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trapped. an avalanche buries a car with two people inside. we'll talk to a survivor live. "the four on 2" starts now. a new era begins for the sfpd. less than an hour ago former los angeles deputy chief bill scott was sworn in as san francisco's next chief of police. welcome to the four on two. i'm ted rowlands. >> i'm cristina rendon in for heather holmes. we will get to that but first we want to bring you developing news out of oakland. lawyers for ghost ship property manager derick alameda say they have a scientific report that shows the origin of the fire may be from a building next- door. the report obtained by ktvu from alameda's attorney speculates that the fire was electrical and that photographic evidence suggests that the fire didn't actually start at the ghost ship
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warehouse. the attorneys say, quote, the defense team has received a reliable scientific report, a copy of which accompanies this release, indicating that the origin of the fire was at the building adjacent to the so- called ghost ship warehouse. to talk more about this and the potential legal ramifications i'm joined now on the phone by ktvu legal analyst michael cardoza. if this fire indeed didn't start at this warehouse, does that mean that he is off the hook? >> no, it doesn't. this is at least in my opinion misdirection by the defense, almost like a magic trick. look over there. the fire didn't start in the ghost ship, it started next- door. what's the difference where the fire started? by way of example, say there was a candle shop next to a
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movie theater. movie theater tells tickets, fire starts in the candle shop. wife sees movie theater on fire. people cannot get out of the theater just like in the ghost ship situation. so whose fault is that you say? the owner of the movie theater isn't responsible for not supplying good exits to the people that they invited into the theater? same thing with the ghost ship. no, does it not get him off the hook. >> this is a developing story. we have reached out to almena's lawyer. we have reached out to oakland mayor libby schaaf for further comment. we will bring that to you as soon it is a becomes available. cleanup following another wet weekend. crews are working to clear away
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a 150-foot eucalyptus tree that fell crushing several cars. >> reporter: crews expect to fill several truckloads of mulch per day for the next several days as they chop down and grind up what's left of a giant eucalyptus tree. the tree came toppling down during yesterday's storm crushing several cars in lafayette. >> it sounded like a bolt of lightning to me. it was explosive. >> it was a huge crash. >> massive. >> reporter: this drone hobbyist got this aerial view of the damage. the eucalyptus is 150 feet tall, the base of its trunk 10 to 15 feet wide. >> we'll try to get most of the brush off first and work our way back with the wad and try to clear out most of the cars but it will take us awhile to do. this. >> the estimate we heard was two days. do you think it will be that or longer? >> much longer probably.
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>> a week? >> hopefully we'll try to get it done by thursday. >> reporter: taking other east bay residents by surprise a sinkhole that opened up on highway 13 north of the broadway terrace exit. traffic was down to one lane as a drivers wept around the hole so you can expect a slow down in that area for the afternoon commute. allie rasmus, ktvu fox 2 news. >> the weather has caused a lot of problems around the bay area. there's flooding reported at the san pablo dam. the reservoir is located in the hills of contra costa county between orinda and richmond. sky fox was overhead. you can see the water going over the spillway, flooding a road that leads to a parking lot. this is happening on the north side of the dam. no homes are threatened. the water is dumping into the san pablo creek nearby. >> take a look at this video out of half moon bay. so much hail early today it almost looks like snow. it's one of quite a few areas that saw high.
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for more now we go to meteorologist rosemary orozco. we've been waiting for rain, now we have hail, and people don't want it. >> a different type of day. pockets of rain, hail, thunder and lightning reported in some areas. i had tweets from novato seeing lightning, san jose. we still have a couple of advisories. a few here, a little bit of sunshine mixed with cloud cover and water on the lens. that's the type of day we've had with mostly cloudy skies, scattered showers rotating into the bay area. high surf advisory will continue into the overnight hours. it will expire at 3:00 a.m. there's one area we continue to watch in sonoma county near mark west creek. it's the lower end. there's an advisory in place, flooding occurring near the creek until 7:30 tomorrow morning. the national weather service has extended that. here is a look at what you can expect if you have to drive to the sierra. there is a winter weather advisory. it will expire at 4:00 a.m. all the way down to 3,000 feet.
