tv Today in the Bay NBC May 29, 2022 7:00am-8:00am PDT
good morning. it is sunday, may 29th. it's 7:00 on the dot, and we take a live look outside at the sun shining in san francisco. cupid's span is a sight for sore eyes. thank you for starting your day with us. i'm kira klapper. vianey arana with the forecast. >> that was nice. especially compared to how foggy it has been. we have a couple of changes.
if you're out and about today, we are talking about wind for your sunday forecast. live look know, 49 degrees. temperatures are mild. we have the cloud cover. look at the forecast for san francisco over the next few hours. the temperature trend, you can see we will bump into the 60s. expected to see the temperatures today in the 70s once again. the bigger story will be the winds, headed into this afternoon, and i will go over that in more details in the full forecast. kira? >> thank you so much. the community of uvalde coming together for a vigil to remember the 21 victims of tuesday's massacre. president biden and the first lady are expected there today to meet with the families of the victims as we are learning
more about the robb school police. they recently went through active shooter training, just two months ago. the school's police department with these pictures on the police department of the training at the high school, specifically for an active shooter, and many are now asking what is the protocol, and why was it not followed? the texas commission on law enforcement created a response play book in response to the shooting in parkland, florida, and santa fe, texas, saying the number one goal is to stop the killing. the officer's first priority is to move in and kill the attacker. the dodge. says first responders not willing to put innocent lives before their own safety should consider another career. investigators said the school district police chief did not order his officers to confront the shooter because he thought the shooter was no longer an active threat. this comes as the memorial is growing outside of robb
elementary where the 19 children and 2 teachers lost their leaves. speaking at a sensement yesterday, president biden addressed the shooting. >> too much violence. too much fear. too much grief. let's be clear. evil came into that elementary classroom in texas. >> nbc news also learned in december the school district police chief himself completed an eight-hour training source on active shooters. the tragedy in uvalde is touching off emotions for survivors of other shootings including the gilroy garlic festival in 2019. as marianne favro, the survivors plan to gather today to offer support. >> reporter: sharon lowe was a
the garlic festival when a gunman opened fife, killing 3, wounding 17 others. >> i could hear gunfire and people yelling, and it was horrific. it was something i would never wish on my worst enemy. >> reporter: even now she's still traumatized and on edge. watching the school shooting in texas last week only triggered more anxiety. >> it just makes me sick to my stomach. i get nervous. is someone going to come around here? >> reporter: that's why she planned a gathering in gilroy for other survivors. >> we are affected by that mentally. it's bothered a lot of people. i don't know if they have a way to connect. >> reporter: shilom peyton says talking about the shared experience can help with healing, and she offers this advice. >> find a therapist with a trauma-informed practice that can help the victim work
through the stages of resiliency and teach them to recognize when they are in the throes of hav anxiety. >> reporter: as the community of uvalde gives the healing process, cheryl knows from experience the road is long. she hopes the comfort of community will make a difference. marianne favro, today in the bay. survivors of america's first televised school shooting were in texas yesterday. michelle williams and laura bond survived the massacre at columbine 23 years ago. >> it will mark you for the rest of your life. it never goes away. >> yes. >> we spoke to parents yesterday who are upset, and the anger is justified. we get that. be careful it doesn't take root and make you bitter. >> the two friends traveled to uvalde hoping to try to help the community heal in any way they can. >> a nonprofit group from san
diego is sending love to survivors in the form of teddy bear. they are called comfort cubs. the organization is sending 700 of them to the texas town, enough for every student at robb elementary as well as family members of the victims. the creator of the bear says when a parent lose as child, it's the greatest loss you will ever have, adding it also create as connection with other parents who have lost a child, no matter how they died. our coverage of the tragedy continuing online. we have the latest updates on the investigation and a page dedicated to how you can help the victims. it's all on nbcbayarea.com. click on the links at the top of the home page. new this morning, sacramento police say another man was arrested in connection to the mass shooting there last month. police say mtula payton was arrested at an apartment in
vegas. the shooting was between rival gang members. he had several warrants out for his arrest and will soon be transferred to sacramento. with the winds picking up today and dry conditions across the bay area, crews are on alert this weekend. >> reporter: the ashes and smoke is all that is left of this home after an early- morning fire. >> jumped off my porch. >> i looked out the window, saw the fire fully engulfed on this side of the house, and that's when i panicked, jumped out of the window, got on the phone. >> reporter: neighbors started hosing down what they could because even though their home was next to the fire station, that building had been empty for years, due to a lack of funding. it was set to reopen on wednesday fully staffed. >> they would have gotten a good stop, but it's tough to see. >> on bethel island, the biggest challenge we don't have
