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live, from the cbs bay area studios, this is kpix 5 news. now on kpix 5 and streaming on cbs news bay area, we are on fire watch as crews battle blazes many the north and east bays, with one in livermore already burning more than a hundred acres. plus, bay area mosques say they have been the target of a thief. find out what they were taking. three, two, one -- and they're off, beta breakers back in san francisco after being canceled because of the pandemic. thanks for joining us this afternoon. we'll start tonight with the fire burning near fairfield that is a two alarm fire.
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this is video from pg&e wildfire camera. this is right off of highway 12 near travis air force base. >> that fire watch continues with the fire along the pass outside of livermore. this is a picture from cal fire showing the damage from the sky. cal fire says they have stopped the fire, and you can see the smoke here from pg&e wildfire cameras from a couple of hours ago. it was burning along east bound highway 580, burning more than 100 acres. for hours, caltrans closed highway 580 in both directions. they have reopened it in the last hour. >> and in vallejo, crews knocked down a three-alarm wildfire at 2:00 this afternoon near six flags. a lot of hazy smoke across parts of east vallejo. and another fire, garage fire in san francisco left one injured and seven displaced from their
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homes. it happened this morning before 6:00 and the cause has not been determined. authorities are searching for suspect who started three small fires along highway 4 near the san marco intersection. crews have knocked down the fires. officials were able to get a description of the suspect from a witness. one person is dead after a gunman opened fire in an orange county church. it happened at geneva presbyterian in laguna woods. a live look at the scene. five people were injured in the shooting. this is not really the scene, this is a press conference going on right now. police do have the suspect, an adult male, in custody. about 30 people were inside the church at the time of the shooting. most of taiwanese descent.
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they are investigating whether or not it's a hate crime. we will bring the latest at 6:00. >> that is the second mass shooting this weekend. people in buffalo, new york are searching for answers after a mass shooting left ten people dead. our spocorrespondent is in buff. >> this is not open season on african americans. >> reporter: in buffalo, there's grief and anger the day after a mass shooting left ten people dead. >> we don't tolerate this. >> angry, upset, heart broken. >> reporter: jerome bridges was working in aisle 14 when a gunman wearing armor and military clothing opened fire. >> i started running. and then he stopped firing for a minute, reloaded and started firing again. >> reporter: it took less than two minutes to arrive and forced the gunman, who was live streaming the rampage, to surrender. >> this individual came here
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with the express purpose of taking as many black lives as he possibly could. >> reporter: according to police, 11 of the 13 victims were black. >> the evidence that we have uncover ed so far makes no mistake this is a hate crime. >> reporter: dion lost his brother. >> now i have no brother. he's got no father is. that fair? >> reporter: this community lost an 86-year-old mother of a retired fire commissioner and the life of a police officer who was retired, working as a security guard. >> i can't say enough about our retired fellow colleague, aaron salter, who confronted this individual to save the lives of others. may he rest in peace. >> reporter: the suspect is in custody on suicide watch after pleading not guilty to a murder charge. police say so far the investigation shows he acted
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alone. kevin rincon, cbs news, buffalo, new york. president biden announced he and the first lady will travel to buffalo on tuesday. >> leaders from bay area mosques say somebody is targeting their houses of worship and stealing money from donation boxes after the holy month of ramadan. shawn chitnis has that story. >> reporter: leaders at this mosque tell us they recognize the suspect. they say he's familiar with the layout of the building, and knew when and where to go to steal from their donation boxes. >> we didn't know until the next month when the brothers came in. they noticed some of the money on the floor. >> reporter: video shows someone reaching for the donation boxes here in south san francisco earlier this month. >> it's sad this is happening. we feel like we could help this brother out. but it shouldn't be happening here. >> reporter: it happened twice already, and they believe it's the same person. they have reached out to other community leaders only to learn this has happened at other mosques. >> i was shocked.
