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myers at work and served a search warrant at her home. >> the home is in the visitation valley neighborhood of san francisco. abc 7 news reporter is live outside the story. the items reportedly stolen her service firearm. a criminal complaint that was filed today, in part to help arm her boyfriend a former convicted felon that she had relationship with in jail. >> this was the scene as fbi agents san francisco police officers and san francisco district attorney's office served a search warrant. she's been with the san francisco sheriff's department for 20 years. >> we received a tip. >> that tip according to this
federal complaint came from anton fowler's cell mate. that deputy myers would get fowler a gun when he was released. >> eye burglary happened last year. >> the burglary according to the complaint an insurance exam. her home was broken into her sheriff's department pistol ballistic vest and a hand radio stolen a surveillance camera across the street showed deputy myers was at home at the time of the burglary. deputy myers filed a $67,000 insurance claim.
serial number bmp 254, which agents found in fowler's vehicle when they arrested him today. the investigation falls well below the standard of conduct. deputy myers was most recently assigned to the jail ward. agents arrested her here today. the sheriff's department says deputy myers is on paid administrative leave, pending review and evaluation of all the evidence to determine appropriate discipline up to and including termination. >> san francisco police officer. it's not clear what if any role he played. >> melanie, thank you. >> let's take a look from the
roof camera, the rain clouds are not going away. when should we expect the heaviest rain. >> there's heavier rain coming our way. you can see just a few patches of light shower activity. right along i-580. now, here's our storm impact scare. our current storm which will be our overnight storm and tomorrow's storm, ranks one on the storm impact scale. it will bring gusty wind with it, here's the forecast animation. between 1:00 and 3:00 a.m., it gets really heavy over the north bay, and the heavier steady rain continues moving southward around 4:00 a.m., around parts of the inland east bay, the peninsula and south bay around
5:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. the morning commute is going to be slow and hazardous, with lots of wet spots and lots of rain, i'll give you a look at the complete accuweather 7-day forecast in a few minutes. today we saw another improvement in our state pgs amount of drought. you can see a slight difference even from last week, but a major change from a year ago, last year, about 40% of the state fell into the worst category of drought, now, 40% is completely out of drought conditions. >> now to a fallout after a night of fallout and chaos. >> police have arrested three people, and campus officials say they estimate the damage from rogue protesters to be around $100,000. >> are you surprised? ma'am? >> the first amendment is for everyone, protects all speech, even milo. >> the university says 150 people wearing masks are to blame for setting fires,
injuring protesters and damaging property. they broke off from a large peaceful demonstration. >> the protests forced his speech to be cancelled. we begin our team coverage with wayne freedman live in berkeley with the cleanup today. wayne? >> good evening. if you ask uc berkeley officials or even the republican group that sponsored the cancelled speech, no one expected the extreme reaction we saw last night. to quote one uc berkeley student, he said it was an invasion and a takeover but outside agitators. >> when people use the words cleanup today, we saw plenty of the physical kind in the form of broken glass and closed businesses. after last night, there are other definitions as well for cleaning up uc berkeley's image as a tolerant icon of free
speech. and even uc berkeley's image as an institutional education. >> it's sad and misleading what the rest of the country sees. >> even the berkeley college republicans say they never expected the intensity of last night's actions. >> if you had known what was going to happen last night, would you have invited him to speak? >> that's hard to say. >> we're in a war, plane and simple. >> once the agitators left campus they took aim at this starbuc starbucks. >> what is that? >> they don't like the like the big questions. >> the demonstrators hit the same place. let's ask the mayor. >> we have limited resources, and so the focus was to monitor the crowd and make sure that
there was no threat to physical safety of people in the crowd in the community. >> so much more to clean up, in the aftermath of conflict. >> part of resistance with a capital r. it's not enough to protest, we need to resist. >> wayne freedman, nbc 7 news. >> police at cal have been facing criticism for how they responded to protesters tonight abc 7 news reporter laura anthony is live on campus with that part of the story. laura. >> i'm standing almost exactly where i was at this time last night, while there were plenty of demonstrators and plenty of activity in this area last night there were no uniformed police out here on the plaza. president trump upset with what he thought was a situation out of control, is threatening to pull federal funding from this
university. >> the dust barely settled at uc berkeley after a destructive protest perpetrated mostly by outside agitators when president donald trump took to twitter with a threat. if uc berkeley does not allow free speech and practices violence on someone with a different point of view, no federal funds. >> president trump's empty threat is an abuse of power. last year, cal received $370 million in research money from the federal government. more than half its total research budget. >> federal funds allocated to universities are used for two purposes. one is to provide financial aid for low income students and the other is to support the basic research that fuels california's and the nation's economy. >> in the meantime, the response to the hours long protest that lft property destroyed. windows shattered and some in
