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traditional disc with a closely guarded secret. right now at 7:00 stemming on cbs news bay area as california enters a sixth covid wave, santa clara's top official says they are starting to see more immune escape. each new variant seems to be more contagious than the last. >> it is when you have immunity to something from an actual infection or a vaccine -induced immunity. and then you need the version of the virus again. and the virus can get around the immunity that your body has built up. >> across the bay area, infections are up 160% compared to just last month. the good news so far, hospitalizations have remained fairly steady and manageable. good evening, i am juliette goodrich. >> and i am ryan yamamoto. kpix 5's max darrow begins coverage of san mateo with the new covid testing concept aimed at turning the tide.
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>> reporter: this test site at the college of san mateo is now a test to treat site, so people who test positive you will get to go home with prescription covid-19 antiviral drugs. the one-stop shop "test to treat" site is the first of its kind in the bay area. it is a simple concept to get tested and right for the results. if it is positive, a practitioner will determine if you're eligible for an immediate prescription for treatment. >> it sounds like this is even more convenient. i would imagine people would show up. >> it seems like a great idea. i don't know how accurate the home tests are, so to be able to get over results and have someone follow up is probably very advantageous. >> reporter: dr. curtis chan is the health officer for san mateo county passed the environmental impact is very effective. 90% effective at creating -- within the first five days of developing symptoms. the people eligible for this
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medication are people who are high risk for progressing to severe disease. >> reporter: the federal government launched the "test to treat" initiative in march. there are currently 25 pharmacies and clinics within the 50 mile radius of san francisco that do "test to treat". dr. peter chen hong is an infectious disease expert who says antiviral treatments will help the community respond to it without shutting it down. >> more that we can have all people have access in easy fashion, the better it is. not just for the people who are 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 because we are seeing the increase rise in cases throughout 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 paxlovid on hand at this site.
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next week, there should be half a dozen similar sites throughout the county and more popping up in other parts of the bay area. a bill that would allow california kids 12 and up to be vaccinated without their parents permission cleared its first hurdle in sacramento today. currently, minors need permission for every vaccine except those to prevent sexually transmitted diseases. you can stay with kpix 5, and cbs news bay area for continuing coverage of this new covid wave and the response to it. now at 7:00, san francisco city leaders celebrating new affordable housing development. they are calling it house ahead. the community sits at the heart of the mission near 16th and folsom. in all, there are 143 units of affordable housing. the idea is to provide options for people trying to stay put in their community. >> this is a part of a tremendous community. what is a fabric of what makes san francisco so special. and i cannot wait until we
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continue to cut these ribbons, purchase these properties, and get these homes built so that san francisco truly remains a place for all. taking a live look at san francisco where city leaders are making a push to bring business travel back from the pandemic. a new report by the american hotel and lodging association shows san francisco hotels are on pace to see the sharpest decline in business travel revenue of all major u.s. cities. a drop of nearly 70%, or $1.7 billion. >> leisure travel may be the biggest on record this year, but the business travel is still down significantly. we are encouraging businesses to go back in the office. >> i'm not holding my breath right now, but hopefully things get better. >> it is not just hotel suffering. so are the local businesses that depend on travelers to spend money with them. new at 7:00, local leaders
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are using the promise of foot traffic in san francisco. the chamber of commerce has secured funding to eliminate 12 commercial corridors around the city. that includes areas in the north beach, chinatown, admission, and the catholic districts. ♪ ♪ and tonight, people across the bay area are out celebrating cinco de mayo. and that includes this crowd at golden gate park. they are enjoying musical performances and dancing. of course, the day is also about celebrating with your stomach. kpix 5's andrea borba with an authentic mexican dish, which is a closely guarded secret sauce. >> reporter: it is the busiest day of the year at molcajete cocina mexicana in oakland. unsurprisingly, there are burritos, tacos and margaritas flying out the kitchen. what owner manuel torres really wants you to order from this extensive menu is this. >> the special for cinco de
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mayo today is mole poblano and carnet asada. >> it is a sweet and spicy sauce with over 25 degrees ingredients, sometimes 40, depending on who you ask. >> different spices. >> reporter: there are many others manwell will not share for trade secret reasons, giving only this hand. >> a little sweet. a little spicy. but i make it here. it's very good. >> reporter: it is traditional to serve on cinco de mayo. celebrated in the states with tacos, tequila, and more than a dash of cultural appropriation rooted in the battle of pueblo. mexico fought and won against napoleon and the french. mole poblano has its origin story in the 17th century. it is considered to be the national dish of mexico. the point of pride. >> very traditional. everyone makes it. everyone makes it a little bit different. we make it a little bit
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sweeter, but it is always very good. >> reporter: if you do order it, know that someone like manwell lost sleep over the sauce that can be poured over just about everything. >> three or four hours. >> reporter: this is a labor of love. >> too much labor. >> reporter: like all traditions, it gets passed from generation to generation. 20-year-old mauricio is still learning from dad. >> he tries, but it's a lot of things to try to prepare. but i'm getting there. so, hopefully soon. >> reporter: in oakland, andria borba. kpix 5. >> dinner, anyone? >> i'm trying to google the address right now. streaming on cbs news bay area -- >> if we don't make any changes, we are going to keep having the same problems again and again and again. >> what one group of san francisco residents are demanding tonight in the wake of an accident. a deadly wildfire. while --
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plus, a pair of bay area shelters making a new push to get dogs out the door and into your home. and a daring stunt on the side of a bay area hotel. why the niners mascot and other thrill seekers took the plunge. >> a little breezy for that if you ask me. remember those temperatures in the 80s yesterday? that is over. only upper fanduel and draftkings, two out of state corporations making big promises to californians. what's the real math behind their ballot measure for online sports betting? 90% of profits go to the out of state corporations permanently. only eight and a half cents is left for the homeless. and in virginia, arizona, and other states, fanduel and draftkings use loopholes to pay far less than was promised. sound familiar? it should. it's another bad scheme for california.
