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i'm justine waldman.(jrs) and i'm jr stone. pg&e said in a statement tonight that ceo geisha williams has resigned. she became first latina c-e-o of a fortune 500 company. and has been in that role since march of 2017. state regulators have recently called for management changes within pg&e. now an interim chief executive officer will take over. john simon has been serving as the executive vice president and been with pg&e since 2007. right now the company is under scruitiny for their alleged role in starting a number of wildfires over the past two years... including the tubbs fire in santa rosa and the camp fire in paradise. (jrs) pg&e released a statement from simon saying... "while the board conducts its ceo search, our priority will be keeping the company focused on further improving safety while continuing to provide reliable service to our customers." (justine) her regisnation comes... as news spreads of pg&e potentially filing for
bankruptcy. under a new state law, pg&e must tell its employees at least 15 days before a change of control in the company - including a bankruptcy filing. multiple reports indicate, that notice may come as soon as tomorrow morning. right now pg&e is in discussions with lenders about trying to get permission to finance a package worth up to 5-billion dollars. this would allow pg&e to continue to operate while going through bankruptcy proceedings. pg&e faces several lawsuits from the tubbs and camp fires. stay with us here at kron 4... for developments in this breaking news story. "we're used to stuff like this... we're proffesional... (jr) san francisco police b.- are investigating (jr stone) that's according to witnesses who say police blocked off taber (tay-ber) place near second street this morning. (justine) the windows of
buildings shattered.. kron 4's gayle ong spoke to numerous people there who heard the commotion. she joins us live in san francisco with details. gayle. residents say they felt the building shake.it's still a mystery but people in the area may have clues.. the san francisco bomb squad and police blocked off the alleyway of taber place in the south of market neighborhood sunday morning..police haven't said exactly what happened but the windows of buildings shattered..and many residents say they heard a ud explosion..daniel chen was at the coffee shop nearby..
when jean harper heard the sound, she immediately took her dog "bee-ju" for a walk to see what happened..hours later..we saw a man in hand cuffs, put in a patrol car..on south park street -- a block away from where the incident happened.. the officer confiscated what appears to be explosives and a white plastic bag..chris newman lives in the area, he didn't hear the loud boom but spoke to officers on the scene..most of the windows are now covered with plywood boards..daniel casey and his employee joshua spent the afternoon cleaning up the mess.. we reached out to san francisco police but have not
yet heard back.live in san francisco gayle ong kron 4 news. (jrs)weather wasn't bad today but things are changing. (justine) we are joined by meterologist mabrisa rodriguez... and this is the first in a series of storms we are going to see this week? the start of the work week does look start off wet as showers become more widespread through the day. rain totals from tonight through monday night are forecast to generally be in the 0.25-0.50" range, except locally up to 1" santa cruz mtns and 2" in the santa lucia mtns. rain chances will continue tuesdayand wednesday with most of the bay area getting 0.50"-1.50" of rain. winds of 35-45 mph with gusts over 60 mph tuesday night into wednesday is also a
possibility. if this trend continues then a wind advisory may be needed. the biggest storm of the week will happen wednesday night through thursday. this has the potential to be the first pineapple express of the season. atmospheric river rain totals will range between the 1.00"-2.00" range. winds will also be an issue with this system with another round of strong winds wednesday night into thursday. wind advisory or high wind warning may also be needed with this system. (justine) and we have team coverage for you tonight... people going to bay area beaches are being warned about "sneaker waves."(jr stone) the warning applies to beaches
along the central coast from sonoma county to monterey, including ocean beach in san francisco. that's where we find kron4's dan thorn live tonight. dan have you seen any sneaker waves out there today? people might be asking themselves what are "sneaker waves" well they're just that--they're unexpected waves that sneak up on you--even if it appears calm. and weather officials are warning you not to get caught in them. the crashing the crashing waves and surfers tearing through the water are the backdrop for a beautiful sunday at ocean beach. the waves do not appear to be menacing but weather officials are warning people to expect the unexpected..sot: it doesn't look that intimidating but in fact there's still a lot of power in the swell even though it's not that big the waves are kinda a little bit unruly because the storm
that's out there.dane grant says "sneaker waves" is not a term widely used by the surf community. however, he says once you dip your board in the water you have to keep your head on a swivel..especially at ocean beach..sot: this is a pretty advanced spot just because theres so many swells coming from different directions and it's complicated and difficultthere were plenty of people enjoying the beach from land--kids and pets running along the coast line..including meghan hanebutte hanna-bit and her pup wilson...the national weather service suggests keeping a close eye on them because unexpected waves and creep up farther on the beach.. sot: it doesn't really concern me because my guy is pretty scared of the water as it is so i don't really over think it. meghan wasn't too familiar with the term sneaker waves either..sot: just that they can sneak up on you this warning will remain in effect through 3 am tomorrow morning. a word to the wise: don't have your back facing the ocean and be safe in the water. reporting at ocean beach dan thorn kron 4 news.
