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good morning... it is thursday, february 23rd. i'm robin winston. let's take a look at weather this morning with rebecca strom a few lingering showers will be possible again today, mainly near the coast, although any rainfall amounts should be very light. otherwise, drier and cooler conditions are forecast through friday with chilly overnight temperatures. unsettled weather conditions return by the weekend with another storm system approaching the coast.
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our top story this morning... thousands of people in san jose have been forced out of their homes after major flooding destroys the area. and it could be a long time before any of them will be able to return home. this is video showing you just how bad the damage is. the floodwater is contaminated. mixed with various things including car oils and even sewage. and several neighborhoods are still recovering from the floods this morning. you can see the submerged cars in this video from our helicopter partnership with abc 7. the water is slowly receding, but again, many families still
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cant get to their homes. now the city of san jose is taking the blame for not getting people out before the floodwaters rushed in. kron 4's j.r stone has the latest. natsflood victims quickly working to try and salvage their belongings that were damaged by water.sot oh yeah everything still has water. water levels are receding, leaving a trail of mud in many areas. neighborhoods where flood damaged cars have been marked with x's. frustration now building over what many say was a lack of notification before the flood hit.sot they weren't expecting thisthe water was pretty bad.sot the emergency evacuation from the city only came after it was too late to go.sot nobody messaged us anyway telling us that the surge was coming and that it was worse than it wasand that it was going to be really bad. if it had been then we would have moved more things upstairs and we would have been better prepared.san jose mayor sam liccardo addressed those concerns on wednesday.sot if the first time that a resident is aware that they need to get out of a home is when they see a firefighter in a boat then clearly there has been a failure.sot there was a failure as i said and we're going to try and understand better in the next couple of weeks what that failure was. out here live this evening that water is still a problem in this rocksprings section of
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san jose. water leves have gone down at least a couple feet but it appears they now still need to go down another couple feet. one of the many concerns in san jose now is what is in all that flood water. officials say water traveled about 20 -miles on coyote creek from anderson reservior in morgan hill all the way to san jose. and along the winding creek, fertilizer and pesticides from people's lawns and gardens has run off in the storms and into the creek. they also say gas and oil has gotten into the water as well after cars were submerged by the flood waters. officials say if you have been exposed to the flood water, it is clearly critical to get clean.
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....decontaminated effectively officials say all the firefighters and rescue crews that have worked through all that water have not experienced any side effects related to working in the dirty water. this morning, hundreds of families have spent another night in a shelter. many of them don't know when they will be let back into their homes. kron 4's alecia reid has the story.
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make sure you have the free kron-4 mobile app to stay up to date with everything including the flooding in san jose. also be the first to know about severe traffic and weather in your area... we'll keep you updated through breaking news push alerts as well. it's a free download for android and apple devices. another big story we are following this morning... a c-h-p officer has died after crashing into a pole during a police chase in south sacramento. lucas chellew was on duty last night when he got into a pursuit. after crashing into a pole, he was airlifted to u-c davis but passed away shortly after 6:00 last night. he's been a c- h-p officer for the past eight
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years. governon brown releasing a statement about chellew saying in part: officer chellew's great courage and sacrifice will never be forgotten." as with all the chp officers across the state you get to know each other pretty intimately. you know about everyones familys and what not...they are family you know. so when something like this does happen it effects not only the members of the chp but also the folks we serve and protect. chellew is survived by his wife and baby. an alameda county sheriff's deputy is in critical condition after getting runover by a jail transportation bus. the accident happened at about six yesterday morning at the santa rita jail parking lot in dublin. officials say, a deputy driving the bus hit 60-year- old mike foley with the front of the bus. he was taken to john muir medical center in walnut creek. foley has worked with law enforcement for 30-years.
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the driver, who is a senior deputy, is currently on administrative leave. coming up.. cleaning up the flood water. how some families are dealing with the aftermath of the floods in san jose. and a mobile home community under water as well. why one person there says the damage isn't as bad as he thought it would be. also.. a look at your forecast. when you can expect to see rain again. that's next. and here's a live look outside. let's now check the
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weather this morning. a few lingering showers will be possible again today, mainly near the coast, although any rainfall amounts should be very light. otherwise, drier and cooler conditions are forecast through friday with chilly overnight temperatures. unsettled weather conditions return by the weekend with another storm system
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approaching the coast.
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more on the big story we are following this morning... some people are doing what they can to pump the floodwater out of their home. kron 4's hermela aregawi explains how much of a big mess they have to clean up. this is what south 19th street looked like just over 24 hours ago..sot joey bastian and sot scott buskeyit got to about 4 feet right down here below our driveway. knocked down two fences across the street as well, knocked down trash cans. you saw trash cans floating down the middle of the street. bikes were in the middle of the street. the water. it was just taking everything.people who live here say they didn't see this coming.sot jill case, having water pumped out of her homeit's been crazy. because we all watched the creek rising but no one really thought it would flood. residents frustrated about what they say is the city's lack of proper communication. joe cervantes's mother lives here..sot joe cervantes, mom's home flooded there was really no way to get in. they weren't letting people that live here come in. there was no public notice of what's going on. all of this is just telling people you can't come in here. you can't do this. you can't do that..this is water being pumped out from underneath his home.sot joe cervantes, mom's home floodedit's a crisis over here. and we had no way t help. we didn't get any help. they were just telling us we couldnt come where we live.
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where we have family members. i mean its important to communicate to the people that live here. what's going on whats important and what we can do.two restoration companies have been in the neighborhhood pumping water out of homes.the cost, 2- thousand dollars and up... some of it covered by flood insurance.not everyone here has it..jill case says she's glad she did.sot jill case, having water pumped out of her homeits started to come down really fast down here. so i left and my house had . there was no more water inside. but you could see.. probably about an inch of water got into the entire house.standup.the companies tell me they've already worked on more than 2 dozen homes in the area. they anticipate they'll have pumped water out of 50 homes by the end of the night.reporting in sj, ha k4 news. the people who live in the golden wheel mobile home
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park in san jose were able to go back into their homes to assess the damage. kron 4's lydia pantazes has the details lydia. the flooding has started to recede but until the water is gone pg&e won't be turning on the gas.there's no water service either which is why people can't return to their home permanently.earlier today we were here as people started to return to their homes, even driving through some flooding to get back to their homes.a lot of the people who live in the golden wheel mobile home park and were evacuated didn't see much damage inside their homes.but they did see damage to their yards and inside sheds that are outside their homes.we talked to some people about what it was like during the evacuation..."i just got the dog and took off, i dropped him off at my in laws and that was it, i just came back today to see what happened but it was higher around 2pm, the water was up here but it receded now"you know i was actually able to double bag and get my work clothes and stuff like that but i just couldn't think, i didn't want to get stuck in the water."