the crowd bloodied. >> the turning point was the arrival of more than 100 individuals who were clothed in dark uniforms. faces covered. they were armed. >> you have five minutes to leave. >> for more than two hours, uc 34r50es gave a half dozen orders to disburse. but took no action before the crowd broke up on its own. >> we were waiting for mutual aid to come, because we knew we were going to need that extra line of officers to disburse the crowd. >> in berkeley, laura anthony, abc 7 news. >> we have the full statement from cal on the violence on our abc 7 news app download it and stay on any push alerts. >> we have breaking news in oakland's montclair district where some carjacking suspects
crashed. this is a scene you're looking at over sky 7 the three are suspected of a carjacking in oakland's tenisgow neighborhood this afternoon. a different kind of homeless encampment is on the move. >> shame, shame, shame, those are homes. >> people who used to live in this oakland park say they're not going away, even though the city kicked them out. arnold schwarzenegger is firing back tonight at president trump's criticism. he says he would have no problems switching jobs with the president. >> you can't buy it in bottles but they're pouring in here, i'm jonathan bloom with why beer lovers are rushing to buy this.
♪ [ screaming ] [ laughter ] make everyday awesome with the power of xfinity x1... hi grandma! and the fastest internet. [ girl screaming ] [ laughter ] new at 1k6 00, police are hoping more witnesses come forward in a hit and run crash that killed a woman last year. that was from december 19th, the car drove away. flynn died at the hospital two days later. today her parents joined police at a news conference calling for justice.
>> i still can't believe it sometimes. i just think she's walking to starbucks or at her art class or at the humane society. >> they're still looking through surveillance video. >> a san francisco police officer shot in the line of duty is making a remarkable recovery. a man said to be mentally disturbed was causing trouble opinion he fired three shots at the officer, hitting him once. the bullet missed a major bullet in his brain by a centimeter that's the diameter of a fingertip. >> i'm glad it was me that was shot. i wouldn't want to see my brother in that position. >> tonight on abc 7 news at 11:00, you'll get a firsthand look at officer downs long yet remarkable recovery and his plans for the fewer tour. tensions ran high in west
oakland this morning, as the city tore down a homeless encampment. police kept a watchful eye as people shouted in protest like that woman you saw. it was made up of much more than tents. just recently built by homeless advocates in the neighborhood. the city says they need the property for a public park. >> they took over a public park without any permits and communication. we had a lot of complaints from neighbors. >> the city documented 18 health violations. in all 12 homeless resident thes were displaced. there is room at a shelter for them. the war of words is heating up today between president trump and arnold schwarzenegger. it began at the traditional
national prayer breakfast. kristen sze is here with how a prayer got political. >> the national prayer breakfast is held annually to affirm the role of faith in the public life. the president always speaks, it's tradition, but president trump broke from tradition when he asked the audience to pray for arnold schwarzenegger, the new host of celebrity apprentice. >> they hired a big, big movie star, to take my place. and we know how that turned out, the ratings went right down the tubes, it's a total disaster. >> donald, i have a great idea, why don't we switch jobs, you take over tv, because you're such an expert in ratings and i take over your job, and then people can finally sleep comfortably again. >> the feud began a month ago when president trump tweeted wow! the ratings are in, and arnold schwarzenegger got swammed by
the ratings machine djt. arnold schwarzenegger tweeted back, i hope you work for the american people as aggressively as you worked for your ratings. arnold is praying that president trump can start improving his own approval ratings, which were the worst in history for an incoming president by taking his job seriously and working inclusively. >> we'll start with live doppler 7, which shows relatively quiet conditions right now after quite a bit of rainfall. we're just looking at little pockets of light rain and showers. if you have outdoor stuff to do, this evening would be the time to do it. here's a live view from our rooftop camera. it's currently 59 degrees in san francisco 60 in mountain view, 59 in san jose. a cooler 55 at half moon bay. check out this view, looking
nice, westward from our emeriville camera. here's the view at the golden gate bridge, where the payment looks dry right now. these are our forecast features it will be wet and breezy for the morning commute. scattered showers in the afternoon tomorrow, and this unsettled weather pattern will be with us for the entire week ahead our overnight storm and tomorrow's storm ranks one on the impact scale. a storm of light intensity. there will be some gusty wind and a slight chance of thunder. let's bring it down to the heaviest rainfall in the early morning hours. the rain will be across the north bay. it will be a drencher at that time. it will sweep southward and eastward just a bit. the heaviest rain can be found on the peninsula and over on the east bay. after that, down to the south
bay before the heaviest rain starts to move out of the bay area. it will be followed by pockets of scattered showers and light rain mainly. there could be brief downpours just about any time of the day. for most of the day, we'll see scattered showers, we project that this system has rainfall potential for anywhere from about a quarter of an inch to 3/4 of an inch generally across the bay area. overnight, look for wet weather. the heaviest rain will be in the overnight hours. low temperatures in a narrow range. tomorrow's highs under showery conditions will range from 50 to 670 degrees, here's the accuweather 7-day forecast, for every single day, we are ranking the level of storminess on the storm impact seal.
