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this is ktvu mornings on 2 weekend. welcome to you, welcome to mornings on 2. it is saturday, march 4th. i'm claudine wong. >> happy weekend. i'm frank mallicoat. got your forecast coming up in a moment. but first some of the headlines. on this saturday we begin with a series of tweets from the president, president trump this morning actually covered a number of topics. >> but the most serious tweets included accusations that president obama tapped president trump's phones during the campaign. trump calling it watergate. police are preparing in berkeley for what could be two dueling rallies. freedom march rally planned for today organizers for president trump. >> protesters who are worried about the message are planning to show up in counter demonstration but an awful lot of unknowns. we are going to talk about that more coming up this morning.
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and more important, will you unplug today? i guess today is national unplug day. >> yes, kind of don't want you to unplug during our show and we want to maybe make you still plug into some of our apps because we have weather coming, but, yeah, frank is on his phone right now. >> can he put it down? can you put it down? >> do you want to put it down? i like to give myself a little bit of time. >> not only put it down, lock it up. >> put it away. >> what's the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning? >> check my phone, sure. ktvu live stream or check my e- mail or, yeah, check the weather. >> alexa, what's in the news and ktvu tells me. it's hard to stay unplugged. >> it's tough. today is the national day if you care to partake. >> yeah. >> until sunset tonight. >> bye-bye. if you are hoping to maybe get outside and ditch the electronics, well, bring along the umbrella. giving you a live look here at what is going on. we are covered in clouds this morning, partly sunny, plowed,
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we will see -- partly cloudy, we will see an increase in cloud cover, chance for rain coming our way. already seeing a little bit of wet weather here on this screen, as we look towards san francisco this morning, over the oakland estuary and you can see our lens there has a little bit of water on it. right now san francisco 51, 43 santa rosa, oakland 54, upper 40s livermore as well as san jose, because of the cloud cover, temperatures are up by 10 degrees in oakland, by 14 in livermore, so fur getting out, you may notice doesn't feel as chilly, although we don't have as much sunshine out there and again stormtracker 2 showing you showing you we are mainly dry at the moment but more on the way. for the first half of the day calling for scattered showers but by the evening hours it is going to pick up. here's a look as we roll through your morning hours, notice a lot of cloud cover, a few sprinkles embedded within this cloud cover as well as we get into the second half of the day, it picks up just a little bit. but really it looks like about the dinner hour, 4:00, 5:00,
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it's over the north bay and then as we slide into 7:00 notice we have a pretty good band of rain here that moves to the central, south bay by 9:00, 10:00 it's into the areas of the south bay and then pushing out with scattered showers remaining in the forecast. if you're headed to the sierra, there are advisories in place for the west slope as well as for tahoe today, detail this more when we come back as well as what you can expect here at home, how long this wet weather is going to last and how much rainfall i expect we will get coming up. >> sounds good. thanks so much, rosemary. go to the traffic alert we are watching in the peninsula, an early morning crash blocking a major road happening in menlo park. >> and there's no word yet on when that road might reopen. christien kafton joins us live from menlo park with more on that. good morning. >> reporter: yeah, good morning frank and claudine. one lane of bay front expressway just reopened. just now starting to let traffic flow through. you can see that there is a tow
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truck, they have just started towing away a white vehicle that was in the ditch. that was at least one of the vehicles that was involved in this incident. menlo park police shutting down bay front near willow with one of the main access routes to the dumbarton bridge at around 4:00 this morning, sometime before 4:00 this incident happened. not clear at this point on just how serious that accident was, how many injuries or what exactly happened out here, including how many vehicles were involved. now, as we were here, we saw just the one white sedan that was in the ditch. at this point, though, still having a major traffic impact. you can see that two of the three lanes on bay front expressway closed down at this time. they are just now starting to reopen to allow vehicles to make their way towards the dumbarton bridge. menlo park police still out here investigating this incident, investigating this accident, we are trying to find out more information about this incident including who was involved, what may have happened out here, the extent
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of the injuries. but at this point it does look as if they are beginning the process of clearing this accident. the latest estimate that we had was they hoped to have all three lanes of the bay front expressway open by 8:00 this morning. we are hoping to talk with menlo park police to get more detail on that and also get a better time line on when all three lanes will be reopened, frank and claudine. >> we will keep an eye on it. thanks so much. and new this morning, explosive accusations from president trump, in a series of tweets he accused former president obama of a watergate plot to hack his phone at campaign headquarters. the first tweet said terrible, found out obama had my wires tapped at trump tower before the victory. nothing found. this is mccarthyism. a follow-up tweet, is it legal for a sitting president to be tapping a race for presidential prior to an election, a new low. the last tweet said how low has president obama gone to tap my
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phones during the election process. this is nixon watergate bad or sick guy. it appears president trump is referring to an article yesterday in the conservative website, bright breitbart which claimed that the obama administration asked the intelligence court last year to monitor communications and a computer server at trump tower due to possible links with russian banks. no evidence was found. a spokesman for former president obama has not responded for a comment. and the city of berkeley is bracing for what may be dueling demonstrations later today. a rally in support of president trump is planned as well as a counter protest and both happening at civic center park. ktvu's deborah villalon reports police are aware the two groups could clash. >> reporter: the plaza outside city hall is always a scene, a mix of the best and worst berkeley has to offer. on saturday homeless folks make way for the farmers market and something more. >> it's a handful of, you know, tea party types waving their
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flags, whatever, it is no big deal. >> reporter: protest groups aren't sure what to expect from the march for trump event, a show of support for the new administration. the local gathering billed as the freedom march on berkeley has a few hundred people expressing interest on facebook, but the makeup of the crowd, even their opponents aren't sure. >> we are coming out and we are hopefully coming out in big numbers to make clear that if you're a white supremacist or a neo-nazi, you're not welcome here in berkeley. >> reporter: on the edge of the plaza the police department which has been making plans to keep the two factions apart and the afternoon peaceful. neither group applied for a permit so planning is vague. >> we will see who comes and how they come and we will be ready, preparing for a number of different contingencies. >> reporter: worst case scenario, full-on fighting like the scene in sacramento last summer when white nationalists tried to march at the state capitol but were met head on by