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the snow continues on and off. here is a look at storm tracker 2. the scattered showers have been winding down over the last couple of hours but we're not done just yet. we're going remain with this as we get into the evening hours. you can see lightning strikes at 2:00 over san hoe sthai. is what's happening at this hour. we have some light rain over the mon terra area, stretching towards half man bay as we shift inside the bay. a little bit of rain over the dumb barton bridge -- dunbarton bridge. we've got becialg and areas around kensington with the possibility of scattered showers there and into the north bay. san rafael crossing near the bridge and highway 37 near sears point. on and off scattered showers will continue in the forecast with snow continuing here as well. snow levels down to pollock pines so right about 4,000 feet. a look at your futurecast. rolling you through teaching hours, the evening drive, 6:00. we're into 8:00, and hit or
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miss. could be brief downpours at times. so it could be a little bit hazardous, ponding on the roadways a possibility. tomorrow morning a few scattered showers to start the day, and there's our lunch hour. we are finally going to be drying out. i will have a look at the extended forecast. we'll take a look at your numbers and just how long this wet weather is expected to last coming up. >> thanks rosemary. for the second time in a week highway 37 in novato is closed because of flooding. the highway flooded saturday night in the same area that was shut down last week because of flooding. one driver was stuck in the water and had to be rescued. this video there sky fox from a short time ago. you can see that the car is still sitting in the water. the chp says there is nowhere for the water to go with marsh land on both sides of the highway there and levees in the area overflowing. >> there's so much water it's actually going over some of the levees. so right now what we have to wait to do is allow this water to subside a little bit so that we can start pumping and getting some of this water out
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of there. as long as it's coming over the levees we can't do anything. >> the westbound lanes are closed between lakeville road and highway 101. east 37 is closed from 101 to atherton avenue. you can download our free ktvu weather app for the latest on the coming storms including live radar and an extended forecast. >> now to the new top cop in sap francisco. chief bill scott succeeds interim chief tony chaplain who took over the department after chief greg suhr resigned in the wake of several controversies. >> tara moriarty attended the swearing in ceremony and sat down one on one with the new chief. >> reporter: chief scott was all smiles today. that is despite hecklers trying to ruin his swearing in ceremony. we counted around half a dozen protesters who had to be
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escorted out. lapd chief charley beck was in attendance as well as former police chief greg suhr and other leaders. scott thanked mayor ed lee saying, i think you made the right choirks and then a touching moment when he said he chose his badge number based on his wife's birthday. he will undertake key reforms laid out by the department of justice. the d.o.j. router found racial disparities in traffic stops and searches, a lack of transparency and problems in handling use of force incidents. recently the police commission voted to revise sfpd's use of force policy which now prohibits officers from shooting at moving vehicles and the use of the carotid restraint, a technique that cuts off blood flow to a person's brain. the union opposes that plan and says taking away less will
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lethal options is not helping anyone. >> in all due respect to some of the folks that don't believe we should have tasers i know there have been situations where people have lost their lives after tasers have been used. that was not the intent, however. sought gives officers an option, i think that we have to consider and continually talk about. >> reporter: alabama native scott spent 27 years with lapd. he has three children, all of whom were here today with his wise. he brought many members of his family. he says it wasn't difficult convincing them to come to san francisco. he calls this city a magical one. i'll tell you what the first stop on his sight seeing tour in this city will be. back to you. >> tara moriarty live in san francisco, tara, thank you. vallejo police and the district attorney's office are investigating a deadly police shooting at a house party early this morning. family members tell ktvu the man who was shot and killed was
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21-year-old angel ramos. police say they were called to a home on sacramento street just after 12:30 this morning on reports of a fate. the department says in the named officer opened fire on a man he saw holding a knife and threatening a 16-year-old boy who was pinned on his back. the witness says the officer fired up at ramos who was on a second floor desk. ramos lives with his mother. she says she was at work when her son was shot. >> angel was a good guy. he was working. he worked for a custodial systems. he was young, trying to get his life together, starting to work and just pull it together. >> police say a 16-year-old boy had minor injuries. some witnesses claim that ramos did not after knife and they believe the officer should not have used deadly force. the family says they will be talk with an attorney. it is sentencing day for pg&e in the deadly san bruno pipeline explosion. in august a federal jury convicted pg&e on six criminal charges. five counts are linked to violations of pipeline safety rules. the other involves obstruction of the official investigation. eight people were killed and
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dozens of homes were destroyed. pg&e faces a maximum fine of 3 million. we have a crew at the courthouse and will bring you an update as soon as we get information. coming up, president trump hits the ground running. this morning he met with business leaders to talk about regulations and taxes, and before lunch, he signed memorandums that came pact trade and federal employees. >> plus, rescue workers making a plan trying to reach a car that fell into a flooded creek. the latest on the search for the driver.
