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people who test positive you will get to go home with prescription covid-19 antiviral drugs. the one-stop shop anti-"test to treat" shop. if it is positive, a nurse and health practitioner will determine if you are eligible for an immediate prescription for treatment, such as paxil of it. >> i would imagine people would show up. >> it seems like a great idea. i don't know how accurate the tests are. to be able to get results and have someone follow up with you is probably really advantageous. >> this is a really big advancement in public health. >> reporter: san mateo county. >> it is very effective. 90% effective at preventing hospitalizations and deaths if given within the first five days of developing symptoms. people who are eligible for this medication are people who are high risk for ressinto
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federal -- >> reporter: there are currently 25 within a 50 mile radius of san francisco that do "test to treat". more sites are in the works. >> is going to be a huge game changer. antiviral treatments will help the community respond to go but without shutting it down. >> the more that we can have people with access to it in easy fashion, the better it is. not just for the people getting sick. the better it is for all of us because these people are going to be less likely to transmit it to other folks. >> it is important now because we're seeing the increase rise in cases around the bay area. i think this is a game changer for older adults and those with medical conditions. >> reporter: on thursday, there were 100 courses of paxil of it on this side. there should be six sites like
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this one throughout the county. more will pop up in the bay area in california as well. in san mateo, max darrow. kpix 5. regulators are limiting those who can get access to the j&j covid vaccine. today, the fda said shots limited -- should be limited to adults who do not have other vaccines or specifically what j&j. the regulation comes as another black eye for j&j after the city recommended pfizer for did you check that 401(k)? wall street taking a big hit. stocks falling medically. marking the worst day of the year. here's a look at the closing numbers. the dow dropped more than 1000 points. nasdaq finished nearly 650 points in the red. the s&p 900. today's losses after the federal reserve raised interest rates by half a percentage point. the largest rate increase since 2000. the u.s. was in the middle of boom.
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>> this inflation battle is first and foremost in people's's mind. so, the fed has been very aggressive. it delivered a very large rate hike historically yesterday. and said that it would probably do that two more times at least along with further tightening measures that are also to come. >> the movement by the fed is to reign in rates that have been skyrocketing. since march of last year, the cost of food, energy and gas have all seen major increases. how will the rising interest rates impact the market. what buyers are already noticing. >> reporter: born and raised in the bay area, magician daniel chen has made a career out of working for himself looking gigs around town and virtually
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from his home studio. >> we still have to keep working in the bay area. it feels like it is a rat race. >> reporter: with kids almost out of high school, the resident wonders if it is worth buying here or moving elsewhere. >> we could comfortably retire in florida or texas. >> reporter: mortgage rates have been rising all year. the latest interest rate hike this week. >> it is supposed to curb inflation, but it feels like there is a catch-22. >> reporter: he estimates that on a mortgage around $800,000, he would pay an extra $500 a month. >> more down in a different state and moving out of california is definitely on my mind. >> reporter: his focus here on east bay. they want to try to stay into the stain district so their kids don't have to change schools. >> it is always a great time to get into the market when you're able. >> reporter: while you may see a few less offers on homes, local realtors say prices are still rising in this market. buyers will need to prepare to
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spend more to own even less. >> we think this interest rate hike is only going to exacerbate homeownership disparity. particularly among -- >> reporter: experts say the market is only going to get more competitive with low supply and plenty of demand. >> there is always someone that is richer. and there is always someone, whether it is a cto or founder, pushing up the pricing. >> reporter: chances there is no cheap trick of making owning a home a reality. reporting in fremont, shawn chitnis. kpix 5. new security fencing has gone up are outside the u.s. supreme court. after that leaked draft opinion suggests that the court intends to strike down roe v wade. cbs reporter natalie brand is in washington where federal and state lawmakers are getting ready for a final decision.
