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from ktvu fox 2 news, this is mornings on 2. thank you for joining us on wednesday morning, the middle of the week. it is april 3. >> i am pam cook. >> and i am dave clark. >> but we have steve paulson in his office and will let us know when we can get the weather. >> i'm still looking for the giants home opener. >> i don't think that looks good. a little bit of a break today. there will be hardly any measurable amounts. a mix of sun and clouds. the system had yesterday, this is one of the final five. maybe higher in the santa cruz mountains. there's plenty out there, but today is when we get partly sunny skies. the pattern will stay pretty active going forward as well. speaking of going forward, my
graphics going to go forward? i don't think e. >> you will just be partly clou today and highs will be in the 60s. there it is. like you, the computer has to wake up a little bit. 50s on the temperatures here. and there are two systems on its way for the next couple of days. there will still be decent amount of rain. not today, but starting tomorrow afternoon, taking us into friday. on the weekend, i would not be surprised if there was a little bit of rain north of the golden gate. highs in the 60s. i would put a quarter in the machine and see if it works. that you have ever had any computer issues. >> that is ridiculous. >> good morning, steve. why are you up at 4:00 in the morning? >> pass is looking pretty good. you can see that traffic is
moving well. livermore to pleasanton, it'sdr some of the roadwork has been cleared up and traffic is moving well. here is a look at interstate 880. you can see that traffic is moving well in both directions. and at the bay bridge, it is light. at 4:02, let's go back to the test. the city of mountain view approved a plan to tear down a rent control apartment building and replace with new townhomes. it has 59 units. the people who live there say they feel like they're being pushed out. the developer wants to build 55 townhomes and sell them for more than $1 million each. four months ago, city leaders approved a similar demolition project on the street. the developer has to give the tenants a 120 day notice and pay to help them move, but the tenants say that doesn't make it any easier. >> i grew up in mountain view. i want to stay here, but i
don't know if we can afford it. >> we're losing the backbone of our community. we cannot afford to be a city of just software engineers and retirees. >> the mayor says that the hands might be tied because it is fully compliant. they hope other landlords will step up to help them. it is 4:03. more information before you boy in oakland who is still in a coma after being shot in the head. police say the gun used in the bill shooting was stolen in 2017. the little boy, navaun jackson, found the gun under a pillow at the house of terrence wilson, who is facing several charges, including being a felon in possession of a gun. he told police that he bought the got off the streets in san francisco two weeks before the child was shot. a in fremont is being charged with 30 felony counts of lewd acts of a child.
alameda county prosecutor says he abused the team in 2016 and 2017. investigators say he admitted to touching the boy inappropriately. he has served as a priest in alameda county since 2013. first a st. john's catholic church in san lorenzo and then at corpus christi catholic church in fremont. they want other potential victims to come forward. they say that there is a confidential hotline for anyone who could have been victimized by the priest. the numbers at the bottom of your screen and we're posted on our website, ktvu.com. a teenager arrested in san mateo accused of lewd acts with a child working at an indoor bounce house for children. deputies say the 18-year-old took a child into a private room, took photos, and
inappropriately touch the child. he was detained at the bounce house and is being held on felony charges. happenint the deadly crash in mendocino county, where family of eight was killed. the coroner's inquest will be held by the mendocino county sheriff's office about the death of the family. a jury will reports on how each family member died. in march 2018, two women in their six adopted children were killed when their suv crashed over a cliff. investigators say that the driver was intoxicated and deliberately drove the suv over the cliff. the coroner's inquest is expected to last two days. it will be live streamed so you can watch it online. state senator jerry hill will hold a news conference today to push for two bills aimed at keeping drivers off the bills would require all dui offenders to insult ignition interlock devices in their car.
the other would local the amount of alcohol a driver can have in their system from .08 .05. the second bill is called liam's law. he was killed by a drunk driver in 2016. is expected to be at the conference along with other families affected by drunk drivers. the news conference is scheduled to start at 10:00 this morning at least a capital. the judge overseeing the trial in oakland deadly ghost ship warehouse fire says he expects jury selection to start in two weeks. the judge also said opening statements of the trial could begin early next month. the defendants are each facing 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter for the deaths of 36 people in that december 2016 fire. >> i'm ready to get this started. ready to get this over with. and ready to see people heal.