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president trump started off his monday by fulfilling some of his top campaign promises, the president signing three executive orders, one of which will withdraw the u.s. from one of president obama's signature trade packs. >> reporter: president donald trump using the power of the pen to sign his first executive actions. issuing a herring freeze for some federal agencies, reinstating the mexico city policy that prohibits foreign nongovernmental organizations that receive federal funding from promoting or performing abortions and withdrawing the u.s. from the controversial transpacific partnership agreement. a trade agreement negotiated by president obama. >> a great thing for the american worker, what we just did. >> reporter: meanwhile press
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secretary shawn spicer speaking with reporters for the first formal daily white house press briefing, telling reporters to expect more executive actions on trade from the new president. >> this executive action ushers in a new era of u.s. trade policy in which the trump administration will pursue bilaterally trade opportunities with allies around the globe. >> reporter: this after spicer spent the weekend sparring with journalists about what he says were false reports about inauguration attendance. >> we were trying to provide numbers that we had been provided. that wasn't like we made them up out of thin air. >> reporter: tonight president trump and house speaker paul ryan are sitting down together to brainstorm the republican legislative agenda including how the congress and white house can work together to repeal and replace obamacare. in washington, lauren blanchard, fox news. >> for more now i'm joined by political activist tom steyer.
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the post election for haw been very disappointing. your thoughts on the first full day in office with this president trump. >> i think that the most significant thing that's happened since the election is that president trump has nominated people for his cabinet and for the most senior positions in his administer strailings. >> and you don't agree -- or are you surprised by any of these choices, and your take on the choices? and we can go through a couple of them. i think the epa, mr. price specifically i would think, he is special worrisome to someone like you. >> i think that the biggest generalization you can make about the people who have been nominated for this cabinet are that they represent special interests against the interest of american citizens. >> and sometimes against the interests of the appointment that they now have. correct? >> well, in several instances, including aus mentioned the environmental protection agency. he's appoint people to lead the agency who are the chief
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opponents of the existence of the agency. >> right. this would be fulfilling a campaign promise to, i guess, drain the swamp scenario in washington insiders and the rest of it. so from that standpoint, is anything he's doing surprising to you? >> well, let me just start by saying, to appoint someone to be the chief environmental protection person in the united states would doesn't believe in clean air or clean water is not draining the swamp. what that is doing is taking away the fundamental rates and interests of american credit accepts. that is an agency that's been around since 1970 under richard nixon that is very popular. people like to breathe clean air. people like to drink clean water. we want to be healthy. and to take that away to serve corporate interests i think is something that is completely contrary to the american spirit. >> and one of the things on the table actually that concerns california is the emission standards, the california regulates their own. we have tougher amission standards than any other state in the country, and that even
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is on the table in terms of potentially taking away that state choice. what can california -- californians or people who are against this do about in the. >> let's go back in history. the reason that we pioneered clean air standards is because we had such dirty air that people were getting sick and they were -- they were not only sick but they were dying early. so california said let's have standards to make this better. the idea that the federal government would close that down is something that clearly is going directly to the courts. >> right. >> but just from the standpoint of looking forward and thinking, who doesn't want to have a healthy place to live? what doesn't want their kids to be able to good outside and play in clean air and go to school and not have to stay home because they have asthma? i mean, that just seems like nuts. >> you worked tirelessly to make change especially when it comes to the environment. what are you doing now you? ary in the on the sidelines. what are you actively doing now that the election is over? >> what we believe in is traditional american direct democracy. so what we done 2016 was try
