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climb. now at 7:00 and streaming on cbs news bay area, protests erupted across the region tonight. a fierce fight to preserve abortion rights. >> we will never yield. we will never give up until a woman's rights are permanently protected. thank you all so much. >> san francisco mayor speaking in the last hour. good evening, i am ryan yamamoto. >> and i am elizabeth cook. let's take a live look at the supreme court. the debate has been gathered all day. this after chief justice roberts confirmed the late draft indicating a possible reversal of roe v wade was legitimate. >> process spilling into the streets of the bay area. this is a view from the chopper. right in front of the federal courthouse in san francisco. that is where kpix 5's max darrow begins our team's coverage. repayment >> reporter: hundreds of people if not more packed the plaza
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here in san francisco for this rally for reproductive justice. as you can see, they have been holding up signs, chanting, cheering, listening to speakers, including mayor london and california attorney general rob bonta. they have gathered here in response to the leaked draft opinion that the supreme court would overturn roe v wade. we spoke with 20 of people who showed up, many of whom not from san francisco, but from other parts of the bay area and beyond. they told us they can't believe that we are here. 50 years after this decision came down in 1973. they said they are glad to be here and they will continue to do what they can to make their voices heard. listen to this. >> i knew it was coming since 2016. it was still incredibly heartbreaking to hear how women are potentially going to lose their rights to healthcare. >> i'm glad to see people out
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of all ages, races, gender. >> i give birth eight months ago and almost died in the process and almost lost my son in the process. that was a fully plan, 100% wanted pregnancy. having an incredible support system and coming from a lot of privilege affirms to me what is so important about protecting people's right to choose. >> even though it is not a done deal yet, some of the people here told us even if roe v wade is in fact overturned as a result of this, they say they will not give up and will continue to fight and make their voices heard. in san francisco, max darrow. kpix 5. i am katie nelson in downtown san jose where dozens of protesters are gathered here in front of san jose's city hall protesting for abortion rights. >> reporter: chanting and holding signs, these demonstrators say they are trying to send a message all the way to washington, d.c. demanding the right of abortion remain legal in all 50 states.
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>> if i change one of the justice's mind -- that is a slim chance. but it is also to urge the democrats to do something. >> it was so intentional and thoughtful and so important to me at this stage of my life. however, if that had happened at any point in my life where i wasn't in that place, i would want the right to choose and i would want that right for everyone else as well. >> so little by little, they are being chipped away. >> reporter: those here tonight said it is not part of a group organization but instead, grassroots efforts by people who live here in san jose to try to make their voices heard. in san jose, i am. in influx of women who may have to cross the state line for an abortion if roe v wade is overturned. >> we have already cared for 80 patients seeking abortion services from alabama, arizona, florida, louisiana, arkansas,
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georgia, and texas. just to name a few. >> supervisors unanimously approved funding for planned parenthood and to expand services. >> you are spending taxpayer money -- not your own money, but taxpayer money to take care of the rest of the country. i take strong exception to that. >> tonight, lawmakers at the state capital are working on a constitutional amendment to protect voters rights. first, lawmakers would need a two thirds majority to get it on the ballot. democratic super majority in sacramento should not be a problem. >> we are putting the light of an abortion explicitly into the constitution and clarifying that it is a fundamental right. >> there are at least 13 bills already aimed at protecting or expanding abortion access in california.
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rob bonta issued a statement vowing to fight for abortion rights, our position has been clear from the beginning. roe v wade is the law of the land for half a century. and it should be upheld. i will use the full force of the law to defend california post reproductive rights, reproductive freedom is nonnegotiable and we will continue to fight to defend it. >> we are also hearing from those who support the overturning of roe v wade. >> the court is like it is going to find its error in roe versus wade where they just manufactured the suppose it right to commit abortion violence. they said that was in the cost to duchenne when it never was. so that is very, very encouraging that they might only correct that error. >> everyone we spoke with today acknowledged that no matter what the supreme court decides, abortion will likely remain legal throughout california. stay with us for continuing coverage of this developing story on air and online. murder charges have just
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been charged against the three suspects in the deadly shooting in downtown sacramento. police say the three men were in -- against brothers smiley and andre martin. the third suspect is still at large. >> reporter: this is an ongoing investigation. >> that is a significant amount of work that requires forensics analysis, ballistics, hundreds of hours that have been reviewed by officers in terms of his videos. all of that investigation is -- >> the suspects also face charges of being felons in possession of firearms. tonight, san jose's mayor and police chief are calling for major reforms to the police department's drug and alcohol testing policy. >> when an officer is found guilty of criminal conduct, i will personally walk him out.