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several hundred people were also forced to evacuate the rock springs neighborhood of san jose. however, some of those people have returned back home to grab personal items. needles drive, welch avenue and rock spring drive all remained flooded throughout the day. some neighbors especially concered about the murky waters and sanitation. they say the flood happened so fast without much warning. by the time we knew it, there
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was already flood and we couldn't get the cars out.we don't want any deaths we don't want any loss of property or loss of life so yeah it's always shocking to see things like this. people in the area say they hope they creek doesn't rise up again anytime soon. in national news... the u-s border is front and center for the trump administration as it lays out plans for aggressive enforcement of immigration laws. this all comes as we await details on the president's new travel ban. karin caifa explains how this comes at the same time that president trump's secretary of state and homeland secretary travel to mexico to meet with officials there. president trump... moving toward on making good on a top campaign promise:president donald trump: "we will have strong borders again."the trump administration issuing new guidelines that direct immigration and border agents to deport any undocumented immigrant charged, or convicted.... or if an immigration officer believes they are a security risk.
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including misdemeanors or traffic violationsit's a more aggressive approach than previous presidents -- sparking fear in many immigrant communities.greisa martinez/undocumented immigrant: "we're concerned about what donald trump means for our family, will be separated from our mother?"the white house says... it's enforcing existing law, and there won't be massive roundups.sean spicer/white house press secy: "there's a law in place that says that we have an obligation that says the people who are in our country are here legally."some lawmakers - even republicans- question how law enforcement officers will approach more sensitive issues... like separating families..rep. devin nunes/-r- california: "the tightrope that the administration will have to walk will be what do they do with the people that are already here, the young people." the white house emphasizing that "dreamers' -- those brought to the u.s. illegally as children -- will still be protected. under the obama administration's 'daca' program...but the white house...appearing to leave some wiggle roomsean spicer/white house press secy: "there is a prioritization on how we deal with immigration both illegal and legal and we'll have more on that later." some undocumented immigrants uneasy with that uncertainty...greisa martinez/undocumented immigrant: "or is it that donald trump wants to have it both ways, show mercy in public.. and then in the middle of the night pluck
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undocumented people from their beds." in washington, i'm karin caifa. the trump administration also announced the reversal of an obama- era directive issued back in may. the directive had required public schools to make accommodations on restroom access to all students regardless of gender. after the trump administration's action, it will now be up to states and school districts to decide who can use restrooms rather than the federal government. coming up... highway 37 is now open again after flooding made that road undriveable. why the fix might not last. and... wher does senator kamala harris plans to visit and why? that's next. and here's a
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looking at the bay area traffic maps and updating drive times.
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happening now... highway- 37 in novato, which has been shutdown by the barrage of bay area storms over the last few weeks is now open. the highway, located between atherton avenue and highway 101 has been closed on and off due to heavy flooding. crews have spent nearly a month fixing the highways asphalt and replacing the drainage system with larger pipes. however, caltrans officials are warning these improvements will not make the highway flood -proof. they say the upgrades will ensure future flooding are shorter in duration. the highway is set to open in just about an hour.. and a popular roadway in alameda county has reopened. caltrans says it had a busy day clearing mudslides along highway -84 near fremont. better known as niles canyon road. this was one of several slides it had to remove. this area has been
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a spot that has closed several times over the winter due to debris falling onto the roadway happening today... senator kamala harris plans to visit lake oroville dam. . . this as crews work to shore up damaged spillways that forced emergency evacuations in three counties. the recently elected california democrat is set to survey the damage and repair work. the water level behind the dam began dropping yesterday morning. it had risen about five feet when a series of storms dumped rain into the area. now crews are scrambling to fortify an emergency spillway that was badly eroded when the lake reached its capacity and overflowed. coming up... an arrest has been made involving the person police say held up a mother and daughter who were selling girl scout cookies. how police were able to find who they believe the theif was. and... more on the flooding in san jose. how more homes may be in danger. and here's a
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here are the big stories we're working on for you this morning... more than 36,000 families have evacuated their homes in san jose since coyote creek flooded parts of the city. some 14,000 households are in the three mandatory evacuation areas. 246 people had to be rescued in the rock springs area tuesday. there were 200 more boat rescues in the williams street area tuesday as well. and... officials say flood water could have vehicle gas, oil, pesticides, sewage backups, among other things in it. adding victims need to decontaminate if they have come in contact with flood waters. san jose mayor sam
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liccardo says although the water is receding, the city is far from out of this. many of people who were evacuated in san jose say they are upset the city did not notify them sooner about the possible floods and evacuations. also... back in action tonight, the golden state warriors. they will face off against the los angeles clippers tonight in oracle. the warriors have beat the clippers the last 9 times they have played them. beating them by an average of 25 point 3 points per game. l-a is expected to have star guard chris paul back in this one. he has been out since having thumb surgery a few weeks ago. tonight's game tips off at 7:30. let's check on your weather now this morning. a few lingering showers will be possible again today, mainly near the coast, although any rainfall amounts should be very light. otherwise, drier and cooler conditions are forecast through friday with chilly
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overnight temperatures. unsettled weather conditions return by the weekend with another storm system approaching the coast.
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let's check on your weather now this morning. a few lingering showers will be possible again today, mainly near the coast, rainfall amounts should be very light. otherwise, drier and cooler conditions are forecast through overnight temperatures. weather conditions return by the weekend storm system coast.
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in the east bay... a 17-year-old is in custody suspected of robbing a 12- year-old girl and her mother who were selling girl scout cookies. the incident happened two weeks ago in front of safeway along decoto road in union city. that's where a mother and her daughter had a booth set up in front of the store. then, police say a teenager approached them asking about buying cookies. they say he came back a short time later and flashed a gun, before taking cash from the girl's mother. an investigation led to police to arrest the teenager who they say, confessed to the robbery. police donated the money which was stolen to the girl. and bought her remaining cookies. police need your help identifying two burglars in palo alto. a surveillance video system caught them trying to get into a home. the burglary happened a few weeks ago on february ninth at
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a home on roosevelt circle. you will see a man with a star wars jacket walk up to the home and attempts to open a door but he couldn't get in. he looks into the home and after a short time he walks out of the picture. but later returns and tries to open the door again and once again looks inside a window. and then leaves. eventually you see the guy with the star wars jacket walk past another camera. this time, behind him, a second burglarer wearing a gray sweatshirt. the two briefly stop to look around and then take off. police believe they think they were able to burglarize another home earlier that day. flooding along coyote creek started when anderson reservoir was overwhelmed by storm runoff this past weekend. and when the reservoir reached capacity, water surged over the spillway causing flooding all the way to san francisco bay. kron 4's charles clifford spoke with nervous neighbors
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who live just below the dam. natswednesday afternoon, water continued to surge over the spillway at anderson reservoir. according to the santa clara valley water district, the water level in the lake is at about 103 percent of full capacity with two feet of water flowing over the spillway wednesday evening. the reservoir actually peaked at 106.2 percent early tuesday morning and the water level has been dropping ever since.natsjust below the dam, the huge 80 foot spillway water fall that appeared earlier this week is still going strong. further down stream coyote creek continues to run high, fast and muddy although there are signs that the water level has dropped a bit.sotso yeah, it's pretty scary stuff. lives just below the anderson dam. his house sits only a few feet away from the creek. before this week he never thought flooding would be a problem.sot tuesday morning when i woke up and coyote creek was about two feet from the top i thought it might spill over, but till then, no, i never though about it.with more rain in the forecast, tuan hopes his home will remain above the flood waters.sothad some tense moments the past couple weeks but i'm not to worried because i trust the people that manage the damn and figure they know what they're doing.