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>> reporter: that's right, sierra. and chief justice john roberts during a public appearance today at a judicial conference called the leak absolutely appalling. but the fallout from this draft majority opinion continues to grow as all eyes remain on the nation's highest court. additional taller security barricades are up around the u.s. supreme court with demonstrations expected to intensify their and around the country. ahead of the final ruling on roe v wade. -- she warned the landmark decision could be overturned back when she ran for president. >> once you allow this kind of extreme power to take hold, you have no idea who they will come for next >> reporter: the opinion is expected by early july. it could shape the more than 20 states nationwide that are moving towards putting more
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restrict laws in place. some of those bills have been tied up in federal court pending the high court's decision. >> if you wipe roe v wade off the books, it means there is nothing in the federal constitution to prevent states from completely outlying an abortion. >> reporter: some conservative states are also moving to restrict use of abortion drugs. >> i think there's going to be a battle between the states and the federal government which allows the distribution of abortion pills and states which try to outlaw the distribution and use of abortion pills within their boundaries. >> reporter: democratic states and leaders are bracing for an influx of women seeking abortion services. >> we have been very carefully building our infrastructure here in minnesota so that we can be able to welcome that surge. >> reporter: senate majority leader chuck schumer says next week the senate will vote on a bill to make abortion rights federal law. >> people should show where they stand. this has been american law for 50 years. >> let's allow the people to weigh in on this. we will have
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a big national discussion. >> the democratic bill to codify roe v wade is not expected to get the 60 votes necessary to move forward. natalie brand, cbs news washington. before we let you go, we know the cost additional law professor you spoke to thinks the next battle could be over women who try to go to another state to get an abortion, say like here in california. what do we know about that? >> reporter: that's right, syrup. a number of legal experts are raising this as the potential of core fights if conservative states try to go after people who help women travel out of their home states to get an abortion. that is why we are seeing state lawmakers in california try to take steps preemptively. in fact, california is considering a bill in the state legislature that would shield those who helped a woman who travels to the state for abortion services from getting
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sued, sara. >> all right. a lot to play out here, natalie. thank you. one person was killed in a work truck accident in san jose. the driver was backing up to make a delivery but the person wound up being pinned between the truck and a parked car. the victim was rushed to the hospital where he later died. police say the driver showed no signs of intoxication. ♪ ♪ ukrainian president volodymyr zelenskyy is calling on the united nations to help save the remaining civilians who are still trapped at that steel plant in mariupol. he says there are many that need to be dug up from bunkers by hand. missile strikes are still bombarding that area despite russia's promise of a cease- fire. russia is not interested in negotiating. >> if you prefer talks to war, you do not beseech and shelve them 24 hours per day.
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>> reporter: united nations is working with the red cross to organize another evacuation convoy. meanwhile, cbs that russian forces have not progressed very far in recent days. still ahead on kpix 5 and streaming on cbs news bay area, the warriors /grizzlies series getting even more heated. a new anna schmidt handed down for this hard-hit on the warriors gary payton. >> the nba has done punishment as we reported. plus, what we are learning about the man accused of attacking the comedian dave chapelle. and a new sign of the drought emergency. the severe water cutbacks in one part of the state. a big cooldown for inland parts of the bay area. 10 to 20 degrees cooler than we were at this point on wednesday. the cool weather is going to make itself at home, bringing with it a slight chance of a couple of showers. taking a look at that in the first alert weather forecast. ♪ ♪
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♪ well, new video out of the midwest. a twister. barrels through a town in kansas. the tornado captured on security camera video creating a path of destruction right there. debris, damaging buildings. frightening scene there. thankfully, no deaths were reported. well, the warriors/grizzlies series has gotten a little bit heated passed fines and punishments handed down from monday's game two. >> this happened on a day when the league had no nba playoffs games scheduled. they found time to lay down the law on memphis player dillon brooks. brooks is a player who club terry payton ii in the head while in driving for a score. payton fractured his left elbow while trying to brace his fall.