a continuous water supply. we have to shuttle water back and forth, and the distance that theouts have to travel to get out here is significant as well. >> reporter: thankfully no one was hurt. in bay point, over 218-acres are burned after a homeless enencampment went up in flames. look at this time lapse video showing how the winds helped to spread it on the dry grass. it's now 100% contained with no injuries or structures damaged. a one-of-a-kind festival designed to get residents ready for a long and arduous fire season. >> we are all aware of the fire dangers. we don't have to look to neighbors to the north and south to see what will happen if we don't get ready. >> reporter: first responders, landscapers, environmentalists, and even vendors selling fire- resistant materials. >> most people think of fire as a big wall of flames, and there's nothing we can do but evacuate and get out.
that's not the case. most homes burn because of embers ahead of the wild fire. we can stop the embers from catching on fire and spreading to our homes, and that's what the festival is all about. >> reporter: everyone is bracing ahead of california's most vulnerable month due to wild fires. governor newsom is isolating after testing positive for covid. it came after the governor was in san francisco for an event with the prime minister of new zealand. newsom said he has mild symptoms, and he will continue to work remotely. he's also taking an antiviral that has been proven effective against covid. the governor is vaccinated and has had two booster shots. it's 7:09 on your sunday morning, and much more ahead on today in the bay. we go live to washington, d.c., for our weekly interview with chuck todd for this week's "meet the press."
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welcome back. it's time now for the weekly discussion with chuck todd, the moderator of "meet the press." chuck, as always, thank you for joining us this morning. i was able to watch some of "meet the press." it aired before us this morning because of the indianapolis 500. today's show, of course. all about the massacre in uvalde. you spoke to a former police chief, and what is he saying about the response or lack there of as we are learning more and more that the police just stood there? >> well, it's not the training. that's the thing. in the last 20 years the training on these types of incidents has shifted to, you have to go at the shooter. that's your first -- that is your first job, which is go right at where the gun shots are being fired. go save as many lives as
quickly as you can. these weapons, these weapons of war now that are being used, these versions of the ar-15 modified, they can just kill so quickly. you cannot -- time is of the essence here. that is the biggest critique that our police chief had in here. just sort of the lack of understanding of time being of the essence here, but, of course, the larger question, do we have a school security program in this country or do we have a gun problem in this country? universally left and right, there's acceptance that the gun issue is a bigger problem than locking down schools well enough or not. >> you have quite a few exclusive interviews with senators, and obviously from both sides of the aisle. what are they saying can be done to make this response to this shooting different than every other shooting and every
other response? >> there's not a lot of optimism. there's sort of hard political realities you have to understand. on the republican side of things, an elected republican that comes out in favor of any regulation that touches the weapon itself, they are going to get primaried out of office, immediately. that's why you would think the most logical response to what we have seen, two 18-year-olds using weapons of war to commit massacres in buffalo and uvalde, you would think raise the minimum age 18 to 21, that's not at all on the federal level because it touches the weapon. what is on the table is red flag laws. what is on the table is closing the remaining loopholes of the background system, but there's no touching the left on this front because it is politically impossible for an elected republican to survive if
staying in office is their number one goal, they cannot survive a primary challenge to any supposed limitation to accessing the weapon. the red flag laws may -- there may be ten republican votes for those, including both senators from florida being supportive of it, one of the senators from texas who is a republican, and you can see that, but i would not expect anything beyond that. >> it was interesting to see one of your interviews talking about how he lost to an opponent who had their commercial with a gun blatantly tucked into his pants, and for them, for a lot of those constituents, that's what they want to see. it's a fascinating show today, chuck. thank you so much for your insight this morning. >> thank you. >> "meet the press" as mentioned aired before the newscast this morning because of the indianapolis 500 airing after us. if you missed it, you can watch it on nbc.com, and also stream
