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>> reporter: this is a real possibility. they are putting out the word right now in part to let people know what is at state. we could see an energy shortfall of 1700 megawatts. putting that in perspective, that is equivalent to what it takes to power 1.3 million homes. trouble could come on the hottest days, whether there is high demand for their electricity. we could be looking at ■ scenario just like the summer of 2020. we saw a rolling blackout on august 14th and 15th. that came in the middle of a heat wave in several western states. so the concern is that same thing could happen again this summer. >> it increases loads in california potentially to a higher level. but it also tightens up supply across the west because when the west heats up, there is less supply of available to import from other parts of the west. >> reporter: the drought only adds to the shortage. especially if the state has to
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cut down hydroelectric power generation because of the lack of water. so get ready to hear about stepped-up conservation efforts as we head into the summer. >> thanks so much for the update. a live look outside. we have been talking about the cooler temperatures. we're tracking some possible changes on the way. paul is here to explain it all. >> we have fog out there already rolling through the golden gate. even thick enough to accumulate on whether the camera lenses. towards the golden gate bridge it is in there. already that fog is beginning to spread away from the coast. some drizzle in san francisco. we have also seen a few hundredths of an inch of rain. and even in the oakland hills. but the showers are so low to the ground they are flying underneath the radar beam in the north bay. but we know they are out there. about a 1 in 3 chance of anything but a trace of rain. those rain chances should diminish. the fog is going to spread out. it could tomorrow morning with
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a little bit of patchy drizzle. sunday becomes unsettled once again. heading out to the giants game as they take on the st. louis cardinals and try to snap the losing streak. be prepared for not just measurable rain, but cool, damp conditions. game time at 7:15. dropping down to the mid-50s through the course of the ring. we will take a look at the full forecast in just a few minutes. with so many bay area of business is falling victim, one lawmaker asking the fbi for help. congressman eric swalwell praying once agencies to -- small businesses. since 2020, three fourths of the store owners say they have seen a rise in crime. >> retailers are closing down. one that hurts economic development. but it also hurts people who need to get their medication or need to get diapers for their kids who cannot go somewhere
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locally because these retail crime. >> according to the national retail federation, businesses lost up to $100 billion to organized retail theft in 2021. delete to draft opinion published by politico this weekend sparked protest nationwide over abortion rights. it has also spurred legislators in both our nations capital anne state capital to state step up -- more details from capitol hill. >> reporter: a week of protests leading up to a day of action next weekend, but groups on the other side are also organizing and also taking to the streets as both sides face-off in anticipation of this final decision from the u.s. supreme court. >> i am pro-life because i am a human being. >> reporter: demonstrations on both sides of the issue are taking place in cities nationwide as senators at home for the weekend to hear from
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constituents. ahead of a planned vote next week to make abortion vote legal nationwide. >> i don't believe it is the state that should intervene with its heavy hand and make the decision. >> reporter: if roe v wade is struck down by the supreme court, abortion rights will be decided by individual states. >> i think those decisions should be made by the elected representatives and the people in the various states. and i think that is the correct answer. >> reporter: republicans remain opposed to the democratic bill. and that includes monitor susan collins of maine who will vote against it. >> reporter: senator collins and alisha makowski have opposed a more narrow bill to codify roe, but health providers who oppose abortion on religious grounds. >> were not looking to compromise something as vital as this.