(jrstone) today - as the government shutdown became the longest in history - congresswoman barbara lee held a meeting with several others who have been impacted by the shutdown to discuss how the shutdown has affected their daily lives. the group included two tsa agents, an employee at the epa, and one at the fda, all of whom are furloughed or working (jrstone) money is getting tight for federal employees as the partial government shutdown enters it's 4th week. (justine) so the east bay coast guard spouses club is stepping up. they began giving away donated food and supplies they've been collecting from alameda families were expected to come by and pick up a week's worth of groceries, hygiene products, baby formula and diapers. unlike other federal employees that have beefurlough coast guard are still reporting for duty, despite the fact they are no longer
getting paid. she says the paid"> she says the military families got their last paycheck last week, which means resouces are scarce since many already live paycheck to paycheck. doesn't care who you are, it will kill you. some of these kids are college students with bright futures ahead of them and they're dying. this just has to stop." (jrs) california authorities believe the powerful opioid fentanyl is responsible for a mass overdose event that left one person dead and hospitalized over a dozen others.(justine) even a couple of first responders got sick from the reported toxins
in the home. mario montalvo has this story. chico police responded to a call at a home on santana court early saturday morning. when they arrived they found one man dead and had to transport 12 people to the hospital.jesse alexander/chico fire dept. division chief: "we had a mass casualty event also known as an mci. at one point we had six cpr is in progress." in addition to that, two chico police officers were taken to the hospital after they said they started to feel sick.it has not been confirmed but police say signs point to poisoning from fentanyl, an opioid often mixed with heroin or cocaine.mike o'brien/chico police chief: "so every indication is that this is a mass overdose incident was caused from the ingestion of some form of fentanyl in combination with another substance, although that is yet to be confirmed."first responders administered naloxone and performed cpr for multiple individuals on site, a task which took almost every ambulance in the city of chico. jesse alexander/chico fire dept. division chief: "so at that point we ended up having sid fight ipng -- very much stripping -- the
had."friends and family members of the people inside the home all eagerly waited behind police caution tape for any word on their loved ones. of the twelve individuals in the home, four remain in critical condition, and eight were treated and remain at the hospital.for now the home is being treated as a hazmat zone, but police say there is no immediate risk to neighbors. mike o'brien/chico police chief: "it's not a danger to the public at this time, but i do want to emphasize that but certainly in the processing of that scene we need to do that very carefully, because it definitely is a hazmat site at this point."for first responders, this incident was like nothing they've ever experienced.jesse alexander/chico fire dept. division chief: "for single-family residence to get this many individuals, especially all at one time, to walk in and have six cprs in progress ... that's a pretty big deal and no i have not experienced that many cardiac events all at the same time." (justien) that was mario montalvo reporting. the two police officers were treated and released -- officials say they are in good health.
(jrs) the way peple are supporting teachers who are getting ready to go on strike (justine) a hit and run caught on camera. how the nieghbor was able to track the man down and help police. (jrs) and while we are getting rain... the u-s capital is under a blanket of snow. we take a look at the deadly storm heading their way getting ready to drop even more winter weather.
