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The San José City Council announced Wednesday that the citywide water shortage had ended on March 28 in light of an improved water supply conditions from unusually heavy winter rain and snow throughout California that helped end a five-year drought.
As the April 18 filing deadline quickly approaches, many tax payers are looking forward to the end of tax season. But for state and federal investigators, tax fraud has quickly grown into a year-round problem with consequences for all tax payers.
A woman was killed and two men were hurt in a shooting in San Francisco on Wednesday afternoon, police say.
The proposal by Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic leaders of the Legislature would boost gasoline excise taxes by 12 cents a gallon -- a 43 percent increase.
Seattle filed a lawsuit Wednesday over President Donald Trump's executive order that threatens to withhold federal funds from communities that refuse to cooperate with efforts to find and deport immigrants in the country illegally. Mayor Ed Murray said the order issued in January punishing "sanctuary cities" is unconstitutional and creates uncertainty around the city's budget. Other governments have sued Trump over the sanctuary issue. San Francisco filed a lawsuit earlier this year, also saying the order was unconstitutional. California's Santa Clara County and two Massachusetts cities with large Latino populations - Chelsea and Lawrence - have also taken legal action.
Water officials say San Jose city officials received several warnings that flooding was imminent but failed to evacuate thousands of residents who were trapped in their homes after a creek broke its banks.