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and knock on doors, encourage vote tore voter conversations, register people to vote on the idea that the broadest democracy will provide the best answers. and that's still what we believe. so what we're going try and do is stay at the grass roots, we're on 370 college campuses, try and make sure that students are aware of what's going on and what the implications are, try and work with community groups so that people around the united states hear from people that they know about what's going on and what it means, and just make sure that people around the united states know and don't become passive for what we think of with some very negative implications. >> what went wrong? >> well, i think if you look at 2016, we -- >> we live in california. >> yeah. >> california was an incredibly successful election night for democrats. look across the board. not only did people get
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elected, but the propositions won. there was a very progressive tone, super majorities in both houses. >> the reality is owe. >> in the rest of the united states, something else happened. and that was this. by and large the obama electorate did not show up in force on november 8, 2016. and so in california we did. the kind of direct democracy i'm talking about, people showed up. i think in other parts of the united states, and particularly in the midwest, the democrats would showed up for president obama twice did not show up on election day. >> and a lot of soul searching now will good on over the next two years first off, and then four years obviously final question, the one we always ask when we have you here is, when can we expect a decision if you are going to jump into the gubernatorial race coming up here in california? >> well, we are very committed to the kind of grass roots politics that i'm describing, to ensuring that inside
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california and outside california that americans are involved. >> wean governor steyer have more power to make change? >> whatever i do is going to be a function of making sure that that effort is as powerful and as focused and impactful as possible. >> thank you, sir. >> nice to sigh. >> tom steyer. >> controversy over president trump's business interests has prompted a group of scholars to sue the president in federal core. they claim he is in violation of the so-called emoluments clause. >> reporter: the claim that trump receives money from foreign dignitaries in hotel stairs and other goods and services there by violating the he mole you meants -- emoluments clause. it is did he fined as a salary, fee, or profit from employment or office. but it is critical to read the
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entirety of the emmole emoluments clause. no person holding any office or trust under them shall without the con vent the congress accept any emolument. so anything is off limits. the idea of the frame verse the constitution who had just broken away from owning gland was toll eliminate any possibility of corruptive foreign influences. the first problem for the lawsuit, that congress may allow president trump to accept emoluments if it so chooses. trump's party controls the cop, house and senate. though it's not a slam dunk that congress would allow it, the pathway for the president is there. the other problem with the lawsuit is a common arm's length business transaction such as renting a room or an office suite really an
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emolument. if the president put his assets in a so-called true blind trust where he has no control or knowledge of how it is being run, the problem is solved. but without such a blind trust, it is entirely possible that the conduct of a foreign government doing transactions could be interpreted by a court as an attempt to curry favor from the president by enriching his businesses over which he might have some control. a court would have the jurisdiction and authority to remedy that. but again, congress may allow the president to do this if congress so chooses. tom vacar, ktvu fox 2 news. >> all right, still to come, a harrowing tale out of the is i era. we will speak with one of the men caught in an avalanche that covered his car, that coming up next on "the four on 2".