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recognizes around the world, is about to get underway in santa rosa. >> the beer will make its debut tomorrow. >> jonathan bloom explains what the buzz is all about. >> at the russian river brewing company, they serve beers big and small. the beer that made this spot famous, an ipa. >> the younger starts tomorrow. you have to get in line like right now. >> each february, beer lovers line up for blocks, waiting for hours to taste the beer. >> it's like a ghost, everyone knows about it it's mythical. >> i've never tried the beer, i hear it's really good. >> i haven't seen it. >> behind that tap room wall, that coveted beer is almost ready. >> the mastermind behind this triple ipa. a beer so tough to make, they
only serve it eight times a year. >> it takes eight different varieties of hops. >> no bottles, no kegs. they'll be pouring it straight out of the tank. >> the beer inside this tank is 33.3 degrees. >> it's a symphony of citrus and floral notes. >> the tough life of a newsman. >> this could be dinner. >> it's a beautiful beer. >> even more beautiful given the estimated business it brings. >> they're standing outside for three hours at a time. >> some get haircuts while they wait. >> hopefully the rest of the line doesn't get too mad for them stepping out. >>. >> they will rule these streets and once again vanish into legend. jonathan bloom, abc 7 news.
>> popular. well, pay 20 grand, go to school for 12 weeks and walk away with an almost guaranteed six figure salary? >> the aren't state says some coding school deals may be too good to be true. the one other immigrants to have this chance that i got to come here. >> these people share several things in common, where they started out, where they are now, and what they hope for the future. are you paying for something you don't need. >> ahead on 7 on your side, the local man who is paying for something he didn't even know h had.
they are taking a stand together in opposing the president's immigration and travel ban. >> one of today's protests grew out of a tech center in sunnyvale. employees staged a walkout this morning. >> a new voice is coming out of silicon valley. most of these employees are immigrants, they staged their
walkout to show opposition to the travel ban. >> there's an erroneous sentiment that the borders are so open and we're creating unsafe conditions for u.s. citizens. that's not really the case. >> they praised their company for allowing them to speak out. >> this is a land of opportunity and we get better by minds from all fronts and all countries. >> some of the valley's best known tech companies are working on a letter to oppose the president's immigration order. several of the ceo's have met with mr. trump, it's not known what they discussed. >> this administration is denying people, families and communities who want to come here, and who want to participate in this wonderful democracy that we have. >> agreeing to serve on the
president's business advisory council, the ceo of uber. since the group, the ceo decided to step down. >> will there ever be a response from washington? that's what these people are waiting to find out. tesla ceo elan musk isn't backing out of the meeting with president trump tomorrow. he plans to express his suggestions to his recent executive order. i understand the perspective of those who object to my attending this meeting, but i believe that this time engaging on critical issues will on balance serve the greater good. tonight senator john mccain is stepping in to help ease tensions with australia. mr. trump supposedly berated australia's leader after he pressed president trump to
accept 1200 refugees from a detention center. today senator mccain called australia's ambassador. >> irene forced our commitment to australia and our relationship. >> nancy pelosi said she plans to call the ambassador as well. she announced her desire to co sponsor a bill to require all presidents to take a mental exam. anyone who may have seen people in a dodge charger, happened in the area of 680 southbound just before noon, the bb's caused damage to a white volkswagen driving bag. people who suffered losses during oakland's deadly ghost ship warehouse fire are legible for low interest administration