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hundreds of protesters. several people went to hospitals with stab wounds. will this get physical? >> it's not up to us. it's if the fascists are here to attack people, the movement is going to defend itself. >> reporter: a statement from the local pro trump organizer promises a peaceful march and disavows neo nazis writing if they come they will be ejected immediately. they are not welcome to this event. this is not a fascist gathering. still, the prospect of two warring camps coming face to face has this cafe, a block away, shutting down for the day. the owner plans to open for the evening theater crowd once the protests are gone. >> he's more concerned with the clashes and if everything doesn't turn out so good, he's afraid that people might get angry and violent. he doesn't want any of the windows to be broken down. >> the march for trump is supposed to run from 2:00 until
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6:00, the counter protest is scheduled to start at noon at the mlk civic center park in berkeley. time now is 7:09. fran police are asking for the public's help in finding a man who is accused of trying to rob a china town jewelry store. police releasing this high resolution image of the suspect, all of them were recorded by surveillance cameras along grant avenue. investigators say the man wore a hoodie, a surgical mask and then tried to rob the luck fu jewelry store there. an assistant manager tells us the suspect tried to break display cases with a hammer but couldn't because it is made with a special material. >> it happened at noontime, right at lunchtime, a lot of people out on the streets and this probably is quite brazen because the suspect goes into the store and even knocks over one of the employees before trying to commit the robbery. >> the assistant store manager says the suspect was seen on
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the street watching the business for about 10 minutes before rushing in and then ordering three workers to the ground, described as 20 to 25 years of age with a slender build. he was wearing a hooded sweatshirt and dark pants. an in santa cruz police help surveillance images will help them catch a bank robber here. a man dressed in black storms into the u.s. bank about 1:00 in the afternoon. jumped over the counter, pointed a gun at the employees at the bank and demanded money. the tellers complied and the robber left with an undisclosed amount of cash, all stuffed inside a black bag. while his face was covered, witnesses say he looked to be in his 20s, 5'9" tall with a medium build. two santa clara county correctional deputies arrested and two -- in two unrelated cases according to the san jose mercury news, deputy leonel grobea was arrested for allegedly hitting an inmate in the face without justification and sergeant robert little was arrested or lightle, rather,
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was arrested on suspicion of making a secrets recording of the supervisor and trying to get them to say something they could use as leverage in the future. both men are free on bail. santa clara county sheriff's office releasing a statement that says in part arresting one of your own is never a proud moment but in these circumstances it's necessary to maintain the community's trust and integrity of the sheriff's office. pse&g is blaming -- pg&e -- gas leak in a san jose neighborhood. a gas line ruptured yesterday and it forced people in three homes to evacuate. residents in 10 other homes had to shelter in place. a landscaper first noticed the natural gas line buckling the pavement. it sent dirt and debris in the air. residents could smell the strong ordore of natural -- odor of natural gas. the utility says this neighborhood is up in the east foothills and it's prone to sliding. erosion from recent storms likely damaged the underground
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line. >> this neighborhood has several active faults which means it sees more land movement than any other areas and with the recent storms in the saturated -- and the saturated soil, any significant movement can compromise underground facilities. >> pg&e says a 4-inch steel line had ruptured. crews turned off the gas to 20 customers and then service was restored last night. coming up fbi agents taking a man into custody in connection with threats against jewish centers all across the country. in our next half hour, we will tell you what we have learned about the suspect and a possible motive behind those threats. but first can you put on your electronic devices -- put all of your electronic devices away for 24 hours. national day of unplugging. a challenge all weekend long. more on the rules coming up next. stay right there. me from a fancy brunch place. its 100% real. just like my favorite sport - pro wrestling. um... yeah, about pro wrestling... its fake. what? lies!! its... all ...lies!! why didnt you tell me?!!!!
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good morning, bay area. happy saturday to you. giving you a live look there over the east bay where the clouds are covering up this morning and rain is on the way. i'll have a look at what you can expect for your bay area weekend coming up. >> thank you, rosemary. crews at the oroville dam have restarted part of that power lant with all the water that overspilled earlier last month. still a mess. that allowed the hiatt power plant to be turned back on yesterday. getting the power plant online allows the release of water behind the dam without sending it over the spillway. people plan to unplug from their phones and social media today. they pledge not to use the web or any digital device for the annual national day of unplugging. it started yesterday, lasts until sundown today. organizers say it's about seeing what you have been missing in the real world.
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people have been posting photos of themselves with signs on social media to show how they plan to spend their time while they are unplugged. i think it's funny. you get the -- you see them with their chalkboards so they go back to the basics and they have to do it with their digital phone and -- >> take a picture and then put it on facebook. >> they are like, look, we are on chalkboards and also on social media and i did take this picture with my phone. it is very hard these days to get unplugged. embrace the rain today, maybe put your phone away. >> maybe read a book, take a walk, watch a movie. >> people read books on their phone. >> yes, watch movies on their phones. you put the phone away and you go, gosh, what did you do before phones? >> i know. >> or smartphones, i guess i should say. >> smartphones. >> a bit of a challenge. and will rain keep us inside today? >> rain could especially as we get into the evening hours. out and about for your dinner hour, be aware, it's going to
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be picking up and it's going to be a little bit more steady as we get into the evening hours. outside our doors right now, waking up with a cloudy start over oakland and just a few sprinkles reported here and there but you can see from stormtracker 2 the bay area still mainly dry, the main band of rain still to the north of us and it looks like it's just north of areas of ukiah along fort bragg with we are seeing -- fort bragg we are seeing a few scattered showers here. could be mountain could get -- cobb mountain could get out a little bit of snow out of here. a winter storm warning for the west slope all the way down to about 3000 feet. we are talking a few inches down to about blue canyon and below that and then as we get into the higher elevations by the end of the weekend, we could see two to 3 feet above 7000 feet. so that's going to be another good storm for the sierra. meanwhile, the flood warning continues in lake port as well. flood stage about 9 feet and it has not receded below that yet
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so flooding continues there. take a look at the system that will come in later today, as we get into the 5:00 hour, that's the main band of rain so expected scattered showers as we get into the afternoon but the main band of rain will move into the north bay, it looks right about dinnertime, then by 7:00, 8:00 it's sweeping across the central bay and then as we get into 9:00, 10:00 it's into the south bay and then behind it we have scattered showers, here we are into sunday morning, we get a second round on sunday and then looks like monday morning could actually be a bit wet as we start out the morning drive and then we dry out and then we are done but it's going to take us a few days. here's a look at what you can expect with today. we are looking at, oh, a little bit less than quarter inch for most areas. as we get into your sunday night, now up to about a third of an inch. and all said and done we are looking at 1/2" or less for most areas. some of the north bay, some of our hills will pick up more than that but 1/2" or less for most of our urban areas over the course of the next few days. temperaturewise, 43 degrees right now in santa rosa, 52 in
