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>> people should realize we are in a new era. the idea of your nice little green grass getting lots of water every day, that will be the thing of the past. >> drastic measures to combat california's severe drought. >> governor brown making history ordering unprecedented restrictions to deal with our vanishing water supply. good evening. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm ama daetz. the governor issued an executive order for mandatory 25 cuts in urban water use statewide. >> the restrictions call on water agencies to charge more for excessive water use and require new homes to have watery efficient drip ear locations and and -- irrigation and golf courses and cemeteries to useless water. >> echo summit was a spot that showed just how bad the situation is. >> we are standing on dry grass. we should be standing in five feet of snow. >> while the average person will be forced to make cuts, the larger businesses that rely on water will be the hardest hit.
the governor named specific businesses in his order to reduce water use. places known for rolling hills of green grass, colleges, cemeteries and golf courses. katie is live with the story. katie? >> reporter: dan crystal springs golf course is down the road and it is hard to picture a golf course without green grass right? the same tore cemeteries. some are finding creative ways to stay green and conserve. >> golf is just a game. i enjoy it. greener greens are nice, but -- >> as far as these golfers are concerned it is game on. >> they have to turn brown we will have to put on brown greens. we need water in more important places than the golf course. that's for sure. >> governor brown agrees. part of the executive order mandates that golf courses and cemeteries significantly reduce water usage. holy cross in coal ma is on
its way. >> we have made a cut back in water usage. >> they irrigate with their own well water. they are down to watering every other day or less and implemented a tree planting program and the shade helps with water retention. >> we want it to look good right now but we have to make sure it looks good in the next hundred years. if we need to cut back that's what we need to do. >> the general manager is also thinking long-term. he is making changes to the sprinkler system. >> they are all smart controllers and they are all set up to work through satellite and basically through weather patterns. >> the cemetery is looking to collect runoff from the heavy fog and considering astro turf. because sky lawn gets its water from crystal springs reservoir.
self-imposed water restrictions kicked in. homeowners can only water three days a week and there is no watering from 8:00 in the morning until 7:00 at night. vaw knee shaw gets most of their water from a lake 65% full. so the city is only getting 25% from what they would normally get. the statewide snowpack of 5% shatters the previous record low of 25% set in the 1977 drought. that drought is known for starting a water conservation. people even put bricks in their toilets for conservation. it is much worse this time. >> and to further illustrate how bad it is take a look at some of these before and after pictures of the reservoirs. some lakes are at dangerously low levels. with the low snowpack and without the major storms they will stay at those levels.
simple changes at home can help you save gallons of water every day. we have a link with details at abc7news.com. new details in the violent attack on a san francisco taxi driver all captured by the surveillance camera. when they reached their destination the passenger was pummeling the driver with a padlock and then started hitting him in the head. it happened after midnight at 7th and market street. he says he is grateful he was not seriously hurt. >> i tried to resist and i said no don't do this, no. >> he dropped the lock and kept hitting me and kept hitting me. i was able to deflect most of the blows. >> he was first suspicious when the passenger sat directly behind him. the passenger got away with nothing. he ran into the bart station and disappeared. >> the bay area teen who was assaulted outside the valley fair mall is showing signs of improvement. last week abc7 fuse reported
-- abc7 news reported that he woke up from his coma. this is a picture he took in the hospital. he is awake and he appears alert. the 17-year-old was with friends when he was attacked by two men outside the mall. a bay area teacher has been hospitalized after getting burned during a science experiment. abc news was at palo alto where a chemistry teacher suffered burns. a chemical reaction caused a small fire to break out. she was able to quickly downs the flames and she is expected to recover. no students were injured. a preschool in antioch is battling to stay open. the nonprofit is a vital part of the niewnt -- community where a lot of people can't afford preschool. >> these kids would be at a
severe disadvantage if this was to close down in this area. >> tuition for the students is subsidized by state and federal funding. now the antioch school district which owns the property says it is not renewing the school's lease. >> probably she will have to stay home. there is not enough preschools in the area. >> he was ready to speak english and that is a big thing for my kid. >> at tonight's meeting parents were encouraged to write letters to their elected officials. >> the city government and the county government and the district government and everybody in the community needs to get involved to resolve the problem because it is a community problem. >> for the past year they have been searching for a new school, but they have been unable to find a comparable facility and timing is running out. the lease is up at the end of july. the school district wants to use the kids club school for 70 special needs students. >> state and federal