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two drivers were in the wrong place at the wrong time when an avalanche dumped snow across highway 89 in the sierra near the squaw valley resort. the chp says the slide happened just before 1:00 this morning. two cars were buried in several feet of snow and it took caltrans crews about an hour to dig those cars out. thankfully everyone inside was okay. some places in the tahoe area received more than two feet of ?oap just 24 hours starting yesterday morning. and one of those men who survived that avalanche now joins us on the phone. neil, thank you for speaking with us. >> hey, how's it going? >> it's going very well, but
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i'm sure you're doing much better than we are. can you tell us about the experience? 1:00 in the morning, i'm assuming it's very dark out there. where were you guys headed? >> we were driving north from tahoe city to get back to our house, near the base at alpine meadows road, and that's sort of maybe a mile south of alpine meadows we experienced a bunch of snow went over the hood, and we were blind for a second, and then when we could see again there was a huge pile of show in front of us. we hit the brakes and hit it, and then there was kind of a whooshing noise, and then we were pretty much instantaneously buried in snow. >> did you know at that point you were sting an avalanche? >> yeah, yeah, we -- there was maybe a brief kind of shock moment, and then we cut the ignition in the car. we didn't want to freeze the area around the tailpipe and to
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have deal with carbon monoxide in the cabin. so that was the first thing. >> how did you stay calm? i can't imagine what that would be like. did you pan snake did you call 911? >> i think we were both pretty -- weans we sat and thought about it we were super excited that we weren't dead or messed up. like avalanches, i think sometimes can take rocks and various pieces of debris, and we just felt the snow. it didn't crack the wind on my side of the car or anything. so once we figured we were pretty okay, we got a cell phone call in to 911, and the north tahoe paramedic and fair crew and one of our friends, michael bancroft, a groomer at al pain meadows, came and dug us out in under an hour. >> did you know at that point that it was already 20 feet across? and it was pretty deep. >> no, we didn't really know. we thought that maybe we could back out of it, and it turned out that we were sitting in
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pretty much like a football field worth of snow. >> oh my goodness. how's the car? >> i'm hoping for the best for david. we just -- yeah, i think we're good friends, and we're both former scouts, too. we're actually current scouts for david. so we had a pretty good time of it once we realized we were probably going to be okay, the selfies and my kind of lame attempt at doing facebook live streaming. >> taking selfies, sounds like you were doing a-okay, neil thank you for joining us on the phone. still to come, family members helped find a car that could hold the remains of their loved one. an update on search efforts. plus, an update on the members of the well-known band tower of power after they were hit by an amtrak train and
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would they're doing -- and would people are doing to help them. ?q ?q
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family members of an 18- year-old woman helped police locate a car that drove into a bay area creek. however, police say they aren't able to get into the water to recover the car at this point or the woman's body. >> there's still work that needs to be done but there's a high probability that we've found the car. >> after a day of searching investigators believe they have
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found a silver car belonging to a missing 18-year-old tracy woman who plunged into this creek saturday morning off niles canyon road. >> it looks like maybe the car from point of entry into the creek to where we located it now is about 100 yards or more. >> monday afternoon, investigators used a drone to get a close-up look at the vehicle, but they still can't make a positive identification, because the water current is too strong for divers to enter, officials have stopped the flow of water into the area. that is expected to take several hours for the water to recede. >> the car -- you almost feel like you can get it, but it's just not safe for us to do that. tomorrow at 9:00 a.m. we will begin the recovery of the car. >> while it is unclear if the woman's body is still inside the vehicle, they do believe she's the victim of drowning. >> with the family members, her mother, her father, and you stay determination on their
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faces to find their daughter, it's very moving. and that determination and that love for her is what helped find that car. >> investigators say they will close niles canyon road tomorrow morning while they attempt to pull the car from the road. that closure could take a couple of hours. oakland is preparing for another benefit concert for one of two musicians hit by a train as they were on their way to perform with tower of power nearly two weeks ago. this is a look inside the sound check inside yoshi's. this is a one-time only event with performances by the e family, sheila e, david coz, tony lindsey from santana, tons of artists and surprise guests. they want to help ease the financial burden as he heals.
