Oakland Tribune Newspaper Archives Jan 31 1963, Page 3

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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - January 31, 1963, Oakland, California I Contra Costa set to fight flooding Fusu i Suud to Traad by far eventuality today by Usu try chief creeks put in Jum a a i n u t u the the wove rain thu Ford Terra int Tow unfit All bet Wiir r us fid i wild nut Vitt Fofi h to through t u to r t Al ii 16 Din Dir rid mar Pablo Itri by storm to cause Traff h throughout t in count Road and along in us my new killer snowstorm hits Japan Tokyo to storm it b Japan dump log Addi Taal Loti of us area has bet a disrupted for a b Vewis fall Al 8? in h of b. Tow Wither aft lit 11 i i european villages isolated by Snow Tuda s fell in the i u to mitral and and at a cart vat 3 tuday Ivor prod hard that four of Fain Ilia fall in Hinda Art a Tuda and an Road i Oakland and rut a it was feared tit vat. A Thor b upon weather Bureau Van for i 5 inches to Dav and 1 Imp in the end of the count v ii. If t j.-. Jul our in Effort to Altaj i Frlj Ruedi 1 t to alerted 8.3du ,5 and 10 r i Force a Fedum fur to duty. Go Sty winds toppled trek at 1735 Shi Klov drive. Pleasant Hill Mure mild and rain ahead fur Bay area 3 inches of rain in Oakland i some airline activity at Bodega Bay seven Large fishing boats were ripped from their moorings and tossed up on the Beach. Bib blk by kits ski resort operators at first jubilant Over two feet of Snow dumped by the storm on its arrival were morose today. Ram durig the night turned the Snow first to slush and alien to Rivers of water that blocked off sections of the Sierra highways. Apparently hardest hit by the flooding were sections of Martn county where As much As five feet of water was reported. State flood control officials reported the Yuba Feather and Sacramento Rivers All Ris ing. Tote Gaje Force winds ripped roofs or parts of roofs off 40 danger in Snow the warm wet storm that is dumping rain and Snow in the Sierra May reduce the Avalanche Hazard that has been increasing daily m the old. Deteriorating Snow pack. Monty Atwater. Snow Ranger for the . Forest serv ice said the rain May serve a freezing Cement. Atwater said he feared a severe problem in ski areas if the new storm brought heavy amounts of cold dry Snow. In that Case he said the old Snow pack would be come a catapult for Ava Lanches because of its grow ing instability. Homes in the Pacifica area of san Mateo county in Oakland. City superintendent of streets James me Carty made a personal tour of the trouble spots hardest hit during last october s storm and reported everything under control. He said 250 of his men Are in the Field All five Northern California deaths came As the result of traffic accidents on the ram Slick Highway the first death attributed to the storm came in Crockett when mrs Pauline Zellaria. 78, was is Nick Down a blinded Motorist two Yuba College girls and a youth lost their lives in a a radon Auto collision on the nun Slick Bride Over the Feather River Between marys Ville and Yuba cite a fatality in Hayward. Mrs Mary k kide. Of 25057 Mohr did when her a was Misc k b a Tow tru k on hesperian blvd a Alameda a plate Glass window at rodins in the South blown in Oakland television station Kovl went the air for Al most four hours wednesday when Power trans Mission lines servicing the Staten fell near Daly City. 260 for Falls on Atlanta ice , a men in boats Hunt lost boy in Saarin City faces flood suits search goes on in floodwaters More than 50 men in Row boats and wading through Chest deep water searched today in san Rafael for a 9 boy feared drowned in the storm. Communities North of the Golden Gate Bridge in Marin county were hard hit. A Home on the outskirts of san Lafael was split in half by a falling tree. Streets and highways were closed. The Industrial area of san Rafael was flooded. Residents of Kentfield and Ross who Are used to according to Deply. Sheriff Ray on Savoye. Took to heir Row boats late wednesday. Hint for boy John Herman Carter the missing son of mrs. Meryl Joy Carter of san Rafael was last seen wednesday afternoon wearing a yellow Slicker and hat with rain boots. He had called his Mother from their Home at 109 Wood land ave., at . Wednesday and told mrs. Carter. I m going out to