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brooks today was suspended for saturday's game three without pay. payton, one of the warriors best defenders will be re- evaluated in a few weeks. draymond green is find $25,000 for flipping off grizzlies fans when he went into the locker room after being elbowed in the face in the same game. green knew the fine was coming and was good with it. >> you are going to boo somebody who got elbowed in the eye or the face, you should get flipped off. i will do an appearance and make up the money. it felt really good to make up and flip them off. if they are going to be that nasty, i can be nasty too. i am assuming the cheers was because they knew i would be fine. >> game three at the chase center. winner of that game takes the 2- 1 series lead. first team to four moves on.
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>> got to love the drama. >> don't worry, i will pick up another $25,000 doing an appearance. what in the world is that like? anyway. okay. let's check in with paul right now. as promised, a big cooldown. >> epic temperature substantially cool in the bay area. even slightly warmer along the coast today. we had into the next couple of days. we're going to see the clouds sticking around tonight and parts of the day tomorrow. spreading out from where it is along the coast right now across the bay and into the inland valleys. plenty of clouds on friday. some peeks of sunshine. a chance of a couple of showers for the north bay. we will take a look at that in just a second. it is going to be cooler for mother's day. saturday, the dryer half of the weekend. no showers on first alert doppler right now. so, let's take a look at the clouds instead.
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there's plenty of those. center clouds as you go farther south. the sun has been filtering through those allowing temperatures to warm up to about what is normal for this time of year. thicker clouds north of the golden gate. that is where these clouds could yield some showers later tonight. after midnight into the early hours of friday morning for that first chance of showers to make its way into the north bay. your rain chances are going to run around 30 to 40% tomorrow. another batch of showers moves in by friday evening. that is going to try to make a run down toward the central bay. but the air over most of the bay area is dry enough it is just going to eat that up and evaporate on the way down to the ground. but there is another chance a little bit later on. we're going to see a dry pattern taking over. plenty of sunshine on saturday before the next system rose in. let's take a look at the big extra pattern. showers tonight and tomorrow. staying further to our north. but there is another storm lining up. the big picture pattern involves in a way it is going to set up shop in northern california and southern oregon
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for a lot next week. going to bring some cooler temperatures and maybe some more showers in the forecast by sunday, monday and tuesday. slight chances. but in may, we will take what we can get. clouds overhead with fog hanging out behind downtown san francisco. 57 downtown. temperatures further inland all in the 60s. substantially cooler than yesterday. as inland spots mostly climb up into the 70s. a degree cooler for the first pitch of the game this evening. layer of appropriately. it is made baseball in the area. temperatures tonight not dropping down too far from there. high temperatures tomorrow climbing up to about what they were today. 50s along the coast. 60s along the bay. upper 60s and near 70 degrees for the north bay. the coolest inland spots. the san jose area and santa clara valley likely to reach into the upper half of the 70s because you are a little farther south. you're on the warmer side of this weather pattern shaping
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up. the santa cruz mountains are going to block some of that rain from making its way into the santa clara valley. rain chances for the bay area are going to peek to sunday and monday. making their way as far south as san francisco, but unlikely to climb over into san jose. the forecast there remains dry. it is definitely going to be cool. sunday, monday and tuesday. we will take the rain chances wherever they want to present themselves. if they are going to be lower than 50-50, we will take a number for those rain chances coming up down the line at 5:30. coming up, airbnb is out with new rules that could impact your vacation plans. plus, the bay area hotel. the niners mascot and other thrill seekers decided to propel rappel down the building. >> that looks a little sketchy. up on cbs news bay area, the shortest player in nba history. a memoir about his life and career. you can watch our stream whenever and wherever. find us on pl
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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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♪ a drought emergency is triggering new water rules in california, but there is a difference when it comes to northern and southern california. >> reporter medicine kelly has more on the difference between north and south. >> californians know by now water is precious. the water supply is not always guaranteed. not with consecutive drought years. northern california is less dependent on imported water thanks to more local supplies. but even the bay area requires some imports from the sierra. a difference from numbers to the south.
