low cloud cover. and as mentioned, we do have some spotty showers out there. they've been relatively light, though, you can see a light sprinkle right around richmond on up to sandra fell. few light showers there on the peninsula and sitting right over hayward san leandro to oakland a few showers. also right there in the east bay hills towards rio vista eastern solano county just north of the delta. we're seeing a few showers and even a few snow flurries hanging on down into the diablo is east of san jose so some light sprinkles this morning. but look at what we have headed our direction. all that rainfall that you're seeing to our north is about to make its return to the bay area, especially come this afternoon and we're going to be looking at a wet finish to this day. so even though we do have a few sprinkles this morning.
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we're actually in the midst of one of your drier times of the day today. a cold start dublin and san itself only at 39 degrees. a santa rose at 37 oakland conquered san mateo at 44 degrees each so definitely want to pull out that extra layer. keep the cozy as you get out there, rainy conditions return this afternoon. i'll be showing you the timing of all of it in future cast all still to come, right. john, thank you so much for that. now, if you are in the roads this morning. remember. >> it's still slick out there as we have some sprinkles across the bay area like the bay ridge, for example. so a little under 2 minutes from the east bay into the city this morning. san mateo bridge heading across towards the peninsula. wow. looks like that's still pretty moist and wet a little under 30 minutes as you're heading across and the golden gate bridge will be about a 20 minute drive with us still slick the drier conditions there. we're going to have more on that coming up. leave the house a little earlier this morning because of the wet conditions. over in the east bay tesla facing more
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accusations of harassment. the lawsuits filed in alameda county, a legend unwanted culture at the company's fremont plant along with other facilities. now, we spoke to an attorney representing 6 women making these claims kron four's. dan thorn has that story for us. >> rampant harassment, including cat calls and unwanted touching are at the center of new lawsuits against tesla current and former female employees described the factory floor of the company's fremont plant as a crude front. house are rampant harassment is really very reminiscent of like what 1970's construction zone might feel like we're the kind of our cake. >> environments that used to exist in in some workplaces attorney david lowe is representing 6 women who filed the harassment suits. >> 5 of them worked in fremont. well, one worked in the service center in southern california in one suit. a tsa worker named make a looker and accused her supervisor of telling her she had a, quote,
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big and that she should dance along with other brazen comments a separate suit filed on behalf of allah's a brown who work the night shift at the fremont factory alleges a colleague would call her a quote, cow who was melting after she had given birth one of the hardest things for our clients. is that in some cases it was leeds or supervisors who are participating. >> in the harassment and they are clients as a result felt that they had nowhere to turn lowe and his clients believe the toxic culture a tesla has been inspired by the tone from the top outspoken ceo elon musk who has taken a liking to twitter to make major announcements. >> has also been accused of sharing us views on the platform in october, musk suggested starting a new university called the texas institute of technology and science. the name breaks down into a acronym. the lawsuits are seeking 3 outcomes accountability compensation and putting a stop to this behavior at tesla. it's really incumbent upon tesla to to
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step up and. >> rectify that situation and put a stop to that are asked put create a safe working environment that supports. >> reporting in san francisco, dan thorn kron 4 news. >> now. new information in the homicide investigation at the tesla factory in fremont. police now say a man was shot and killed by his co-worker. this is video of that scene. it happened on monday. police say the victim had just finished his shift when he was shot and killed in the parking lot. investigators identified the suspect as 29 year-old anthony so lima and say the 2 men worked together at the factory. police say the men were arguing earlier in the day when selena suddenly walked off the job. officers arrested him in milpitas the victim has not yet been identified. major budget cuts are coming to the san francisco unified school district. the school board has voted 61 in favor of the changes. now the district is facing a 125 million dollar budget shortfall for the next