if on the nbc app, roku, apple tv, or peacock. in about 30 minutes from now, we will talk to nbc political analyst larry gerkin about the passing of legislation despite the support from the public. the california man accused of plotting to employee of the state democratic headquarters has pleaded guilty. ian rodgers from napa is charged with conspiring to explode a building, possessing an explosive device, and possessing a machine gun. he and another man, jared copeland, had a list of several targets, and they alleged hoaxed it would start the movement that would keep president trump in office. the plea agreement will likely result in the sentence of seven to nine years in prison. we are going to shift gears
now for those headed to bottlerock, napa valley today. the band bleachers posted a tweet yesterday saying it's a huge bummer to announce they have to pull out of tomorrow's show due to a positive covid test in our band. the organizers have not said who, if anyone, may replace the band on such short notice. if you're not lucky enough to go, there's other things to do across the bay area today. mike is showing us. hi, mike. >> reporter: have you heard of a bar crawl? you don't have to answer that, but the asian strong 5k, a landmark run. chinatown and checking in with key spots in the bay area for the aapi history, including the iconic international hotel. 2022 san francisco carnival festival and parade. the parade is today. show moving and shaking to the music of san francisco, carnival, of course, the festival continuing on
harrison, but the parade is along mission. prepare for closures and detours. i'm the traffic guy, and that's my talk, but if it's greek to you, maybe head to the greek festival, and it returned yesterday and continues through sunday. there's parking and a shuttle. check out the facebook page for more information. if the heat has you looking towards fresh, cool air, head to the east for the art and wind festival. not only will you find demos on flying and making kites, there's three entertainment stages with live music to fill the air. have yourself a great sunday. >> thank you, mike. it will be a great day to fly a kite with the winds picking up. let's check in with vianey arana for that. >> i have not flown a kite for quite some time. i do have two little boys. >> if you're out flying a kite or whatever it may be, the wind, definitely going to be a factor today. the reason why, the system that
brought, you know a little bit of the cloudiness yesterday, it's made an exit, and now we are going to see an increase in the winds, and let's take a live look now at san francisco. waking up to clear skies over all, and the temperatures to start, in the 50s right now in san jose. about 55 degrees. saratoga, 52. morgan hill, 54. the next few hours, this is what is going to happen with the winds. let's look at that right now. the time stamp right now, it shows the winds picking up tonight, and you can tell here, and it will go anywhere from 15 to 20 to 25 plus miles an hour. it's continuing into monday, and the temperatures on monday, it will be playing a role. we are going to get warmer, and as you know, there's three factors we consider, especially when it comes to elevated fire danger, and that's the temperatures, the wind, and the humidity, how dry is it out there? if you look, this is looking
ahead to monday. we will see dry conditions, especially through the interior and concord. 22% when it comes to relative humidity. fairfield, 17%, and livermore, 26%. typically a nice recovery overnight. if you're wondering what is the good number to have, you want to be over the 40% mark when it comes to humidity. we see the increased fire danger, and we have fire watchers into the interior. fairfield and included. sacramento and david. it will be in place for monday morning. winds 20 to 30 miles an hour. gustier for the inland mountain areas. 40 plus. headed to the sacramento area, something to be mindful of. warming next week, and we will be warmer through memorial day. that's going to mean the return of 80s and 90s. i want to take you through the timing of this. memorial day monday, not as windy. the temperatures bumping into
the 80s yet again for concord. 81. 84 for fairfield. look at tuesday. we see the return of the 90s through the interior, and we watch out for the dry conditions, and the temperatures remain warm into wednesday, and 90s in the forecast, and over the next seven days, memorial day, breezy and temperatures in the 60s. now i have a new climate hack for you this week. it involves something you probably use more than once a day. check it out. when it comes to my phone, i try my best to keep it as long as possible, but when it's time to replace it, what is everyone doing with all of their old phones? here's the problem, the average person replaces their phone every two years. those phones are made of cobalt and lithium, and mining those take up big amounts of electricity and water, not great for the planet. it's time for your climate hack. >> of course, the best tip is
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sixth. with two on and two out from the top of the ninth inning, wilmer flores singles to right, and bart is on second, tries to score, and the throw beats him. out by a mile. the reds beat the giants. back to the slap. at issue was a roster move, and pederson making fun of the former team. >> it's true, i did send a gif making fun of the padres, and if i hurt anyone's feelings, i apologize for that. i understand that everyone takes jokes differently, and like i said, i apologize for that, and looking to move past this and show up tomorrow with no distractions and trying to help the team win a ball game. >> today's game is airing exclusively on peacock, and it starts at 8:30, and coverage begins at 8:00. at the coliseum, the a's taking on the rangers.
