tv KPIX 5 News at 11pm CBS December 17, 2014 1:37am-2:13am PST
>> live, from the cbs bay area studios, this is kpix5 news. >> another soaker tonight. parts of the bay area have now received a foot of rain in less than a week. good evening, i'm veronica de la cruz. liz has the night off. >> i'm ken bastida, let's get right to meteorologist paul deanno. >> another day, another inch of rainfall. it just seems to happen everyday. more rain in the forecast tomorrow. let me show you what happened through the heart of the evening commute. we had another storm system move in. another one that is tapping into the tropics. widespread heavy rainfall. behind that front, not much rain. one heading to the san mateo coastline. how much rain tonight. mount tam, san francisco, saint
helena, oakland hills all had an additional inch of rainfall. a half inch extra in san jose. downtown san francisco, we are a couple of drops away from double digit rainfall. 9.98 inches of rain. these percentages are just crazy. san jose is nearly eight times the normal rainfall for december. san francisco, four-and-a-half times as much. oakland, creeping up on 500% and there is more tomorrow. we will talk about that coming up. >> thanks paul. and mark kelly shows us parts of marin are a mess tonight. >> reporter: the marin county board of supervisors declared a state of emergency here today. many going to bed tonight with a muddy creek where they once had a front yard.
mud, mud, everywhere, for this homeowner, a quick burst of rain gave her a houseboat. look at this. here is the water mark along the fence. samantha had to drive through it. >> there were signs on the roads and there was still water so driving didn't feel safe at all. >> typically, when water is sitting here on san rafael avenue, this storm drain will get it out. but not this morningful it was clogged with mud. >> have you ever seen it flooded like this? >> no. >> reporter: homeowners bought this pump just in time. it shoots water from the lagoon into the bay keeping these homes dry. but now doesn't feel like a time to celebrate. places like point tiburon marsh are seeing water creeping closer and closer to the holmes and mud slides are taking out roads. >> landslides are always a
concern. our hillsides are saturated with water. we are keeping an eye on those. >> reporter: so declaring marin county in a state of emergency, that is important. that now means the county can turn to the state and the federal government for federal assistance. and with damage here estimated at around a million dollars, there's a good than they are going to need that help. live in tiburon, mark kelly, kpix5. driving rain in the south bay as well. this was how it looked along 101 in san jose late this afternoon. slow going. more rain is the last thing this san jose safeway needs. the roof of the store on the east expressway caved in at the last storm. and flooding has closed 101 near the sonoma raceway. this storm brought some of the largest swells of the year. the u.s. coast guard took advantage of the water to
sharpen their skills and we rode along when they practiced rescues on the high seas. >> showing the crew how to handle the boat in those conditions and what to expect. >> some waves today higher than 20 feet. take a look at that. and you can get up to the minute forecast and realtime radar on your smartphone. download the kpix5 weather app now available foriphones and androids. delays linger tonight on cal train after a train hit a car. part of the car is wedged underneath the train and will have to be pried out. the southbound train slammed into the prius. no one was in the car and no one on the train was hurt. at the same time, a northbound train hit debris from the crash and trains were halted until the all clear was given. tonight, sony pictures is telling movie theaters they
don't have to screen the interview if they don't want to. this is the comedy that has north korea quite upset. it is supposed to open christmas day. cate caugurian on the new threats. >> reporter: this message was posted by the hacking group guardians of peace warning movie goers to stay away from the theaters. it says how bitter fate those who seek fun in terror should be doomed to. the world will be full of fear. remember, the 11th of september, 2001. >> you want us to kill the leader of north korea? >> yes. >> what? >> reporter: the comedy of journalists assigned to kill the leaderover north korea opens nationwide christmas day. while north korean authorities are furious about the film, they don't take credit for the hacking. but some evidence points to either north korea or outside hackers acting as surrogates. whoever they are, the guardians
of peace have done real damage wiping out sony files and revealing embarrassing company e-mails. now the group is threatening to deliver what it calls a "christmas gift warning" in the message. whatever comes in the coming days is called by the greed of sony pictures entertainment. there is also a twitter account claiming to be the hackers, the guardians of peace. they are following one account. sony. cate caugurian, kpix5. stars in the movie seth rogan and james franco have canceled their press events. >> it baffles me one of the most backwards countries in the world could have this influence on one of the most powerful countries in the world. >> reporter: charles rahi jun felt compelled to say something. because he has family in korea. he also says he has no regrets
about being in the film but he is concerned that people may hesitate to go see it. tonight, militants in afghanistan are condemning a ruthless attack on a school in pakistan. 141 people died when taliban militants attacked the school and started shooting. some of the kids didn't know what was happening. >> he said we were doing our schoolwork. we were doing firing and the teacher told us not to be afraid. that maybe it was a drill. >> pakistani military killed all seven attackers. they were from the same terrorist group that tried to kill the nobel peace prize winner malala. >> it is time for everyone that we should stand up together and fight against terrorism and you should make sure that every child gets safe and quality
education. >> malala survived being shot in the head for promoting girl's education. berkeley moved a meeting to a school tonight. this after the city canceled last week's meeting after the protesters threatened to storm city hall. christin ayers was there as council members got an earful. >> reporter: tonight's council meeting was at turns chaotic. there was chanting, occasional name calling. close to 200 people came to unleash a torrent of criticism on berkeley police after protests earlier this month ended with tear gas and rubber bullets. >> if this is not an example of exesive force, i don't know what is. these rubber bullets and tear gas, they need to go. this is an unacceptable use of crowd control. >> the police department used excessive force on very
innocent black youth. >> people need to vent. people need to embarrassing express themselves. >> reporter: berkeley's mayor tom bates is listening but he defended the police department. >> we don't want the police to step over the line. >> reporter: for the people who came here to raise hell tonight, the solutions promised were lip service. mayor bates hoped to bring the community together with legal experts to talk about solutions on january 17. in berkeley, christin ayers, kpix5. signs of solidarity on market street in san francisco. these people held up posters of a menorah saying this is no time to celebrate. hash tag haunicaction is trending on twitter. tonight is the first night of
hanukkah. the giant menorah was lit at sun down. tonight, the bay area is a step close tore the shot of hosting the olympics. they will put in a bid for the 2024 summer games. los angeles, boston, and washington dc are also being considered. committee says right now, it is a four-way tie with no clear front runner. >> i think we did well. i think we did well. we got our message across. it seemed to be well received. we feel very pleased and we just have to take the next step. >> a decision is expected next month on which city the u.s. will put forward. the winner will go up against the international competition including rome and possibly even paris. >> up against some heavyweights. police say this woman is a thief. her target? bay area start-ups. tonight, how one company is
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this is their mo. here they are walking up to a woman in a parking lot and rip it from her neck. sometimes they punched the victim or showed a gun. police are looking into whether there are more victims. tonight, andria borba shows us what one san francisco company is doing to catch a thief. they have not only called the cops, they have called cupid. >> reporter: people who lock onto tinder looking for a hookup this week may have seen this profile. not looking for love, but a little social media justice. >> how can we get this picture in front of a bunch of san francisco residents? >> reporter: dave peterson, the cofounder of build zoo had video of this woman breaking in. each time, the crook was hungry for apple. >> i was perturbed she had broken in three times.