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school year. if they do not resolve this or fall. the state will step in to take over the board, voted to slash the budget by about 90 million dollars which includes cutting 50 million dollars in funding for individual schools. 10 million would be cut from student services programs. administration in operation services will be cut by 20 million dollars and nearly 400 jobs will be slashed. the superintendent has released a statement about the cuts that reads in part, quote, we're committed to continuing the work with the board of education family students and staff to develop a sustainable budget that prioritizes the most effective ways to increase and improve services for our students if revenue projections improve the highest consideration for funny will be given to the school site budgets direct services as well as central office services the most support students in, quote. >> it's a night that's going to go down in nba history warriors guard steph curry. >> both that all-time three-point record at madison
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square garden. all we needed was to 3 point shots and he got them early in the game. he has now surpassed ray allen for the most career 3 pointers ever made and allen was among those there to see the moment kron four's, sports director jason dumas has more. >> he's done it in just 789 regular season games. steph curry surpassed 2000, 974, 3 pointers, an nba record. let's see how it all went down at madison square garden. this before the game. beautiful moment between staff ray allen, reggie miller, the 3 leaders in that 3 point category now just over a minute into the game. steph gets us started. this is the tying. 3 point record shot. let's rewind it real quick. back to 10/30/2000, 9 steph curry's first career 3 pointer that was in phoenix against steve nash and the suns. back
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to present day. steph. coming around a screen there. he gets it on the wing and here it is. 2000 974 3 pointer. he is popped up. there's mama duke's celebrated here. he gives that ball that he hit the record on to his pop to call him out a few dell curry. here was dell curry vantage point from the baseline. he's going to remember that his baby boy, it's in stone and here's the cherry on top staff. hugging it out ray allen who love to see an emotional moment at madison square garden. one that we will remember forever. now let's get back to our regularly scheduled program. we have a highlight to run for years down 5 until it. the that 3, his 3rd triple of the night golden state within 2, then in the 3rd tie game curry get to the head to jordan poole. he finishes the break
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with a dunk. jordan had 19 points on the night. same opquarter for misses the 3. he gets it to staff. drains. it. right and quick easy face mom and dad and loving it. that wasn't stay on your feet. the rose. all 3 of those. his 5th 3 pointer of the night. he now has 2,977 threes warriors win. one o 6.95. and take a look at this. the hall of fame step. >> is awarded a jersey from ready. i'm ray and then after the game. he gives a rolex to drain mon and andre iguodala, a custom rolex is engraved with their names on it. i'm going to assume i don't know for a fact it's because he has such a long history with these 2 players in particular and they helped him get to where he is. he's been with draymond green for 10 years. one dream
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and was drafted 10 years ago. 10 of his 13 years with dre and then obviously he's won 3 championships with andre iguodala. now. not giving him an extra invoice, but i'm sure he probably got klay thompson, 1, 2, and you'll get the clay when they get back to the bank of clay has been around for a long time hear that jersey that ray and reggie gift. it's death. after the game that chatted about his historic point. shooters. >> there's a call it ending to this last weekend. 2. good news. no special newgarden we deliver in terms of miss how archivist places. really can't say enough. i appreciate so much the way the fans embrace would mean let me just kind of get lost a special moment for sure that i member for. rest of my life. in terms what it
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means to 2 to pass or you know, and the reggie and doesn't to coming into the game. so nothing special. >> for me. it will be remember where you were moment whenever i see that highlight as you just lives on in sports history. >> well, that was forced director jason dumas supporting for us. now. the lawyers going play the celtics on friday in boston. tipoff is at 4.30. you want to set your lawn because you don't want to miss it. obviously. well, coming up on the kron 4 morning news. what one county is doing to fight the spread of covid during the holidays. and congress. they raise the u.s. debt limit. how the move >> keep the country from defaulting on loans will be right back after the break.