the great day at the ballpark. ramon teeing off for the solo home run. his first of the year. the cotton candy was sweet. the final score, not so much for the a's. the rangers hammer oakland, 11- 4. score! no need to translate that, the goal! that was his second of the match, but lafc gets the go- ahead goal in the 47th minute to beat san jose, the final 3- 2. that's a look at your morning sports. i'm anthony flores for today in the bay. much more ahead on today in the bay coming up. the community coming together in uvalde as we are learning how prepared the school police were to combat the active shooter. the gun violence bringing back memories of a bay area
shooting. what the survivors of the gilroy garlic festival shooting are doing today. i've lived in san francisco for 20 years. i'm raising my kids here. this city is now less safe for all of us. chesa boudin is failing to hold repeat offenders accountable. he prosecuted zero fentanyl drug dealing cases, even though nearly 500 people have died of overdoses. i'm voting yes on h to recall chesa boudin now. we can't wait one more day
good morning. it's sunday, may 29th. it's 7:30 on the dot as we take this gorgeous look at the golden gate bridge. clear skies aross marin county. wow! what a beautiful way to start our sunday. thank you so much for starting it with us. i'm kira klapper. vianey has a quick look at the micro forecast. >> it's already breezy around the coast, but it's going to get gusty into the afternoon, even into the start of the workweek. the current temperatures right now in san francisco, in the 50s. winds from the west-northwest at 10 to 15 miles an hour. depending where you are, remember, it will be gusty into
the afternoon. it's not windy right now, but you will notice it into the lunch hour. temperatures upper 60s, and we have a little more cloud action going on in san jose. about 55 degrees, and if you look at the icons, we are going to clear out nicely. we are starting partly sunny, and eventually we get clearing, and temperatures bumping up. i will guide you more through the winds and incoming elevated fire danger in a few minutes. kira? thank you. the community of uvalde coming tonight for a vigil to remember the 21 victims of the massacre. president biden and the first lady will meet with families of the victims today. we are learning more about the robb school police, and they recently went through an active shooter training, just two months ago. the school's police department sharing these pictures on facebook of the training,
specifically for the active shooter, and many are asking what is the protocol, and why was it not followed. a response play book was rated in response to the shootings in parkland, florida, and santa fe, texas. it says the number one goal should be to stop the killing. an officer's first priority is to move in and confront the attacker, end quote. the document says first responders not willing to put the innocent lives before their own safety should consider another career. investigators said the school district's police chief did not order his officers to confront the shooter because he thought the shooter was no longer an active threat. it comes as the memorial grows outside of robb elementary where the 19 children and 2 teachers lost their lives. speaking at a commencement ceremony yesterday, president biden addressing the shooting.