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>> mark has kaiser, but he was taken to the trauma center for five or six days. and so in that particular situation, he's uninsured. so those bills have been astronomical, as you can imagine. so we are doing everything that we can possibly do to raise money for him. >> he was filling in as a bass player on january 12th when he and david were hit by an amtrak train. they did not see the amtrak train coming in the opposite direction. sheila e says mark has played with her and her father's band which is why they set up a go fund me page. it has now raised more than $65,000. >> we're very thankful and blessed. we said even one dollar, one dollar makes a difference. and we really appreciate everyone giving their support and their love for this time in need. >> the show starts tonight at 10:00. tickets are $50. the e family says they will be
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recording a cd tomorrow that will likely be ready two in weeks. all of those sales also almost benefit the artist. look at that lightning. >> the rain, the thunder, the lightning continues this afternoon. we'll check in on your current conditions and talk about how much long they are active weather is expected to last coming up.
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the weekend storms created a lot of damage in the santa cruz mountains. there were two landslides on highway 17. multiple trees came down and bear creek road collapsed at two separate locations because of erosion. the river has risen and widened considerably, also taking trees down with it. residents say they haven't seen this much rain in years. >> i would say it's probably been about 10 years. we've had highway nine closed twice this week already. >> nearly 700 customers were without power yesterday due to downed power lines. >> take a look at this. the most recent storm brought plenty of thunder and lightning and video to go with it. lightning hitting the
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transamerica pyramid caught on camera. it also hit the sales force tower on the right-hand side of the screen. >> that's incredible video taken there by simon who captured it a few days ago. let's check in on the conditions with meteorologist ross marry or or -- rosemary orozco. >> we have some unstable air as the center of the storm continues to move south, just parallel to the coast. giving awe view here at a gorgeous look into san francisco with a mix of sunshine and clouds there. here is another view for you as we look toward the golden gate bridge. mostly cloudy skies, a few breaks in the clouds. showers reported. numerous throughout the bay area and the thunderstorms as well, picking up some hail in areas over novato and san francisco with a number of people reporting it at times. even some lightning on radar. tomorrow morning we'll wake up with a few scattered showers then we begin to dry out.
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tuesday afternoon looks mainly dry. in the extended forecast, mainly dry. we may see one more chance at a few scattered showers. i will see you in that the extended forecast. here's a look at storm tracker 2 where the showers are not going off a whole lot at the moment but we continue to watch these move through as we shift closer to the coast, we may have moderate cells south of half moon bay and the possibility of hail mixed in there. as we shift to the east bay, hayward along 580, some wet roadway there. and into areas of the north bay. we have just a few scattered showers reported in and around napa. but again that unstable air remains with us through the afternoon and evening hours. here's a look at the sierra where snow levels are right about 4,000 feet. lower along highway 50 at pollick pines. here's futurecast. as we get into the evening hours notice 6:00, 7:00 we still continue with wet weather in the forecast. we'll continue to see this as we move through the evening commute. as we bet into the late night hours it's still with us.
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tomorrow morning we wake up. you may have noticed that counterclockwise motion off the coastline. that's the center of the storm. that continues to push to the south and continues to send that moisture our way. we start out tuesday morning with the possibility of scattered showers but by afternoon we're looking at mainly dry weather as it continues to push out of the area. here's a look at the numbers right now. a cool day out there. 52 in concord, 52 san francisco, to the north bay 50 in santa rosa. tomorrow morning we start, a chilly one in areas around santa rosa and napa. 44 in san francisco, 39 mountain view, 39 in san jose. we'll call for just a few scattered showers to start the day. as we get into the afternoon partly cloudy and mainly dry. 56 in oakland, 54 in san francisco, 55 expected for mountain view. a look at your extended forecast. tuesday afternoon is going to be a dry day. wednesday afternoon will be a dry day, but wednesday night into thursday, a weak system wants to bring us the possibility of a few scattered showers. it doesn't last long.