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protesting yet another death at the hands of a driver in our city. vision zero is something that politicians have signed onto many times. but they never take the action that actually gets us to vision zero. >> new at 7:00, protesters gathered demanding the city take action to end traffic deaths. the demonstration follows a hit and run crash that killed a
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scooter rider on sunday. protesters want to ramp up the pressure on the city to follow through with its vision zero plan for no traffic deaths. tonight, san jose police are investigating the city's 30th fatal crash of the year. it all happened just before 8:00 this evening. i work truck pulled up to a house under construction. as the driver backed up to unload supplies, he hit a man and between the truck and the car parked in the driveway. police say the driver is cooperating and did not appear to be impaired. dozens of mountain view residents are returning home this evening. a deadly fire broke out yesterday at the regency complex forcing the evacuation of 25 units. >> this fire did not vent to the outside. it was on the second floor and there is a third floor above it. so we went into the center hallway of the complex, what which basically was a chimney. and we pushed the fire back to
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the unit of origin. we prevented it from extending to two other units. there was only one unit damaged by fire. >> one person was found unconscious and later died at the hospital. five others were heard. many more had to be rescued along with their pets. one dog died also. all 50 residents were temporarily displaced. property owners will be responsible for any illegal fireworks activity on their land. earlier this month, the city council approved funds that will start at $1200. taking a look at your top headlines, demonstrations are expected to intensify outside the u.s. supreme court and across the country ahead of a final ruling that could overturn roe v wade. >> our rights are not up for debate. taller security barricades have gone up around the high court. the opinion is expected by early july and could trigger instant restrictions in more than 20 states on both the procedure and abortion drug access. >> it attacks the constitution
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and attacks the decision of roe v wade. it attacks precedent. it attacks privacy and that should not stand. we have to improve it. it is going to be bad, but we have to make it less bad than it is now. russian forces are bombarding the trench for steel plant where ukrainian troops and civilians are still stuck. ukrainian president volodymyr zelenskyy says some are wounded and will need to be dug out from underground bunkers by hand. the u.n. is working to set up another evacuation convoy tomorrow. a stunning slide on wall street erased yesterday's big gains. the dow plunged by more than 1000 points. the slide comes as worries grow that the interest rate hikes the fed is using to fight inflation will slow the economy down in the process. and the man accused of attacking comedian dave chapelle on stage at the hollywood bowl will not face felony assault charges. police say 23-year-old lee was
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carrying a fake handgun that contained a real knife when he tackled chapelle tuesday night. ryan, the d.a.s office said it did not charge him with assault with a deadly weapon. instead, he could face misdemeanor charges. many animal shelters across the bay area are overwhelmed with pets as a side effect of pandemic recovery. now the animal shelter has one goal to empty itself. their slashing adoption fees down to $25 until may 14. adoptions usually cost $100- $250. >> if you are at that point where you feel you could use a little more life or energy in your home, adopting a pet is a really great thing to do. >> as we told you last night, the oakland animal shelter is also cutting adoption fees from
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$150 to just $20. the shelter is bursting at the seams with large dogs. it will be open from 12:00 to 7:00 through saturday. all three of us are dog owners. if i had the space -- oh my gosh. >> if you walk in there, you will walk out with one. that is what happens. >> that is how i got my first dog. there is a beagle looking at me and i want that one. let's take a look at what is happening weatherwise. an evening walk with your pup if you're thinking about heading to the shelter and adopting one this weekend. the weather is looking okay. tonight we are going to see mostly cloudy skies. locally dense fog along the coast across the bay and into inland valley tomorrow morning. temperatures tomorrow are going to warm up to about where they were today. we are going to see plenty of clouds. some breaks in the sunshine. but also the possibility of a couple showers north of the golden gate. i will show you that on future