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san francisco and 49 for san jose, afternoon highs for today, on the cool side, upper 50s to low 60s, 57 san francisco, 59 in oakland and the extended forecast here, again, showers developing this morning, turning into rain, scattered showers a little rain in the forecast for sunday, a chance on monday before we dry out, it's going to be cool out there. we are talking low to mid-50s for the afternoon on sunday. still winter. as we get into wednesday, thursday, we are back to the upper 60s, so we are going to bounce back and forth a little while as we get closer to spring. >> should i put an extra dog on my sled going up to the sierra tomorrow? >> yes, you're going to need it. >> really a tough way up, i guess. >> yeah, when they put out the advisories, they are specifically for the drivers saying like be prepared for that -- >> of all days and on monday it's going to snow like a son of a gun. it's all good. >> thanks, rosemary. could still con valley -- silicon valley's tech bubbles be close to bursting. >> the challenges the tech
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the families of those aboard the missing malaysia flight continue to raise money for a private search. the plane disappeared march 8th, 2014 from flying from coal lamb to -- kuala lumpur to beijing. the search was suspended in january. the family members say they plan to raise at least $15 million for the private search. malaysia's transport minister says a final report on the plane's disappearance will be released this year. a chp officer killed in a motorcycle crash while chasing a suspect in sacramento will be laid to rest today. a memorial service for 31-year- old officer lucas shalou will start at 10:00 this morning in roseville. governor jerry brown is among those expected to attend on february 22nd he was on his motorcycle chasing another motorcyclist when a car crossed in front of him and he crashed. he was an eight-year veteran of
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the force. he leaves behind a wife and two young children. hundreds of law enforcement officers attending a memorial service for alameda county sheriff's deputy mike foley. deputy foley was honored with a 21 gun salute during yesterday's service. the deputy died last week after he was accidentally run over by a bus at the santa rita jail in dublin. he served 25 years with the concord police department before joining the alameda county sheriff's office in 2007. his colleagues say he served as a mentor to younger deputies. his son, also named michael, spoke at yesterday's service. >> my dad was my absolute best friend. no one knew my dad better than i did and no one knew me better than he did. >> deputy foley comes from a family of law enforcement officers, his father was an oakland police sergeant and his younger brother is in the
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emeryville police as well and his son would like to follow in his father's footsteps. and a whittier police officer shot and killed in the line of duty last month was also laid to rest. the police chief delivered a heart breaking eulogy at yesterday's service. >> my brother in law enforcement and my friend. >> officer keith boyer was remembered as a dedicated officer and a family man. officer boyer was killed on february 20th while he was investigating a minor car crash when boyer asked one of the drivers to get out of the car, the man opened fire, police say that man is a recently released gang member who was in a stolen car and had allegedly shot and killed another man in los angeles earlier that same day. local leaders in the tech free are hoping to solve issues in the bay area that could affect their business. the silicon valley leadership view sponsored a forum in mountain view addressing several concerns including a lack of affordable housing and long commutes. the group is concerned that other u.s. cities like boston,
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seattle and austin, texas are gaining ground and attracting more tech companies and employees. lieutenant governor gavin newsom spoke at the forum encouraging tech leaders to stay competitive. >> we recognize it's the rise of the rest, everybody is stepping up their game. you can't continue to do what you've done in cali, you will fall behind. >> president trump's immigration policy also came up. many of the engineers in silicon valley are from other countries and tech company leaders are concerned about possible visa restrictions for their employees. time now is 7:26. it's been three months now since the deadly warehouse fire that killed 36 people in oakland. coming up, what investigators are now saying about how those victims died. but first, why president trump is calling for an investigation into new york senator chuck schumer. more on that when we come back.
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good morning, everyone. welcome back to mornings on 2. you're taking a live look from menlo park where a crash there has turned fatal. police obviously still on hand as they investigate. this happened at expressway and willow road. one road remains open on bay front. christien kafton will have a live update coming up in a couple of moments. let's start you off on this half hour with a check of your weather with rosemary and we are watching this rain that's headed our way. how much and when does it get here? how many breaks are we going to get? >> so many questions. >> goodness. >> and snow too, i guess, right? >> yes, this is a cold storm. snow levels dropping down to about 3000 feet, maybe even a little bit more than that, that means areas over lake county, cobb mountain has an advisory in place later today for the possibility of snow, mount diablo, mount hamilton, our local hills could see a dusting as well. giving you a live look here
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over san jose where we again are waking up with a lot more cloud cover this morning and because of it, temperatures are actually up, although for the afternoon, they are going to drop. at least from yesterday. 43 degrees in santa rosa right now, 51 in san francisco, 54 in oakland, livermore 49 to start your day as well as san jose. so as i mentioned a moment ago, notably warmer, so to speak, by 10 degrees in oakland, by 14 in livermore, by 7 in santa rosa. as we get into the afternoon, though, the system going to bring with it some cool weather, also going to bring with it the wind and so we are expecting the winds to pick up in the afternoon. no advisories in place but could be a little bit gusty. there's the storm still to the north of us. seeing a few scattered showers this morning and that will be the case as we get to the first part of your day and afternoons going to see more rain as well as the possibility of some heavier rain by the evening hours. here's 11:00, here's 3:00, notice again increasing just a bit, but it's really 5:00, 6:00
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when the main band begins to move through the north bay and then into the central bay for the early evening hours and then into the south bay, 9:00, 10:00 or so and behind it we are going to have scattered showers that will continue sunday, even into early monday morning. now, all said and done, we are expecting about 1/2" or less for most areas, some of those isolated areas in the north bay or perhaps our hills could see three quarters of an inch to an inch, this by late sunday into early monday. the winds later today could gust anywhere from 20 to 30 miles per hour so could be a little bit breezy in your area and we have more snow coming to the sierra with again the levels dropping pretty low to a little bit later today all the way into monday, there are advisories in place. so i will detail the advisories, talk more about the system, talk about the dry, warmer weather coming our way in the extended forecast coming up. we have now learned that one person has died in an accident in the peninsula. we told you about it at the top of our newscast. that crash shut down the bay front expressway, approach to
