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bridge series game between right now at 5:30, parking getting a bit pesky. the controversy at today's bay bridge series game between the giants and the a's. >> i'm terry mcsweeney. a friendly baseball game gets a little testy among fans after the price for parking varies depending on who you're rooting
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for. >> the giants and the a's took to the field for the first time this season back here in the bay area. as nbc bay area, a friendly rivalry took a turn in the parking lot. >> there's always been a healthy rivalry between the a's and the giants, of course. but this weekend, the president of the a's decided to kick it up a notch. according to a tweet yesterday, the price for parking for giants fans was 50 bucks and if you read the bottom of that tweet, there's a quote from a's president, any giants fans who yells go a's at the parking gate, will be charged only $30 to enter the oakland coliseum. at the start of the game today, the parking attendants followed through on those orders. people wearing giants branded clothes were told how they could get a discount. >> you get a discount if you
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take -- >> you guys want to save 20 bucks, or say go a's. >> giants. 20 bucks. >> 20 bucks. we're still sticking with it. >> you're going to pay -- >> we're paying extra. >> i don't want to pay extra. >> today's parking promotion may have been all in good fun, but we decided to ask a lawyer for his opinion. according to attorney steve clark, this promotion could raise some legal concerns because it seeks to charge one group more than another. unfortunately, it doesn't really seem that this promotion actually helped out the a's on the field. today's final score was giants 5, oakland a's 1. reporting live, i'm sergio quintana. nbc bay area news. >> thank you, sergio. the quote of the day was that
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voice. i don't want to pay extra. >> i don't want to pay extra, dad. >> coming up in the 6:00 hour, full highlights of the game between the giants and the a's. they play each other tomorrow and tuesday before the regular season starts on thursday. not so fast. a group of neighbors in san jose jumped in to detain a driver they say smashed into several parked cars on their street. nbc bay area's marianne favro is live where it happened in san jose. marianne? >> reporter: this went down at 2:00 this morning. a red car was racing down the street going very fast when it plowed into several cars, including this black ford. you can see where the ford was hit so hard, it jumped the curb here and hit this parked car and the back end here is crushed. it didn't end here. neighbors say the driver proceeded to plow into a total of ten vehicles parked here. that was enough to wake them up and they sprang into action.
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>> the whole neighborhood was trying to stop him. they were crowded around his car. they opened his door and took him out. we were trying to have him lay there until the authorities came. >> police arrived and questioned the driver. he was later loaded into a stretcher and then into an ambulance where he was taken to a nearby hospital. we reached out to san jose police today, but they have not confirmed if the man was arrested or if he is suspected of drunk driving. neighbors say this happens at least once a month where someone speeds on the street and plows into a parked vehicle. one neighbor says it's a problem he's been dealing with for ten years. now, in this case neighbors say this driver was zigzagging across the street. so not only did he hit cars on one side, but you can see across the street, there's a honda there that has also been hit. i just spoke with a woman a few minutes ago who says she was parked on the very end of the
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street and her van received major damage. reporting live in san jose, marianne favro, nbc bay area news. >> thank you for that report. an early morning fire at a san francisco church on palm sunday is under investigation. services at christ church lutheran in the sunset district went on, but they were simplified and moved to the parish hall. smoke was reported before 9:00 this morning. the smoldering fire was put out quickly. three school classrooms were damaged. a preschool was previously there. but the church was in the process of getting a new tenant. the pastor said they have had issues in that area of the building recently. they had to ask a man to leave recently. >> we have had a problem with unauthorized people finding their way into the rooms. you know -- >> for shelter? >> for shelter, yes. part of the problem has been that since they're not used on a
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daily basis since the preschool isn't there, i think they've been more attractive to someone just, excuse me, finding their way in and hiding out and having shelter for the night. >> he says the church does try to constructively engage with the homeless. breaking news into the newsroom right now. adult film star stormy daniels who claims she had an intimate relationship with donald trump a decade before he was president is sharing more about it tonight. nbc news received the transcript of an interview that airs tonight on 60 minutes. daniels says she was threatened in 2011 after originally telling her store toy a tabloid. she says she was putting her infant daughter in a car seat when a man approached her and said quote, leave trump alone. forget the story. the man also said quote, that's a beautiful little girl, it would be a shame if something happened to her mom. more at 11:00. now a live look at capitol
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hill. will legislators make a change when it comes to gun laws. people across the country and around the world took part. they are vowing to continue their fight. youth voter turnout during the 2014 midterm elections was the lowest it's been in 40 years. but organizers say this year's mid terms will be different. they'll rally young voters to hit the polls in november. some lawmakers are hopeful that the youth movement could lead to a change. >> this era of fake news and disinformation, deceii think it going to be different. >> the students want change or they'll vote out lawmakers who don't act. new details in the data privacy scandal surrounding facebook. mark zuckerberg has taken out full-page ads in several major newspapers in the united states and in the u.k. to apologize. here's a picture of one of the ads. the apology ran in "the new york
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times," "washington post," "wall street journal," as well as major u.k. newspapers like the sunday telegraph and sunday times. facebook's privacy practices came under fire after cambridge analyt analytica, a consulting firm affiliated with president trump's election campaign got data inappropriately from facebook. it created psychological profiles. facebook stock dropped more than $70 billion since the story broke. energy secretary rick perry is coming to the bay area for a three-day tour of local labs. perry will visit the lawrence livermore lab tomorrow followed by a stop at the berkeley lab on tuesday. mr. perry will wrap up his stay on wednesday after he goes to the national accelerator lab at stanford. they're honored to show the lab's important contribution to science and technology. still ahead on nbc bay area news. likely caught your attention, especially here in the heavily commuted bay area.
