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old garage has 387 permit spots for 105 dollars a month and get this...the new garage...700 permit spots at 120 per month.(out of graphic) we spoke with riders who are happy about more permit parking but are weary about the day to day.daughter ride's bart daily, vincent dinneen "not a lot we can do just another tax increase it's out of my hand we just have to grin and bear it"daily bart rider, jorge rodriguez"but if its just someone trying to capitalize on the people who depend on this for transportation it's going to suck for them."i heard from bart officials this morning who tell me this new parking garage actually added over 100 spots to the walnut creek
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station...which has the 2nd largest waiting list for permit parking this change was to help add more spaces for those with monthly parking needs. reporting in walnut creek...christina tetreault kron4 news (justine) also in the east bay... police are warning of a mountan lion in san ramon. officer say a man who lives near lilac ridge road in the windemere neighborhood reported seeing a mountain lion in hs backyard. fish and game officials were notified of the sighting. they say if you run into a mountain lion... try to appear as big as possible, speak loudly, and throw rocks or sticks if there are any nearby. (vicki) in the north bay... a woman is killed after she was seen running in front of cars near sonoma state university. it happened last night around 9:15 on petaluma hill road-- just north of curtis drive. university police responded to reports of the woman running in front of passing
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cars. and when officers arrived on scene... they found the woman had been hit and killed. the driver remained on scene and is cooperating with the investigation. the woman's identi is yet released... and it's not clear why she was running in front of cars. (justine) police in petaluma are investigating a murder-suicide. it happened yesterday around 4:00 in the afternoon. police say they responded to a home on the 800 block of echo court-- to reports that two people appeared to be dead. officers found the bodies of a man and a woman inside. they say both appeared to have gunshot wounds-- and the believe the deaths are the result of a murder-suicide. police have not released their identities or revealed their relationship to one another. (justine) on the peninsula... a man is caught on this surveillance video... stealing a woman's undergarments from an open house. this happened in san mateo. you can see the man being shown the home. the realtor steps outside ... leaving the man free to roam around alone. that's when
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he moves to the bedrooms and it looks like he puts something in his jacket. the homeowner didn't want to show his face on camera -- but says five of his wife's bras are now missing.
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dominate the weather this weekend with sunny skies and warm temperatures. highs tomorrow will be in the 60s and low 70s. on sunday it will be sunny with a few high clouds in the afternoon. highs will even be warmer with some temperatures in the mid to upper 70s. there is a chance of rain returning late on monday with showers continuing into tuesday. sunshine all weekend. long these numbers going to stick around in fact look at the weekend. even warmer as we head in towards sunday. a chance of rain late the day tweeted today... saying if
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mexico doesn't stop all illegal immigration, he'll close the southern border next week -- or at least, large sections of it. a senior department of homeland security official says there are no immediate plans to close ports of entry. right now... federal authorities are moving some officers away from áálegal ports of entry so they can patrol areas where people are crossing the border ááillegally. the president talked about closing the border today. president donald trump:"we have right now two big caravans coming up from guatemala. massive caravans walking right through mexico. so mexico's tough. they can stop them but they chose not to. now they're going to stop them. and if they don't stop them we're closing the border. they'll close it and we'll we'll keep it close for a long time. i'm not playing games. mexico has to stop it." (vicki) d-h-s officials say what president trump really means... is some ports may be forced to close if too many officers are needed to patrol the areas between (justine) one week after
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the justice department received robert mueller's report on his 22-month investigation into russian interference in the 2016 election, both democrats and republicans say they're moving on -- to topics like health care and immigration.(vicki) but their actions indicate, they're not ready to let it all go just yet. karin caifa looks at what's next, from washington. president trump turning his attention to immigration -- tweeting a threat to close the u-s border with mexico next week.and -- putting health care front and centerpres. donald trump: 'obamacare' is a disaster, right now it's losing in court.but at a rally in michigan thursday night -- trump showed the russia probe, isn't far from his mind.pres donald trump/thursday: this was nothing more than the sinister effort to undermine our historic election victory and to sabotage the will of the american people.speaker nancy pelosi -- also eager to turn her caucus to issues that boosted democrats to a house majority in the 20-18 midterms -- especially with the trump administration's recent moves
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to strike down obamacare.but -- the party also feels they have a constitutional obligation to look at the full report -- and the evidence -- to draw their own conclusions about certain events during the 20-16 campaign -- even if attorney general bill barr says special counsel robert mueller found no criminal conspiracy.rep. jim himes/-d- connecticut: we're obviously willing to concede today that it wasn't a criminal conspiracy, but remember that none of these activities were appropriate.barr on friday said the doj will have the mueller report ready to release by "mid-april, if not sooner," in a letter to judiciary committee chairs. barr also offered to testify after the report is released, suggesting may 1 for the senate committee, may 2 for washington, i'm karin caifa. (vicki) a woman is inured after falling ááout of a roller coaster at a popular tourist spot. details on the investigation now underway in las vegas. (justine) plus... a puppy is trapped in a storm drain. and a northern california man is credited for saving it. we'll show you the video of the rescue.