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still ahead... we may be getting a break in the rain today but there is still concerns of future flooding in san jose. what's being done to prevent it from happening again. and... how the city of oakland is trying to continue it's nexus of pot-based business and not let the communities of color fall behind during this new "green rush". that' just ahead.
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back to our top story this morning... more than 36-thousand families have been evacuated from their homes in san jose since coyote creek flooded parts of the city. there has been a lot of discussion about who should have sounded the alarm about the flooding from coyote creek. the water district is in charge of anderson reservoir and the city is responsible for evacuating people. but it is up to the santa clara valley water district to monitor coyote creek and take steps to prepare for the next storm. kron 4's dan kerman has the details. natsthis is the issue here where we have debris collect on the treeswednesday, crews with the santa clara valley water district were working their way up and down coyote creek clearing debris in anticipation of the next round of storms.sot don duran/santa clara valley water district 15-25if the deris is collecting in the middle at this level of flow that's not as much of a concern because it will blow right past, but if the debris is collecting
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toward the levee, then it will push it into the levee and damage the leveethat's why tree branches like these were removed both upstream and downstream of the downtown area it's all part of the water district multi facet approach to monitor the creek and prepare for the next storm sot gina adriano/santa clara valley water district 45-55we do have stream gauges that allow us to monitor the creek and we have crews that measure the stream flows and we have hydrologists and staff that monitor weather reports from the national weather service. other crews were out identifying high water marks near bridges and homes that flooded in hopes the information will allow them to better predict what happens in future storms.111/future storms storms111/future storms.future happens in predict what them to better predict what happens in future storms.111/future storms
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and here's a live look outside... embarcadero. we need to be ready for whatever weather may come our way.
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my name's scott strenfel and i'm a meteorologist at pg&e. we make sure that our crews as well as our customers are prepared to how weather may impact their energy. so every single day we're monitoring the weather, and when storm events arise our forecast get crews out ahead of the storm to minimize any outages. during storm season we want our customers to be ready and stay safe. learn how you can be prepared at pge.com/beprepared. together, we're building a better california. welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. here is a look at the major headlines before you head out the door this morning.... more than 36,000 families have evacuated their homes in san jose since coyote creek flooded parts of the city. some 14,000 households are in the three mandatory evacuation areas. 246 people had to be rescued in the rock springs area tuesday. there were 200 more boat rescues in the
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williams street area tuesday as well. and... officials say flood water could have vehicle gas, oil, pesticides, sewage backups, among other things in it. adding victims need to decontaminate if they have come in contact with flood waters. san jose mayor sam liccardo says although the water is receding, the city is far from out of this. many of people who were evacuated in san jose say they are upset the city did not notify them sooner about the possible floods and evacuations. happening today... highway- 37 in novato, which has been shutdown by the barrage of bay area storms over the last few weeks, is set to reopen. the highway, located between atherton avenue and highway 101 has been closed on and off due to heavy flooding. crews have spent nearly a month fixing the highways asphalt and replacing the drainage system with larger pipes. however, caltrans officials are warning these improvements will not make the highway flood -proof. they
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say the upgrades will ensure future flooding are shorter in duration. here is a live look outside from our golden gate bridge camera.... meteorologist anny hong has what you need to know before heading out the door this morning. a few lingering showers will be possible again today, mainly near the coast, although any rainfall amounts should be very light. otherwise, drier and cooler conditions are forecast through friday with chilly overnight temperatures. unsettled weather conditions return by the weekend with another storm system approaching the coast.
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the legalization of
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recreational marijuana in california is setting the stage for the birth of a new industry. it is an economic influx that could be a big boost for the city of oakland. kron4's maureen kelly takes an in depth look at this issue. 2:19 we have to consider all of our options we don't want to move, it's not easily to uproot, it's not like a threat or anythingdark heart nursery grows marijuana starter plants.they've been doing brisk business in east oakland since 2007. and they want to stay here. but are worried they might not be able to. we don't have a permit, we need a permit it's going to be vital to get the permit in california,like many cannabis related business dark heart nursery has a business liscense and pays taxes to the city but under new state regulations they're also going to need a cannabis operating permit issued by oakland by 2018 and that permitting process stalled before it even really got started.the issue that has the permit process clogged up at city hall is how to make the cannabis industry equitable for those communities of color that some would say were unfairly targeted during the war on drugs. the city council recently scraped a plan to set aside half of the city's operating permits for those convicted of marijuana
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related offenses or those who have lived 2 years within certain east oakland police beats with high number of marijuana arrests. a plan criticized by many cannabis business operators for being too restrictive the debate around this issue has been waging for months. meanwhile there are those that are worrying that other cities will benefit from oakland's delay.santa rosa looks good, richmond looks really goodmatt hummel is the chair of the city's cannabis regulatory commission. he says interest in oakland as a marijuana mecca is withering.cut 19:25 we had people calling i want a permit i want a permit all day long until about 2 months ago because cities across the state have picked up the ball and started running with it because we set it downand that could be costly for the city. oakland has been collecting taxes on pot profits for yearsraking in more than 13 million in just 5 years. money that goes into the general fund and is funneled to things like police and fire services, libraries and parks. that number is expected to keep going up now that prop 64 has passed.unless other marijuana friednly municipalities lure pot businesses and investors elsewhere.we are making amends, i guess the word would be for the travesty that happened for the war on drugs
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orver the past 40 50 years and how it's affected people of color ebele ifedigbo is the co founder of the hood incubator, a non profit which is working to increase participation of the black and brown communities in the cannabis industry. while she admits the city may miss on some economic opportunites with all of the debate and delay.she says it's worth it. 11:06 yes the conversation has gone on for 8, 9, 10 months now but this is stuff that's going to set the tone for generations over generations so if it takes a little while to get things right that's ok bitedon't get me wrong we need to get this right, race and equity is not an solveit would be a shame that even the equity doesn't happen because the industry as moved onthe city council is set next month on a new equity plan that offers help to the disenfranchised in other ways loan funding, tax breaks and support for their burgeoning business.they don't want to see the industry here in oakland dry up.just as it's starting to take root. maureen kelly kron4 news.
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we've obtained city records detailing the growth of pot related business and tax revenue in oakland. we've posted that information on our website, kron4-dot-com. coming up on the kron four morning news... tom brady has come up with a list of suspects who may have stolen his jersey. who they are, next. and here's a live look
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outside...
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looking at the bay area traffic maps and updating drive times. tom brady is having some fun with the mystery of his stolen super bowl jersey. the jersey was stolen from him in the team's locker room while brady celebrated on the field after winning the big game. so brady's taking matters into his own hands on nstagram. he posted a "suspect board" with all the people who may have stolen the jersey. among them
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included his teammate and fellow peninsula native julian edelman. as well as halftime performer lady gaga the worth of brady's jersey has been placed at about 500 thousand dollars. with one aution house saying it could go as high as 1 million. coming up... flooding has forced thousands from their homes in san jose. when they can expect to go back the damage the water has caused. and... flooding along coyote creek started when the anderson reservoir was overwhelmed by storm runoff this past weekend. how long it may take crews to bring water levels down. also... a sheriff's deputy is in critical condition after getting run over by a jail transportation bus. the latest on his condition.
