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heavy rain is moving into t bay area right now. some spots - could get an i get ready for round two. heavy rain is moving in to the bay area right now. some spots could get an inch an hour with this storm. good evening. i'm elizabeth cook. >> i'm ken bastida. let's get right to kpix 5 meteorologist paul deanno with the very latest. >> here comes the next round of rainfall being picked up by kpix 5 hi-def doppler less than 24 hours from when round one ended. sonoma county, napa county, lake and mendocino county, heavy rain moving through highway 101. santa cruz mountains, scots valley, los gatos and saratoga getting rainfall. look at the heavy rainfall to our north.
that's what going to move through overnight tonight giving us rainfall rates of an inch of rain per hour. 2:00, 3:00 in the morning. that's when the rain will be at its heaviest. it's everywhere. it's fairfield, vacaville, san jose. peninsula at san francisco. east bay. it's going to taper off tomorrow morning. but a second round of showers likely hitting the morning commute between 8:00 and 9:00 in the morning. the window of opportunity for the heaviest rainfall from this round of rain, about 1:00 until 4:00 this morning. not too far from right now. sloppy roads for the morning commute. even when the rain ends, the wind will continue. 20 to 30 miles per hour. the radar is getting more active. if you want to track the rain during this newscast, you can. bottom right of our television screen. several more storms to come. we'll time it out for each and talk about how much rain we're going to get. andria borba is in tiburon right now and the rain returned about half an hour ago. >> that's right, in the past
half hour the rain has finally kicked up here in marin county. really an earnest in the last 15 minutes. as paul mentioned the possibility of sloppy roads for tomorrow morning's commute as we were headed from san francisco to 101, the overhead cal trans signs were warning drivers to slow down because of course those roads are slick as we are experiencing our first el nino influenced rapes -- rains of the season as rain continues to come down. we could expect several more storms to come. earlier today people in low lying alvisto were racing to get sandbags. there are stations set up all over the bay area. check your county's website for a location near you. this is just the start. this house may not survive these storms. this is in the town of
monty rio. a retaining wall has nearly collapsed. you can see the effect of recent rains. large puddles are forming. at one spot a stairway was becoming a waterfall. the raiders have filed paperwork to move to los angeles. the raiders are talking about teaming up with the chargers to build a new stadium in carson. the chargers and the rams also filing paperwork. it's up to the nfl owners to decide, including 49ers owner jed york who had this to say. >> i think it's vitally important at the national football league that we do everything we can to stay in market we're in. >> team owners will meet in houston. the nfl says any team that wants to move needs the approval of 3/4s of the nfl club. a lot of upheaval of a different kind for 49ers. the team has officially started
looking for a new coach tonight. betty yu is here with jed york's plan to really start all over again. >> that's right. jed york said plain and simple that we did not get this one right, hiring jim tomsula was a mistake. york said today no one wants the 9ers to win more than he does and he's going to work on it every day to make sure the team gets back to where it belongs. >> unfortunately i didn't see this team improve collectively from the beginning of the season to the end. that's what ultimately led to this decision. >> reporter: jim tomsula will be okay financially. he walks away with $10.5 million because he had three years left on his crack. in -- on his contract. in the locker room the team reacted to the firing. >> that's a decision above us. i have great respect for him, great respect for him as a person. i know he did everything he could to help this team. >> reporter: as for the fans -- >> the whole football game is on wins. these guys got to win to make the business work and
they're just not winning so it's like a company. if you can't perform in your job, they replace you. it's the way it is. >> i think the press conference today was that york, he was out there and he put all the blame on him. probably should have. >> reporter: when asked what his biggest lesson of 2015 was, york said -- >> i think i've taken things too personally. interactions from the media, some of the criticisms from fans. >> york admitted he gets emotional about the game and he's taken a step back from twitter and other social media and he's learned he cannot be a distraction for this team. >> you said the word. learn. he's almost learning as he's going. learning to become an owner. >> i think this year he learned whether the team wins or loses he got the fans all riled up. tonight levi's stadium is