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(vicki) a stockton resident came to the rescue of a puppy stuck inside a storm drain. the man said he was driving around when he heard the puppy's cries for help. he noticed two puppies on the side of the road. sure enough, there was another puppy that had fallen through the narrow opening, and couldn't get out. the good samaritan stayed with the
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frightened pups while he waited on an animal control officer. that officer was able to get a lasso around the puppy's neck and pull it to safety. now the man says he will be the first one in line once the puppies are ready for adoption. (justine) still ahead... many consider this a win for the president. how he went against his administration-- and saved the funding for the special olympics. (lawrence) i'm chief meteorologist lawrence karnow, i'll have your full bay area forecast after the break.
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>>a big story tonight is just about 24 hours. the special olympics one from losing million in federal funding and a possible financial crisis to being rescued by the president. >>now the backlash to the proposal to eliminate funding was swift from congress and the public washington correspondent morgan wright takes us through the successful effort to say federal funding for a popular program. olympics. do you know how many kids are going to be affected by that cut, madam secretary? betsy devos, u.s. secretary of education:we had to make some difficult decisions with this budget.united states secretary of education betsy devos defended her proposal to completely slash federal funding for the special olympics in the department's 2020 budget.the drama continued in a senate budget hearing with illinois senator dick durbin attacking the cuts...senator dick durbin, d/il i want to tell you whoever came up with - whoever came up with that idea gets a special olympic gold medal for insensitivity.outside the hearings rhode island congressman david cicilline
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and congressman joe kennedy iii...whose great aunt eunice shriver founded the special olympics...kept the pressure on on devos...congressman david cicilline, d/ri she seemed to be saying i support special olympics and yet she was advocating for a budget that zeroed out funding and i think her testimony was really appalling to listen to. congressman joe kennedy iii, d/ma it's cruel, it's misguided and it's outrageous. in the end..the campaign to save special olympics funding won the race...on his way to a campaign rally in michigan, president trump reversed course.... . i just authorized a funding of the special olympics. i've been to the special olympics. i think it's incredible. in the days since being grilled by lawmakers secretary devos has changed her position, as well. in a statement devos says:"i am pleased and grateful the president and i see eye-to-eye on this issue and that he has decided to fund our special olympics grant."in washington, morgan wright. (vicki) george clooney is calling
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for a boycott of the beverly hills hotel, and hotel bel-air in los angeles. he says they have links to the country of brunei-- which will soon punish those who participate in homsexual acts -- to death. brunei is a small country close to indonesia and malaysia. clooney says the hotels are owned by the brunei investment agency. the company also owns three hotels in the u-k, two in france, and two in italy. clooney called for the boycott of all nine hotels in an opinion piece. (justine) a big story tonight... there are small signs of rebuilding in paradise. the camp fire wiped out the town. now, the first permits to rebuild two of the 11-thousand homes destroyed in the fire five months ago... have been issued. a city hall clerk issued the first building permit to a couple yesterday... and another couple picked up their permit today. so far only three properties have been given the green light to rebuild. but the mayor of paradise says this is a good sign that the
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town will rebuild. the destructive wildfire in november also killed 85 people. (vicki) an investigation is underway in las vegas after a woman fell off a roller coaster this week.(justine) the ride was shut down... but there are lingering questions about safety and maintenane. as orko manna reports -- the incident has tourists concerned. ilena ambrose / tourist: "that should have never happened, that's sad"ilena ambrose is shocked to hear someone got hurt, after falling off a popular roller coaster inside the adventure dome.she and her family are tourists currently staying at circus circus.ilena ambrose / visiting from illinois: "it's very scary because i have three children that went to the dome all day monday. some were with us. the olders were gone, they could have been on that ride themselves."the "el loco" roller coaster opened in february 20-14.while the investigation into what happened monday is ongoing...