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a few lingering showers will be possible again today, mainly near the coast,
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although any rainfall amounts should be very light. otherwise, drier and cooler conditions are forecast through friday with chilly overnight temperatures. unsettled weather conditions return by the weekend with another storm system approaching the coast. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo
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bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 more on our top story this morning.... several neighborhoods in san jose are still dealing with major flooding. an evacuation order is still in place for parts of the city, but some people will be allowed to return home today. the san jose fire chief says the water has started receding in some areas. flood victims are working quickly to try and salvage their belongings damaged by water. more than 36-thousand families have evacuated their homes since coyote creek flooded parts of the city on tuesday. kron 4's will tran is live this morning on williams street area in san jose where people are cleaning up this morning. will. mandatory evacuations are
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still in place because of flooding in parts of san jose. too late to go. thanks will. we will check back through out the morning. the morning.through out with
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you check back with you through out the morning. now we want to go to
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averi harper who is live in
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the rock springs area where there is still an evacuation order in effect this morning. averi. mandatory evacuations are still in place because of flooding in parts of san jose. what we can do. thanks averi. we will check back with you through out the morning.
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happening now... people are working to pump the floodwater out of their homes. restoration companies worked into the night to help pump water out of peoples' properties. that can cost
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people more than two thousand dollars, some of it is covered by flood insurance, but not everyone who spoke to us has it. two restoration companies we spoke to say they pumped water out of 50 homes yesterday. the american red cross is helping people who have been forced out of their homes many of those who were evacuated went to the evacuation center at james lick high school. the other evacuation center is at evergreen valley high school. volunteers were busy yesterday... trying to help all those who were evacuated from there homes. more than 300 people had to be rescued by boat... the red cross is providing food and a cots to sleep on. officials saying they were lucky that the schools were on a break so they could use the high schools as an evacuation center. they say they are ready to open a third evacuation center if necessary. some of the people who were forced out of their homes were allowed to return yesterday to grab some personal items. needles drive, welch avenue and rock
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spring drive all remained flooded through the day yesterday.. some people saying they are especially concerned about the murky waters and sanitation. they say the flood happened so fast... and without much warning. things like this. right now the police department is not preventing anybody from going into their homes. so people say they are grabbing whatever they can and getting out. and now crews in santa clara county are getting ready for for the next round of rain that is expected this weekend. yesterday... crews with the santa clara valley water district were working their way down coyote creek... clearing debris. they say the debris can damage the levee which can lead to even more flooding. several tree branches were removed from the creek. it is part
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of the water districts efforts to monitor the creek and prepare for the next storm. other crews were out identifying high water marks near bridges and homes. they hope that the information will help them predict what will happen with future storms. flooding along coyote creek started when the anderson reservoir was overwhelmed by storm runoff this past weekend. when the reservoir reached capacity, water surged over the spillway causing flooding all the way to san francisco bay. last night, the water level in the lake was at about 103-percent capacity, with two feet of water flowing over the spillway. that's according to the santa clara valley water district. the district is required to keep the dam at 68-percent of capacity. water officials say it could take nine weeks to bring the water levels down to that level. make sure you have the free kron-4 mobile app to stay up to date with everything including the flooding in san jose. also be the first to know about severe traffic and weather in your area... we'll keep you updated through breaking news push alerts.
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it's a free download for android and apple devices. happening right now... highway- 37 in novato has reopened. the section of highway between atherton avenue and highway 101 has been closed several times this winter because of heavy flooding. crews have spent nearly a month fixing the highways asphalt and replacing the drainage system with larger pipes. however, caltrans officials are warning these improvements will not completely prevent future flooding. but they say the upgrades will help crews get the flooding cleaned up faster the next time that it happens. niles canyon road has reopened in alameda county. caltrans says it had a busy day yesterday clearing mudslides along the road in fremont fremont. this was one of several slides crews had to remove. this area has closed several times over the winter due to debris falling onto the roadway. pittsburg police are investigating an overnight shooting that left one man dead. it happened late last night on atlantic avenue. police say whent they got to the scene, the victim had
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already died. the victim has been identified as 20 year old joseph west of antioch. this morning pittsburg police are still looking for his killer. still ahead ... people are speaking out against president trump's decision to withdraw federal protections for transgender students. hear why some students say their lives are now in danger. and later...voters are making their voices heard at angry town halls across the country. we'll show you one that got very loud when the topic turned to obamacare. and after the break...law enforcement across california are mourning the death of a c-h-p officer killed in an accident. hear what the governor is saying about the officer this morning. and i will check your bay area forecast coming up and i an tracking you commute after the break. . . no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden
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a few lingering showers will be possible again today, mainly near the coast, although any rainfall amounts should be very light. otherwise, drier and cooler conditions are forecast through friday with chilly overnight temperatures. unsettled weather conditions return by the weekend with another storm system approaching the coast.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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a c-h-p officer has died after crashing into a pole during a police chase in south sacramento. lucas chellew was on duty last night when he started chasing a suspect. that chase ended when the officer crashed into a pole. he was on a motorcycle at the time of the crash. chellew was airlifted to the hospital where he died. he's been a c-h-p officer for the past eight years. governon brown releasing a statement about chellew saying in part: officer chellew's great courage and sacrifice will never be forgotten." as with all the protect. chellew is survived by
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his wife and child. an alameda county sheriff's deputy is in critical condition after getting run over by a jail transportation bus. the accident happened at around 6:00 yesterday morning at the santa rita jail parking lot in dublin. investigators say, a deputy was driving the bus that hit 60-year- old mike foley. he was taken to john muir medical center in walnut creek. foley has worked with law enforcement for 30-years. the driver, who is a senior deputy, is currently on administrative leave. republican lawmakers are facing angry crowds at town halls across the country. people are speaking out and demanding answers on everything from republicans' plans to repeal obamacare to
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the wall president trump wants to build on the mexican border. last night in arkansas, senator tom cotton faced a hostile crowd: crowd applauds similar scenes are playing out in south carolina, kentucky, utah and florida. president trump has spoken out about these town halls saying he thinks many of the people attending are paid protestors. at last night's town hall in arkansas, many of the people who spoke out were adamant that they were not getting paid to be there. students at public schools may no longer be allowed to use bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity. president trump has rolled back the obama administration's policies for transgender students in public schools. reid binion has the details. gavin grimm / protester: "we will not be beaten down by this administration or any."