requirements to house those special education students and they can't ignore the requirements. >> the way you receive the numbers is a high quality preschool. >> the district has no legal obligation for the lease, but they have a moral obligation. abc7 news. >> hundreds and maybe thousands of people will gather for a memorial service where san jose police officer michael johnson who was killed in the line of duty last week. there are several road closures along the procession route. officer johnson's body will leave the funeral home in los gatos at 10:00 a.m. they will head up winchester and turn on to steven's creek boulevard before ending at the sap center for a public memorial at 11:00. and preparations for that service are being finalized. santa clara county law enforcement agencys and the chp will patrol during the memorial service while police pay their final respects. >> a lot of people are coming in and they stop by and pay
their respects. >> it has been helpful and healing to see the community pour in with support. >> we will have live coverage on abc7 news. we will also stream it on-line at abc7news.com. a man convicted in a kidnapping has been granted parole. 63-year-old younfeld is serving a sentence. they kidnapped 26 children and their bus driver. they planned to ask for ransom, but the children and drivers escaped. it will be several months before it hest the governor's desk for approval. fish are back in the water at the mountain lake. biologists introduced native wildlife back into the lake. last year the presidio trust poisoned the water that was
over run with invasive predatory fish that damaged the lake's ecosystem. the trust said it would add an amnesty pond for people to dump unwanted water pets. blindfolded and held at gunpoint. a story you will only see on abc news. the local on trough -- entrepreneur trapped in yemen. >> and new details on the woman accused of getting on to the tarmac in san jose. >> and real or fake? the new gadget that promises to give your selfies a leg up on the competition. >> i'm abc7 news meteorologist sandhya patel. get ready for some spring showers. how they may play into your
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his family is pleading for help from the u.s. government. >> 48 hours ago i experienced a very bombardment on the capitol. >> he says yemen is a country under siege. he skypeed with us briefly from the capitol city where the saudi-lead airstrikes against rebels have put him in danger. >> the amount of destruction really scared me. i got really desperate. >> the 26-year-old san fran -- san francisco resident is helping people with their skills but he was warned to leave. on monday he set out on a seven-hour journey to the port city where he hoped to board a ship taking u.s. citizens. when he arrived an armed paw lish shaw group -- armed militia group stopped him. >> they assumed i was a rebel. they yanked me and took me out of my car, blindfolded me and
my two friends and threw us in the back of a truck. >> the group let them go, but they refused them -- refused to let them board the ship. his brother, a student at uc davis says the u.s. state department is not doing enough to help listens stuck in yes, yemen. >> the u.s. government until now has offered no -- has taken no initiative to pull their people out despite there being three navy ships close by. >> he feels abandoned but he will keep trying to find a way out of yemen. we reached out to the u.s. state department and have not heard back. cornell bernard, abc7 news. there are new questions after another lapse in security at mineta san jose interest until airport. 20-year-old deanna was arrested last night. she was accused jumping the fence and walking across the airfield and she also resisted arrest. we spoke with her uncle in sunnyvale. he didn't want to be identified and says he didn't know about her arrest.
>> it was a dumb action on her part. >> they say it is layers of security and they are working but this is the fifth lapse of security in the past year and they want to do more including raising the height of the fences . >> what we have done is increased the patrols of the fence line over the past few years and that has been a real deterrent. >> he is being held without bail at the santa clara county main jail in san jose. moffett field is under google's control. they signed a 60-year billion dollar lease last year to take over the formal naval air station and transform it to a major aerospace research campus. google plans to renovate the massive hangars and use them for aviation, space exploration and robotics. we had quite the windy day today. >> it was still windy. sandhya patel is here with the
forecasts including some rain. >> yes and that is encouraging news, dan and ama. we have two opportunities for seeing showers. live doppler hd is not seeing any moisture and it is clear across the entire region. that will be changing as we hit the weekend. napa and fairfield and 49 in half moon bay. you know it will be chilly tomorrow morning with temperatures falling already down to the 40s. san francisco is in the clear. sunny and mild the next two days and turning cooler this weekend and a chance of showers on easter sunday. when you look at the satellite and radar, high pressure is nudging closer to us. we are expecting sunny days and mild afternoons through the end of the workweek only to see changes. we have two systems. the first system comes in on sunday and the second one is late monday night into tuesday. they are both going to bring us opportunities for seeing some wet weather here. let's start the computer animation on saturday in case you are getting away for the weekend. northern california starts to
see some moisture. as we head toward sunday, easter morning showers are showing up. very light. a 10th at most. the showers wind down by around midday and then we have steady yes, sir -- steadier showers into tuesday. when all is said and done about a 10th to a half inch on average if we get those showers. that's obviously great news for us. in the sierra where they really need the snow expecting two to four inches in most areas above 4000 feet by 11:00 p.m. on tuesday night. if you are traveling out there for easter or if you are coming back you may need the chains. especially when the passes are impacted the snow level is coming down to 4000 feet. we need the snow. a record low as you probably already heard. 5% of average. tomorrow morning here is what you will need. a jacket or coat. it will get chilly. 35 in napa and 39 in santa rosa. most other areas in the 40s and 50s.