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>> southern california is very dependent on imported water. imported water from northern caliph on you or the colorado basin. or even from the eastern sierra. >> reporter: the water conservation supervisor explained why they are 190,000 customers will not see an 80,000 -- 80 gallon limit like some southern californians passed we banked over 250,000 acre-feet of water, or enough to supply our customers with several years. >> reporter: that helps the entire region. in years when surface water supplies are low, they can share what they have banked. >> from a water supply standpoint, we are not experiencing a shortage at this time. >> reporter: at most, the agency may limit watering to three days a week under the governor's executive order to save water. >> we are going to ask customers to reduce their watering times by two minutes
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per cycle. >> airbnb will now crackdown on rental properties during the summer holiday. the bay area company says users without history of positive reviews will not be allowed to book at a home for only one night. and customers who throw parties, the company says they have a right to take legal action. airbnb says the new rules will be in place for the month of july holiday weekends. websites advertising seems to be everywhere these days. now it is coming to tiktok in a new way. it is called talk pulse. it will let marketers add spots and allow select creators to get a cut of the cash. the details have not been hashed out. the feature would be a first for tiktok. a few days ago, you saw a man illegally climb salesforce tower. today, a group of volunteers were seen climbing down the largest hotel. nearly -- people rappelled down
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the hotel in union square. it was all for a good cause. they volunteered for this. the event raising scholarship money to support youth and veterans participation in outward bound california programs. it was also a chance to help people conquer a little fear of heights. >> coming together and supporting each other. knowing that the fundraising you did and going over the edge. you are helping youth get outside and connect with each other and be in the outdoors. >> there you go. the event raised more than $300,000 to support scholarships. i do have it confirmed that sara donchey will be volunteering next year to go down the side of the building. >> listen, it is a great cause, but there is absolutely nothing that could make me do it. but i'm glad they did it. >> i would do it. >> i know you would. still ahead on kpix 5 and streaming on cbs news bay area, a new honor for the late san francisco mayor edley , a new statue celebrates his love for the doves. how san jose police are preparing for the second mile
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you are watching kpix 5 news at 5:30. right now on kpix 5 and streaming on cbs news bay area, more local news at 5:30. a deadly fire sweeps through a south bay apartment building.
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the fire was so difficult to put out. plus, california moves to embrace the crypto market. the money move that state leaders just made. plus, cinco de mayo celebrations are ramping up. house police are making sure people celebrate safely. thousands of mexican americans are celebrating cinco de mayo today. along with all the fun, san jose police are on the lookout for any trouble. >> reporter: well, i am right here at the corner of storrie and king in east san jose. this is the heart of the mexican-american community. this afternoon, there is a festive atmosphere out here as people are selling flags and food. it is a real day for the community to celebrate cultural pride. cinco de mayo is alive and well in san jose. in fact, the day that commemorates the battle victory over french occupation horses in the city of puebla, mexico, is more widely celebrated north of the border than south. >> more of him american holiday. it is not celebrated to this
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extent in mexico. but is a truly unique american holiday here. >> i was born and raised in the san jo. r it moof a tradition. our mom used to take us out when we were teenagers. >> it is also a day when the immigrant community can feel closer ties to home. >> it is cool to see so many of uscelebrating second mile in the united states. as it is still fun. yeah. i think later in the night it can get a little rowdy. >> reporter: the city hasn't drawn large clouds that can gem city streets beyond capacity. the department is deploying extra officers who may set up traffic diversions to keep cars and emergency vehicles moving throughout the weekend. in san jose, len ramirez. kpix 5. taking a live look at the san francisco skyline. can't see much of it right now. but the city is underneath all of that fiber celebrating the
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grand opening of a new affordable housing development. the new community sits in the heart of the mission near the corner of folsom f-16s. in all, there are 143 units of audible housing. the idea is to provide options to allow people from the mission to stay in the neighborhood. >> the work that this community has done has led to what has already been reduced -- 700 units so far. and another almost 500 years units to come. we are well on our way to finally realizing the dream of the people who make up the fabric of the mission community and who are so critical to what makes san francisco so special. >> there are also 30 units with accessibility features for people with vision and hearing impairments. live where the lawyers unveil an honorary statue for the late mayor, ed lee. lee was known for his love for basketball. of course, the dogs. he


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