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transgender teen gavin grimm -- speaking out in support of transgender youth.grimm -- who is taking his fight over bathroom access at his high school to the supreme court... ....was one of many demonstrating outside the white house wednesday...... the same day that the trump administration withdrew obama era guidance on transgender bathroom use in public schools. the new guidance -- rejecting the inclusion of gender identity in the interpretation of title nine -- the federal law that bans sex discrimination in schools. opposition to the move -- coming from one of trump's own inaugural performers.singer jackie evancho -- whose sister came out as transgender in 20-15 -- tweeted to trump quote:"you gave me the honor 2 sing at your inauguration. pls give me & my sis the honor 2 meet with u 2 talk #transgender rghts"education secretary betsy devos was reportedly initially opposed to a draft of the plan... ...though she was on board with the new guidance by the time it was announced. according to a source outside the government -- devos reminded trump that they had both publicly promised to protect all students.white house press secretary sean spicer -- brushing off any concerns of dissent.sean spicer / white house press secretary: "there's no daylight between anybody, between the president, between any of the secretaries."spicer -- responding to questions about a new york times report that devos had opposed attorney general jeff sessions on the guidance.sean spicer / white house press secretary:
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"i think where you might be hearing something is more on the timing and the wording on stuff. the conclusions everybody in the administration has agreed upon."i'm reid binion reporting. still ahead ... we'll return to the south bay where one neighborhood is returning home after the massive flooding. but see why people can only stay for a few minutes before they have to leave again. and later...two boys are jolted out of bed after a car slams into their bedroom. we have the video of the crash! see it coming up. and next... police make an arrest in the robbery of a girl scout cookie stand. see who police say was behind the robbery.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 in the east bay... a 17-year-old is in custody accused of robbing a 12- year-old girl and her mother who were selling girl scout cookies. the incident happened two weeks ago in front of safeway along decoto road in union city. that's where a mother and her
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daughter had a booth set up in front of the store. police say the teen approached them asking about buying cookies. they say he came back a short time later and flashed a gun, before taking cash from the girl's mother. an investigation led to police to arrest the teenager who they say, confessed to the robbery. police donated money to the girl and bought her remaining cookies. evacuations still in effect in san jose this morning. i am live with the details. your bay area forecast is next.
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more on our top story this morning.... several neighborhoods in san jose are still dealing with major flooding. an evacuation order is still in place for parts of the city, but some people will be allowed to return home today. the san jose fire chief says the water has started receding in some areas. flood victims are working quickly to try and salvage their belongings damaged by water. more than 36-thousand families have evacuated their homes since coyote creek flooded parts of the city on tuesday. kron 4's will tran is live this morning in the williams street park area in san jose where
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mandatory evacuations are still in effect because of flooding. will. mandatory evacuations are still in place because of flooding in parts of san jose. thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning.the morning. through out with you check back we will thanks will. thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning. now we want to go to
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averi harper who is live in the rock springs area where there is still an evacuation order in effect this morning. averi. mandatory evacuations are still in place because of flooding in parts of san jose.
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thanks averi. we will check back with you through out the morning.
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people living at the golden wheels mobile home park in san jose are allowed to return to their homes. but they can't stay for long. the flood waters are slowly starting to recede. but pg&e won't turn on the utilities until all the water is gone. people who went back to their homes say their yards have a lot of damage. but the good news is nothing inside the homes appears to have been damaged by the water. "i just got the dog and took off, i dropped him off at my in laws and that was it, i just came back today to see what happened but it was higher around 2pm, the water was up here but it receded now" you know i was actually able to double bag and get my work clothes and stuff like that but i just couldn't think, i didn't want to get stuck in the water." there are some people who
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couldn't return to their homes to take a look. that's because parts of the park is still too flooded for people to reach. make sure you have the free kron-4 mobile app to stay up to date with everything including the flooding in san jose. also be the first to know about severe traffic and weather in your area... we'll keep you updated through breaking news push alerts. it's a free download for android and apple devices. coming up ... an attempted burglary in the bay area is caught on camera. we'll show you the video of the crooks. and later... an off-duty officer and a teenager get into a scuffle and a gun is drawn. we have the video of how it all went down. and after the break...a security guard is dragged by a taxi. see how the officer is recovering this morning.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to
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101 a security guard is recovering from minor injuries after being dragged by a taxi cab. it happened in san diego and the whole thing was caught on camera. you can see the orange cab dragging the guard and then the driver throwing him into the street before driving away. police were able to find the driver shortly after the incident and arrested him. the 49-year-old security guard has some scrapes and bruises but is expected to make a full recovery. here's another very scary incident caught on camera. a car came crashing into a home in l-a county early yesterday morning while two boys were sleeping. it happened in the city of la-puente. the crash was caught on home surveillance video. the car slammed right into the kid's bedroom. the driver left the scene shortly after the crash and has not been found. the 11 and 14-year-old boys had only minor injuries.
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and here are some of the stories we are working on for the kron four morning news at six... we continue following our breaking news of the massive flooding in san jose... many people are upset over the lack of warning ahead of the flooding. we have complete team coverage as some people are returning home today. plus... an arrest is made during a protest after a man tries to steal a confederate flag from a protester. and it was all caught on camera during a live broadcast. we'll show you the video up ahead. and... dry now, but rain is expected to hit the bay area again this weekend. rebecca strom has the timing of the storm up ahead.
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we're coming up on 5:45... here's a quick look at the top stories we're following this morning... several neighborhoods in san jose are still dealing with major flooding this morning. an evacuation order is still in place for parts of the city, but some people will be allowed to return home today. san jose fire chief says the water has started receding in some areas. more than 36-thousand families evacuated their homes since coyote creek flooded parts of the city on tuesday. a c-h-p officer has died after crashing into a pole during a police chase in south sacramento. lucas chellew was on duty last night when he started chasing a suspect. that chase ended when the officer crashed into a pole.
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chellew was airlifted to the hospital where he died. he's been a c-h-p officer for the past eight years. and... an alameda county sheriff's deputy is in critical condition after getting run over by a jail transportation bus. the accident happened at around 6:00 yesterday morning at the santa rita jail parking lot in dublin. investigators say, a deputy was driving the bus that hit 60-year- old mike foley. the driver, who is a senior deputy, is currently on administrative leave.
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toss trx. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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a few lingering showers will be possible again today, mainly near the coast, although any rainfall amounts should be very light. otherwise, drier and cooler conditions are forecast through friday with chilly overnight temperatures. unsettled weather conditions return by the weekend with another storm system approaching the coast.
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this morning there are still problems in the east bay after the recent round of storms. tesla road which is out near livermore.. is closed from cross road.. to the san joaquin county line because of storm damage. part of the roadway washed out during the most recent storm. you can see from this picture... that a chunk of the road has crumbled and is gone. crews spent the day trying to shore it up. officials with alameda county say, it could be some time before it reopens. and part of highway 1 is still closed in big sur as caltrans crews cleanup rock slides in that area... but they now have a bigger problem on their handsthe pfeiffer canyon bridge has moved seven
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inches and is collapsing. that bridge is part of highway 1 just north of nepenthe caltrans has condemned the state-owned bridge. they are now deciding whether to tear it down or wait for it to collapse. replacing the bridge and reopening highway 1 could take up to a year police in palo alto are trying to identify two people after they were caught on camera trying to break into a home. the attempted- burglary happened earlier this month on roosevelt circle. you can see a man in a star wars jacket walk up to the house and try to open the door. he looks into the home before leaving but he comes back and tries again to get into the home. eventually he walks past another camera... this time with another person behind him. police believe these two were also responsible for burglarizing another home earlier that day. a 13-year-old boy is now
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out of police custody after he got into a dispute with an off-duty l-a-p-d officer. that ended with the cop firing his gun. video of the confrontation was posted on you-tube. it happened tuesday afternoon in anaheim when the boy was walking home from school. he was with other classmates when a girl stepped on the officer's lawn. the officer allegedly cursed at her. the boy says he asked the officer to be more respectful. the teenager was arrested for allegedly telling the officer "i'm going to shoot you." but he says he told the cop "i'm going to sue you." the anaheim police department along with l-a-p-d are investigating the case. coming up on the kron four morning news at six... hear how bay area officials are reacting to president trump's decision to withdraw protections for transgener students.