>> too much violence. too much fear. too much grief. let's be clear. evil came into that elementary school classroom in texas. >> nbc news has learned back in december the school district police chief himself completed an eight-hour training course on active shooters. >> that tragedy is touching off so many emotions for survivors of other shootings including the gilroy garlic festival in 2019. some of those survivors plan to gather together today to offer support for one another. >> when we walked out, the gunman was 10 to 15 feet away from us. >> reporter: cheryl low was at the gilroy garlic festival when the gunman opened fire, killing 3 and wounding 17 others. >> i could hear the gunfire and hear yelling and screaming. it was horrific. it was something i would never wish upon my worst enemy.
>> reporter: she escaped, but even now she's traumatized and on edge. watching the school shooting last week triggered more anxiety. i'm thinking, okay, is someone coming around here? >> reporter: she planned a gathering for other survivors. >> we are affected by that mentally. it bothers a lot of people, and i don't know if everyone has a way to connect. >> reporter: shalom paytom says talking about a shared traumatic experience can help with healing, and she is offering this advice. >> find a therapist that has a trauma-informed practice that can help the victim work through the stages of resiliency and teach them to recognize when they are in the throes of having anxiety. >> reporter: as the community of uvalde starts the healing process, cheryl knows from experience the road is long.
she hopes that the comfort of community will make a different. marianne favro, today in the bay. survivors of the first televised school shooting were in texas yesterday. they survived the columbine massacre 23 years ago. >> it will mark you for the rest of your life. it never goes away. >> we have talked to a lot of parents, even yesterday, who are upset. the anger is justified, and we get that. just be careful it does not take root and make you bitter. >> the two friends traveled to uvalde in hopes of trying to help the community heal in any way they can. a nonprofit group from san diego is sending their love to survivors of the shooting in the form of teddy bears. the therapeutic weighted stuffed animals called comfort cubs. the organization is sending 700 to uvalde, enough for every
student at robb elementary and the family members of the victims. the creator of the bears says when a child lose as child, it's the greatest loss you will ever have, adding it creates a connection with other parents who have lost a child, no matter how they have died. our coverage of the tragedy continuing online. we have the latest updates on the investigation, and there's a page dedicated to how you can help the victims of the shooting. it's all on nbcbayarea.com. click on the links on the top of the home page. new this morning, sacramento police say another man has been arrested in connection to the mass shooting there last month. police say mtula payton was arrested at an apartment in vegas. the shooting in downtown sacramento was a gunfight with rival gang members. he had several felony warrants out for his arrest and will soon be transported to sacramento. the winds are expected to pick up today, and there's dry
conditions across the bay area. that means the fire crews are on alert this memorial day holiday weekend. today in the bay's stephanie magion has more. >> reporter: ashes and smoke are all that is left after this early morning fire. >> i looked out the window, saw a fire fully engulfed on this side of the house, and that's when i panicked, got up, jumped up, got on the phone. >> reporter: neighbors started to hose down what they could because even though the home is next to a fire station, that building has been empty for years, due to a lack of funding. it was set to reopen on wednesday, fully staffed. >> they would have had a good stop if it was fully stationed. >> out here on bethel island, the biggest challenge, we don't have a continuous water supply. we have to shuttle the water back and forth, and the distance that the units have to travel to get out here is significant as well. >> reporter: thankfully no one
was hurt. in bay point, over 218-acres are burnt after a homeless enencampment went up in flames. the fire is now 100% contained. a one-of-a-kind festival designed to get residents ready for the long, arduous fire season. >> we are all aware of the dangers. we don't have to look far to the neighbors to the north and south to see what will happen if we don't get ready. >> reporter: ember stop was held with first responders, environmentalists, and even vendors selling fire-resistant material. >> most people think of the fire as a big wall of flames and there's nothing we can do but evacuate and get out. that's not the case. most homes burn because of the embers flying ahead of the wild fire. we can stop the embers from
catching fire and starting fire with our homes. >> reporter: everyone bracing ahead of california's most vulnerable months because of wild fires. governor newsom is isolating after testing positive for covid. the announcement coming yesterday just after the governor was in san francisco for an event with the prime minister of new zealand. newsom tweeted the news saying he has mild symptoms so far, and he will continue to work remotely. he's also taking an antiviral medication that has been proven effective against covid. the governor is vaccinated and has had two booster shots. at 7:39, still to come on today in the bay, memorial day calling for fun appetizers, bbqs, and outdoor celebrations. are you preparing the food safely? coming up, what you need to know to make your summertime festivities are safe.