lo loans businesses and nonprofits can borrow up to $2 million. homeowners can borrow up to 200,000 to replace damaged real estate. renters can receive up to 40,000 to replace damaged or destroyed property. if you'd like more information, we posted a link on our website. >> we're sharing a warning about coding schools, thousands of people are paying to learn computer coding they hope to walk away with a high paying job. >> one of the city's largest and most popular boot camps for computer coders. >> i would say that every day and almost every hour is a surprise and lots of new fun things to learn about. >> they spend just shy of $20,000 for 12 weeks of intensive training. when you finish, they all but
guarantee you a job. >> the amount of money we're getting out of it, it's worth it. it's hard to stay motivated by yourself. >> this is a place where students come through saying they learned more in three months. than in four years at university. >> an average postgraduation salary of $104,000. . the school had run into trouble with the state. bartley because coding schools don't fit the traditional definition of a school many many other schools are still struggling to get the necessary permission to hold classes. >> the rules are in place to protect students from fraud. >> we regulate everything from cosmetology schools, truck driving schools, university of phoenix and coding schools. >> joanne heads um the state's bureau of post secondary education, there's very specific rules that all schools must
follow they must make public enrollment agreements, graduation rates and catalog. >> there's stuff in there about a course catalog. we have one main course. >> not all coding schools are subject to regulation. >> it's a nonprofit university. >> at 42's silicon valley campus, students pay nothing, a french billionaire is picking up the tab. it opened last year. the school isn't subject to the state's post secondary education standards. >> we have no professors, no classes and no lectures. >> our learning experience is entirely project based and peer to peer education. >> students are thrown into swimming pools and immersed in coding by working with other students. >> i'm not paying anything for this now. i'm here, and we have access to these resources.
>> i was not expecting anything like this to be free ever. i was prepared to pay 10 to 20,000. >> 42 doesn't have any data on graduation rates yet. it's enrollment and popularity have grown since it opened. how successful will 42 be? the entire program takes three to five years. >> you should check the state's website to make sure the school is meeting all state requirements. we added a link to the story on our website. >> why do cars keep entering muny sun set tunnel. here's a live look outside from our tower camera. more storms are on the way, and spencer will show us when the stronger ones will arrive.
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tilting millennium tower. jack maylee served on the project's peer review board. today supervisor eric peskin and residents criticized him for not saunding the alarm early enough. >> he knew there would be dewatering next door and didn't mention anything about it in his letter. he knew there had been no geo technical peer review. but didn't mention it in his letter. >> the other things that the board of supervisors thinks i should be looking at were not in my scope. >> he says he does not feel scapegoated by today's accusations. he did his job completely which was to look at the tower's reinforced structure muny street cars have run through the tunnel since 1998.
our media partners looks into the problem and reported it's happened 24 times since 2010 frequently the trucks get stuck on the tracks. muny is trying to come up with a solution to keep cars out of the tunnel. >> we're planning to add more speed bumps, and do a full assessment to see what else we can do. whether that's more signage, more lighting. >> existing signs, don't appear to be working. in most cases, drivers who end up in the tunnel were drunk. one man asked comcast three times why his bill went up and he received three different he received three different [crying] ahhhhhhhhhh! the price you see is the price you pay, unlike cable.
[crying] ahhhhhhhhhh! the price you see is the price you pay, unlike cable. it's almost a given that the price of cable will go up over time. one man says his prices will go up without any notifications. >> he contacted michael finney for help. >> what he found out eventually puzzled him. >> gary enjoys watching tv at his mobil home in sonoma.