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>> prices at the gas pump rising. we'll tell you by how much and where it's the highest. we're tracking the last of our rain for a while. still moving from north to south as you can see on the rapid scan mode on our storm ranger doppler radar. as soon as the showers move out, warmer temperatures moving in. how warm will it get in your neighborhood when we come back. introducing value jack's way. five great ways to save. like i tell jack jr., it's all about big values, jr. prices. that's value jack's way.
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boosts. prices at the pump going up. before you say i already know that, let me get into details. over the past two weeks, gas prices shot up $.07. the national average $2.66 per gallon of regular. that's more than $.30 higher than a year ago. don't you wish we had those prices here. much higher here. $3.58 is the average price here. fremont, $3.48. vallejo, $3.46. experts state prices may increase another 10 to 15 cents if the cost of oil continues to rise. still ahead on nbc bay area news -- >> value for seniors. >> up, up and away shchlt the new high tech class helping seniors reach new heights in
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more ways than one. still tracking scattered showers on the storm ranger mobile doppler radar across the east bay. moving to the south. when the 70s will return and we come right back. my name is jamir dixon and i'm a locate and mark fieldman for pg&e. most people in the community recognize the blue trucks as pg&e. my truck is something new... it's an 811 truck. when you call 811, i come out to your house and i mark out our gas lines and our electric lines to make sure that you don't hit them when you're digging. 811 is a free service. i'm passionate about it because every time i go on the street i think about my own kids.
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because of snow. for the first time in 25 years, a nascar race was postponed because of snow. this is what the track looked like in martinsville, virginia, today. virginia. after the snow fell overnight. organizers tried to get the track ready, couldn't do it. called it off about search hours before the race was set to begin. it's rescheduled for tomorrow at 11:00 a.m. pacific time. >> in the mountains, we have snow. >> lots of it. >> nascar fans want to know if it will happen. >> icy conditions, 200 miles an hour. not a good idea. hopefully it will warm up and they get that in. >> here's the deal. what you might expect to see in january happening at squaw creek where it's a brisk 35 degrees
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right now. that snow pack has seen a huge boost in the last 30 days. here's how it looked late february. statewide snow pack levels, look at the central sierra. that was 24%. fast forward now up to 65% in the statewide average of 56. some of the gauges up there are showing us that we may have approached 60% statewide. those official numbers will start to come in during the day tomorrow. san jose, partly cloudy skies. chilly. 57 degrees. we may see these numbers flip around by wednesday. climbing to the 70s. in the meantime, breezy. san francisco, 55 degrees. let's show you dublin where we've seen showers around the tri-valley, 580 and 680. we'll take you further to the south. just off to the north of the tesla plant there. fremont, 57 degrees. you see the rain there on the sky camera view. this is how it looks on the storm ranger mobile doppler radar. looking off to the north and east. that line of showers heading
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down towards fremont. -- you can see the showers around the east bay hills continue to generally move from north to south. as we approach sunset, again what's left of in is going to try to get into san jose. all areas probably have at least a chance of measurable rainfall the last band of showers leaving from north to south. the futurecast picks up from 7:00 to 8:00 tonight. as it passes the lower peninsula and south bay, the skies clear which could set the stage for patchy frost tomorrow morning. nothing but sunshine through the afternoon tomorrow as temperatures begin the upward climb. so 30s and 40s. watch out for patchy frost. ice on some of the roadways where you see the chilly temperatures in the wind shelter valleys. during the day tomorrow, showers out of the forecast. 7-day forecast shows no more showers for quite some time. mid-60s closer to palo alto and still in the low 60s for now
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around san francisco and breezy during the day tomorrow and mid to upper 60s into the north day was we begin to see this cold pattern that kept the snow going moving off towards the east. strong ridge of high pressure. by the time it gets to wednesday, thursday friday could put the highs 10 to 15 degrees above average. the stormgoer is shut as the storms will be moving towards alaska. probably at this point, all the way through april 4th. so that is going to be a dry stretch that follows us for a while. for san francisco, 50s now. 60s tomorrow. should see 70s approach the middle part of the weekend. the inland forecast, by wednesday, thursday, could be approaching 80. i'll throw in this extra time, 7-day forecast for cities around the bay. san jose close to 80. we haven't seen that since february 9th. another stop up to napa. numbers approaching close to 80 as well. another spot for you. the tri-valley towards
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livermore. temperatures from wednesday, thursday and friday could be in the upper 70s. no raindrops on the 7-day forecast. i think it's been about four weeks that they've managed to do that. you can see the temperatures from winter to summer levels. thanks a lot. thank you rob. many senior homes offer a plethora of activities, including swimming, bingo and yogament. >> we go to los altos retirement home where residents are learning to fly. >> the left handle will give you speed and height. >> there are some who will say your golden years are no time to start flying. >> there you go, ernie. that's it. >> but in the -- retirement home in los altos. >> very nice right there. there's a room full of seniors. who would beg to differ. >> if you want to go forward,