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>> welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. time for you now. 04:14am, here on this wednesday. december. the 15th the past couple days. the weather is kept a lot of people indoors. but a lot of us have had to really bring those conditions to make it into work today, a slight change in the forecast i'm meteorologists john sabol tracking that for us. good morning. there yeah, cold this morning, a few light showers this morning. but as reyna said, nothing too much that you need to brave as you're getting out there. >> as long as you've got the
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thick. but the on that nice warm jacket. you should be good to go. here's what i want you to make sure you have in your bag, though, you need the rain jacket. you need the umbrella because guess what, rain is just around the corner again, arriving this afternoon. for many of us that have seen calmer conditions. now berkeley hills camera showed you this one a second ago just gives you a good perspective on the fact that the bay area is a little bit clear this morning than what we've seen the past couple of days. you can at least see down below. we are seeing some showers out there, but they're very spotty unlimited heavier rainfall to our north is what's about to be working its way. our direction come the afternoon into evening hours tonight. now this rainfall today is not going to be mir's heavy as what we saw on sunday and monday. but it is going to come along with a punch enough to make roadways wet by your evening commute tonight. this morning, just a few isolated showers out there mostly on the lighter side between san jose and morgan hill. a few showers in the east bay and then right across the bay bridge on into oakland, berkeley and richmond as well as on up to 80 towards the
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car. keen as is where we're looking at some of those lighter showers still in the midst of this cool down the next system is bringing even colder weather with it more rainfall and more mountain snow fall. let's time it all out for you in future cast. so this morning, you can see those spotty showers for sure that we work our way into the afternoon rainfall kicks off initially for the north bay that begins to spread further into the rest of the bay area come the afternoon and evening tonight. north bay is going to be the big winners as far as rainfall totals go, but we will see rainfall picking up into the evening for the rest of the bay area. as you can see, those pockets of orange and even reds. those are your heavier pockets of rain fall. so we will have heavy rainfall there. it's just going to be more short-lived interspersed by lighter to moderate showers. rainfall continues into your early morning commute tomorrow thursday should dry out pretty quickly for us couple of sprinkles lingering on. but thursday afternoon into friday and saturday should be nice and dry days before the return of even heavier rainfall sunday
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afternoon, lasting all day monday on into tuesday. kind of like what we saw earlier this week. so this is an unsettled pattern for sure. now rainfall amounts over the next 24 hours. this is what we're talking about today tonight into early tomorrow. should amounts anywhere from a half of an inch to an inch and a half of rainfall. definitely lighter than the upwards of 12 inches of rainfall that we saw in mount tam at the start of this week. but definitely keeping things wet for us in keeping things wet enough in the sierra the winter storm warning will go into effect again starting at 04:00pm today and lasting through 10:00am tomorrow and a winter weather advisory paired with a winter storm warning during that same time frame going back into effect for northern portions of mendocino in upper elevations of lake county. so we're back to that wintry weather and that wet weather in just a few hours 50's for your daytime highs. today. today is a little bit more mild than yesterday. but still a cool one, especially considering that we will see cloud cover gradually
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increasing and rainfall along with it. you want to dress to be prepared for some wintry conditions highs from fremont union city 53 oakland, one of her more mild spots at 57 today. the way how at 55 degrees in sandra fell at 58 degrees are one of our most mild spots as well. now, tomorrow and friday temperatures will cool down just a touch as that cold front swings through. we'll look at rainfall returning this afternoon lingering with us into early tomorrow friday and saturday. are your dry days to go take care of anything you need to get done. as we do see our last weekend before things really ramp up now sunday, monday and tuesday rainfall kicks into gear again in the heaviest of it looking likely on monday. winter officially beginning on tuesday right now. john, thank you for that. and we get a little break there as you're traveling this morning. conditions still slick. >> so definitely take your time with the house a little earlier about 11 minutes as you're driving into the city this morning. san mateo bridge
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across towards the peninsula. little under 13 minutes on the slick commute. the golden gate bridge at about 20 minutes traveling from 37 to the tolls will have more weather and traffic coming up for now, let's talk about what's happening today. president joe biden is said to be visible to west. he's promising to help those families pick up the pieces after the recent deadly tornadoes. 88 people are now confirmed dead from this weekend's tornadoes which tore through several states 74 of those deaths are in kentucky alone. the white house has already sent dozens of generators and 10's of thousands of meals and dads to the hardest hit areas. president biden said his biggest concern is the emotional toll the storms are taking on those affected. >> we have last year, husband wife mother father and children, something what do you do? where do you go? that's what worries me most. the uncertain. so we just want them to know we're going to stay as long as it takes to help >> fema search and rescue teams are helping with the recovery efforts. if you would