undergoing a major transformation. nfl crews are getting the site ready for super bowl 50. the turf is being ripped out and will be replaced. super bowl 50 is february 7th and you can watch it right here on kpix 5. a berkeley police officer is recovering tonight after getting in to a scuffle with an unruly man who refused to leave a restaurant. it happened near shaddock avenue and rose street. when police arrived the man quaerld with the -- quarreled with the police officer then tried to get away. the officer hurt his back and had to go to the hospital. an elementary school teacher is hospitalized in critical condition tonight. she was shot while driving through richmond. gun violence has spiked there. tonight christin ayers says the police chief is pointing fingers. >> reporter: little is left of the crime scene on cutting boulevard in richmond expect a smattering of bullet holes in a
nearby store, some large enough to partially puncture bulletproof glass. there were extra police on the streets on patrol cars and on foot after saturday's shooting. a witness who did not want to show her face on camera told us she heard what sounded like fireworks after 6 p.m. saturday. >> the boom, boom, boom, i went outside and there was shooting. >> reporter: the woman who was shot is in critical condition. she's been identified as claire dugan, a school teacher at berkeley's cragmont elementary. she was an innocent bystander driving her car caught in the crossfire. that witness told us the shooter was standing on this corner firing across the intersection when he hit claire. today the police chief posted an open letter to city leaders telling them how to stop this kind of violence. in a letter richmond police chief chris magnus blasts city officials for failing to fund programs like cease fire, saying it's hard to imagine how cease fire and other violence reduction volunteers
can continue their efforts without getting burned out, demoralized and underwhelmed. it comes days before magnus is scheduled to leave his post as top cop for a job as chief of police in tucson, arizona. magnus has been celebrated for bringing the city's homicide rate down to its lowest rate in decades in 2014 but this year they're back up. a witness told us she thought things were changing in richmond. >> i was thinking the city is getting cleaner but it's very dangerous now. very dangerous. >> reporter: in richmond, christin ayers, kpix 5. tomorrow morning president obama will be announcing a new gun control measure which he says will help keep guns out of the wrong hands. juliette goodrich is in the news room with that story. >> tonight republicans say mr. obama acting more like a king than a president. among the executive actions requiring gun dealers who sell firearms on the internet or at gun shows to be licensed and conduct background checks for gun sales. changing federal privacy rules to help
keep people with mental health restrictions from possessing guns, hiring more than 230 additional fbi employees to help process background checks. and a budget proposal for an additional 200 agents and investigators at the bureau of alcohol, tobacco, and firearms. >> this is not going to solve every violent crime in this country. it's not going to prevent every mass shooting. it's not going to keep every gun out of the hands of a criminal. it will potentially save lives. >> the president met with the attorney general and says he's confident the changes do not violate the second amendment. house speaker paul ryan calls the plan a dangerous executive outreach and says the country won't stand for it. in the news room, juliette goodrich, kpix 5. a string of arsons. only on 5 police tell us all the victims were in one man's wedding. the creepy calling card left behind. >> four things that lawmakers want to do tonight to keep
costa county tonight.. accud g of a man is behind bars in contra costa county tonight accused of setting a string of suspicious fires. only on 5 tonight, police say he had a list of targets and mark kelly reports that list included groomsmen from his wedding four years ago. >> reporter: 33-year-old joshua van buskirk is charged with three counts of arson. police say his target might surprise you. >> people that were in his
wedding party. it's unknown why he was targeting them. but that's still under investigation right now. >> reporter: investigators say joshua wrote a manifesto, detailing that some of his intended victims were also his long-time friends. among them even his own groomsmen. but why? police have no idea. >> it's very serious. very concerning. >> reporter: the fire marshal says joshua tossed a molotov cocktail at this concord home setting the garage door on fire. two children and two adults were inside sleeping. >> as for the kids, why would they do such a thing? it's very scary as a parent. >> reporter: here at the churchill drive address the homeowner did not want to go on camera tonight but tells us this incident certainly came out of left field. investigators say three other fires in concord, antioch and pleasant hill have all been traced back to joshua and one peculiar piece of evidence left at two of the