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morning. we are seeing some beautiful skies over san francisco. this is a live look right now, and we do have some cloud cover, mainly through parts of the interior. san rafael waking up to 50s in the forecast. the winds from the north west at 15 miles an hour. the winds will be getting a lot stronger this afternoon. i will guide you through the timing of all of that. san jose, 55 degrees right now, and let's look at the wind speeds over the next few hours. 15, 20 plus, headed into sunday evening, and look at this. definitely expect to see only the higher wind gusts around the coastline, and parts of the hills. any time we monitor wind, not much in the way of rain. conditions remain dry, and then the factor of elevated fire danger. that's what we are monitoring for, especially into this evening and monday as well. take a look at the humidity right now, and 17% in fairfield, headed into monday,
and concord, 22%, and really dry where you can see the red. you look at the index and humidity, and it's up here. right through napa, into morgan hills, and san jose, and also seeing the percentages fall less than 40%. that's where we would typically prefer the humidity to be. we tend to see the recovery overnight, but the winds will dry us out more. there's a fire weather watch in place starting on monday for the highlighted areas including fairfield. if you have friends or family in sacramento, expect to see the elevated fire danger, and give them the heads up. the inland mountains, 40 miles an hour for gusts possible, and then looking ahead into monday, tuesday, and wednesday, we have warmer temperatures into memorial day, and the valleys will start to bump up, back into the 80s and 90s, and let's look at your memorial day monday, temperatures upper 70s, and we see the return of the
80s through fairfield and concord. fairfield including the fire weather watch. it's not as windy into memorial day, but the fire danger remains because it's dry. the winds remain breezy, and temperatures in concord, 89. the 80s through san francisco, and then by wednesday, the temperatures start to bump up into the 90s. he said 92 degrees. 87 in san jose. the seven-day outlook is looking, you know, pretty gust into monday and tuesday as well. the inland areas are where we will be watching for elevated fire dangers. enjoy your sunday. it will be a beautiful one. kira, back to you. >> thank you so much. it's 7:44 right now. much more ahead on today in the bay, coming up. nbc bay area political analyst larry girkin is joining us to talk about the chance of
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welcome back. since the pandemic, you have probably been told a number of times to wash your hands thoroughly. another friendly reminder from the u.s. department of agriculture headed into grilling season this weekend. 56% of participants did not wash their hands before cooking. another 95% did not wash them properly. they are sharing safety tips on how to keep your food safe. >> it can stay out for two hours and be fine, however, when you're outside and there's a salad or whatever kind of salad or other items, and it's warmer than 90 degrees, the rule of thumb is one hour. >> to keep your guests safe, you should use a meat thermometer and separate the raw foods to prevent cross
contamination. boy scouts gathered yesterday to place thousands of flags besides the veterans' headstones. the annual flag planting event takes place at the national cemetery where about 30,000 military veterans and their family members are buried. it's all done in preparation for the big ceremony tomorrow on memorial day. last week in addition to uvalde, this country experienced seven other mass shootings as defined by the gun violence archives as four or more deaths or injuries. public opinion overwhelmingly supports legislation such as universal background checks, yet nothing has happened in congress. nbc bay area political analyst larry gerston is here. good morning. good to see you. you know, i don't want to oversimplify things, but why do we continue to be so stuck on this issue? >> good morning, and we will
not simplify this, and you're right. there's many reasons. i will give you three. first of all, there's strong opposition from republicans. chuck todd talked about it minutes ago, and he's right. especially in the rural states, the gun is precious to people, and they don't want anyone to mess with it. inconsistent public demand is the second reason, kira. the public is upset when you see events such as the last couple of days, and then it goes away, and then upset, and then it goes away. inconsistent, and finally we can't deny the impact, some kind of the gun lobby of the data here to suggest they are much more involved in giving money than the prosafety groups, and about eight to one, so that is another factor here, and all of these things are among the many reasons, and combined, it makes it really difficult for congress to move, despite as you said, overwhelming public opinion. >> let's take a look if we can at the difference between california and texas. we know that the states take