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áweá wanted to learn more about the ride itself. documents obtained by 8 news now show "el loco" was last inspected in january by an approved third party -- and was "found to be in substantial compliance" with all codes.the clark county department of building and fire prevention has regulatory oversight on all amusement and transportation systems.the county tells us rides on the strip are inspected annually -- and additional, unannounced inspections may also be performed.kevin gaddy / tourist: "it's kind of disturbing"but visitors we spoke to say more frequent checks are necessary.kevin gaddy / tourist: "on a daily basis. it's what they call pre-maintenance. it's a regular thing. so, not monthly, quarterly, but on the regular, daily."helen gaddy / tourist: "it's sort of like a vehicle, it has to be inspected after so many miles. all those rides should be inspected as well."ilena ambrose / visiting from illinois: "at least every 24 hours. i mean, this is your child's safety, for god's sake. if one of my kids fell off there, i don't know what i would do."m-g-m resorts international released a statement saying, "we are incredibly saddened that one of our adventure dome guests was injured and our hearts go out to the guest and her family. safety is our top priority, and the ride in question is closed until further notice as this incident is investigated." (justine) that was orko manna reporting. it's
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unclear how seriously the woman was injured. (anchor) taking a live look outside... at the san mateo bridge.(anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: it was a gorgeous day around the bay area as sping sunshine returned. highs today were in the 60s. it's all quiet on the doppler radar in the bay area but there are still a few showers in far northern california. high pressure is now building into the bay area as seen on the satellite image. high pressure will dominate the weather this weekend with sunny skies and
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warm temperatures. highs tomorrow will be in the 60s and low 70s. on sunday it will be sunny with a few high clouds in the afternoon. highs will even be warmer with some temperatures in the mid to upper 70s. there is a chance of rain returning late on monday with showers continuing into tuesday. (vicki)
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a chance of showers unsettled the better part of next week. >>thank you lawrence next up on kron 4 news at 5 of show on kron 4 news at 5 of show you a new take on japanes yoooh, hello yellow! at ross and you find... yes! that's yes for less. spring forward with the latest brand-name styles at 20 to 60 percent off department store prices. at ross. yes for less.
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and you find the same style you knoyou saw there... ross that's yes for less. yes! say yes to those spring trends you love, at 20 to 60 percent off specialty store prices, every day. at ross. yes for less. (justine) to say that japanese food is popular in the bay area... is an understatement. people are crazy for sushi. (vicki)
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but there is more to the cuisine than that. tonight on dine and dish - i take you to roka akor for sushi and some robata bbq. when young asher here and his mom are in the mood for japanese food - this is where they go. roka akor san francisco. sure asher can get his salmon and rice fix... but if you really want to go upscale - there are options. like this gorgeous array of sushi and sashimi. and then there's this. the robata. think japanese bbq. chef roman petry is the grillmaster. he will grill up anything from fish to tofu and veggies to steak. all kinds. even kobe beef. yes, kobe do get massages apparently and listen to good music. kobe, the real thing from japan - is pricey - but comes complete with certificate that guarentees authenticity.
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here's one steak you can only get at roka akor apparently. drunken wagu. drunken wagu - hmm feeling a bit tipsy. all kidding aside - roka akor has a downstairs bar for those over the age of 21 who require japanese inspired cocktails to complement their wagu. in san francisco, vicki liviakis kron 4 news. (vicki) (vicki)(vicki) if you have a restaurant, if you have a restaurant, cafe or bar
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that you'd like to see featured on 'dine and dish... send an email to dine and dish at kron 4 dot com .... or fill out the submission form on our website. you can also check out our 'dine and dish' facebook page. (vicki) that wraps up kron 4 news at 5.(justine) ken wayne and pam moore are here with kron 4 news at six. thank you grant and vicki. tonight at 6.... vallejo police release body cam video of a deadly police shooting ... of a man sitting in his car. now, his family is calling it an execution ...the action they plan to take, after seeing the video. a 4-year-old boy is on life support after he accidentally shot himself in the head. why police say that gun should have never been there. stay right here the news - - at six -- is next.
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to simone, i leave the van gogh.
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to harrison, the wine collection. to craig, this rock. the redwoods to the redheads. the rainbows to the proud. i leave these things to my heirs, all 39 million of you, on one condition. that you do everything in your power to preserve and protect them. with love, california. nats, shooting (ken) tonight at 6.
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new video released by the vallejo police department shows what led up to the deadly officer involved shooting of 20-year-old willie mccoy. mccoy was killed by police in his car last month... at a taco bell drive- thru. (ken) thank you for joining us, i'm ken wayne. (pam) and i'm pam moore. his family says.. the shooting did not have to
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happen... and there is now a lawsuit against the police department. kron four's philippe djegal shows us the police body camera video. (philippe)nat- "hey, keep your hands where i can see them. show me your hands. get your hands up ." the target of this barrage of gunfire... 20- year-old vallejo rapper willie mccoy. he was passed out and appeared disoriented when officers initially approached him on february ninth.nats- "i have a, uh, person, uh, unresponsive to car horn honks in my drive thru." a taco bell employee on admiral callaghan lane called 9-11 that night... alerting dispatch a man wasn't moving or responding to anyone in the drive thru lane.nats- "gun, gun. call it out. there's a gun in his lap." and, when officers responded, they saw a firearm in mccoy's lap. a gun later learned to have been reported stolen out of the state of oregon.nats- "if he reaches for it, you know what to do. yup." on friday, the vallejo police department released a half hour de


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