(jrs) talk about being a good neighbor. a hit-and- run crash was caught on camera in north stockton. (justine) reporter kristi gross tells us one man says he was just being a good neighbor when he jumped into action to help police catch the suspected hit and run driver. a hit-and-run north stockton.it happened in the spanos park neighborhood near the intersection of lonnie beck way and muir woods avenue, across from baxter park.a neighbor posted the
video to the ring neighbors app and shared some details on the crash with fox40.jerry syrovatka says he was just being a good neighbor when he jumped into action to help police catch the suspected driver of the vehicle that crashed."i got involved right away. neighbors got to do that," said syrovatka.the security camera he put up in a tree in his front yard captured the hit-and-run crash. "that night it was about 2 o'clock in the morning and we heard a crash and right away we all looked at each other and said, 'something's wrong,'" syrovatka stated. "so, i threw on my pants, i didn't throw on no shoes or anything, and came outside and seen the guy taking off."the video shows veer left and slam into a outside neighbor's home, spinning the then that driver and drove away."so, i followed the street and found his car. back to my him, 'hey, your car has been hit,'" syrovatka said.waking his neighbor they called police. stockton police confirmed they are investigating the crash. when asked why he got involved, syrovatka says he couldn't let that driver get "as a christian, it says you're supposed to look out for your neighbor edd .he could help and actions will "i jt (jr reporting. stockton police have not yet said whether that hit-and-run driver was arrested. (justine) a massive teachers strike in los angeles is all but inevitable starting tomorrow... after the two sides did not renew negotiations over the weekend. (jrstone) the teachers' union rejected a new offer friday from the l-a unified school district after hours of talks. united teachers los
angeles called the district proposal "woefully inadequate." with no new talks scheduled, pickets are likely to begin tomorrow morning at 7 as teachers push for a raise and lower class sizes. schools will remain open. the district has hired substitutes to replace staffers who leave schools for picket lines. < the district's proposal included adding 12- hundred teachers, counselors, nurses and librarians to schools and reducing class sizes by two students. it also included the district's previously proposed 6 percent salary increase. teachers want 6.5 percent. (justine) taking a live look outside....(jr stone) meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez has our forecast.
. the start of the work week does look start off wet as showers become more widespread through the day. rain totals from tonight through monday night are forecast to generally be in the 0.25-0.50" range, except locally up to 1" santa cruz mtns and 2" in the santa lucia mtns. rain chances will continue tuesday and wednesday with most of the bay area getting 0.50"-1.50" of rain. winds of 35-45 mph with gusts over 60 mph tuesday night into wednesday is also a may be needed. the biggest storm of the week will happen wednesday night through thursday. this has the potential to be the first pineapple express of the season. atmospheric river rain totals will range between the 1.00"-2.00" range. winds will also be an issue with this
(mabrisa) a winter storm cutting across the midwest claimed at least seven lives so far now the washington and mid-atlantic region are feeling the impact they could see up to a foot of snow see up to a they could impactfeeling the region are atlantic and mid-washington now the lives so farleast seven claimed at midwest across the storm cutting a winter (mabrisa) system. (mabrisa) a winter storm cutting across the midwest claimed at least seven lives so far now the washington and mid-atlantic region are feeling the impact they could see up to a foot of snow by the end of sunday. here's my report. (nats dc snow plow)more than 35 million people remain under winter storm warningsas the nation's capitol is blanketed with snow... people in the midwest are digging themselves out(nats person digging)more than a foot of snow fell across several statesthe highest totals are in missouri... where the weather wreaked havoc on the highway
"the roads were getting bad." frustating many drivers..."it was like some sort of purgatory...being stuck in limbo."forcing them to pull-over..."i always stop when it get's nasty, it's not worth it."and seek shelter overnight."i was kind of scared to sleep in strange places. they offered me a shower, and gave me pillows, and coffee they fed me too." air travelers did not fare much betterthe winter storm forced dozens of flight cancelations at st. louis lambert international airport and a plane carrying 126 passengers and crew slid off this snowy runway at cincinnati/northern kentucky international airport no injuries were reported.the weather could not keep kansas city chief's fans down bundled up spectators tailgated under tarps to watch their team defeat the colts in the play-offs(nats kids sledding) now families in washington d-c are also trying to make the best of this snowy situation (justine) secretary of state mike pompeo has arrived in suadi arabia. the controversial meeting he plans on having while he is there.