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the dumbarton bridge been shut down for hours. christien kafton live on bay front with an update. christien, what's the situation there now? >> reporter: claudine, there is still some traffic impact here on bay front expressway. it was three lanes, now restricted to two lanes and we have learned that this is now a fatal incident, a fatal accident, sergeant matthew ortega joining us from menlo park pd to give us the latest information on this. if you could lay out for us what seems to have happened, this accident happened sometime before 4:00 this morning. >> sometime around 3:15 or so we got a call of a single vehicle accident on bay front expressway, upon arrival we did find one vehicle had driven off the roadway and, unfortunately, ended up colliding with one of the cement drainage ditches that was there. and the driver was determined to be deceased at that time. >> reporter: what do we know about the driver? do we know male, female? are you disclosing information yet? >> just a male at this time. the coroner is working on
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getting the information on that right now and we won't release any information until the family is notified. >> reporter: this is one of the main access routes to get to the dumbarton bridge? >> we are trying to get it cleared up as fast as we can before the morning time now so -- >> reporter: and any idea, i know that the initial estimate was possibly at 8:00 or so you would be able to have the road completely reopened. is that still the time line generally? >> still the time line. at this point we are taking final measurements now and hopefully we should be able to have it open by 8:00 and probably 9:00 at the latest. >> reporter: and at this point no indication of any other vehicles that were involved, nothing like that, it appears to have been a solo vehicle incident? >> yes. matthew ortega thank you for the information. again, that estimate now about half hour or so, they are hoping to have all three lanes of bay front expressway reopened. there is still access to the dumbarton bridge. you just have to detour around
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this area near willow. again, the incident still under investigation by menlo park pd. this was a fatal incident. appears to be one victim. the incident, though, is still under investigation at this point in time, claw deny and -- claudine and frank. >> thank you so much for the update, christien. three months after the goship warehouse fire there's now official word on how all the victims died. autopsies show that all 36 people decided from smoke inhalation. it broke out late friday night december 2nd during a concert and party at the building that housed local artists. an expert tells the chronicle that breathing in a combination of soot, carbon monoxide and extremely hot air is lethal in minutes. investigators have yet to announce the cause of that fire. the fbi has arrested a man accused in a string of bomb threats against jewish community centers around the country. his name is juan thompson. he was taken into custody in st. louis. nationwide there have been more than 100 threats in jewish community centers this year but thompson is linked to just nine
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of those cases. ktvu's janine de gianna caught yoma -- jana caught yoma -- catiama points to a ven vendetta. >> reporter: the fbi raided a house connected with juan thompson. thompson was arrested and accused of making bomb threats by phone to eight jewish community centers and the antidefamation league in new york city. >> haven't been there. >> in how long? >> a couple of months now. crazy. >> reporter: some say what's crazy is the possible motive suggested in the fbi's criminal complaint. it charges thompson with cyber stalking and says he had been harassing his ex-girlfriend from july through november, threatening to release nude photos, telling her employer she had a dui, stds and was antisemitic. the fbi complaint says thompson began calling in bomb threats in january using his ex- girlfriend's name and his own name. on social media thompson appears to have posted messages
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suggesting his ex-girlfriend was framing him. thompson was fired from the online publication intercept last year after fabricating a story about the charleston, south carolina church shooter dylann roof. >> our center on extremism had known of this individual and had been tracking him because of other things that he had done and said. he's made bizarre claims against president trump, against president obama. >> reporter: seth brisk, the director of the adl's office in san francisco which was targeted february 27th, says what's so unsettling is that thompson is accused in just a small fraction of the threats. more than 100 so far in five waves of phone calls nationwide since january 1st. according to the adl and pro publica.org which is mapping the incidents. the most recent a third incident of jewish cemetery vandalism was discovered thursday in rochester, new york. >> but there's still is concern -- there still is concern that the perpetrators or perpetrator of other threats are still at large. >> just because there's been an
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arrest today around our bomb threat does not mean that the threats have disappeared or will stop. >> that was ktvu's jana katiama reporting. it will grant emergency waivers to allow phone service providers to track the phone number of anyone who might call in a threat to a jewish community center even if the number comes up blocked. president trump has been very busy this morning on twitter talking about russia, president obama and even his former show celebrity apprentice. this all comes as the white house staff continues to deal with the controversy over the administration's contact with russia. the president focused on one of his critics in the matter yesterday. he posted a 13-year-old photo of democratic senator chuck schumer and russian leader vladimir putin on twitter saying we should start an immediate investigation into senator schumer and his ties to russia and putin, a total hypocrite. schumer is calling for jeff
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sessions to step down. 30 minutes later the snot minority leader responded to that tweet saying he would happily talk about the public 2003 meeting with mr. putin and his associates asking the president, quote, would you and your team? the president later posted a similar tweet targeting congresswoman nancy pelosi regarding the meeting with russian ambassador and other officials. contact with russia intensified after the public learned attorney general jeff sessions failed to acknowledge two meetings with the russian ambassador to the u.s. during his confirmation hearing. on monday sessions plans to provide an amended testimony regarding those meetings which took place before the presidential election. sessions has since recused himself from any probe that exams communications between president trump's aides and moscow. again, the story continues to develop this morning with president trump once again taking to twitter and we are going to have more on that in our next half hour. there could be more big turnouts in a pair of town hall
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meetings being hosted by two california congress women. representative ana a eshu. zoey laughgrin kicks off a town hall today, being held at are morgan hills -- at morgan hills city hall. high speed project making major progress. the project is now ready to lay some track. the administration giving approval yesterday for a $2 million of work in the central valley. the next step is selling voter approved bonds to pay for it all. first 29-mile segment of track isn't expected to be completed until at least august of 2019. in the east bay this weekend a treasure hunter's dream come true. we are talking about the 58th
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annual white elephant sale in oakland, happening today and tomorrow, starts at 10:00 in the morning, goes until 4:00 p.m. it will have 96,000 square feet of quality used goods with 19 different departments. it's quite an event. that weekend sale is at 33 lancaster street, proceeds will go to the oakland museum of california and coming up. and coming up we will get a sneak peek inside that sale before it starts. >> i think it made $2 million last year. >> it is crazy. we are going to have a financial expert with tips on how to fill out all the paperwork and how to make the whole process a little bit easier.