that enjoyment was tested when he received his cable bill in november. >> i noticed that my bill went up substantially from 89 to 112. >> that's a 25% price hike. gary didn't remember being notified about that or about any increase. so he contacted comcast. >> each time they had a different reason. i did it three times and got three different reasons. >> none of the reasons made sense to gary. >> he was told he was paying for phone service as well. >> i didn't fay for the phone, i had no intention to use it. >> he signed up for the starter digital package for 59.99 a month. that was only an introductory rate the price went up to 81.40 after year one and 112.66 after year two comcast agreed to
refund gary two months of phone charges and to reduce his rate going-forward. they also removed his phone service. comcast told us any changes can take some time to hit, we removed the phone service and that is his new bill. >> that's all i care about. yeah, so that it feels fair now. >> we would like to thank comcast for reviewing this. the 7 on your side hotline is open weekdays 10 to 2. go on facebook or our web page, can you tell us there. we're going to get to spencer and the weather forecast in a second. >> let's hear from a different kind of expert. >> what do you mean? >> okay, we got her. >> punxsutawney phil made it clear today he saw his shadow and we're in for another six weeks of winter.
>> does he look happy to be there. phil saw his shadow 102 times experts say he has no predictive skill. >> i don't know. >> brian captured, he added the hagtd abc 7 now to the picture which helped us find it and feature it on tv. >> let's check in with spencer to find all the rain. >> more showers coming our way here are some as you can see over my shoulder. rain is not very significant at the moment. our 24 hour totals are oppressive in the north bay they've had nearly an inch and a half. san francisco and oakland a tenth of an inch. more rain is on the way.
what about our statewide snow pack there's more snowfalling and continuing to fall in the sierra. we have a winter storm warning in effect there. by six inches of new snow. one to three feet of snow will fall over the crest. and here's the accuweather 7-day forecast. every single day of the next seven days, we have measurable rainfalling. best chance for a dry break late saturday to early sunday. we have the splash brothers, now a new duo. >> i'd like to see spencer and punxsutawney phil in a showdown. >> i'm not going to say who i would wager on, but i think you know. >> steph and kd just named western conference co we're told to live large,
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no commitment, deposit, or installation fee. visit att.com/accessnow to learn more. when they played last saturday, the warriors crushed the clippers by 46 points. sean livingston out with a store back, draymond green is out as well. looking forward we're going to be deprived of a rematch in the three-point shootout. defending champion klay thompson will participate in new orleans. steph curry who won in 2014 has decided not to compete this year. come on, steph. chris davis won his arbitration case against the a's. he was awarded $5 million this season the team wanted to pay him 4.65 million.
davis had a career high with 42 homers, made only $525,000. it's still a nice raise. he's looking back in time, and sees the patriots coach, the game plans and the adjustments look a lot like what mike shanahan used to rung. super bowl experience is a factor, tom brady has a huge edge on matt ryan, brady is going to be playing in his 7th super bowl along with montana and bradshaw. ryan's played in 7 postseason games, he's been extra focused this week in practice. >> my preparation during the week, the way i prepare, the process i have, allows me to be comfortable in big situations, and to do the things that you prepared yourself to do. >> i feel like that's going to help us out on sunday.
>> there was a first time for all of us being in this game. i think it comes down to how you play this week and not necessarily what happened many years ago. >> tom brady not the only local player from the bay area. julian edelman went to woodside high drafted by the pats in the 7th round eight years ago. his dad frank is going to his third super bowl with his son. >> brady caught, touchdown, julian edelman. >> and adelman gets it done. >> the second super bowl was off the hook, we didn't -- we cried a lot. >> julian has always played with a chip on his shoulder. his game has some junkyard dog to it, which he inherited from phis parents.
>> no doubt he gets that from mom and dad. we've always been small business owners, we fought for everything we had to achieve. and jules was always small. he was small his whole life. he had to fight for everything he earned. >> julian was a quarterback until he got to the nfl bill belichick saw something in this kid at kent state and took him in the 7th round. >> 232 it came up on the tv set. i don't know what i'm going to do with you, but we're going to -- we like the way you play. we were ecstatic. >> how proud of him are you as a father. >> there's no words that can -- you know. you know, we're proud of -- how
often do you have a dream and you actually achieve it, it's wonderful. mike shoom an, abc 7 sports. >> you could really see the emotion there, it's a great story of perseverance by julian edelman. join us tonight on kofy-tv. the cross continental message that washes up on a beach. ultimate goal is to return back to full duty and go back to the streets. the san francisco police officer shot in the head opens up for the first time about his remarkable recovery and plans for the future. >> that is this edition of abc 7 news. >> for spencer christian, all of us, have a good night and enjoy this special message. >> we'll see you later.
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