the breeze will be around tomorrow afternoon and it will be a mild one. 72 in san jose and santa clara and 76 gilroy. sunshine and 71 on san mateo and 73 in redwood city. breezy along the coast. low 60s. downtown san francisco 67. in the north bay you will see the 60s at the coast and the 70s for most other areas. 72 in santa rosa. 74 napa. east bay really a lovely day. 71 in oak -- in oakland. not too hot. not too cold. 72 in san ramon. bay bridge series giants and a's, at&t park. sunshine and clear skies in the evening. 58 degrees and dropping to 56. it will be breezy though. 7:33 is the sunset time. the accu-weather seven-day forecast, get ready for changes. a chance of showers on easter sunday and then more showers on monday night going into tuesday which is terrific if
they materialize. it is looking promising. >> thank you sandhya. coming up, the picture that made every patriot fan gasp. >> why tom wow. college already. ( chuckles ) yeah. - ( engine starts ) - we gotta go. ♪ for all the truth that you made me see... ♪ i love you. ♪ for all the joy you brought to my life... ♪ i love you too, daddy. ♪ you're the one who saw me through... ♪ and thanks - for everything. - ♪ through it all... ♪ - ♪ you were my strength when i was weak... ♪ - ( woman speaks ) a message from the foundation for a better life.
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it is april 1st so we obviously are seeing some pretty hilarious pranks today. the internet is buzzing over what could become the newest trend in selfie taking. check out the selfie shoe. it showed off a shoe with an open squared toe. perfect for mounting your iphone. just kick up your foot and snap a picture. look hands free. tom brady got into the april fool's day spirit. he took this picture in a full body cast. in case you were worried, the patriots quarterback is just fine. but he has great timing. it comes days after he posted this video on his facebook page showing him jumping off of a cliff. the caption read "never doing that again." and that's what all patriots fans hope. never again, tom. what are you doing sph. >> tom brady has become mr. social media. he is very active. what i'm about to show you is
good evening. the sharks have made the playoffs 10 straight years baring a miracle that streak is going to end this year. team teal is still mathematically alive and tonight hosting other struggling teams like colorado. never missed the playoffs after six years at the helm. brett burns shoots and scott redirects for his second goal of the season. it is his 38th goal in 16 seasons. 1-0 shashes. this is the -- 1-0 sharks. joe thorton accidentally hits pavel ski in the face with a stick. joe is a bloody met. then burns launches a backhand off his face. sharks beating each other up and beat the avalanche. sharks with the much needed 5-1 win. the game winning free throw to win the state title.
dunking in the mcdonalds all-american game. he scored 10 points and six rebounds. ben simmons -- excuse me one second. we are at the end. >> no decision tonight in cal and arizona. the east is victoria -- is victorious. i did it. >> he has a future. when chris mullen went to saint john they were a power house, but not anymore. going back to restore order. mullen's star in the glory days, the early 80s and the program lost its luster. decent teams but nothing spectacular. he will try to keep new york's top players in the big apple. his mission? restore the glory. >> when that opportunity was presented to me, i couldn't turn it down. i feel obligated to give
back. i am going to work hard to be the best basketball coach i can be and win as many games as possible. i will try and win every single game you can bet that. >> steer kerr named western coast conference coach of the month. it was the second time this year kerr has been named the coach of the month. career night for james harden. 51 points against sacramento. it is a 115-111 win. the second 50 plus point game of the season. and during half time at last night's warriors and clippers game he performed the head drop. it is amazing. is his head disconnected? people are telling me on-line it is a fake outfit he's got. it is all if the outfit. it moves up and it makes his head look like it is moving down. i watched it 10 times.
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♪ babies aren't fully developed until at least 39 weeks. a healthy baby is worth the wait. that's our report. we appreciate your time. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm ama daetz. for everyone here, thank you for joining us.ertains drivers. he does harlem globetrotter-style tricks up there. is this a good thing or distracting if you are trying to
drive down the street. >> he tries to inspire those stuck in traffic with his hand made signs, honk for life and honk for peace among them. he says he is doing his thing because he loves houston and its people and he is trying to make their drive less stressful. >> he is also trying to make a buck. apparently he's trying to help to raise funds for a surgery he actually needs. he has a go fund me page. i'm not sure what the surgery is and what he has made so far but he is drawing attention. people enjoy it. you are stuck in traffic. not like you are going 75 miles an hour down the road and seeing him. you are bumper to bumper and the guy is entertaining you. >> any distraction when you are stuck in bumper-to-bumper is a good thing. >> ain't lying. coming up, the outburst gone viral.t yelling at a driver. what the commissioner had to say about it. the one meal all of you should be able to make right now, peanut butter and jelly time.
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