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welcome back and thank you for joining us on this saturday morning. we've got some wet weather in the forecast for today. outside our doors at this hour, mostly cloudy, cool but mainly dry, i'll come along with the time line on this system that will keep us pretty soggy for the entire weekend and beyond coming up. . >> hard core survivalists partner up with folks who make it a rule not to sleep in the wilderness for fun, it is the concept of a new fox reality tv show, it is called kicking and screaming. and joining us this morning is
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contestant elaine swan. good morning. thanks for coming in. >> good morning. >> i was saying, oh, good, you survived, you're here. >> i made it out. but we will see. everybody made it out at some point in time. >> survivalists and they say diva. you are not a survivalist. you are an etiquette expert who went to charm school. >> yes. >> and it's fair to say you don't spend time in the wilderness for fun? >> i spend no time doing anything wilderness-related for no fun whatsoever. that is not me, this is not me, not at all. >> when you see the clips, the survivors look shocked when you guys arrive and you were trying to get out of the boat to get to them. and these men and women are hard core, serious business. >> he was recon operation so he was crazy. >> we are watching, i see crying, bugs, screaming, i see -- what is the motivation? what do you win -- if you get
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through it? there you are. >> i couldn't even take a high five in that moment there. so you can imagine what it was like for me. yeah, so this is really, really challenging. i mean, this is not something i would ever think that i would do for myself. i don't do this sort of thing. with me, my husband takes out the trash, he pumps the gas in the car. i don't do any of these things. >> there's a clip of you messing with your eyelashes out there. >> i don't know what i was thinking. i knew i was going to fiji so i was the only dummy who showed up with a maxi dress on and eyelashes and my hair done because i was going to fiji, you know. and so when we got there and they told us get out of the boat, i thought, well, but there's water. >> there's water in the boat. >> there's water. how do i get out? and so we really had to suffer and fend for ourselves. >> what is the goal? what are you trying to get? >> the goal is to compete. we have to compete with one another in order to stay on the island. the show is hosted by new girls
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hannah simone, and we were jealous of her every day because she was fresh and clean. we had to compete in these challenges, we had to survive one another and survive the challenges as well and the big prize is the half a million dollars. >> that is a big prize. motivation. >> that was worth it. that was my motivation. i went there to win, honey. >> yes. >> what was the hardest part? do the challenges require you eating things? i mean, people think all sorts of reality shows, they think survivor, amazing race, fear factor, all of the things that we have seen over the years, what was the hardest thing you had to do? >> the hardest thing i had to do was everything. >> it was everything, was eating weird things. the show was created by matt kunis, the creator of fear factor so there you have that. >> there you have that. >> we had to survive, we had to survive one another, survive the elements. we had to find our food. there you go, good luck so we had to figure out shelter, with he had to figure out food and then after all of that, we had to compete in various
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challenges in order to stay on the -- >> half a million dollars, did you ever want to quit and say this is ridiculous, this is not what i should be doing or were you -- >> you know, in life there are times where you feel like you want to quit because it's not -- you're not used to it but i'm a pusher, so i'm going to push myself to the limit. >> and how much etiquette was in play since you're an etiquette expert? >> so etiquette mixed with the jungle is a little bit challenging because you do still have to be considerate of other people so i did a little bit of moderating for myself. the biggest thing was working with my partner. i had to teach him how to be a person because he's this hard core marine and just really didn't have those social skills. >> could you tell he might have been a little frustrated with -- >> he was very frustrated, yes. >> i would imagine. >> he didn't like all of the small talk and the bickering and crying and all that. that was very annoying for him. >> did you cry? >> there were lots of tears. of course i cried. [ laughter ] >> of course i cried.
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yes. it was very, very frustrating. >> i have a feeling that people are going to relate. you can watch elaine and everyone else trying to survive in the wild. it starts on thursday, right here on ktvu thursday at 9:00 p.m. it will be followed by the 10:00 news and, elaine, we appreciate you coming in. >> my pleasure. >> you survived and you look fabulous and the eyelashes are fabulous. >> my eyelashes are intact. they are back. thank you so much for coming in. let's send it over to rosemary. >> i'm loving the shoes, elaine. loving your shoes. also fabulous. yes. >> by the way, i'm with you. no urge or desire to be in the wild. getting to a live look here at what we have going on across the bay. we have partly to mostly cloudy skies and if you look closely we have a little bit of water on that lens. a few scattered showers already being reported around the bay area but as we turn to stormtracker 2, you will see that we remain mainly dry and the system remains to the north of us. as we get into the afternoon, scattered showers will increase and then as we get into the
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evening hours we will have an opportunity for some steady rain at some point. let's talk about the advisories first. this is a very cold storm, snow levels will be dropping, perhaps down to about 3000 feet, even 2500 feet in some isolated areas and with that lake county does have an advisory, a winter storm warning for the hills including cobb mountain starts this afternoon, goes all the way until monday. so the possibility of some snow here and notice that shade of green, we have been watching this for some time now. it's a flood warning for the clear lake area, right about lake port. we still have flooding going on right in here and it is not expected to recede anytime soon. this advisory goes until monday as well. head to the sierra because if you are heading to the sierra, be prepared for those low snow levels and be prepared for a lot of snow coming this weekend. we are talking a foot to a foot and a half at lake level and above 7000 feet, two to 3 feet expected and take a look at just how low this advisory goes. in areas like right around auburn and cameron park, this is all the way down below 1500
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feet, the advisory is for about 3000 feet or so. so that's where you're going to start to see some accumulation. in any event, it's going to be slick and going to likely be slow going at times if you're going to the sierra or coming back. here's a look at the futurecast model, again, to the afternoon where we again are looking at scattered showers and then into the evening hours, 5:00, 6:00 we have it over the north bay. notice it's more of a steady band that moves through about 8:00, 9:00 central bay and then into the south bay by 10:00, 11:00. this could be off a little bit. it has fluctuated with each passing model so just be prepared for the scattered showers and then a little bit heavier into the evening hours and the winds are expected to pick up as well. here's a look at sunday morning, you can see more rain in the forecast, just the on and off scattered shower activity. here's monday morning and we are still dealing with a little bit of scattered shower activity before it finally moves out by monday afternoon. here's a look at your futurecast model, so for today, less than quarter inch expected. we are talking 10th inch or so
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by tomorrow night we could pick up a third of an inch, we are talking total and then as we get into monday, all said and done, most areas are going to receive 1/2" or less, could see three quarters of an inch, maybe an inch over some of those wetter spots over our hills and over portions of the north bay. temperatures this morning under mostly cloudy skies, cool start santa rosa, 43 for you, 53 in san francisco, the afternoon highs for today, upper 50s to low 60s, 57 san francisco and the inner east bay looking at 61 degrees for concord. here's your extended forecast. temperatures cooler today and then cold tomorrow, 54 degrees will be the afternoon high, slightly warmer on monday, but by wednesday we are back into the upper 60s. so we are going to do -- we are going to swing from one end to the other with wet weather first and then feeling like spring by wednesday. >> just when you think you're out of the woods, boom. >> just a reminder that -- >> a reminder we are not quite done, right? >> no, we are not quite done. going to be a cold one. >> thanks, rosemary.
