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>> pam :it is the prep. before the storm. communities are bracing for another round of hard rain, wind, flooding and mudslides tonight as more el-nino weather heads our way. good evening. i'm pam moore. rain, rain and more rain. all predicted to start falling tomorrow and continue through the weekend. a flash flood watch is in effect. and the bulls-eye for the worst of the stormy weather. is expected to be in the north bay.
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that's where we begin tonight. with kron-4's jeff bush. the ground is completely saturated and standing water can be seen all over the northern >> jeff : part of petalumaa part of town that is a traditonal place for flooding. it's a mater of geography and the fire department says people need to be rescued from this part of town every time there is a major flooding event. battalion chief jeff holden petaluma fire department >>:there is a large basin that feeds the river systemfeeds the petaluma river. so, we monitor rain fall and then we monitor the streams. >> jeff : the area near stony creek road and petaluma boulevard is where firefighters will be paying the most attention. you can see this area is where the flood waters can build up. this video from 2014 shows an example of the flooded conditions that usually accomany heavy percipitation like what is expected on thursday. >> holden : that is where the confluence of all the creeks come inall at the north end of town. so, if we get a bunch of rain to the west of us and a bunch of rain to the east of us
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and it all comes down to the river at the same point that is where we, typically, experience most of our flooding in the last ten years. jefffire officials say they are ready for rescue operationsusually it's drivers who get stuck in flooded intersections but they say many mobile homes are nearby and may need to be evacuated if the water gets too high. i'm jeff bush in petaluma, kron four news. >> pam :to reduce flooding in san francicso. city crews are already cleaning out catch basins and rolling out removable barriers. they will be set up along two- blocks. near 17th and folsom. this is video of the barriers last saturday. the 400- foot- long plastic barriers. are filled with water to keep them stable.they can be deployed quickly when heavy rain and flooding are predicted. san francisco also provides sandbags, and encourages property owners to get flood insurance. here is something californians have not heard in a while.... the army corps of engineers is
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currently dumping water from lake sonoma... in order to reach lower levels in preparation for the upcoming storms. as of now the reservoir is completely full. just a few months ago... video of the lake showed much lower amounts. officials started draining some of the water monday... they are expected to reach the targetted amount by thursday. lake sonoma provides drinking water supply for more than 600- thousand people in sonoma and marin counties. here's a live view from our weather radar. and you can see the storm system's movement. kron-4's meteorologist brittney shipp joins us now. with more on what to expect tomorrow morning as you head out. >> brittney : we're going to see what roads for tomorrow morning and for the next couple of days so just prepare that it will be wiped out their--wet out there the satellite radar is showing us a few of these light showers starting to push into santa
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rosa and just to the north of san francisco you release start to see the rain fall by the time you go to work tomorrow morning and when you come home as well here is the storm tracker \ 4 this system is situated to the north of us but we will see a few of the systems move to route during the next couple of days so these showers will be sure in the morning closer to 7:00 a.m. and then slowly transition its way toward san francisco and san mateo and oakland all by 10:00 and will continue as we go through the day on and off you will still need your imbroglios as you can see--your umbrella thi another round of heavy rain on friday saturday and sunday as
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well so there is a flash flood watch in effect all the way till sunday as the concern is that some of the smaller streams and creeks may flood flush flooding is possible and just a reminder to not try to go through flood of broadway is make sure you turn around and find another way--flooded roadways >> pam :the weather is delaying the demolition of that pacifica apartment complex. dangling from a crumbling cliff-side. it was supposed to be brought down thursday... but now it is rescheduled for friday. however even that date is tentative. hinging on what the weather is like on the scheduled demolition day. the building at 320- esplanade is red -tagged... because city officials believe, it could fall into the ocean as the coastline erosion continues in that location. ace commuter trains are up and running... that's after a train derailed two- nights ago. in
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the east bay because of a mudslide on the tracks. nobody was killed. however, nine people were injured. this video of the wreckage shows where the train landed. it derailed with more than 200- people on board near sunol. workers say, the tracks were not badly damaged. but some concrete ties had to replaced. happening tonight. detectives in san leandro have been questioning a suspect. in connection with some racially- offensive graffiti. the vandalism was discovered earlier this week. at the administrative offices of the san leandro unified school district. kron four's philippe djegal has the story from police headquarters. >> phillipe :racial slur is so graphic we had to blow them out --blur them out in red and white paint, the f- bomb, a derogatory term used to demean african americans and the words "white power" sprayed on the glass. the discovery made by an employee for the san leandro