look at the flood when mrs. Carter arrived Homo at she told chief of police Charles a. John was not there and i called overflows a Small Creek in the area has overflowed its Banks and the entire area is under from four to five feet of water. Searchers in boats arc using grappling Hooks to probe the deeper holes while others searched on foot. Chief Chiesa is Al tempting to get addition Al searchers from Hamilton air Force police fear the Hoy May have been swept through a i a ewer into the a the recent constructed Mann county civic Center just North of sap Rafael did t to be a leak proof As the builders thought. Ham is in through the the building fore Man said and repairs Are sir Francis Drake blvd. Was inundated by floor Waters and closed West of the free Way leading into the town of Ross and Kentfield. Early today the Lonn of Woodacre had recorded the greatest amount of precipitation in the Bay area. 6 12 inches he Mam Reot iof Sau Sahto. Was battered Gale Dave to Waves and closed for 30 minutes i a restaurant Landing on the Sausalito waterfront Seaward of washed a. I ast october s disastrous storm is flooding the Oakland City attorney s office with a Backwash of claims for dam Ages totalling approximately while the City is not accept ing any responsibility for the damages the claims which Are preliminary to an actual Law suit continue to come in. There Are 65 already on file including one for a total of from the parents of five year old Diane Dob son the storm s one fatality who was killed when a mud slide Tore into the Dobson Home at 101 Kimberlin Heights drive. Death claim the claim for Diane s death for in juries suffered by her Mother. Dorothy and s18.794 for damages to the Home and two automobiles. Another Large claim has been filed by artist Maurice Logan who lost a life s work of Watercolours and a show place japanese Garden. A Small Stream at the rear of Logan s Home at 7117 Chabot Road became a raging Tor rent and a mud slide hit his House. Logan asks for 203 paintings. For the Gar Den and for his Home and furnishings property owners from every part of the it Are rep resented in the thick stack of documents a few of the com p arts Are not actual claims however but merely blame the City for their problems. Blame the City Kven property owners who built their Homes straddle creeks which Dunn the unprecedented storm turned into raging Rivers charge the City with liability. One such claimant had even signed a waiver absolving the City of any responsibility if the Creek did cause problems. How Many of the claims will actually go to trial is impassible to predut. Hut City atty. Hilton j Melby said the Ciu s fundamental position will be to deny and resist the he the Annot he held for the re Cults of the unusual to severe storm such Damace were the result 01 an act m and As such were completely beyond the control of governmental agent Home owners blame county for overflow let result me from Falls on patches of thai formed overnight in the an on ourth of Rimini tin suffered broken the nth. Martinez a total of in a Aco claims resulting from 12-13 record storm were dropped in the laps of Contra Costa county supervisors today by 21 Home m the con Cord area s Meadow Homes subdivision the claims presented bar Hill attorney t. M. Bresnahan Tiff flood control and water conserva Tion District As responsible for the damage to Homes and their contents for allowing Creek adjacent to the t subdivision to overflow Dunn thei torn supervisors took the claims adv ement and will rate on them at a later Date. A ing 1 3uo t a f i 11 totally to handle i iwo. Eity j m a Tia of a it fuhed the i i old irom Tsitir Jin air Popsuij Tonj a t of 1 Jnolia. Only i i j i or Jiff Kun int Fri i tie North it ii Cali i Psi m us. At for Ella i Tvr Umo n m on a Wii pack Snow fell in Lite fur of in a o Naples Milens will til 12 noon inventory taking time cleans t Emmr using West Bend stainless steel utensils with their wonderful water Seal covers foods Are tastier More appetizing vitamins minerals Are retained pot watching s out knobs and contoured handles resist the heat. All 65 pieces will be your Pride and Joy 29.95 of 39 95 look Komit to. Get feeble of Teaspoons right now 10 by Milens j1201 Washington st., Oakland 12. Calif. On 3

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