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welcome back to mornings on 2. it's 7:55. and now to a follow-up of an accident involving a dump truck hitting that overpass on highway 101 in palo alto. all southbound lanes of 101 reopened last night. however, it's unclear when the damage to the embarcadero road overpass will be fixed. the chp says a dump truck forgot to lower the bucket at the back of his vehicle and as it drove off, the bucket hit the wedge into the overpass there. you see it, creating a 27-foot crack, which may have grown all the way to 45 feet now. caltrans is now working to repair that overpass. >> basically just putting in fresh concrete and fresh rebar if any of that has been
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damaged. it's the standard structure of steel rebar, like a steel cage with concrete set around it. >> caltrans is using a tarp on the overpass to catch all the falling debris. a lane of embarcadero road over the crack is closed indefinitely. in big sur, helicopters dropping off food and other supplies to people cut off by mudslides and a damaged bridge. about 450 people live in that affected area and they have been stranded since february 15th when the pfeifer canyon bridge was closed. the bridge is now being demolished. monterey county made about tin helicopter trips -- 10 helicopter trips yesterday bringing food, fuel and mail to homes. not expected to reopen until at least another week. a 12-year-old from napa who lost his leg to cancer has a new best friend with someone in common. quin and his mother recently adopted a three legged pitbull
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mix named logan from an animal shelter in sacramento. when quin was 10 his leg and hip had to be amputated because of cancer. when he woke up the first thing he said i want a dog with three legs. after two years of searching, they finally found logan this week. they rushed to sacramento to get logan but the adoption almost didn't happen because someone else had already reserved the dog. >> they were disappointed but decided to wait. so i sat down and waited and the woman called back and said she had changed her mind. >> logan was picked up as a stray with a broken leg which had to be amputated. quin's mom says her son has battled cancer twice starting from when he was a baby and now he's in recovery. i saw a post from the shelter, they had posted a picture of this guy saying, you know, we are hoping for a good home for this little dog. >> yeah, i would think a lot of people would say pass on that because it's difficult. >> a lot of people on facebook had responded because it got shared so many times but what a
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remarkable pairing. >> the relationship those two are going to have for many years to come, that's great comfort for both. awesome. we are coming up on our 8:00 hour. a bizarre robbie case ended with -- robbery case ended with the arrest of three teenagers. >> their disguises as they hit several gas stations and liquor stores in the area. and continue following a deadly crash in menlo park overnight. christien kafton will have an update on the crash and the road coming up right after the break.
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this is ktvu mornings on 2 weekend. ♪ saturday in the park >> isn't that an appropriate song? >> a little hazy. >> yeah, hazy. welcome back to mornings on 2. this is a live look outside on the san francisco bay as we pan on over to gti, bueno island, the -- baena island, the bay
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bridge a little gray and kind of cold. it's not your imagination. it's chilly. welcome to mornings on 2. it is saturday, march 4th. i'm claudine wong. >> some of the higher peaks around the bay area might actually have snow. talk about that with rosemary's forecast coming up. first some of the headlines this weekend and we begin with a series of tweets from president trump this morning, actually covered a number of topics. >> the most serious tweets include accusations that president obama tapped his phone during the campaign. president trump calling it watergate and police are preparing in berkeley. they are going to be -- there are going to be two possibly dueling rallies today, one event called the freedom march rally and that is actually organized by supporters of president trump. >> and protesters who are worried about that rally's message are planning to show up in a counter demonstration, but there are an awful lot of unknowns. we are going to talk about that coming up shortly. and get ready, tax season in full swing. that deadline will be here in april before you know it.
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>> yes, so coming up we are going to talk about some of the biggest mistakes people make when they file their taxes and we will talk about whether or not you actually need a tax professional to help you out or can you do it yourself? that's a lot of work. >> i've only done it once. >> so you trust yourself? >> i don't. >> there's so much to it but yeah, we got a tax pro from nerd wallet coming in. some foul weather heading our way. if you're heading up to the sierra, good luck. tomorrow anyway, right? >> expect a slow one, slow going, take it easy. you need the change or the snow tires for sure. we've got pretty good system coming through. we are not going to see a whole lot of rain out of it but the sierra is going to see a whole lot of snow. giving you a live here across the oakland etch aware as we look -- estuary as we look towards san francisco, about an hour ago we could see san francisco. no longer the case as the clouds thicken up ahead of the rain coming our way. even a few scattered showers reported in some areas and we are seeing some on our lens over the east bay as well as
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over the oakland estuary. right now 44 degrees in santa rosa, 52 in san francisco, 54 in oakland, livermore and san jose checking in at 50 at this hour. now, because of the cloud cover, insulated just a little bit this morning and temperatures are up, we don't have the sunshine, so it may not feel as nice in some spots. 8 degrees warmer this morning in concord, by nine in livermore, by 6:00 in santa rosa as well as napa. here is a look at the system well to the north of us, just about ukiah, lake county still mainly dry, the bay area still mainly dry. that will change over the course of the morning and into the afternoon, first we will start to see the scattered showers and then by the evening hours it will turn into a bit of a steady rain with a band moving through. here's a look a little bit closer, again, north of ukiah there, as we talked about, this is a cold system and snow levels will be dropping. our local peaks could see a little bit of snow and even lake county over areas like cobb mountain and in the mountains there, there's an advisory as well as the sierra and it starts a little bit later today, goes all the way
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until monday. we are talking two to 3 feet of new snow above 7000 feet in the sierra. so, wow, they were announcing that some ski resorts will be open until about 4th of july, that is looking more and more likely with still more snow coming our way. winter not done just yet. the winds are expected to pick up with this system as well into the afternoon could be a little bit gusty, no wind advisories but along the coast and in our hills could be quite breezy. as far as rainfall amounts i think by sunday night into monday when we are completely done, 1/2" for most, even less than that for many. the areas that could see an inch are hills as well as maybe right along the coast or maybe portions of the north bay. so when i come back i'll have a detailed look at some of these amounts, we will take a look at the time line of this system, we will talk about the dry warmer weather in the extended forecast coming up. >> thank you, rosemary. a person was killed in a crash early this morning on an approach to the duck barton bridge -- dumbarton bridge. >> and that accident shut down the bay front expressway for hours.
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christien kafton has more on the crash and the traffic issues it created. >> reporter: menlo park police investigating this deadly accident which happened on bay front expressway this morning. that accident shutting down one of the major access roads to the dumbarton bridge for hours this morning. menlo park police say this was a one vehicle accident which was reported around 3:15. the victim in this case was in a white sedan which appears to have veered off the road. >> point of arrival we did find one vehicle had driven off the roadway and, unfortunately, ended up colliding with one of the cement drainage ditches that was there and the driver was determined to be deceased at that time. >> reporter: at this point investigators do not believe any other vehicles were involved. they are working with the coroner to identify the man behind the wheel and notify his next of kin. police are advising caution when driving through the area but expect the scene to be cleared this morning. in menlo park, christien kafton, ktvu fox 2 news. and new this morning, explosive allegations from president trump.
