What you need to know: April 4

Good morning, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on April 4, 2019.

Posted: Apr 4, 2019 8:35 AM

Mendocino County Sheriff: Oregon family crash not an accident

The Mendocino County Sheriff's Office said an Oregon family's crash off a cliff last march was not an accident. Investigators said Jennifer Hart had alcohol in her system and the rest of the family had toxic levels of Benadryl. The family was reported to child protective services just days before the crash.

Weapon found in Redding homeless camp causes concerns

A weapon found in a Redding homeless camp is causing concern in communities that rely on volunteers to help clean up debris. Now, a member of Shasta Support Services said those that are helping clean up should use pickers - or a pitchfork - and then putting the trash in a bag.

Camp Fire debris removal halted due to wet weather

The extreme wet weather has forced another work stoppage for Camp Fire debris removal. The Incident Management Team said the recent rains oversaturated the soil, creating unsafe work conditions for crews. Work is expected to resume Monday. 

Bureau of Reclamation warns of Sacramento River flooding

The Bureau of Reclamation said the Sacramento River could flood in Shasta County. Keswick Dam water releases are set to increase to 30,000 cubic feet per second at 10 a.m. Thursday morning. 

U.C. Davis Health warns that 200 may have been exposed to measles

U.C. Davis Health said 200 people may have been exposed to patients, saying a child with the virus was in the emergency room of U.C. Davis Medical Center on March 17. Measles symptoms can take up to five days to develop and are often mistaken for the flu.

PG&E names new president, board members

PG&E has named a new president and board members after the utility has faced multiple lawsuits in connection with disasters such as the Camp Fire. Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom responded saying the new board includes too many people with wall street ties and few California connections.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 3235045

Reported Deaths: 38268
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles108548815614
San Bernardino2685421719
Riverside2668492970
Orange2391752768
San Diego2300662421
Santa Clara991741278
Kern91119591
Fresno863361084
Sacramento846531194
Alameda71298906
Ventura67066546
San Joaquin60545844
Contra Costa55593492
Stanislaus49500803
Tulare43574542
Monterey38434261
San Mateo34510356
San Francisco30734293
Santa Barbara27149267
Solano27141118
Imperial25745510
Merced25743332
Sonoma25160251
Kings20223161
Placer18034188
San Luis Obispo17151161
Madera14068175
Santa Cruz13088136
Marin12067166
Yolo11276146
Shasta10144132
Butte9865136
El Dorado824566
Sutter812984
Napa807050
Lassen530916
San Benito523851
Yuba522730
Tehama456446
Tuolumne351241
Nevada339473
Mendocino332236
Amador307433
Lake272932
Humboldt265227
Glenn202822
Colusa19079
Calaveras171323
Siskiyou150413
Mono11454
Inyo105329
Del Norte8783
Plumas6185
Modoc3924
Mariposa3575
Trinity3065
Sierra950
Alpine740
Unassigned00
Chico
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Red Bluff
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The first wave of rain, snow and wind has moved over California, but many more chances for rain, snow and gusty wind are in our short term and long term forecast. After a relatively quiet evening, we can expect more rain and snow starting early Thursday morning.
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