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>> the proposed change comes after one officer overdosed on fentanyl and another showed up drunk to the scene of last week ? kidnapping investigation. the concern now spreading to city hall. >> it is my desire to say -- broad, random drug and alcohol testing throughout the department. >> i think it is a question best suited at the negotiation table. we are absolutely open to looking and finding ways to strengthen. >> the city? current -- specialized units like s.w.a.t. teams, the bomb unit, or by squat about that contract expires in june. tonight, the bay area are mourning the loss of the most -- norman mineta died at his home in maryland at the age of 90. his former chief of staff says he was surrounded by family when he peacefully passed away. mineta broke racial barriers,
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becoming san jose's first asian- american mayor. he also served in congress for 20 years and later became federal secretaries in congress and transportation. also saw the creation of the tsa after 9/11 and san jose's airport was named after him as well. still to come, a man scales san francisco salesforce tower without a net. exclusive video. and the message he is trying to send about abortion. plus, the instant changes that u.s. concedes to its reproductive rights landscape. the instant roe v wade potentially falls. buses are finally traveling in venice in san francisco, but is anyone writing them in temperatures all over the place. 50s along the coast to 60s in the city to 70s around the rest of the bay to 80s further inland. even warmer tomorrow. we will take a look at the forecast hea
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out-of-state corporations wrote an online sports betting plan they call "solutions for the homeless". really? the corporations take 90 percent of the profits. and using loopholes they wrote, they'd take even more. the corporations' own promotional costs, like free bets, taken from the homeless funds. and they'd get a refund on their $100 million license fee, taken from homeless funds, too. these guys didn't write a plan for the homeless. they wrote it for themselves.
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just a dramatic stunt in san francisco. a man scales of the salesforce tower as a way to protest against abortion rights. caught the man in action free climbing the building. the 22-year-old in las vegas calls himself the pro-life spider-man. they captured the climber's arrest. he was later cited and released. the salesforce tower is one of the tallest buildings in the west. in a landmark ruling, the supreme court legalized abortions. the decision to end the pregnancy during the first three months belongs to the woman and her doctor, not the government.
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>> that was the cbs evening news 49 years ago when the supreme court made roe v wade the law of the land. a leaked draft opinion now threatens that decision. >> if it becomes a law and if what is written is what remains, it goes before beyond the concern of whether or not there is a right to choose. there are other basic rights. >> if this opinion stands as written, states would then regulate abortions. many states are already prepared for action in both directions. 13 as a matter of fact have so- called trigger laws on the books that would ban or greatly restrict abortion automatically is if roe is overturned. 16 states in -- have already lost abortion rights. some companies have already said they will play for their employees in restricted states to travel to another state to receive care. >> we will see 26 states move to ensure that we no longer have control over our own bodies
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. >> the alabama corrections officer used of helping in a jailbreak now has a warrant for her arrest. it is believed she helped an accused murderer?. vicki white was part of the detention center, so no one questioned her when she led the inmate away from the facility. and ryan, authorities now say she had a, quote, special relationship with that and made but they did not elaborate. it looks like the bus rapid transit lanes are working. that project brought new separate lanes for community buses headed up and down venice print. buses are about 30% faster. and riders we talked to say they love it. >> the buses have to stop for the light, but they don't get tied up in traffic so they are just going smoothly up and down , and it is much faster. and the ride is smoother.
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>> it matters because if you're trying to take the kids to school in the morning before this without traffic, it was hit or miss. >> ridership -- 10 to 15% since those lanes opened about a month ago. let's give you a live look outside in oakland. >> it was an hd day. it was so pretty. crystal clear. meteorologist paul heggen is here. we're going to get more of these days? >> you. it's just going to get a little bit warmer. high pressure in control of our weather, which is why we have warmed up. but the position of the atmosphere is important. where it is located means that the offshore winds to kick in a little while today but because it is a little further off the coast, the onshore wind took over along the afternoon. this was directly overhead. we would see those offshore winds being able to dominate throughout the day or just not
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even being much of a factor at all. mostly calm winds with that very high pressure if it was very directly overhead where that is going to be the trick in figuring out tomorrow's temperatures. when does that onshore wind return in 3:00 in the afternoon, which gives areas around the coast and -- time to warm up a little bit. right now, the wind is part of the problem. it is that onshore direction, but it does not strong enough to push that direction into the valleys. temperatures are still mild. blue skies up ahead right now. you can see the flags standing up ahead. not straight out. around the bay, low to mid 60s. farther inland, still in the middle portion of the 70s. and that is above normal for this time of year. temperatures are going to drop down to around 50 degrees. we will see dense fog trying to make its way into some of the inland valleys. this is going to be a pretty shallow layer of fog. it might take a little bit longer to clear up right along the coast, but it should happen.