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in a series of tweets he accused former president obama of a watergate plot to tap his phones at his campaign headquarters. >> and that first tweet said, quote, terrible, just found out that obama had my wires tapped and trump -- in trump tower just before the victory. nothing found. this is macarthuryism. in a follow-up tweet is it civil for a president to be wiretapping a race for president prior to election? a new low. >> the last tweet said how low has president obama gone to tap my phones during the sacred election process? this is nixon watergate bad or sick guy. >> and it appears president trump is referring to an article yesterday in a conservative website breitbart. it claimed that the obama administration twice asked the foreign intelligence surveillance court last year to monitor communications and a computer server at trump tower due to possible links with russian banks. no evidence was found. a spokeswoman for former
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president obama has not responded for comment. some of president trump's critics say he's being encouraged to rely on information from bright breitbart. white house strategist steve bannon used to be the website's executive chair. a short time ago house democrat leader nancy pelosi asked for a probe into the links between the russian government and the trump administration. she tweeted, the deflector in chief is at it again, an investigation by an independent commission is the only answer. in berkeley today a march in support of president trump demonstrators may have plenty of company. a group called march for trump plans to hold more than two dozen rallies and mars across the nation -- marches across the nation. the march in berkeley is the only one planned for the bay area. according to the group's website, that rally set to begin at 2:00 this afternoon at the martin luther king, jr. civic center park and will continue over to the uc berkeley campus. a counter protest also planned earlier at noon. berkeley police say they are working with the organizers to
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make sure the demonstrations remain peaceful. san francisco police are asking for the public's help in finding a man who accused of trying to rob a china town jewelry store. police released high resolution images of the suspect that were recorded by surveillance cameras along grant avenue. investigators say the man wore a hoodie, a surgical mask and then tried to rob the local jewelry store and assistant manager tells ktvu the suspect tried to break some display cases with a hammer but couldn't because the glass is made of special material. the suspect then left two minutes later. >> he does flash a handgun at the employees, orders them to the ground so he is very violent in his confrontation with the employees as well as in his methods of carrying out the robbery. >> the assistant store manager says the suspect was seen on the street watching the business for about 10 minutes before rushing in and ordering three workers to the ground. he's described as 20 to 25 years old with a slender build. he wore a hooded sweatshirt as you can see there and had dark
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pants. police say they have arrested three teenagers believed to be the so-called geisha doll robbers. the suspects are accused of robbing at least 12 gas stations at liquor stores throughout santa clara county from last october to this january. the nickname was given because of the unique masks the robbers wore during each holdup. investigators say they cracked the case after tracking one of the suspects following the most recent robbery. police went on to arrest two 17-year-olds and a 16-year-old. two santa clara county correctional deputies have been arrested in two unrelated cases. according to the san jose mercury news, deputy lynn el grobea was arrested for allegedly hitting an inmate in the face without justification and sergeant robert lidle was arrested on suspicion of making a secret recording of the supervisor and then trying to get them to say something that he could use as leverage in the future. both men are free on bail. santa clara county sheriff's office releasing a statement that says in part, arresting one of your own is never a proud moment but in these
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circumstances it is necessary to maintain the community's trust and integrity of our sheriff's office. pg&e is blaming recent storms for causing a gas leak that prompted evacuations in a san jose neighborhood. a gas line ruptured yesterday at sun crest avenue near allen rock park. it forced people in three homes to evacuate and residents in 10 other homes to shelter in place. a landscaper first noticed that natural gas line buckling the pavement, sent dirt and debris into the air. residents could smell the strong odor of natural gas. the utility says this neighborhood is up in the east foothills and is prone to sliding. erosion from recent storms likely damaged that underground line. >> we have kind of lived with slides and weather-related stuff through -- ever since this development has been built so it's not a surprise. >> pg&e says a foreign steel pipe ruptured.
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shut off the gas to 20 customers and then service was restored last night. coming up on mornings on 2, can you put all your electronic devices away? can you do it for 24 hours? it's all part of national day of unplugging. it's a big challenge over the weekend. we got more on the rules when we come back. guys, thanks for making our new french toast so authentic,
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like it or not we are going to be friends with the wet weather today. a beautiful shot with a little bit -- i love how the water drops are perfectly placed on the lens there. that is a sign of what's to come, a few scattered showers this morning followed by a little bit of steady rain tonight, more showers in the forecast for sunday, perhaps monday, i know piling a lot on your plate. i'll come along with all the details for your bay area weekend coming up. >> thanks, rosemary. people across the country are planning to unplug from their phones and social media today. some of them have already done it. they are pledging not to use the web or any digital device for the annual national day of unplugging. it actually started yesterday. so if you're on your device right now, it lasts until sundown today. organizers say it's about seeing what you've been missing in the real world and as you can see there on your screen, people have been posting photos of themselves with signs to show how they plan to spend
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their time while unplugged. >> i can't do it. 24 hours, no way. well, april is just a short month away and you know what that means? it is tax time, april 18th is d day and in a recent study by nerd wallet found we could use a primer on tax 101a and with more on that say hi to shawn mcclay. how are you doing? >> doing great. >> tell our viewers, what's nerd wallet? >> a company trying to bring clarity to all of life's financial decisions. we recognize a lot of people are confused by like how do you deal with your student loans versus investments. so trying to brick clarity to all -- bring clarity to all of those decisions and help with the personal finances. >> let's talk tax now. what is the number 1 or two mistake that most people that are about to file do? >> the biggest mistake in my mind is people think their tax refund is a good thing. like getting money back, yes, that is a good thing. but the idea is that money was actually yours in the first place and that money you overpaid the government so it was actually your money that you could have kept and use
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throughout the year. so it's really just making sure your w-4 is accurate. and what your w-4 is, your signal to employer of how much should be held of taxes from your paycheck every month. >> i'm getting eight grand back but you could have gotten that throughout the 12 months. and the government will sit on that for another month or two after you, you know, submit your taxes but when they want their money, they want it right now. >> right away, yeah, and there's in point in giving the government interest-free loan, right? >> exactly. >> keep money in your wallet. >> when should you hire a pro? when do you know, you know, i need to get some help mere and when should you do it yourself? >> a lot of americans don't need a tax professional to file their taxes. there are complicated scenarios that we will talk about in a second that do warrant hiring a tax professional but most of the time it costs an average of $273 and you don't need to do it. especially for americans that make less than $64,000 per year. they can actually qualify for free tax help via the government so you can go to irs.gov, a number of writers there that will help and -- >> take you through it.