secretary of state mike pompeo has arrived in saudi arabia. here he is greeted as he lands and gets off the plane. during this trip pompeo will meet with saudi crown prince mohammed bin salman pompeo does plan on bringing up last year's killing of washington post journalist jamal khashoggi during the meeting. khashoggi was killed in october while visiting the saudi consulate in istanbul, turkey. the c-i-a has assessed with high confidence that the crown prince ordered
khashoggi's death. but president trump has suggested he will not take any strong action against either the crown prince or saudi arabia. that stance has angered lawmakers and other critics who have called for harsh measures against saudi arabia. (jrs) and in just the past 24 hours two more officers have been killed in the line of duty. we'll show you the emotional reaction that came from one of those officer's partners. (justine) remembering a light in a community. how a community remembered a slain davis police officer "and we are saying to the
world that this tragedy will not make us weaker but make us stronger because when times are tough we come together and work it out." work it out." (justine) people in davis shared memories and prayers for healing in honor an officer killed in the line of duty. natalie corona was shot and killed last week. this weekend, her community came together to grieve, and to remember her.(jrs) last night we shared some of those moments from the candlelight vigil. tonight marc thompson has more from those who spoke about the fallen officer. thousands strong for natalie, a sea of candles lit the night at central park to honor the memory of davis police officer
natalie corona killed in the line of duty.-nats-boy scouts from troop 139 passing out candles.the same group that was holding a meeting in a nearby church when the shots rang out thursday night.mos: "and during the meeting we heard gun shots."dozens of officers and public officials in attendance including sacramento mayor darrell steinberg.mayor darrell steinberg/-d- sacramento: "she represented the best of all of our communities "-nats-natalie remembered through song and poetry.-nats-the 100 club of solono and yolo counties presented the family with a check for 20-thousand dollars to help with expenses.mos: "our deepest sympathies go to the corona family."but perhaps the most moving moment came from natalie's basketball coach at pierce high school -- -nats-ed martinez.ed martinez/natalie corona's hs basketball coach: "when she walked into the room it was like somebody lit the candles " her friends from hometown arbuckle sharing laughs and tears as they said their final goodbyes.mos: "this tragedy has really affected me for the past three days and i hope everybody learns from it and grieves as well and sends their prayers to the family" "and let your light of love shine forever, amen."
(justine) that was (justine) (justine) (justine) that was marc thompson reporting. the suspect believed to have killed natalie corona during that traffic stop took his own life a short time later, after a standoff with police. (jrs) a police officer in birmingham, alabama was birmingham, officer in a police (jrs)
(jrs) a police officer in birmingham, alabama was killed and another was injured while investigating a car burglary early sunday morning.(jrs) emotional moments as an emotional moments as an officer shows her pain and reacts to the death of her fellow police officer. authorities say two individuals suspected of breaking into cars were confronted by an undercover officer and a uniformed sergeant around two a-m. according to police, one of the individuals pulled out a gun and began shooting, killing the sergeant and critically-injuring the undercover officer.(jrs) both suspects were taken
into custody -- one was also injured in the shooting. this is video of a processional for the birmiingham officer killed in the line of duty. the alabama state bureau of investigation will conduct an inquiry into the incident. (justine) an illinois state police trooper died after he was hit by a vehicle saturday night outside of chicago. 34-year-old chris lambert was an army veteran who had worked for the i-s-p in downers grove for five years. he was headed home from work when he multi-car cra. it was there that he was seriously injured when he was struck by a passing car. the driver of the vehicle stopped and is cooperating with police. the director of the illinois state police talked about what happened to the trooper ..