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unified school district, when monday morning, police say that employee walked up to the graffiti marked on the district offices. ever since then, police lietenant robert mcmanus says this case has had his department's full focus. >> : and, that means diverting resources, that means working long hours, that means not stopping and that means not stopping until that person is in police custody. >> phillipe :and, now he is. two and a half days after the graffiti was first reported. a 21-year-old caucasian man hush suspected in the crime. mcmanus says he lives around the corner from the district office and was arrested on unrelated charges, including a probation violation. >> : and, when they found him, he was riding a bmx style bicycle that appeared to have been freshly spray-painted in red and white colors. the same colors used in the hate motivated racial slurs that were spray-painted on the doors to the san leandro unified school district office. >> phillipe :lieutenant mcmanus says the suspect was born and raised here in san leandro and in the past, has never been arrested for or convicted of a
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hate crime. his motive in this case, mcmanus says, is unclear. the suspect is being held in jail without bail, and could be charged with vandalism and a hate crime. in san leandro, philippe djegal, kron four news. >> pam :new video shows the man. who bart police believe. could be connected to a murder in west oakland back in january here is the video. you can see the man police are looking for. he is wanted in connection with the murder of 19-year-old carlos romero. romero was shot and killed at the west oakland bart station back on january 9th. police say, he was on a stopped bart train when he was shot several times. pasbart had previously released still pictures of the suspect they are looking for, but they hope by releasing this video, it might lead them to someone who if knows this man. bart is offering a 10,000- dollar reward. for information leading to an arrest a los gatos man has filed a civil lawsuit. against his adoptive parents. twenty- three- year- old denis
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flynn. is accusing his parents of years of sexual abuse... when he was a child. flynn was born in russia. after his mother died... he stayed at an orphanage, before he as adopted at nine years old by ralph and carolyn flynn. the couple brought him to their home in los gatos. shortly afterward... he says, ralph flynn would invite him to the bedroom. denis flynn filed a civil lawsuit... alleging his adoptive parents brought him to the united states. with quote - the "intent of making him their sex slave." >>:it was once or maybe three times a month and turned to once every day and they told me that they did it out of love and i had to relearn what love was >> pam :the suit says, when flynn turned age 15... his adoptive mother carolyn joined in. both adoptive parents are also facing criminal sexual abuse charges. ralph flynn remains behind bars
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with bail set at 2-point-5 million dollars. carolyn flynn is out on bail. a small earthquake shakes the east bay tonight.... the u-s geological survey reported. the quake was a 3- point-0 magnitude. it happened just after seven- thirty... six -miles south-east of livermore. there are no reports of damage or injuries. in concord, a mother takes action this morning.when a strange man is seen photographing her 12-year-old daughter in a craft store. police say, when she confronted the man...he claimed he was an undercover police officer. she then demanded the phone from the stranger... and deleted the pictures of her daughter. she took his name down and called police. the man admitted to them that he was lying about being an officer. but police say, they could not cite the man. because he did not commit a crime. they are investigating further. take a look at this. newly released video shows the moment a google self- driving car. got a lesson in fender- benders. the lexus s-u-v, outfitted by
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google with special sensors, struck a public bus on valentine's day in mountain view. footage released to the associated press shows the lexus edging toward an oncoming santa clara valley transportation authority bus, then hitting its side. cameras on the bus recorded the collision. the 15-mile an hour impact. crumpled the vehicle's front left end and flattened a tire. no one was injured. a transit agency spokeswoman says, the bus driver was not to blame. in a first, google has accepted partial responsibility. it has blamed other drivers for past collisions during testing of the prototype in california. still ahead at eleven. work on a new kind of pot. from an unusual source. hackers develop a way to get to employee tax data. and democrats debate in the run- up to a number of primaries next week. >> gary :coming up little later
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in this broadcast we have for your highlights against utah --warriors against utah
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>> pam :a civil jury resumes delibarations tomorrow four san francisco police officers. in the case of alex nieto. a judge gave the case to the jury this afternoon. the parents of alex nieto filed a lawsuit, after the 28-year-old
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was shot and killed by officers two years ago in bernal heights park. at the time, police said nito was poiting something at them.that they believed was a gun. --pointing the incident started when officers received reports that someone was walking around with a gun. they fired as many as 59 shots in just 30 seconds. it turned out it was not a gun nieto was holding but instead a taser. hillary clinton and bernie sanders debated immigration and other issues tonight. six days before voters head to the polls in the key states of florida and ohio. the forum aired on cnn and the spanish -language network univision. which accounted for the focus on immigration. clinton faulted sanders for repeatedly voting against a comprehensive immigration reform bill. sanders faulted clinton for opposing an effort to let people. who were in the country illegally. obtain driver's licenses.