radically different approaches to guns, and how does it impact safety, or does it? >> yeah, we have put together a little survey here of how things work in both states coming to gun legislation. it's shocking. 2005, california had 9.5 deaths from firearms per 100,000 people. in 2020, look, it's 8.5. in texas, 2005, 11, and in 2020, per 100,000, from firearms, 14.2, almost twice as much as california. we have gone down, and they have gone up. you say why did that happen? it happened because california has tightened the legislation on firearms, and texas has loosened the legislation. yes, there's a correlation between the kind of legislation these states have and the outcomes of the perspective firearms. >> key leaders in the senate now are meeting to work out something on gun violence, and they say -- what do you think
we can expect that would be different than every other mass shooting? >> reporter: if we get anything, it's going to be very little. it's going to work in such a slow way, it's not funny, incrementally. i think there's three things here, all regarding around the states, and there's probably more money offered to states where red flag laws, okay, 19 states have them, and california by the way, one of the first. secondly, offering states more money for mental health, and we know that's some kind of an issue with guns. and thirdly, maybe more money to tighten the loopholes in the state background checks. notice all of these things are for states. no federal legislation, you know, putting everyone on the same relationship to one another, and that is because these guys just don't want to see the federal government get involved. kira, if we see anything, and if is the big word here, it's likely to be very, very small steps. right now we will take a small
step over no step. >> absolutely. larry, thank you so much for your insight this morning. good to see you. it is 7:51 right now. up next, a look at the top stories we are following including we are learning how prepared school police were to face a school shooter as the town of uvalde continues to mourn.
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the president and first lady will travel to uvalde, texas, today to meet with the families of the victims it comes as the memorial is growing outside of robb elementary where the 19 students and 2 teachers lost their lives. we have now learned that school police recently went through an active shooter training just two months ago. the police department foan acti shooter incident. the texas commission on law enforcement created a of shootings in parkland, florida, and santa fe, texas, and it said the number one goal should be to stop the killing, quote, an officer's first priority is to move in and confront the attacker, end quote. the school district police chief did not order his police officers to confront the shooter because he thought the shooter was no longer an active threat. yet another shooting in america touching off emotions
for survivors of the gilroy garlic festival shooting in 2019. one survivor, cheryl low was there nearly three years ago when the gunman opened fire, killing 3 people, wounding 17 ohs. she did escape, but she is still traumatized and on edge saying the uvalde shooting is adding to the anxiety. >> i could hear the gunfire and screaming, it was horrific. it's something i would never wish on my worst enemy. >> low is planning a gathering today in gilroy for other survivors to talk about what they are going through and to comfort one another. fire crews are on high alert this weekend with fire sparking across th coming our way today and tomorrow. in the last 24 hours, there were two major fires. one scorched more than 200 acres in bay point after a homeless enencampment went up
in flames. another turned a bethel island home into nothing but flames, ash, and smoke. the neighbors hosing down what they could because the fire station closest to the fire has been empty for years due to lack of funding. the fire station was set to reopen on wednesday. the giants are in cincinnati, taking on the reds. the game airing exclusively on peacock. the game is early. first pitch is 30 minutes from now. the coverage starts at 8:00 a.m. let's check in with vianey before we go. >> a nice sunday when it comes to skies, but the wind is the big story headed into the next three days, and temperatures will be in the 60s for san francisco. notice memorial day, 65. then we have the dry hills we are concerned about. as we continue into the middle of the week, the temperatures are going to get even warmer. we are going to go from 70s this weekend, back to the 90s by tuesday and wednesday. >> wow! all right, you were right.