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that's coming up at six. and after the break...it's oscar weekend! we'll show you what's being done to make sure hollywood's biggest night goes off without a
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a few lingering showers will be possible again today, mainly near the coast, although any rainfall amounts should be very light. otherwise, drier and cooler conditions are forecast through friday with chilly overnight temperatures. unsettled weather conditions return by the weekend with another storm system approaching the coast.
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the golden state warriors are back in action tonight. they will face off against the los angeles clippers tonight at oracle arena. the warriors have beat the clippers the last 9 times they have played them. beating them by an average of 25 points per game. l-a is expected to have star guard chris paul back tonight. he has been out since having thumb surgery a few weeks ago. tonight's game tips off at 7:30. hollywood is getting ready for one of its biggest nights. the oscars. workers are rolling out the red carpet. this year marks the 89th academy awards. it will be at the dolby theatre sunday night in hollywood. jimmy kimmel is hosting the show. it will start at 8 p-m on a-b-c. the red c. the red carpet show will start at 7.
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coming up in the next hour on the kron 4 morning news... we continue our team coverage of the massive flooding in south bay. this morning cleanup efforts conitnue san jose. we will check win with our crews live in san jose at the top of the hour. and police in the east bay invesatigating an overnight deadly shooting. we will tell you where it happened and what police are saying about the attack. and a major bay area highway reopens this morning after severe flooding all winter long. here what crews are saying about preventing highway 37 from flooding in the future. in our suvs,
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all mercedes-benz. than it was. outrage in san jose... people are speaking out against the lack of warning ahead of the major flooding. for the second straight day thousands of people are waking up away from their homes after severe flooding. 36-thousand families have been forced to evacuate their homes. the flood waters are starting to recede but the damage is already done. good morning, i'm mark danon. and i'm darya folsom. we will have much more on the flooding coming up in just a moment but first we want to get a check of the weather and traffic.
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a few lingering showers will be possible again today, mainly near the coast, although any rainfall amounts should be very light. otherwise, drier and cooler conditions are forecast through friday with chilly overnight temperatures. unsettled weather conditions return by the weekend with another storm system approaching the coast.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo
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bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 more on our top story this morning.... several neighborhoods in san jose are still dealing with major flooding. an evacuation order is still in place for parts of the city, but some people will be allowed to return home today. the san jose fire chief says the water has started receding in some areas. flood victims are working quickly to try and salvage their belongings damaged by water. more than 36-thousand families have evacuated their homes since coyote creek flooded parts of the city on tuesday. kron 4's will tran is live this morning in the williams street
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park area in san jose where people are cleaning up this morning. will. mandatory evacuations are still in place because of flooding in parts of san jose. too late to go. thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning. the morning.through out with you check back we will thanks will. the morning.
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the morning.through out with you we will thanks will. too late to go. thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning.
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and here is a live look from nordal and senter road near the rock springs area. floodwaters remain deep in this low-lying neighborhood. sanitary pumping station serving the area is overwhelmed and cannot yet accommodate wastewater from the 347 units in this area. the american red cross is helping people who have been forced out of their homes many of those who were evacuated went to the evacuation center at james lick high school. the other evacuation center is at evergreen valley high school. volunteers were busy
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yesterday... trying to help all those who were evacuated from there homes. more than 300 people had to be rescued by boat... the red cross is providing food and a cots to sleep on. officials saying they were lucky that the schools were on a break so they could use the high schools as an evacuation center. they say they are ready to open a third evacuation center if necessary. some of the people who were forced out of their homes were allowed to return yesterday to grab some personal items. needles drive, welch avenue and rock spring drive all remained flooded through the day yesterday.. some people saying they are especially concerned about the murky waters and sanitation. they say the flood happened so fast... and without much warning. things like this. right now the police department is not preventing anybody from going into their
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homes. so people say they are grabbing whatever they can and getting out. and now crews in santa clara county are getting ready for for the next round of rain that is expected this weekend. yesterday... crews with the santa clara valley water district were working their way down coyote creek... clearing debris. they say the debris can damage the levee which can lead to even more flooding. several tree branches were removed from the creek. it is part of the water districts efforts to monitor the creek and prepare for the next storm. other crews were out identifying high water marks near bridges and homes. they hope that the information will help them predict what will happen with future storms. flooding along coyote creek started when the anderson reservoir was overwhelmed by storm runoff this past weekend. when the reservoir reached capacity, water surged over the spillway causing flooding all the way to san francisco bay. last night, the water level in the lake was at about 103-percent capacity, with two feet of water flowing over the spillway. that's according to the santa clara valley water district. the
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district is required to keep the dam at 68-percent of capacity. water officials say it could take nine weeks to bring the water levels down to that level. make sure you have the free kron-4 mobile app to stay up to date with everything including the flooding in san jose. also be the first to know about severe traffic and weather in your area... we'll keep you updated through breaking news push alerts. it's a free download for android and apple devices. happening right now... highway- 37 in novato has reopened. the section of highway between atherton avenue and highway 101 has been closed several times this winter because of heavy flooding. crews have spent nearly a month fixing the highways asphalt and replacing the drainage system with larger pipes. however, caltrans officials are warning these improvements will not completely prevent future flooding. but they say the upgrades will help crews get the flooding cleaned up faster the next time that it happens. niles canyon road has
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reopened in alameda county. caltrans says it had a busy day yesterday clearing mudslides along the road in fremont fremont. this was one of several slides crews had to remove. this area has closed several times over the winter due to debris falling onto the roadway. pittsburg police are investigating an overnight shooting that left one man dead. it happened late last night on atlantic avenue. police say when they got to the scene, the victim had already died. the victim has been identified as 20 year old joseph west of antioch. this morning pittsburg police are still looking for his killer. coming up... law enforcement across california are mourning the death of a c-h-p officer killed in an accident. hear what the governor is saying about the officer plus... police make an arrest in the robbery of a girl scout cookie stand on the peninsula. see who police say was behind the robbery. tracking
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your morning commute. . no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the i laugh, i sneeze... there goes my sensitive bladder. sound familiar?
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toss to weather or traffic no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less
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than 20 min from the toll to 101 a few lingering showers will be possible again today, mainly near the coast, although any rainfall amounts should be very light. otherwise, drier and cooler conditions are forecast through friday with chilly overnight temperatures. unsettled weather conditions return by the weekend with another storm system approaching the coast.