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>> that will help you out there. >> not a daunting task if you're making that kind of money. well, let's flip over the cards and say, you know, you've got a complicated, you know, tax situation. when should you hire a pro? >> so a few scenarios. one if you own a small business or doing any freelancing gigs because you want to make sure your personal finances and your business finances are being represented accurately and separately so that helps to get a professional there. next one up, if there's been any major family changes, if you've been married, if there's some death in the family, some children, you want to make sure your taxes are representing those changes accurately. >> sure. >> yeah. >> and what if you're being audited? that is the last one on there. when you go before the irs, it's scary. >> superscary and i don't want to come across as like you want someone to like do anything sketchy for you but when you go to the court of law, you always want an attorney to make sure you are being represented fairly and that's the idea here too is you want a tax professional make sure you are being treated fairly and they can take a lot of the brunt of the stress in the audit instead of dealing with it yourself. >> how about picking a tax pro? how do you know this agent
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here, this person is legit and good? >> it's scary. really a buyer's beware market so a few things you can look for. one is the peeton, the personal tax identification number. anytime if i filed your taxes i would need to put a pton there and that way the government can track me down if there are any miss takes. base line. if you're looking for an enrolled agent or cpa, a person that is qualified, they know how to do this. >> the big question, deductions, i know in our business we can deduct certain things. >> a lot of americans do qualify for deductions. there are a few things -- sorry. so if not, the charitable donations to like churches or any causes you really care about, a lot of times that can be tax deductible. if you've had that move for work, that can often be tax deductible, a lot of these funny one too if you've lost money gambling, that can qualify too. >> okay. i'm heading to tahoe this weekend. >> perfect. >> but if you win money gambling and they hand you an irs form, you got to --
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>> you owe taxes there. >> deal with that too. >> yeah. >> great tips and -- >> thank you very much for having me. >> tax day on the 18th of april, coming close. >> yes. >> shawn mcquay with nerd wallet about everything you need to know about taxes. kicking it over to the roads and your weekend. >> starting out with another live look there, you can see slick runway this morning. we have a little bit of scattered shower activity reported over sfo and areas pretty much in the north bay, east bay and south bay, the steady rain will move in a little bit later tonight and if you are going to the sierra, there are advisories in place starting a little bit later this afternoon. will go until monday for the snow on the roadways and it's going to be a cold system. we have got some low snow coming our way and if you're headed into the ski resorts, wow, they are looking good. take a look at some of these numbers. sugar bowl reporting 222 inches at the base and we could see another 36 inches by monday. so we again have a pretty good system coming, bringing quite a
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bit of snow to the sierra but for us, 1/2" or less expected for most areas by monday, yes, we are going to be soggy today, tomorrow and then monday we begin to dry out. here's a look at stormtracker 2. you can see the rain still to the north of us, it's north of ukiah and it's going to slide south as we get into the next few hours and we could see scattered showers pick up over portions of the north bay by about noontime here. you see the blue and the green on the screen, areas of the north bay as well as lake county, speaking of lake county, you have an advisory that will start a little bit later today for snow in the mountains and we continue with that flood warning in and around clear lake at lake port. second part of the afternoon and into the early evening hours there's the band of rain that will bring us more of a steady rain as we get into 5:00, 6:00 over the north bay and then shifts into the central bay. do you have plans this evening? you can expect this, and it's going to be breezy as well when that front moves through right ahead of it and when the front is moving through, we see some of our gustier conditions, into the evening hours it's into the
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south bay and scattered showers all the way into the overnight hours we are now into sunday morning, scattered showers, here's sunday afternoon, looks like we get a bit of a break but not done yet. notice more scattered shower activity as we start monday morning before we finally dry out and then it will take a couple of days before we start to warm up again. we are looking at impacts as far as winds, 20 to 30 miles per hour, no advisories in place, but do expect it will be a little bit gusty especially along the hills, especially along the coast, the sierra, that advisory starts a little bit later this afternoon, will go all the way until monday afternoon with snow levels dropping down to about 3000 feet, even below that, which means our local hills, expected to pick up a dusting of snow as well. that can be exciting. 44 degrees right now in santa rosa, 53 in san francisco and 51 in mountain view. so even though temperatures are up over yesterday morning, it's very cloudy, it's a little soggy, and it's just a cool one. into the afternoon, 55 for pacifica, 59 in oakland and 62 degrees expected for the inner east bay of livermore.
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here's your extended forecast, cool today, colder tomorrow, sunday looks like it's going to be the coolest day in the afternoon, mid-50s in the forecast. we get a little bump in the numbers on monday, still going to be quite chilly and then we take off, with temperatures back into the mid to upper 60s by wednesday. >> boy, those 70s this week were so nice. >> so nice. >> oh, my god. >> weird, though. i went for a run. i'm like, gosh, why am i so hot? >> because it's 72 degrees, yeah, that's great. >> thanks, rosemary. an r rated wolverine movie hits the big screen this weekend. >> we are going to have all the highlights of the new logan movie and what else is new in theaters for you to check out on what looks like a wet weekend. stay right there.
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b.a.r.t. says its lafayette station is almost ready to go solar. the transit agency hired solar city to install solar panels,
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about 350 of the parking places. the deal calls for solar city to operate, maintain the panels for the next 20 years. bart says it will purchase the energy back reducing its carbon footprint and saving a lot of money with a locked-in rate. >> that's what we are looking for in our operating expenses is stability when it comes to power. that's a huge expense that b.a.r.t. has, is powering those trains to the community. >> all that energy produced will run the entire lafayette station with some to spare. the six week project costs an estimated $4 million, similar construction set to start next week in the parking lot for the new e b.a.r.t. extension in antioch. at the movies this weekend x men's wolverine makes his way to the big screen again. >> yes. and a well known comedian taking a chance at starring in a film. ashley desoccer -- devorkin
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with more. >> reporter: different wolverine from what audiences have seen before. the x men superhero is worn out, in hiding and caring for an aging professor x played once again by patrick stewart. as the two characters encounter a young girl with familiar skills it sends them on a dangerous mission, one both jackman and stewart say will be their last with the franchise. >> why did you bring me here? >> take the pain away. >> the book the screen adaptation the shack stars sam worthington as a grieving father on a spiritual journey after he receives a letter that leads him to a place where he encounters the holy trinity. the film costars octavia spencer and tim mcgraw. >> going to relive the same day over and over. i want it to be a day that would make a difference. >> another best seller heading to the big screen is before i fall, based on a young adult novel about a popular high school student who has a wild night ending in a car accident.
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she then finds herself trapped, reliving the same day until she learns the key to living it right. >> apparently a whole bunch of brothers have been missing in the suburbs. >> and there's the current number 1 movie, get out. a horror film about an interracial couple visiting the girlfriend's parent where things take a terrifying turn. in new york, ashley devorkin, fox news. >> so many choices. we are off early here on ktvu but we are moving over to ktvu plus. >> we are going to stay here in fact. but college hoops coming up next on ktvu. the defending champs at villanova going to take on georgetown at 9:00 and then a seton hall against butler, coming up at 11:30. march madness, all about hoops for the next cumming of of -- couple of weeks. >> we are going to ktvu plus now. we leave you with this shot of the golden gate bridge.
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