vehicle left hand lanes, so to save the lives of those people in the crash. he was struck and lost his life while he was doing that.">(justine)(justine) trooper lambert leaves behind a wife and one-year-old daughter. (jrstone) police are searching for the driver who struck and killed a 39- year-old man in fairfield and drove away. ricky acosta's body was found lying in the street.(justine) acosta's family members who are now praying for justice. on a busy fairfield road, a memorial of flowers and candles, grows in acosta's honor."it's going to be a hole in my heart for the rest of my arms."police say a morning on east travis boulevard and police are searching for the . driver who struck and killed a 39-year-old man in fairfield and drove away. ricky acosta's body was found lying in the street.acosta's mom says he
left her house just before 6:15 in the morning. he was walking to the store and made it less than a block before he was hit.just before 6:40 a.m. police got the call that acosta's body was in the roadway."what hurts the most about it is the fact that they left him like he didn't matter but he was the world to us. it's just one of those things at least stop to help and make it mean something. own up to what you did," said acosta's niece, annalissa muscat.muscat visits the street where her uncle died to remember him."that man would give the shirt off his back to anybody. he would take the time. even if he had nothing. his last $3, he would buy so chips tever he could afford," she said.police are investigating but do not have a vehicle description or suspect information to go on. the family just prays the person responsible comes
forward."having whoever did this just know what they did was a big loss for us. just to feel it and to know, you took something really amazing from us," muscat expressed.acosta is survived by his four kids. if you know anything about this hit-and-run, please call fairfield police. (mabrisa)i have your forecast coming up a bit later on... (jrs) next on kron4 news at 8... dine and dish takes us to sacramento...we will explore a devotion to coffee in the capital.
america. cities like san francisco and seattle have serious coffee cultures. but... sacramento?(jrs) tonight on dine and dish - kron4's vicki liviakis heads to the state capital to see what the buzz is all about. having grown up in sacramento, i can speak with some authority about... a cup of coffee. "back in the day you couldnt get a good cup of coffee if your life depended upon it." boy have things changed. if you find yourself here - fellow caffeine fiends millia c the wal public market. it's part of the hip historic downtown district. sure there's a starbucks in the shadow of the state capitol... but ifyou insist on going local - there are any number
of esoteric concoctions to give you that caffeine kick. instead of breakfast pasteries - camellia coffee makes hand pies. and if you don't see alot of patrons sitting for hours on their laptops - that's by design. think coffee on the fly. more time to explore the camellia capital. in sacramento, vicki liviakis kron 4 news. restaurant, cafe or bar that
you would like to see featured on "dine and dish"... send an email to dine and dish at kron 4 dot com .... or fill out the submission form on our website. you can also check out our 'dine and dish' facebook page. (jrs) we already know maroon 5 is going to be headlining the super bowl. today the full line up was announced. we'll tell you who else is involved. (justine) brexit is on the brink of destruction. we take a look at theresa may's options in defeat...
(justine) it's crunch time for theresa may's brexit strategy. on tuesday this week, a house of commons vote could send the future of the u-k's withdrawal down several different paths. reporter bianca nobilo explains. the sun rising in setting is about the only sure thing in westminster nowadays.but defeat in parliament for theresa may's brexit deal is almost certain.so what happens after that?the prime minister would have to return to the couse of commons days later with an amended plan.perhaps after another breathless trip to brussels.for now, she insists this is the only deal on offer.there are now basically three possible outcomesr one, perhaps with and strong arming of mp's, may's deal for a continued close relationship with the eu will pass, eventually. "right now the parliamentary
arithmetic is not very encouraging.bianca nobilo: "two, maybe there will be no coalition for anything and britain will fall out of the european union with no deal on the 29th of march assuring a period of acute uncertainty." that's the option backed by hardline brexiteers on the conservative benches.bianca nobilo: "and the third option is everyone take fright and can't agree on anything, so they kick the entire exit process into the grass."that would involve an extension of article 50 which would also need the agreement of all 27 eu states far from the given. ministers continue to insist that if your agreement with brussels in rejected, britain enters unchartered waters. jeremy hunt, uk foreign secretary: "we can no longer assume that by rejecting this deal, there will be a better shade of brexit. and what is more likely if this deal is rejected is that we have the risk of brexit paralysis." rarely has a government been so thwarted getting its key policies through the of more power brexit and british politics are beyond prediction. bianca nobilo, cnn, london.