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a c-h-p officer has died after crashing into a pole during a police chase in south sacramento. lucas chellew was on duty last night when he started chasing a suspect. that chase ended when the officer crashed into a pole. he was on a motorcycle at the time of the crash. chellew was airlifted to the hospital where he died. he's been a c-h-p officer for the past eight years. governor brown releasing a statement about chellew saying in part: "officer chellew's great courage and sacrifice will never be forgotten." as with all the protect. chellew is survived by
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his wife and child. an alameda county sheriff's deputy is in critical condition this morning after getting run over by a jail transportation bus. the accident happened at around 6:00 yesterday morning at the santa rita jail parking lot in dublin. investigators say, a deputy was driving the bus that hit 60-year- old mike foley. he was taken to john muir medical center in walnut creek. foley has worked with law enforcement for 30-years. the driver, who is a senior
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deputy, is currently on administrative leave. a 17-year-old is in custody accused of robbing a 12- year-old girl and her mother who were selling girl scout cookies. the incident happened two weeks ago in front of safeway along decoto road in union city. that's where a mother and her daughter had a booth set up in front of the store. then, police say the teen approached them asking about buying cookies. they say he came back a short time later and flashed a gun, before taking cash from the girl's mother. an investigation led to police to arrest the teenager who they say, confessed to the robbery. police donated money to the girl and bought her remaining cookies. republican lawmakers are facing angry crowds at town halls across the country. people are speaking out and demanding answers on everything from republicans' plans to repeal obamacare to the wall president trump wants to build on the mexican border. last night in arkansas, senator tom cotton
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faced a hostile crowd: crowd applauds similar scenes are playing out in south carolina, kentucky, utah and florida. president trump has spoken out about these town halls saying he thinks many of the people attending are paid protestors. at last night's town hall in arkansas, many of the people who spoke out were adamant that they were not getting paid to be there. the trump administration removed federal guidelines allowing transgender students to use public bathrooms and locker rooms matching their chosen identity. yesterday's decision is a reversal of an obama-era directive. in a statement-- the white house said president trump believes policy regarding transgender bathrooms should be decided at the state level. a transgender teen spoke out in support of transgender youth outside the white house yesterday. he is taking
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his fight over bathroom access at his high school to the supreme court. love. according to c-n-n... education secretary betsy devos was initially opposed to a draft of the plan, but was later on board with the new guidance by the time it was announced. san francisco officials say that local protections for transgender students will not be affected by the trump administration's decision. city officials released a statement saying that, quote, "all students deserve to learn in an atmosphere that is free of fear and discrimination." san francisco was the first city in the country to affirm the rights of transgender students in 2003. happening today... two members of president
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trump's cabinet are meeting with mexican president enrique pena nieto. secretary of state rex tillerson and homeland security secretary john kelly are on a two-day visit to mexico. the two are meeting with the mexican president and other officials to discuss border security, trade and other issues. the talks come amid tense relations between the u-s and mexico over president trump's wall proposal on the u-s mexico border. still ahead ... we'll return to the south bay where one neighborhood is returning home after the massive flooding. hear why people can can only stay for a few minutes before they have to leave again. and.... an arrest is made during a protest after a man tries to steal a confederate flag from a protester. and it was all caught on camera during a live broadcast. we'll show you the video next on kron and here's a live look outside... san mateo
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a "black lives matter" leader was arrested in
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charleston, south carolina after trying to take a large confederate flag from a protester. it happened during a live newscast. take a look...another. this happened yesterday outside the college of charleston. bree newsome, the woman who took down a confederate flag from a poll on south carolina's statehouse grounds two years ago was speaking at a class. this sparked dueling protests on the campus. the south carolina secessionist party showed up to hoist the confederate flag in protest to newsome's actions. the man who snatched the confederate flag out from was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. a man accused of murder and on the run for 12 years was arrested in shasta county.
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ricardo puentas is accused of shooting and killing a man in santa rosa in 2005. santa rosa police say in the past 12 years they have pursued hundreds of leads regarding his whereabouts. yesterday evening, santa rose police, f-b-i agents and shasta county sheriff's deputies surrounded a home he was in. at one point, puentas refused to come out and picked up an infant child while barricading himself inside. he later came outside and was arrested without a struggle. tracking the weather this morning....
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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more on our top story this morning.... several neighborhoods in san jose are still dealing with major flooding. an evacuation order is still in place for parts of the city, but some people will be allowed to return home today. the water has started receding in some areas. flood victims are working quickly to try and salvage their belongings damaged by water. more than 36-thousand families have evacuated their homes since coyote creek flooded parts of the city on tuesday. now the city of san jose is taking the blame for not getting people out before the floodwaters rushed in. kron 4's j.r stone has the latest. . natsflood victims quickly working to try and salvage their belongings that were damaged by water.sot oh yeah everything still has water. water levels are receding, leaving a trail of mud in many areas. neighborhoods where flood damaged cars have been marked with x's. frustration
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now building over what many say was a lack of notification before the flood hit.sot they weren't expecting thisthe water was pretty bad.sot the emergency evacuation from the city only came after it was too late to go.sot nobody messaged us anyway telling us that the surge was coming and that it was worse than it wasand that it was going to be really bad. if it had been then we would have moved more things upstairs and we would have been better prepared.san jose mayor sam liccardo addressed those concerns on wednesday.sot if the first time that a resident is aware that they need to get out of a home is when they see a firefighter in a boat then clearly there has been a failure.sot there was a failure as i said and we're going to try and understand better in the next couple of weeks what that failure was. out here live this evening that water is still a problem in this rocksprings section of san jose. water leves have gone down at least a couple feet but it appears they now still need to go down another couple feet. people living at the golden wheels mobile home park in san jose are allowed to return to their homes. but they can't stay for long. the flood waters are slowly starting to recede. but
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pg&e won't turn on the utilities until all the water is gone. people who went back to their homes say their yards have a lot of damage. but the good news is nothing inside the homes appears to have been damaged by the water. "i just got the dog and took off, i dropped him off at my in laws and that was it, i just came back today to see what happened but it was higher around 2pm, the water was up here but it receded now" you know i was actually able to double bag and get my work clothes and stuff like that but i just couldn't think, i didn't want to get stuck in the water." there are some people who couldn't return to their homes to take a look. that's because parts of the park is still too flooded for people to reach. one of the many concerns in san jose now is what is in all that flood water. officials say the water traveled about 20 -miles along coyote creek from anderson reservior in morgan hill all the way to san jose. and fertilizer and pesticides from people's lawns and gardens has
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run off into the floodwaters they also say gas and oil has gotten into the water after cars were submerged by the floods. officials say if you have been exposed to the flood water, it is critical to get clean. d effectively officials say all the firefighters and rescue crews that have worked through all that water have not experienced any side effects related to the contaminated water. this morning people are trying to pump the floodwater out of their home. kron 4's hermela aregawi has more on the cleanup. this is what south 19th street looked like just over 24 hours ago..sot joey bastian and sot scott buskeyit got to about 4 feet right down here below our driveway. knocked down two fences across the street as