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and on the republican side today, one-time contender and former h-p computer c-e-o carly fiorina endorsed ted cruz for the nomination. at a rally in miami, fiorina revealed that she had voted for ted cruz in last tuesday's virgina primary. the republican candidates next debate is tomorrow evening. >> brittney : here is what to expect as we headed to the rest of the night as we stay dry but tomorrow during early morning commute is when the rain will begin and as we head into friday another round of flash flooding possibilities and heavy rainfall expected is the storm tracker 4 our satellite radar is showing here this pressure that is rapid and--wrapping around the
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tail end our storm impact as we head into the next four days there is a possibility for flash flooding with a watch in effect until sunday strong wind speeds and gusts up to 40 mi. per hour as well so please be careful over the next couple of days here is the feature cast showing that as we go into the overnight hours the copy any rainfall until 546 in the morning --no chance of rain until 5 0r 6 in the morning highs are in the region tomorrow will push into the mid '60s for oakland and we'll have your seven day forecast at the end of
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the show >> pam :our sports director gary is here gary i would like to present to you the kron 4 news sports news steve kerr has not been happy with the team's recent performances and after two turnovers to start the game steph curry goes behind his back to draymond green for the dunk and the dubs are off and running end of 2nd quarter curry he does it again from 55 feet to end the half and he runs right into the locker room 52- 41 warriors at the half 3rd quarter green flips it to marresse speights for the three-pointer 75-60 warriors end of 3rd quarter speights with 1.6 seconds left the inbounds touchdown pass to leandro barbosa for the layup 81-63 warriors final: 115-94 warriors 57-6 still one game ahead of the '95-'96 bulls pace of 72 wins with 19 games left they need to go 16-3 to break the
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record with nfl free agency opening toda the houston texans have signed now former denver broncos quarterback brock osweiler to a four year deal for 72 million. leaving the super bowl champikns without a starter under center with the retirement of peyton mannng now ian rappaport is reporting colin kaepernick is the next quarterback up for the broncos and that a trade with the 49ers is likely. the bronocs are also supposedly interested in robert griffin iii. when asked about kaepernick today. broncos general manager john elway said he's "always liked colin" broncos head coach gary kubiak also shares similar thoughts regarding kaepernick. who is under contract through the 20- 20 season with the niners stanford taking on washington in the first round of the pac 12 tournament jonny dawkins never had a chance in this one 1st half the sacramento native marquese chriss hits a triple 13-2 stanford chriss
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and dejounte murray makes another three to extend the huskies lead murray the eight seed washington steam rolls past the cardinals 91 to 68 the usf has fired men's basketball head coach rex walters walters had an overall record of 127-127 in eight seasons the dons only had three winning seasons under the san jose native this season usf was 15-15 and placed fifth in the west coast conference johnny cueto gave up 5 runs in only 1 1/3 innings in his spring training debut matt duffy his first hit of the spring an rbi ground-rule double final: 8-6 rockies bob melvin and the a's facing the white sox's sonny gray had his spring training debut gray pitched for 3 innings he struck out four. allowing a run gray was also names the opening night starter for the 3rd straight season >> pam :as kron-4 news
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continues. work on medical marijuana in an unlikely place on earth. they say denny's 7-pepper spicy skillet is crazy spicy, but how crazy could it be... denny's new crazy spicy skillet. denny's. welcome to america's diner.
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>> pam :tax-filing season is turning into a nightmare for thousands of employees whose companies have been duped by email fraudsters. a major phishing scheme has tricked several big companies - among them, the messaging service snapchat and disk-drive maker seagate technology.
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the tax scam email fools company computers into relinquishing tax documents that expose their workers' incomes, addresses and social security numbers. how the middle east is getting back into the medical marijuana business, up next back into the medical marijuana business, up next ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
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>> pam :now for a possible game changer in the medical marijuana business their goal is to develop plans that may one day treat specific diseases it is being grown in a secret location in israel and they are splicing together different plants to create new strains of cannabis it may be even tailored to specific people >> brittney : this is this the beginning of a few systems that will bring a whole lot of rain for a flash flood watch until sunday and here is the rain predictions here is the seven day forecast showing all of the rain for the next four to five days
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so be very careful driving around >> pam :that's it for the kron 4 news at 11. stay connected with kron 4 and get latest news at kron 4 dot com. or download one of our mobile apps. we'll see you tomorrow
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