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your temperatures will warm up to the low 60s along the coast. we start off near 50 degrees. that is normal for this time of year. that hour by hour trend just depends on how the onshore breeze to behaves. the 70s in oakland. upper 50s in the coast. near 80 degrees for the warm response farther inland. high temperatures along the coast. occurring at about 1:00 in the afternoon. temperatures will back off as we had farther into the afternoon. about 2:00 is when we will reach highs for san francisco and oakland. temperatures still warming up farther inland. 90 degrees for fairfield, antioch and brentwood. low to mid 80s in the north bay. mid-80s in santa clara valley. notice the temperatures around the bay already dropping off. daytime highs because of that onshore breeze pushing the cooler air a little bit across the bay. our little warm spell comes to an end on thursday with more cloud cover overhead. there is even an outside chance that some of those clouds are
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going to squeeze showers into the north bay friday afternoon. it is a 20% chance. nothing to get excited about, but this parade of storm systems is going to be every other day with more clouds. slightly cooler temperatures. and a chance for a couple sprinklers north of the golden gate. the pollen count is going to continue to climb. into the medium high category by thursday and friday and skyhigh by the first half of the week. be ready for that. temperatures aren't going to drop off significantly from wednesday to thursday. of five to 10 degrees drop across the bay area. it looks like mother's day on sunday is going to be the coolest day in the seven-day forecast with inland temperatures struggling to get above 70 degrees. mix of clouds with that. friday, then again on sunday. maybe a chance by tuesday of next week, but that is way down the line. we will keep looking for those rain chance is even though in
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the month of may there tends to be a lot of promise and very little delivery on that promise. >> it is still optimistic and nice to some showers. >> we are trying to be optimistic. >> do not miss mother's day. >> oh, no. i will remind you. coming up next, special teachers getting some much deserved recognition. coming up on our streaming service, cbs news bay area, we take an in-depth look at potential fallout of eventually overturning roe v wade with a san jose state political science professor, donna crane. you can watch our stream wherever and whenever. find us on pluto tv, channel 1021, and any platform using the free cbs news app . ♪
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♪ the great resignation hitting new highs. >> a new report shows 4.5 million americans quit or change jobs in march. march alone. that is a new record. there are 11.5 million job openings. the highest number ever recorded. close to two job openings for every unemployed worker in march. >> whether it is to keep
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existing workers, provide more generous benefits, or to lure new job candidates into those positions. >> quitting does not work out for everyone. about one in five people who resigned during the pandemic regretted it. many say they did not properly way the pros and cons. four teachers got a classroom surprise. a special classroom visit to announce their finalist for county teacher of the year. >> this is my 19th year teaching. all of my years except for three here at -- heiskell. >> the two winners will be announced in september. they will go on to compete at the state level. we are celebrating teacher appreciation week. you can nominate an amazing teacher that just messaged us at kpix tv. or use the hashtag, kpix teacher. >> and if you are a teacher, there are many babies and
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under district attorney gascón, i prosecuted car break-ins. all repeat offenders, often in organized crime rings. but when chesa boudin took office, he dissolved the unit and stopped me from collaborating with the police on my cases. now home and car break-ins are on the rise because repeat offenders know they can get away with it. chesa boudin is failing to do his job. there's a better way to keep san francisco safe. recall chesa boudin now.
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san francisco park says stern grove will be ready for concert this summer.
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>> the hillside was washed out after a water pipe broke last august. the price of the repairs, $20 million. >> took out some of the big names, including too short. they are going to be along with punk band tower of terror. phil lesh and plenty more. registration is not open until august 2nd. but the best part, tickets are completely free. i love that. >> it is such a gift -- the city. i am so glad they were able to repair it because it is such an experience. you need to go if you can. there is nothing like it.
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out-of-state corporations wrote an online sports betting plan they call "solutions for the homeless". really? the corporations take 90 percent of the profits. and using loopholes they wrote, they'd take even more. the corporations' own promotional costs, like free bets, taken from the homeless funds. and they'd get a refund on their $100 million license fee, taken from homeless funds, too. these guys didn't write a plan for the homeless. they wrote it for themselves.
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