it is day one of finally seeing the nightmare end. >> the judge heard a motion yesterday to exclude oakland mayor libby schaaf from testifying. she was subpoenaed, but they say she can offer anything that is relevant to the case. mayor libby schaaf will be our in studio guest during the 7:00 hour. we will also be talking about oakland $300 million plan to fix potholes and pave city streets. that is later with oakland mayor libby schaaf right here on mornings on 2. we're learning more about an engineer in berkeley accused of trying to poison a coworker. he made his first court appearance yesterday. he is accused of adding cadmium to the water of a female colleague. surveillance video shows him adding the substance to the woman's water bottle. she said she experienced some serious health problems, two of
her relatives also got sick when they drink per bottle. the neighbor says he was surprised when he saw police searching his home. >> really surprising, we have b you must have been in the house for six or seven hours they were searching the garage for a good hour. >> the charges have been filed, i think the public knows that when charges are brought, an individual is presumed innocent . that is how we plan to proceed with the case. >> he's been charged with attempted murder has been ordered not to contact the alleged victim. the motive is not clear, but he is due back in court on to thursday. information from fremont. about an attack in the denny's restaurant. the victim told the police that the attacker was a deliveryman from door dash. but now they say that the suspect does not work for the
food delivery service. he said he was trying to intervene in an argument between the suspect and a denny's employees early sunday morning, misses the suspect punched him. police are hoping you might recognize the suspect from that surveillance image we showed you a while ago. he says he suffered several facial injuries during the fight and also lost three teeth. >> teachers and students at the elementary school in oakland had an unpleasant surprise when they came back from spring break. they found splattered paint, broken furniture, and broken school supplies. at least 11 windows were broken and children's books were thrown on the floor. >> they broke the girls bathroom. >> it is a serious setback and it is demoralizing. >> we have such limited resources. now we have to a lot those resources try to fix the place up again. most of the classrooms do not have serious damage, so the school will continue to hold
classes while the cleanup continues. a federal judge in san francisco says he will closely monitor pg&e's wildfire prevention efforts. the judge wants reports on tree trimming as part of a court ordered program. the order does not include a strict condition, originally considered, would have required pg&e to inspect the entire power and grid. but they did bar them from paying out dividends to shareholders, saying that money should go towards wildfire prevention. the sonoma county sheriff's office wants people to know the pg&e workers are right now inspecting utility poles in the county and that is ahead of the coming wildfire season. some people have called the sheriff's office, reporting suspicious people coming onto their property and looking at utility poles. it is 4:10 right now. changes on the way for bart. why the bart chief of police says he is stepping down now .
the latest no survey in the sierra. we will show you where they stack up historically. good morning. we can see traffic off to a nice start here. we're looking around to see if there's anything reported. we're off to a very nice start. this is san jose on northbound 280. traffic looks good. the weather will enter today. it will be temperatures in the upper 60s to near 70 to the south. we will take a look at those. the rain is on the way. we will see you there
welcome back to mornings on 2. big changes coming to bart. the police to the stepping down next month after only 2 years on the job. we spoke with bart police chief carlos rojas about why he is retiring. >> i had a wonderful time working with the great group of people. >> reporter: he says he is most proud of improving the culture at bart police. a force more productive and proactive than when he arrived years ago. >> the camaraderie of the officers is what i will miss the most. the experience i will remember the most -- >> reporter: he rose through the ranks through the years.
he has a son, an athlete at west point, in his senior year. >> i'm set to experience my son playing soccer at a very high- level for the last time in his life. that i will see family. >> he admits he faced challenges. rampant drug use of the civic center station. and an officer involved shooting. his worst day, the fatal stabbing of a passenger, just 18 years old. >> so far, it was unprovoked and it was an outright homicide of a beautiful young lady. >> it was followed by one of his prouder moments, this with and will remain so. >> he supported us. we can have conversations with him.
>> the police union appreciated how he beefed up surveillance and boosted hiring. filling half of the vacant officer positions. >> he was a good leader. awfully the next one is as good or better. >> reporter: he was more hands- on than previous bart chiefs. he would ride trains and call in. his legacy, he hopes is a police force that continues to grow and be more visible. >> i don't think we should stop hiring the officers. >> they thanked him and wished him well. she plans to appoint an acting chief soon and then launch a nationwide search for a new one. this sierra snow pack survs conducted above south lake tahoe.
they found the snowpack to be 162% of average, the water content of the snow is 200% of average. >> that is the fourth best snow water content that we have had historically at this location for this time of year. our april survey is very significant, because this is typically when we see the deepest snowpack with the most water content. >> runoff from the melting snow provides about 30% of california's fresh water supply. the snow survey is a huge improvement from 4 years ago. take a look at this. this was during the drought. back then, former governor jerry brown was standing on dry grass. now the snowpack is one of the best on record. >> look at that! >> it will say, i can't remember the last time that there were chain requirements as we were heading into
i just hope that there is a way of storing the extra water in case there is a dry year. >> just to hold onto. >> maybe goes in the ground. >> that is a hot topic. >> good morning, everyone. northbound 101, if you're driving from gilroy to san jose, this a nice-looking drive. it is continuing up into mountain view on 101. looks good all the way through. no major issues here on the peninsula as you are driving in. no problems here. this is a look at interstate 80. you can see that traffic is looking good. at the bay bridge toll plaza, it is still very lights. go ahead and go before any of the crowds show up. at 4:18. >> i am quoting a dream season in the sierra. again, it's almost too much of a good thing, but you heard that the water content, that is a big issue.