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>> reporter: state and legal experts are already anticipating what could be the next wave of legal battles. >> i think it brings up a lot of new questions. for instance, there are states trying to say, not only can we ban abortions within our state, but we're going to try to ban residents from traveling to another state. >> reporter: republican state lawmakers in louisiana advanced a bill through a house committee to criminalize abortion. classifying it as a homicide. >> that louisiana bill's prospects are still unclear. we stopped to get a vote before the full state legislature, but it just goes to show how different states are moving in different directions on this issue. as we have been reporting, california is one of the state where lawmakers are working to try to expand access. i capitol hill, i am natalie brand. kpix 5. a car went over a cliff near sutro pass. the fire department shared these photos. the car was at a very sharp
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angle on a sandy bluff. we don't know much about how this happened, but we do know the car plunged between 30 and 40 feet at lands end sometime before 3:00 this morning. there were four people inside. all of them were rescued but two are in critical condition. restoration work has started on a bay area landmark. the iconic hangar one at moffett field will return to its former glory. that won't happen until 2025. >> reporter: well, if you have driven down highway 101 in mountain view, you've noticed that the historic hangar one has been stripped down to bare metal. it has been that way for years. but what you may not have noticed is that work has just begun on a massive restoration project to bring this hangar back to what it once was when it was built in the 1930s. the clang of construction rings out from hangar one at moffett field. inside and outside, the steel skeleton of the massive structure work crews are raising towers of scaffolding for the three having your
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restoration work. as one of the largest scaffolding operations in the united states. >> reporter: project manager alex alai says it is large enough to hold and tall enough for the statue of liberty to stand up inside. it will be stripped down to bare metal before a complete rebuild. it was built in 1932 to house the navy's airship, the uss macon, but it mostly sat unused after the airship era passed. it made it a candidate for demolition. >> some people can see with no vision really had an interest in closing it down. >> reporter: led an effort to convince the navy that the hangar was worth saving. >> i call it operation tenacious. and now today we are moving toward mission accomplished. >> reporter: paying for most of it is the google subsidiary, planetary ventures, which leases moffett field under a 60-
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year agreement. partnering with future projects when restoration is complete in 2025. >> out of there are many shared technologies and shared interests in autonomy, robotics, data mining, data sciences, flight, drones. so these are all uses that could potentially take advantage of this incredible space. >> reporter: the iconic structure once a part of the bay area's past will now push it into the future. in mountain view, len ramirez, kpix 5. this evening, new numbers show the job market is still pretty strong. overall, the economy added 428,000 jobs in april. that is the 12th straight month of at least 24,000. the unemployment rate stayed at present. no relief on wall street. it is nowhere close to the steep drops we saw yesterday, but here's a look at the closing numbers. the dow down about 98 points. the nasdaq last about 173. the s&p fell by 23.
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two is still ahead on kpix 5 and streaming on cbs news bay area, the garlic festival fight is heated. plans already in place to take over the gilroy event. and a bay area event could be in jeopardy. the ripple effect it would have on the community if oaklands first fridays is forced to shut down. plus, believe it or not, valleyfair has opened up 100 new stores in this post- pandemic era. >> i thought malls were dead. >> not this one. ♪ ♪
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fanduel and draftkings, two out of state corporations making big promises to californians.
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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. ♪ new at 5:00, the battle over control of the gilroy garlic festival rages on after recent lands to cancel it entirely. one central valley grower is looking to revise the festival but only if it continues in
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stockton. >> reporter: it is opening day for the san joaquin asparagus festival. the event is promoted by toning the city, the same promoter bringing the former gilroy garlic festival to the san joaquin fairgrounds in stockton. >> it is important to keep it going for the farmers and the community. >> reporter: many gilroy locals are asking, which community. >> you can't take it away from gilroy. it is a little bit irresponsible for them to use our legacy for themselves. >> reporter: one of the founders of the gilroy garlic festival. he says moving the festival feels more like a hostile takeover. >> they haven't reached out to anyone at the association, my family, or my company. >> i have called everybody involved i could find. giving no response from their family. left a message there. i have been calling the office but nobody has answered there.