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cast in just a second. it is going to be cooler for mother's day. below average temperatures sunday, mondayan evbetterchance a few of those light rain showers. light showers extended to what we see in may. let's take what we can get. clouds hanging out as head into tonight. after midnight, one round of showers will try to make its way into northbay, but it runs out of steam as it tries to make its way through the golden gate. we are talking about trace amounts in those locations and only about a 20 to 30% chance of that. it is just the first of several different rain chances heading our way through next next week. this is focused on the northbay because we have the best chance of any of us. that is going to be sunday continuing into monday. maybe even lingering into tuesday with an outside chance of a couple showers on thursday as well. it could creep all the way down to san francisco and oakland. i don't think they're going to make their way inland into the santa clara valley, but we will take whatever rain we can possibly get. you add up all of these
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different rain chances and the forecast models are saying we are not going to get much. maybe a few hundredths of an inch -- close to a 10th of an inch of rain for the northbay. we would take it. right now, a nice view of the layers of clouds as we look. low to mid 60s. downtown san francisco in the mid 60s. we will drop down to the low to mid 50s by early tomorrow morning. keeping temperatures from falling into the 40s. a slow warm-up. the onshore breeze is still going to be with us. the cloud cover we see is going to slow down the warm-up as well. we end up with mostly close to normal temperatures in the 60s around the bay. low to mid 70s for most inland spots but a little bit cooler at the northbay with more clouds and a chance for a couple of showers. temperatures will be similar saturday. maybe a few degrees warmer. the drop from saturday to sunday. it is going to be cool with the potential of showers on mother's day. shower chances continue into the first half of next week. that outside chance of a couple showers making their way into
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the northbay. by thursday of next week, producing these rain chances are going to completely shut down as we head into summer. so let's take this. we will have an update on the timing of this potential rain chances coming up at 11:00. >> we will take whatever we can get. now at 7:00, taking the plunge. dozens of volunteers down the side of the hotel. san francisco's union square. all in an effort to raise money for outward bound californians. give kids the chance to get outside. >> we run one-day programs in our amazing new ropes course which we built during the pandemic. and that is a place where local youth can come and experience challenging discovery. >> the event raised more than $300,000 to support scholarships. well, still ahead, the warriors/grizzlies series game even more
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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
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to keep san francisco safe. recall chesa boudin now.
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♪ well, that warriors/grizzlies series getting pretty heated. almost dirty too. >> that means around of fines and punishments from game two. memphis player dillon brooks was ejected for the flagrant
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file after clubbing gary payton in the head. payton fractured his left elbow while trying to embrace his fall. today, brooks was suspended for saturday's game three without pay. payton will be re-evaluated in two weeks. and warrior star draymond green has been fined $25,000 for flipping off grizzlies fans. it happened while he was walking to the locker room after getting elbowed in the face. >> there number one, right? i guess not. >> he knows better, right? >> a live look at the chase center where you can sit and pose for a picture with the san francisco legend. diehard warriors fan ed lee put a life-sized statue was unveiled today. i push for a brand-new san francisco arena before his unexpected passing back in 2017. >> when he played basketball, he thought he was like 6'7". you could not tell him anything different.
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he was just really not only someone who left san francisco, but he loved basketball. and he loved this team. >> up next with a heartwarming update for fans, we have ou out-of-state corporations wrote an online sports betting plan
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well, i live look at the uc, berkeley falcon can. we have some exciting news. the chicks belonging to the dragon falcon are hatching. the first fluffy chick has fully emerged from its shell. i think she is maybe guarding it right now. as i think so but one of the three eggs only had just after 8:00 a.m. the tender moments all caught on camera. soon, the tiny chick was looking a lot fluffier and cuddling with mom. and the new mate, alden, was watching from a distance before meeting chick. the arrival bittersweet. the father of the hatchlings died one month ago, but he
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manned up and quickly souped in to help incubate the eggs. >> okay. he did well. those are -- okay. we also saw the hungry chick eating its first dinner. it stepped away for a few minutes and got a better look at the fluffy hatchling almost making eye contact with the camera. the chronicle reports that we can see the next egg hatch in the next few hours and the third could take a little longer. >> alden fathered the third chick. so, okay. >> there is a lot happening there. >> so, the first two and maybe alden swooped in. all right. st tuned.
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