a lot of that does not get stored, as you know. >> of course. 4 years ago, we thought it would never rain. things change quick. we will have sun and clouds today. near 70 for some in the san jose area of the santa clara valley. clouds are rolling tomorrow. steady rain moves in on friday. i don't want to touch the weekend right now. one forecast is nothing is going to happen and for other see it will. we have a mix of sun and clouds. a few high clouds moving in. this is will start to move in tomorrow. 50s and the temps. a few 40s. lots of 50s. looking northward, you can find some 40s there. a couple around napa and sonoma into lake county as well. it may lead to low 50s here. 51 up in ukiah. we will get a break today with partly cloudy skies. the system will start to move in. the rain will develop in the
afternoon. this is to come in for looks like it comes in late morning early afternoon. we will get rain for everybody. thursday and friday. that is when the rain develops and it will take us into about friday night. saturday morning looks iffy here. maybe even saturday afternoon and evening. by sunday, there is not a ton of rain, but you can see some decent amount here once again. we're seeing 1.3 inches over in ukiah. cloudy with rain developing on thursday. rain on friday. i will carry this into saturday. we will see a break and warmer temps on sunday. don't forget, you can get the very latest weather conditions on our ktvu weather app. it is a free download, it has interactive radar, hourly updates, and the 7-day forecast. you can go to upload your
photos and it is as well. the rest made by los angeles please what they are saying about a possible motive in the case. plus, jake went in the water after him. >> a mother sharing her grief after 217-year-old boys were electrocuted in a freak accident. they were trying to rescue their dog from an irrigation canal. (dad) this ice cream cake needs a freezer. (mom) freezer's full. (vo) only frigidaire's custom flex temp drawer can switch from fridge to freezer. (son) nice save! (vo) that's using your frigidaire.
2. there was an emotional candlelight vigil in dixon after a traffic tragic accident. they remember 217-year-old boys who were electrocuted while trying to rescue dog from an irrigation canal. family, friends, and numbers of the community came together to honor jacob houtmouzus and jacob schneider. we fell off, but we knew each other. we do not hang out as much as we usually did.of regret. the accident happened o first day of spring break. the four boys and the dog were walking along on canal west of interstate 80. the dog ended up in the water. two of the teenagers went into the water after the dog. ktvu's rob roth spoke to the
mother one of the boys who died . >> reporter: it happened at an irrigation canal just outside of dixon in the afternoon. it was the first day of spring break and there were four friends hanging out. >> they were out of the canal. they were goofing off, like boys do. >> reporter: she is the mother of the 17-year-old jacob houtmouzus, one of the boys who died . >> he would give you the shirt off his back. >> reporter: they say that jacob and his 17-year-old friend jacob schneider were walking along a metal bridge when a dog with them either jumped in or fell into the canal. >> he saw his friend in trouble and so he went to the water after him. somehow, there was a live electrical current either on the crossing idge or on the gates, i'm not sure yet. when they grabbed the ridge or the pipe, they were electrocuted. >> the teens died.
the dog a third boy who 30 jumped in to help his friends was not ins are wondering why electrical current was flowing through the bridge. the area belongs to the celano irrigation district. they say they are working with the sheriffs department to investigate the circumstances of the incident. the general manager told us by phone that the bridge was not designed to be electrically charged. >> there is no postage. there is a signage that says that it is live electrical wires. stay out. private property. >> grief counselors were available at the school district headquarters. >> we're trying to do something decent for a dog and then lose their life in the midst of it. that is what makes no sense. there is no rhyme or reason.
the school district says grief counselors will be here at dixon high school when classes resume on monday. in di news. it isn't what you intended, it is how you fit is racy. >> lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are weighing in a new allegations against former vice president joe biden. of next, we speak with local political experts about how this could affect a possible presidential run. department of homeland security is comparing what is happening at the u.s. border with mexico with a natural disaster. i am doug luzader in washington. we will have more what they are doing about it. coming up. - ( phone ringing ) - big button, and volume-enhanced phones. get details on this state program. visit right now or call
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2. it is in of the week . it is wednesday. it is april 3. i am dave clark. >> good morning, i am pam cook. thank you for joining us. we will have a little break from the rain today. >> that is correct. how is the drive to tahoe on friday and giants opening day? it's going to be rough. >> i don't think they are going to play. >> you think it is going to rain out? >> i do. >> that would be the first time in 12 years but it has been rained out. >> you never know, it could change, but right now, they see the same things we do. it is partly cloudy. we will get some mild and warm temperatures. this time of year, does not take long to warm up if you have a little bit of son. there some additional activity in t there will be another system on the system coming ow. in tomorrow. the second one coming in there will