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like to help the tornado victims kron four's parent company nexstar is now holding an online really drive to benefit the victims through the american red cross so far $43,310 have been donated. you can find more information over on our website. kron 4 dot com. the house and the senate both voted to raise the nation's debt limit in order to prevent the u.s. from defaulting on loans. now, the debt limit was raised by 2.5 trillion dollars hudson joins us live from d c with the very latest. good morning. were shot. >> hey, good morning. this vote comes after months of fighting between democrats and republicans over raising the nation's debt limit and spending here in washington. >> the joint resolution is passed. >> the house and senate both voted to raise the nation's debt limit by 2.5 trillion dollars. house speaker nancy pelosi says this was needed to cover the spending under the
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previous administration. >> over 95% of it incurred during the trump administration. pelosi says this has a direct impact on the pockets of the american people. >> for families. a default could mean millions of american jobs. >> eliminated increasing the nation's debt limit allows the country to continue to send out social security checks and pay service members. >> but alabama congressman gary palmer in texas. congressman kevin brady are worried this opens the door for democrats to spend more money. >> now my colleagues want to raise the debt limit by another 2 and a half trillion dollars. so they can continue down the path of reckless spending. make no mistake, the debt ceiling is not merely about passing pass spending. it's about making room for new wasteful spending. >> earlier tuesday, the senate approved the measure 50 to 49 along party lines. >> responsible governing has won on this exceedingly important issue.
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>> the bill now heads to the president's desk for his signature and congress has until 2023 to return to this issue reporting in washington rashad hudson, back to you. thank you for that update was shot. well, coming up next on the kron 00:00am morning news, the ups driver claims. >> she was racially profiled why s fpd threatened to arrest her will have that when we come back.
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>> will sign a citation for driving infraction or going to jail. those are the 2 choices given to a ups driver in san francisco. the driver who was a black woman believes she was racially profiled and the incident was recorded on our cell phone and it's gone viral for the first time since it happened. she talk to kron four's as muggy june in an interview, you're only going to see here. >> for doing my job to lebron they are going arrest me they say because i'm not signing anything. i'm not signing anything i'm not signing close to where refused to sign citation. >> you're subject to arrest. the should be code know i've got in my truck and not cry hysterically. i called my boss and told them that i was just
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about to get arrested for double parking. >> it happened back on december 7. that around 11:30am haight street near the sonic in san francisco that is where ups driver dedication, ferguson. let's double parked while delivering multiple packages that a bill i am a ups driver in full brown. >> delivering packages. why was she double parked. >> a pullover everywhere own a street. there's nowhere for me to park a go up and down. >> they hate. it's rare to find parking in san you good. civilians parking in >> zones. anyone familiar with the parking situation in san francisco knows you can drive for blocks day or night without finding aiparking space. what used to be available street parking is now occupied by restaurant parklet and bike share docking stations at this point.
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delivery drivers double parking set up a part of the landscape. in fact, it is something ferguson says she's been doing as an employee for ups for over 3 years. that never knew they pulled over people the ups drivers. >> fedex drivers. amazon drivers. everybody that. >> double parking to to to deliver however, this is the first time she's been approached by police to be ticketed of the job she believes the officers targeted her simply because she's a black woman. i feel like if i wasn't. >> this young black girl, i would have got to take it up. hollywood got a warning. i would even got to a siren. move your vehicle. >> that the shipper gus and signed the ticket. this mom says she didn't want to go to jail for double parking. there is another reason she says she signed the citation. people are counting on those packages on our truck being delivered. just want to make sure that i can get them. the air. >> product when they i suppose
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that we deliver to businesses that keep the low of san francisco going. i reached out to the san francisco police department to give them an opportunity to explain what happened from their perspective. >> i received no reply. has it made you kron. 4 news. >> we'll be right back after the break.
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