the start of the work week does look start off wet as showers become more widespread through the day. rain totals from tonight through monday night are forecast to generally be in the 0.25-0.50" range, except locally up to 1" santa cruz mtns and 2" in the santa lucia mtns. continue tues wednesday with most of the bay area getting 0.50"-1.50" of rain. winds of 35-45 mph with gusts over 60 mph tuesday night into wednesday is also a
possibility. if this trend continues then a wind advisory may be needed. the biggest storm of the week will happen wednesday night through thursday. this has the potential to be the first pineapple express of the season. atmospheric river rain totals will range between the 1.00"-2.00" range. winds will also be an issue with this system with another round of strong winds wednesday night into thursday. wind advisory or high wind warning may also
be needed with this system. (justine) in movie news, there was a surprise at the box office this weekend. david daniel has details. "escape room" fell three spots in its sophomore weekend, landing in fifth place with eight-point-nidollars gave golden globe winner "spider-man: into the spider-verse" fourth place and
a domestic total of 148- million."look who's here!" (nat-cheering)"now i have lots of new friends."the family film "a dog's way home," based on the novel, opened in third place with 11-point-three million dollars."what'd he just say?""'something something trident.'""aquaman" lost the top spot, but 17-point-three million dollars put it at 288-million domestic... and made it the first d-c extended universe film to top one-billion worldwide."look, i get you're trying to block out the world, but could you at least do it to better music?""have you ever listened to opera?""the upside" surprised the analysts and opened on top with 19-point-six million dollars -- the first-ever number-one debut for distributor s-t-x films. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. (justine) "replicas," starring keanu fare nearly as well, debuting way down in 12th place with just two-and-a-half dollars. (jrs) and while no bay area teams will be going this year... there are still three
important things to look out for on super bowl night: the football, the commercials and the music. the offical performances were announced today. maroon 5 is set to headline the halftime show and will be joined by rappers travis scott and big boi. super bowl 53 is now less than a month away. lot of action in the sports world, and therefore, a lot of action coming up in just a few minutes on a new sports night live... just a taste of what you can expect on the jam-packed show we've got tonight...lot and lots of n-f-l playoff football...the divisional round is in the books and we will break it allllll down...plenty of hoops too...a recap of the warriors win over dallas tonight...we'll show you how it all went down in texas...plus the latest on demarcus cousins' return. we some college ball on the way...the cal and stanford women's teams were
both in action today...both pretty darn good this season, so let's see how they fared. stick around for an all new sports night live, coming up right after news. (justine)(justine) and they're off. the hot cocoa race today was filled with sweet treats... including a special surprise gueat anouncer. why this race is a wish come true.
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people braved the chilly morning tempatures to run for a good cause in golden gate park this morning. they also were able to endulge their sweet tooth. the hot chocolate run raised 30- thousand dollars for the bay area chapter of the make-a-wish foundation. runners were given cups of hot cocoa and other treats at the finish line. a marin teen who's recovered from a rare blood diesease spoke to the race participants at the starting line. he was granted a wish to make a public service announcement raising awareness about the bone marrow registry. iyet and you could be the person who saves their life.(justine)een says the bone marrow registry ended up matching him with a donor in austrailia and that transplat saved his live. you can find out more about his wish
(nats - show theme music> "this is kron 4's sports night live." we'lls tart with the chargers at patriots...winner headed to the afc championship and a date with kansas citytwo great quarterbacks going head to head but we all know that stat by now...philip rivers oh-and- seven all-time against tom brady...and today it was brady's pats on the board first...sony michelle up the middle for the one-yard touchdown. .7-nothing patriots. little later, same score...rivers airing it out, finds keenan allen 43 yards we' tie game. but that was about as close as it got...still in the first...michelle