crime scenes helped police finally make their arrest. >> he left a card which was a joker from a card playing deck. >> he left the joker? >> the joker, yes. >> reporter: but these victims certainly aren't laughing. in concord, mark kelly, kpix 5. in addition to the arson charges, the suspect faces three counts of possession of a destructive device and two counts of child endangerment. in southern california an uber driver is under fire tonight for allegedly driving drunk and crashing his car early new year's day in los angeles. 19-year-old arlene mendez was trying to be safe by calling an uber but she said she quickly noticed her driver was going recklessly fast. suddenly they slammed in to another car. arlene made it out with a broken arm. >> i'm really mad because i would have lost my life. >> the uber driver failed a field sobriety test and was arrested. uber says it has a
zero tolerance policy for alcohol or drugs and that driver has been permanently banned from using the platform. almost two months after an out of control tour bus crashed in downtown san francisco, tonight state lawmakers are trying to put the brakes on problem buses that slip through the cracks. andria borba breaks down the new legislation introduced in sacramento today. >> reporter: inspired by this city sightseeing bus that careened down post street and slammed in to a construction site in november, senate bill 812 would drastically change the way the tour bus industry operates. first, ending the practice of so called ghost buses. those buses, like the one that crashed, are brought from out of state without getting a once over from chp. >> had not been inspected. this will eliminate ghost buses in california. >> reporter: next, surprise inspections. 25% would be unannounced. currently operators like city sightseeing
have warning before the chp takes a look at their fleet. >> when they did the first inspection before the accident, there were no problems or very little, minor problems. when they did the reinspection unannounced they found considerable violations, a number of buses that were performing and not operating in a safe manner. >> reporter: the new bill would also up the price of inspections which right now stands at $15. >> the cost to perform that inspection is between $300 and $400. right now the citizens of california are subsidizing those bus operators through the general fund of the state. >> one more thing. under the proposed law one round of inspections would trigger even more inspections. we reached out to the california bus association for their take on this but did not hear back tonight. in the news room, andria borba, kpix 5. >> the bill will first have to make it through several committees before it can be voted on by the senate and assembly. scientists just made a surprising discovery in san
francisco's famous fog. turns out toxic mercury. scientists say they found the neuro toxin at a concentration about 20 times higher than what's found in rain. the concern tonight pretty obvious, this hazardous air can bioaccumulate or build up in organisms. >> the thing that most intrigued us was its potential for accumulation in the environment. that's what we're looking for to see if there's any concentration in the terrestrial food web. >> scientists tell us there are most likely not any direct health concerns related to the toxic fog. a scare on the slopes at lake tahoe. skiers and snowboarders had to repel to safety at this lift at heavenly after an unoccupied chair suddenly fell from the cable yesterday. so far it's unclear how that happened. no one was hurt. the big picture there is
snow and rain in the bay area. and that is good for us. >> each one of these storms we've been talking about and will talk about, not big enough to cause widespread flooding concerns but each one big enough to create a little bit of a dent in the drought. this is a perfect weather pattern considering the pickle we're in. marin county, good evening to you. it's pouring in san rafael. mill valley, you as well. it's now pouring in the santa cruz mountains. city of santa cruz, scots valley. we look to the north and here comes the heavy rainfall that will likely get us between 1:00 and 4:00 in the morning. that's the window of opportunity where it's going to pour overnight tonight. mild night. we'll stay in the 50s for much of the night. san francisco, 54. livermore, 53. here's the deal . it's a parade of storms. they're all squarely heading right toward the bay area and from crescent city all the way south to san diego, the forecast for the next seven days is an inch and a half to 2
inches of rainfall. it's the entire state which is great. the entire state is in a drought. everybody needs the rainfall. let's talk about overnight tonight. i've stopped the clock at 2:00 in the morning. everywhere in the bay area will receive rainfall. everywhere throughout the bay area. but we get a break for the morning commute. roads will be sloppy. another wave of rain moving through late morning. look at the afternoon, the rain is gone. we get a break between storms. the next one moves in tomorrow night. once again before sunrise, the heaviest rainfall happens and once again in the afternoon, not that much rainfall. actually get a little bit of sunshine in the afternoon. it's going to pour at night. not bad. we're looking at several more storms coming. we had one yesterday. call that storm number one for the week. number two, number three, number four, even the top of next week, five different weather systems will move through to the applause of ken and liz. how much rain over the next five days?