>> reporter: she even stole 11 laptops from the start-up above hims. he was hoping someone would swipe right and e-mail him with info about the burglar. >> this is such a petty crime and criminals have been taught we can do anything. no one is going to investigate it. >> reporter: the tinder app could lead to handcuffs of the nonkinky variety. >> i feel bad for her. she's a redhead. i'm a redhead. i don't like to see redheads get into trouble, but i would like to have my computer back with my pictures of my family and the two days of code i have not logged. >> reporter: he has gotten e- mails from people who think they know two the criminal is. they plan on passing the information along to the san francisco police department. in san francisco, andria borba, kpix5. >> and by the way, david tells us he used his girlfriend's facebook page to set up a face profile. san francisco police are looking for this bank robber.
yes. he's poorly dressed as a fake santa. they say he robbed a wells fargo on sutter street near union square on saturday. but here's the twist. this guy was thinking. he walks out of the bank and blends into a crowd of hundreds of people dressed the same way. this thing called santa con. the pub crawl in the city. he blended right in and has not been seen since. tonight, russia is in a full-fledged financial crisis. the ruble has fallen in value. am has stopped online sales of its items in russia while it reviews pricing. the jury says apple did not compete unfairly when it sold ipods and songs that were incompatible with rival music players. the bay area's own green
day is headed to the rock and roll hall of fame. [ singing ] >> the top punk group released their first album 25 years ago. this was the first year they were eligible. front man billy joel armstrong says he was so shocked when he found out he had to go for a walk. joe silvan tells us green day was a shoe in. >> these kids grew up on the far extremes of the bay area. willis, canole, vallejo, and the idea of going into berkeley was an exotic adventure for them. >> these bay area kids web onto sell out stadiums, and launch a musical. joel says it was a surprising pick this year, the paul
butterfield blues band. you know, there was a wetter hall of fame, the rain guru himself would be there. >> paul deanno would be in it. >> they would have to cancel it because of the rain. [ laughter ] >> it would be washed out. ken, you have been asking me for three years when it is going to rain? >> when is it going to stop raining paul? >> oh, the question changes. i have an answer for that ken. >> stop rain dancing! >> people have been e-mailing me thinking they really do dance. >> we know you do ken, you don't do it on television. we are cloudy, rain free in san francisco. ken was doing the dance and mother nature was watching because it was pouring outside. man was it pouring. right through the evening commute. in that storm's wake, we have a few scattered showers out there. a few may impact you in san francisco and san mateo county. but for the big picture, we are calming things down.
11trillion gallons is how much noah says we lost over the past three years. that is how big the drought is. but we are making up ground. reservoir levels compared to what is average for mid december, mount shasta, lake shasta up 4%. folsom up 19%. and oroville up. boreal, 28 inches. north star, 13 inches of new snow. we are not there, but we are headed in the right direction. the moisture hitting us in the form of rainfall originates south of hawaii working its way all the way up to the bay area. that takes any storm and makes it more energized and juicy. it stops tonight. tomorrow, we have a storm system moving in, but it will only give us a few showers. on friday, we have another storm system moving it. we will get a few showers again. because a ridge of high pressure is womenning in.
not only will we see less rain, we will see no rain from saturday all the way through christmas. a ridge is building in. finally getting a break from the rainfall. for the past three years, we wouldn't want to say that, but now, a little too much too quickly. we will see a break for the rain friday night. scattered showers tonight. more showers in the forecast tomorrow. not a widespread soaking rainfall. one more rain chance coming up friday. highs tomorrow, upper 50s . around 60 degrees for san francisco. santa clara, 60. union city, 59. your second wettest december ever. danville, 58 tomorrow. some scattered showers for you in pittsburgh. 57 alameda, sonoma, petaluma. and 55 your high in cloverdale. when we get dry, we stay dry. saturday through christmas of next week. next thursday, we are looking mainly dry. so a loft of rain. a big dent in the drought. frankly, we need a break. we need to let some of this
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