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well, knocked down trash cans. you saw trash cans floating down the middle of the street. bikes were in the middle of the street. the water. it was just taking everything.people who live here say they didn't see this coming.sot jill case, having water pumped out of her homeit's been crazy. because we all watched the creek rising but no one really thought it would flood. residents frustrated about what they say is the city's lack of proper communication. joe cervantes's mother lives here..sot joe cervantes, mom's home flooded there was really no way to get in. they weren't letting people that live here come in. there was no public notice of what's going on. all of this is just telling people you can't come in here. you can't do this. you can't do that..this is water being pumped out from underneath his home.sot joe cervantes, mom's home floodedit's a crisis over here. and we had no way t help. we didn't get any help. they were just telling us we couldnt come where we live. where we have family members. i mean its important to communicate to the people that live here. what's going on whats important and what we can do.two restoration companies have been in the neighborhhood pumping water out of homes.the cost, 2- thousand dollars and up... some of it covered by flood insurance.not everyone here has it..jill case says she's glad she did.sot jill case, having water pumped out of her homeits started to come down really fast down here. so i left and my house had . there
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was no more water inside. but you could see.. probably about an inch of water got into the entire house.standup.the companies tell me they've already worked on more than 2 dozen homes in the area. they anticipate they'll have pumped water out of 50 homes by the end of the night.reporting in sj, ha k4 news. and here is a live look from nordale and senter road near the rock springs area. floodwaters remain deep in this low-lying neighborhood. make sure you have the free kron-4 mobile app to stay up to date with everything
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from school. he was with other classmates when a girl stepped on the officer's lawn. the officer allegedly cursed at her. the boy says he asked the officer to be more respectful. the teenager was arrested for allegedly telling the officer "i'm going to shoot you." but he says he told the cop "i'm going to sue you." the anaheim police department along with l-a-pd are investigating the case. coming up... parts of the east bay are still dealing with road closures after the recent round of storms. we'll show you what crews are doing to repair the damage. adlib live tease. ad lib (vo) what if this didn't
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here's a quick look at the top stories we're following this morning... several neighborhoods in san jose are still dealing with major flooding this morning. an evacuation order is still in place for parts of the city, but some people will be allowed to return home today. san jose fire chief says the water has started receding in some areas. more than 36-thousand families evacuated their homes since coyote creek flooded parts of the city on tuesday. a c-h-p officer has died after crashing into a pole during a police chase in south sacramento. lucas chellew was on duty last night when he started chasing a suspect. that chase ended when the officer crashed into a pole. chellew was airlifted to the hospital where he died. he's been a c-h-p officer for the past eight years. and... an alameda county sheriff's deputy is in critical condition after getting run over by a jail
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transportation bus. the accident happened at around 6:00 yesterday morning at the santa rita jail parking lot in dublin. investigators say, a deputy was driving the bus that hit 60-year- old mike foley. the driver, who is a senior deputy, is currently on administrative leave.
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a few lingering showers will be possible again today, mainly near the coast, although any rainfall amounts should be very light. otherwise, drier and cooler conditions are forecast through friday with chilly overnight temperatures. unsettled weather conditions return by the weekend with another storm system approaching the coast.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 to a yearcould take up highway 1 reopening bridge and replacing the to collapse. or wait for it tear it down whether to deciding owned bridge. the state- caltrans nepenthehighway 1 just part of that bridge is and is seven inches canyon bridge their handsproblem on they now have that area... but rock slides in crews cleanup big sur as still closed in highway 1 is reopens.time before it could be some county say, it with
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alameda officials to shore it up.the day trying crews spent crumbled and road has a chunk of the picture... that from this you can see most recent during the washed out the roadway part of storm damage.line because of joaquin county to the san cross road.. closed from livermore.. is near which is out tesla road of storms.recent round after the the east bay problems in are still morning there this this morning there are still problems in the east bay after the recent round of storms. tesla road which is out near livermore.. is closed from cross road.. to the san joaquin county line because of storm damage. part of the roadway washed out during the most recent storm. you can see from this picture... that a chunk of the road has crumbled and
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is gone. crews spent the day trying to shore it up. officials with alameda county say, it could be some time before it reopens. and part of highway 1 is still closed in big sur as caltrans crews cleanup rock slides in that area... but they now have a bigger problem on their handsthe pfeiffer canyon bridge has moved seven inches and is collapsing. that bridge is part of highway 1 just north of nepenthe caltrans has condemned the state-owned bridge. they are now deciding whether to tear it down or wait for it to collapse. replacing the bridge and reopening highway 1 could take up to a year police in palo alto are trying to identify two people after they were caught on camera trying to break into a home. the attempted- burglary happened earlier this month on roosevelt circle. you can see a man in a star wars jacket walk up to the house and try to open the door. he looks into the home
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before leaving but he comes back and tries again to get into the home. eventually he walks past another camera... this time with another person behind him. police believe these two were also responsible for burglarizing another home earlier that day. a security guard is recovering from minor injuries after being dragged by a taxi cab. it happened in san diego and the whole thing was caught on camera. you can see the orange cab dragging the guard and then the driver throwing him into the street before driving away. police were able to find the driver shortly after the incident and arrested him. the 49-year-old security guard has some scrapes and bruises but is expected to make a full recovery. here's another very scary incident caught on camera. a car came crashing into a home in l-a county early yesterday morning while two boys were sleeping. it happened in the city of la-puente. the crash was caught on home surveillance video. the car slammed
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right into the kid's bedroom. the driver left the scene shortly after the crash and has not been found. the 11 and 14-year-old boys had only minor injuries. happening today... senator kamala harris will visit the lake oroville dam. . this comes as crews work to shore up damaged spillways that forced nearly 200-thousand people in three different counties to evacuate. the recently elected senator is set to survey the damage and repair work. the water level behind the dam began dropping again yesterday morning. it had risen about five feet because of recent storms in the area. crews are also trying to fortify the emergency spillway that was badly eroded when the lake reached its capacity and overflowed. mark adlib big board.
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coming up in kron four news at seven... we have breaking news out of the east bay.... one person is killed after an overnight shooting... the shooter is still on the loose this morning. hear what learning about the victim. and.... a first of its kind discovery for nasa.... we'll show you earth-size planets that could hold life 40 light years away. we'll be back as the kron 4 morning news continues... and here's a live look outside... embarcadero. hershey's miniatures.
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light years away circling a star called "trappest-one". three of them are in a habitable zone where water and life might exist. scientists say they still need to study the atmospheres to see if they can support life. the golden state warriors are back in action. they are facing off against the los angeles clippers tonight at oracle arena. the warriors have beat the clippers the last nine times they have played. beating them by an average of 25 points per game. l-a is expected to have star guard chris paul back tonight. he has been out since mid january after injuring his thumb. tip off at 7:30. and ahead in gary's world... it's all about getting fired. and we can all learn something from how these athletes lost their job. plus... we continue our team coverage of the massive flooding in south bay. this morning cleanup efforts continue san jose. we will check win with our crews live in san jose at the top of the hour. and...
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dry now, but more rain is headed to the bay area.... we'll have the timing of the storm up ahead.
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outrage in san jose... people are speaking out against the lack of warning ahead of the major flooding. for the second straight day thousands of people are waking up away from their homes after severe flooding. 36-thousand families have been forced to evacuate their homes. the flood waters are starting to recede but the damage is already done. good morning, i'm mark danon. and i'm darya folsom. we will have much more on the flooding coming up in just a moment but first we want to get a check of the weather and traffic.

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