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>> reporter: the festival announced the event would be canceled for the foreseeable future. thermosetting family is adamant they are not stealing anything. >> they say they are done. i don't know how you still something that they say they are done. >> as for the location, it is being held at the san joaquin fairgrounds this year because it was too late to find another venue. he says he is not opposed to moving it closer to its original home. >> we have to go back and see what properties are available in that region. >> so that was christie melton reporting. the group does not have the rights to the branding so they nen pl d antogarlic festival. horrific stories emerging as people evacuate ever siege steel plant in mariupol. survivors describing living spending two months under constant attack and just barely managing to survive. in the meantime, the pentagon confirms the u.s. is sharing intelligence with ukrainian military. some intel is used to pinpoint
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the russian battleship sunk in the sea last month. but it was not involved in the decision to strike it. >> we provide them with what we believe to be relevant and timely information about russian units that will allow them to adjust and execute their self-defense to the best of their ability. >> and there is a warning about more russian attacks in the coming days. they could intensify on sunday and monday as russia celebrates victory day , it's a defeat over the in world war ii. there was a powerful explosion in havana, cuba. this is some cell phone video from just after the blast. it happened in the hotel in the heart of the capital. 18 people were killed. this is what the hotel looked like hours after the blast. the exterior walls were blown off. major damage. you can even see right into the rooms there. the explosion happened after
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making a natural gas delivery. no tourists were staying there because the hotel was being renovated. a san mateo neighborhood is on mountain lion watch. there was a siding around 10:30 last night. a resident security camera caught the big cat in action. san mateo sheriff's office is now on the lookout. starting today, full response teams will be on scene for every vegetation fire. that means for every grass, wildland and vegetation fire. a minimum of five firefighting vehicles will respond. since november, only one truck because of the lower threat level during the winter months. >> we normally don't see these fire conditions until june. we are clearly singing them in early may. without additional wrens, that is going to compound the effect that we are going to see this season with the potential for significant fires. >> also introduced zone haven. it is supposed to make it easier to escape during
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emergencies. right on cue, sara, battling a fire near mayer island that broke out earlier this afternoon. those flames triggered an alert near highway 37, potentially impacting the evening commute. we're going to have updates as they come in. as we check with the first alert chief meteorologist paul heggen. right on cue. fire danger is already here. >> fortunately we got that little bit of rain in april. drought conditions -- we got an update yesterday. still not great, but better than they could be. we do have some rain chances in the forecast as we head through the week and into next week. going to be very light. not going to put a dent in these long-term drought conditions. most of the bay area classified as being in severe drought. extreme doubt is a worse category. that is the eastern solano county and far northeastern and registered with almost all of the central valley. one year ago, 100% of the bay area was in extreme drought. that was the second worst category. severe drought is the third worst. is bad enough when severe is
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the middle of the scale and it just gets worse from there. extreme and exceptional drought are worse. we are better off than we were 385 days ago, but still far from a good situation. statewide were going to look at the pictures here. just that little spot there in nevada as you look at the entire western u.s. 41% of california in extreme drought. almost all of the state is in severe drought conditions. as we head into the dry month, it is not likely to get any better. there is a storm system passing to our north. sending some clouds into the bay area. it is going to squeeze the atmosphere and try to produce a few showers as we head into this evening. nothing really showing up on first alert doppler. the radar site shoots over the top of any showers of the north bay. there are some showers there. and some patches of drizzles that we are seeing in san francisco. some of the higher elevations in the peninsula at oakland hills as well. future chances as we head into this evening. trying to run them down into san francisco and then see the peninsula.
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a lot of this is going to fall apart. just a generally damp field as we head into the rest of tonight with that fog, low cloud cover and drizzle spreading into the inland valley to start the day on saturday. that is going to back up toward the coast. the next storm system taking ship to our north is not going to move until the second half of the weekend with a better chance of rain for everybody. the best chance overall is going to be north of the golden gate. those chances are going to be at their highest on sunday. that is when some the showers could make their way down even toward san francisco and oakland. monday is going to be best toward north of the golden gate. this is not going to be of substantial rainmaker for us as we head into the weekend. we're talking about trace amounts if even that in the east bay and santa clara valley. a few hundredths of an inch of rain for most spots along the higher elevations of the north bay. could pick up more than 1/10 of an inch of rain. anything measurable is a bonus at this point in the rainy season. there is a fog thick enough to register as a drill downtown.
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otherwise, to bridges are still mostly in the 60s. holding onto 70 in concord. those temperatures are going to drop off tonight. wind, while it is noticeable right now, it is going to be stronger tomorrow. current winds mostly around miles per hour those are going to pick up to 20 to 30 mile an hour range tomorrow, which is going to impact our temperature for the strong onshore flow. temperatures tonight dropping down to around 50 degrees in those spots. not bouncing back from that point a whole lot. 3 to 5 degrees. it is going to be cool, it is going to be breezy. still the better half of the weekend with a better chance of showers dropping in on sunday. mid to upper 50s along the coast tomorrow. mostly upper 60s in the santa clara valley. maybe to 70 degrees for oregon hill. upper 60s in the tri-valley. close to 70 for pleasant hill
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and concord. the low 70s east of the diablo range. those are the warm spots. it is not that warm. upper 50s for san francisco. mid-60s along the east side of the bay. mid to upper 60s for the north bay with more sunshine overhead interspersed with some passing cloud cover. taking another dive as we head into the second half of the weekend. be flexible with any outdoor plans for mother's day. we do have a chance of some scattered showers but i don't think they're going to survive to make it into the santa clara valley or inland into the east bay. but at least there is a chance for a little bit of measurable rain sunday and again on tuesday. once those temperatures drop in line for the second half of the weekend we're going to spend the rest of next week trying to claw our way back to what is normal for this time of year. a cool stretch of weather ahead, which does also help with the fire. higher humidity levels. we will take whatever help we can get. >> we have been talking about that heavy, foggy drizzle. i have automatic wipers in my car. i didn't know i did. and they just clicked on. >> it scared me. >> i can just picture that. >> now you know. >> yeah. coming up, how will the warriors respond tomorrow?