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your blue is the front. >> each week, the residents make their way down the tarmac of life. >> let it go. >> for activities director jaycee guzman offers a lesson in flying a drone. >> the left one goes all the way back. >> there you go. that's it. abort, abort. >> turns out, flying a drone is one you have those skills. that's not as easy as it seems. >> whoa whoa whoa. >> abort, abort. >> it's a noble activity that would engage the brain. that's beneficial at any level. >> guzman believes drone flying even a crash course. >> abort. >> has many benefits for seniors. >> the other added benefit is learning how to relax and focus better. >> some of these frequent flyers have already seen those benefits. >> i used to have double vision. now i could see everything
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straight. >> that's probably because it's hard to focus on something that acts like it's trying to escape. >> last time i did this -- [ inaudible ] >> abort. abort. >> merritt benson said flying a drone is harder than when he flew a b-36 bomber. >> i can barely operate one of those. i could still probably fly that airplane. >> eye-hand coordination. >> very good. >> an activity that seems to have a ceiling, guzman says the sky is the limit. >> they could use photography, bird watching. you name it. >> you're a natural. >> in the end, some of the new pilots say they plan to get their own drones. >> out of your hair. >> maybe even -- >> bring the -- there you go. >> aim for the clouds. joe rosato jr. >> abort, abort, abort. >> nbc bay area news. >> watch out for those drones. be careful around that stuff.
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>> be careful it doesn't mess up your hair. >> your concern. >> still ahead, easter is right around the corner. >> you may love this story. you might hate it. going to tell you which candy is ranked the healthiest. >> i got to tell you, i was stunned. i believe you will be as well. we'll find out when we come back. r boys in one room with
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80 )s music and a chorus trick yes here. what do you get when you put junior -- in a chorus of girls coaches. >> i don't want to know. >> we're going to find out. >> get a lot of money for charity and crazy footloose action. here's jessica aguirre. >> this is no ordinary school night for these east bay high school teens. >> dancing to their parents oldies in hopes of snagging the prize title of mr. -- it comes
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with a commitment and heavy dose of compassion. >> the goal is to help the community. sometimes you just have to take a step back and realize our problems are -- when other people are having like life problems. >> you got to do a lot of fund raising. >> 30 teams from pleasanton to the amateur valley high school have put on fundraisers and held practices to raise money. hospice that provides a loving space for terminally ill children and their families. >> there's so much more than high school and we can make a difference. >> the girls run the show and the boys vie for the spotlight in an all-male beauty pageant which caps off with a standing room only live auction. >> at the end they have to make a date to be bid on to go on this date. it's a fun time.
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>> a fun time that requires the right mix of talent. >> my secret weapon would be an exclusive dancing with energy and emotion. >> poise. >> my secret plan, go have fun and be myself on stage. >> and bravado. >> i got it in the bag. >> that was jessica aguirre reporting. this is the 13th year of the mr. a.m. dore pageant. last year they raised $120,000. there are two shows coming up tomorrow on monday. go to nbcbayarea.com. we'll link you to the website to check it out. all right. it's the season for dyeing easter eggs and snacking on chocolate. nutrition experts say enjoy the easter candy in moderation. there's the key. one tip is to choose candy in individually wrapped packaging. another to save them for a treat at the end of the meal instead of having them for the meal.
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reese's peanut butter eggs ranked one for the healthiest. >> peanut butter. >> yeah. how much is in there? brach's tiny jelly eggs earn the award for the worst candy. >> i was stunned to see reese's at the top of the healthy list. robville he had a with the forecast. >> we're seeing dark skies approaching fremont. storm ranger mobile doppler radar shows you what's left of the showers leaving the east bay. by 7:00, it will be over the south bay. by tomorrow, skies clear, mid-60s for highs in the bay area tomorrow. check out tuesday, wednesday, thursday, friday, saturday, sunday. 70s across the board. wednesday through friday. a few spots may get close to 80. winter, to early summer in the span of three or four days. >> fantastic, rob. we wanted to hear that. we'll be back in two minutes with more of bay area news at 6:00.
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francisco. it sparked at a church-- on an right now at 6:00, a suspicious fire in san francisco. it sparked at a church on an important day for the christian community, palm sunday. the news at 6:00 starts right now. thanks for joining us. >> a holy day interrupted by a fire. it sparked at christ church luge r luther lutheran. >> reporter: it is palm sunday. fortunately, they were able to have service here. but nothing like they had planned. the fire happened in the air re down below. there are sunday school classrooms there. people who attend church here say there has been some activity they weren't

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