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sweeps through and we're drip time for our bay area weekend with mostly sunny skies, temperatures in the upper 50s to low sick. >> look forward to that. let's face it. the cloud is over. >> we're over it. >> cheer against rain. >> we have just a little while longer. >> thanks, rosemary. >> you're welcome. people in the north bay are celebrating an act com lishment they helped make happen incalcutta, india. >> they came up with a way to help students their age. >> reporter: the students at spring hill school in petaluma aren't much different than other kids. >> they're hungry to learn about who's out there. what are children like in china? what are children like in india and other parts of the world. when you tell them stories they start to realize would they have. they start to think outside of themselves. >> reporter: jean hicks recently told her students about the school she started in the slums of india and how she was planning to return there over the holidays to check on
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things. that sparked class discussion about the simple needs of kids just like them. >> they didn't have many materials. each one basically had one pencil and a back. >> reporter: her family is from india. she has been there many times. the seeds of an idea germinated. raise money to not just help the school. >> it made me think that they should have the same things we do. they're the same except they live abe poorer country. >> reporter: but the students themselves, by paying for medical and dental checkups that most of them had never had. >> i decided that we get such good lives, and they just get that. >> reporter: spring hill students also tend their own garden and thought maybe the students in india would want to grow their own food and flowers. enter the petaluma seed bank which donated pact of seeds suitable for the climate in india. and it's just all about getting kids, getting community
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together and helping this movement of growing your own food along as best we can. >> reporter: with fund raising complete and donations gathered, half a dozen spring hill teachers and parents, along with nishon traveled to the school this month to deliver more than $2,000 so all 86 students there can get checkups. and they not only donated the seeds, but they helped plant them. >> everybody laid their on the part brick. everybody helped dump the soil. everybody helped remove trash from the dirt and just helped to make this space beautiful for themselves. >> i feel good about it, bick feel like we were helping people that probably don't have as good a lives as us, and that we all should have the same rights to stuff. >> maybe we can keep going, help them even more. >> reporter: their teacher says this is a learning experience for the purpose students on both sides of the world. >> these are children in the slums that are learning
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english, they have a wonderful curriculum, they have uniforms. >> it makes me think more about how i have this life and how other people don't have, sought kind of makes me stop wanting more. >> reporter: ken wayne, ktvu fox 2 news. >> coming up, one of california's top barry makers has announced a recall. find out if you are affected.
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the company that builds apple's iphone could be bringing a planted here to the u.s. the company is considering opening a display making a plant for tv. they are planning to invest $7
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billion in the operation they say could bring 30,000 new jobs to the u.s. >> samsung has announced the cause of the battery problem in its galaxy note 7 smartphones. the problems cause the new phones to catch fire and force the recall of more than 3 million phones. samsung blames the manufacturing and a design flaw. it estimates the problem will cost the company more than $5 billion. >> starting today guaranteed sparking spaces to people that carpool to one of its station. scoop helps match people to carpal drivers. riders who use the app will be guaranteed a parking spot until 10:00 every day. >> the federal grant will allow this to be rolled out through the whole system, all 33 stations that have parking facilities. so that will be coming in a couple of months. we will start rolling it out systemwide. >> according to bart, 99% of riders drive to stations alone. >> california farmers have
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increased their exports at the port of oakland. according to port officials, farm exports there are up 233% over the past five years. total farm exports were 3.9 million metric tons last year at the port. that's up from 1.2 metric tons in 20 12. most of the produce is heading for asia where experts say the growing middle class is eager for high-quality u.s. farm product. >> one of california's best known beer makers, sierra nevada brewing, recalling some 12-ounce beer bottles because they may break. the recall applies to eight different types of beers sold in 36 states across the midwest, the south, and east coast. california, though, is not included. the brewery says a limited number of bottles may have a problem that could cause a small piece of glass to break off and fall into the bottle after it is opened. the bottles were packaged in north carolina in december and january. madonna is defending her speech although the women's march saturday in washington,
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d.c. madonna now says her remarks, seen live on cable tv, were, quote, taken out of context somehow. on saturday madonna said she was so angry about the election of president trump she thought about, quoting here, blowing up the white house. madonna says she does not promote violence and she's urging everybody to watch her entire speech. bruce springsteen also had something to say about the marches. he talked to reporters while on tour in australia. >> our hearts and spirits are with the millions of people that marched yesterday, and the e street band, we are a part of the new resistance. >> springsteen supported hillary clinton tin presidential election. he says his band's lineup of songs for their current tour has been influenced by the election of donald trump. it is a reason to get regular checkups. a florida woman felt some bloating, but it didn't go away. the serious diagnosis and her message to all women, coming up next on "the four on 2".