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warriors and grizzlies will resume the series tomorrow at the chase center. >> just three days to do what happened in memphis. charlie walker joins us with more. >> there was no rivalry with the grizzlies heading into the playoffs. treated it just like any other team. yeah. about that, a week later, he has called them dirty. has not let go of his frustration whatsoever. but he wants his guys to respond the right way. >> play hard. a battle for every loose ball. battle for every rebound. compete every possession. and don't risk a guy's career
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if he is ahead of the play in transition. that is our mantra. >> cold-blooded fits on a shirt and that mantra does not read steve kerr still not over the dillon brooks cheap shot on gary payton in game two. payton not the only warrior sidelined indefinitely. andre iguodala remains out with a neck injury. the team is saying it is week to week. but dr. draymond green provided his own update earlier today. >> i don't think anybody is assuming he is coming back. if he comes back, great, that would be fantastic but i don't think anybody is walking around every day like -- we get him back and xyz is going to happen. you just cannot wait on that. >> came three tips off tomorrow. make us think this one is not going to be close as the first two. golden state currently seven- point favorites right now. provide some updates in the game. it should be a very good time. first time out there for the playoff series.
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>> chase center is going to be rocking. >> no doubt. streaming on cbs news bay area, as businesses struggle during the pandemic, one south bay mall seems to be thriving. the big milestone they just hit. plus, the new twist to find a missing alabama corrections officer who authorities just discovered could lead them to the fugitive. his
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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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news at 5:30. right now on kpix 5 and streaming on cbs news bay area, more local news at 5:30. popular bay area could be on the chopping block. the fight to save oakland's first fridays. first, our top story. while many malls have been struggling across the country, one in the south bay is actually thriving. good evening, i am sara donchey. >> and i am ryan yamamoto. santa clara's valley mall just hit a historic milestone. >> details on the big accomplishment. >> reporter: anybody who says malls are dead likely has not been to valleyfair in quite some time. sales are back to pre-pandemic levels. this as the mall is shifting strategies to battle you know who. amazon, eat your heart out. >> i thought malls were dead. >> not this one. >> over the past two years at the pandemic, valleyfair print has the trend of stores closing
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every year. last count, more than 100 names, both large and small, clothing, restaurants, merchandise. you name it. you like what you see? >> yeah. i like it. i like it enough. it is a little expensive. but it is not like going to southland or oak ridge or stanford. >> reporter: last year, the mall reopened after a billion- dollar renovation with a gleaming, bright and airy inside out concept that blends the two spaces together. they added an outdoor dining promenade, the icon movie theater is one of the new anchor attractions ensuring study for traffic, and bolero, a new bowling concept, will draw even more attraction as well. help bring culinary street credit. it is all part of a strategy to make you feel like you are not
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endorse and to create experiences. the mall general manager says, we are thrilled to reach such an important milestone that reinforces there is a strong demand for in person shopping despite challenges associated with the covid-19 pandemic. this is his first day at work at cornerstone gallery where they sell a range of merchandise from affordable knickknacks to this $3000 to pack collectible t-shirt. everything to everyone. why not just stay home and buy everything on amazon? >> it is more special in a way. it is also a place to hang out with other people rather than buy something online and call it a day, you can go with a group of friends or your family to the mall and spend time with them. it is the place to go. it is the mall to go to. police arrested a san jose man accused of killing a young man in morgan hill. officers doing a welfare check found the 24-year-old victim dead inside of a bedr


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