once again, no one storm is huge but you add everything up, we get pretty impressive rainfall totals. north bay, 3 to 6 inches. same for the santa cruz mountains. san francisco, san mateo county, up to 2 and a half inches. south bay, inch or two. east bay, inch or two or more. good rainfall moving through through this week and it begins tonight. soaking rainfall tonight. rain tapering off, midmorning. next round of rain moves in as soon as tomorrow night. mid 50s for highs with the morning rainfall. sloppy drive to work. we're wet wednesday. showers thursday. a little bit of a break on friday. another round of rain saturday. and a fifth round of rainfall moving in on monday. this is a wonderful january weather pattern. >> you predicted it back last summer, you were saying this is going to happen. >> thank goodness it's actually happening. we've been talking about it for so long, finally here. coming up, the special super bowl 50 about to hit stores here.
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was hired last january many thought he wasn't quite rea for prime time, and after a1 season, when jim tomsula was hired last january, many thought he wasn't quite ready for primetime. after a 5-11 season, owner jed york admitted his mistake. >> we didn't get this one right, and we need to make sure that we get the next one right and make sure that we learn from this season. >> york fired tomsula less than a year after hiring him to replace jim harbaugh. york has
faced criticism from media and fans, especially on social media. he admitted he has a difficult time dealing with that criticism. >> i think i've taken things too personally, interactions with the media. some of the criticisms from fans. i hear the criticism loudly. whether that's talking to fans directly, whether that's from social media or planes flying over my head. >> they may be looking at this guy, bengals offensive coordinator. hugh jackson is the first time to be mentioned. according to a report, the 49ers have requested to interview jackson who was the raiders head coach in 2011. of course things are going much better for the warriors who had their regular starter back on the court. harrison barnes was back after missing 16 games with an ankle injury. warriors up 10 over charlotte. draymond is in high gear. the lob to andrew bogut, easy money. warriors by 12 points.
late 3rd quarter, now a 15-point lead for golden state. 93-75. thompson with 30 points. green dishes off to curry for 3. the mvp shin looked just fine. draymond green became the second warrior ever to record three straight triple doubles, 13 points, 15 rebounds, 10 assists. warriors win. they are 39-22. college basketball. number 1 kansas and number 2 oklahoma. it's an n oklahoma -- it's an instant classic. second overtime. knocked down the 3 and a 3-point lead. this game went to a third overtime. the jayhawks' seldon, jr. scores on the lay-up. kansas has a 1-point lead. kansas would go on to win the thriller 109-106 in triple overtime. i was walking up there thinking man, we got the super bowl coming up february. right after that the at&t proam.
here comes round number 2 in marin, sonoma, napa county working its way south. second round of what will be five rounds of rainfall between now and the beginning of next week. no one storm is going to cause widespread flooding but each will give us beneficial snow. she said she wouldn't come back until el nino showed up. >> and he did a couple weeks back. >> i like el nino. couple weeks back . >> congratulations. >> his name is beau and i've been off taking care of this little dumpling. there he is in his santa suit and reindeer hat and he's hope sleeping i hope. i hope you're sleeping. >> if not, dad is watching this show. [ laughter ] >> there you go, either way. >> congratulations. great to have you back. >> good to be back. >> el nino has arrived. the late show with stephen colbert is next.