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vandalism at a mosque is being investigate as a hate crime. surveillance video shows a woman breaking five glass doors and a window slashing tires and bicycles outside the mosque, then draping bacon over the door handles. pork is forbidden in the muslim religion leading police to believe this is a hate crime. while this crime is troubling
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to many, mosque leaders say they're in the angry. >> our religion is very peaceful. >> the same mosque received a hatedful threatening letter last month. there's a $1,000 reward for information on the suspect. >> in florida, a woman thought her bloating was nothing to worry about. >> however, it turns out it was sign of something much more significant. ovarian cancer. diagnosed as stage 1. the survival rate is over 90%. >> but few cases are found that early. >> i look at your cat scan, and this is what we see. >> reporter: like all of us, sheryl plays many role. she's a wife, a mother of six, a grandmother of 18, and now she's a woman in the middle of the fight of her life with stage 4 ovarian cancer. living a story she says other women need to hear. >> why is no one telling us? so wavy fighting chance.
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if they had caught this at stage 1 my chances of survival go up. >> instead, the tampa 54-year- old knows her cancer is advanced, the odds no longer in her favor. even though she says she's always taken care of herself. >> i go for my annual mammograms. i go for my annual pelvic exams. >> reporter: but she says she knew nothing about ovarian cancer. >> i was 53 when i was diagnosed. never heard of it. no ob-gyn ever shared the symptoms. >> reporter: doctors found her cancer in van of 2016, five months after newman-overton says she had a gynecology checkup and was told everything was normal. but for months she says her belly had been feeling bloated. >> i didn't recognize the symptoms. i didn't push it. ovarian cancer causes a lot of symptoms that people think, well, i'm just getting older, pie bowel function is getting slower. it's just one of those things. the i'm gaining weight.
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>> but her doctor, a oncologist, says there are four main symptoms that menopausal and peri-menopausal should be watching for. abdominal bloating, urinary frequency, reflux, or heart bush. >> reporter: the doctor says see your doctor and ask about ovarian cancer. if you have these symptoms and they persist or don't feel normal. >> bloating can come and go in a lot of patients. it's a common symptom. but i'm talking about bloating that comes and stays and progresses and doesn't get bert. >> reporter: sheryl doesn't noah lies ahead for her but for now, she is focused on her family, her faith, and her new mission. >> i want to make other women aware, and if this miserable hateful did i sees is going to kill me, let me at least empower other women to know these symptoms so that it might
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save their life. >> beth galvin, fox news. (please stand by for change of captioners) avenue in novato until the water recedes. caltrans hopes to begin to pump
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out the water. one woman had to abandon her car as a result. here's something you do not see everyday. a dusting of snow at mission peak. it has an elevation of 2500 feet. that's a lower elevation for snow in the bay area. a teenager is dead after her car crashes in to a creek. first we begin with the weather. >> as the wild weather winds down we have this instalt out there. we have hail, thunder collapse and hail and rain, it's n iting. some of these areas, can you see the clear skies and the convective cells that are moving through. as you look at the imagery,

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