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i was saddened. i immediately thought of the community and all the many community members who spend and give their heard-earned money in donations. >> reporter: this is the religious scholar at the islamic center of san francisco. donations have not been stolen from his mosque, but he's helping leaders to coordinate together. >> we all feel affected, even if one mosque was attacked. >> reporter: so far, at least four mosques this year around the bay area have reported similar crimes. donation boxes have money from local muslims following religious teachings to give to charity and to help those in need during ramadan. >> this sounds more like a serial burglar. >> reporter: south san francisco police confirm they are investigating a burglary at this mosque and could be connected to another burglary in a different city. >> we want to make sure all the mosques are talking to each other and to have a game plan to capture the suspect. at least help the suspect out.
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>> reporter: shawn chitnis, kpix 5. >> that mosque has been there sense the 1970s. now to something we're hoping to see tonight. >> yes, a total eclipse of the moon is on the way, if only the weather cooperates. bill nye did and he is jazzed. >> it's exciting. it's an exciting thing. >> reporter: even bill nye the science guy gets excited about what's happening sunday night. >> you have the shad lowow of a planet casting a shadow on the moon. >> reporter: even at this moment, the moon is racing towards total liunar eclipse. at that time, it will look a third of a million times dimmer. is it worth taking your kids out? >> oh, yes, keep them up. this is an exciting thing. this is part of how the ancient
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greeks realized the earth was round. they used that to figure out that the earth was a sphere, and you can do it yourself. just astonishing. >> reporter: if you think it's a nice view from earth, imagine if you were standing on the moon right now. >> the eagle has landed. >> reporter: the massive disk of the earth covering up the sun. but instead of going totally dark, the earth is surrounded by a brilliant red halo. it's the refraction of every sun rise and sunset on the face of the earth, now shining onto the moon. and that's why the moon turns blood red at totality. what if your kids ask questions and you don't have the answer? >> go to the internet. some of you might have paper books around that will describe this phenomenon. >> reporter: here is what is happening. the full moon rises at 8:02 p.m.
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already in partial eclipse. it ends totality at 8:29 p.m. and then in total eclipse for 85 minutes. deepest eclipse at 9:12 p.m. then totality ends at 9:54, when the moon begins to climb out of earth's shadow, leaving an i indelible impression behind. >> when you see the moon turn this crazy red color, i hope it changes you. i hope you look at your place in the world a little differently. >> we want to see your eclipse pictures. send them to us at you may just see them on the news tonight. >> so why is the best spot -- obviously where you can see the moon -- where are you going to sense you know all about this in >> the further away from the shoreline the better. because we have coastal clouds coming in. >> so we're all going to your house. >> i would say your house, because the east bay has a much
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better shot. >> i say your shot. >> your house would be better. >> if you have photos, send it to us. >> the further away from low clouds the better. coming up, a historic day in the san francisco for the return of the beta breakers. we have details. and speaking of the problematic weather, we'll be doing just that, speaking of it, when we come back.
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now to the latest on that church shooting in southern california. officials just gave a news conference. the suspect is an asian man in
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his 60s. at this point, they don't know if he has a connection to the kopg congregation. this presbyterian. church members jumped into action and stopped the shooter from hurting more people. one perp was killed, five injured. well, as you know, beta breakers returned to san francisco today after a two-year pandemic pause. runners hit the streets and we take you now to the starting line. >> three, two, one -- >> reporter: known for its colorful and clothing optional costumes, beta breakers is back in person for the first time in two years. >> i had a great time, and i ran faster than i was expecting. and it was fun to see everybody wearing funny costumes and enjoying themselves. but that was great. >> reporter: the race traces its origins back to 1912. for the past two years, it went virtual because of the pandemic and basically everyone grease it just wasn't the same. >> yeah, it's fun to see
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everyone in a group together and not wearing. >> reporter: but the race, the runners, the exhibitionists, they're all back this year. these are the folks who finished first. there are elite runners leading the pack. but for everyone else behind them, running fast was secondary to having fun. >> i was going to run as long as i can. i should do this more often. >> reporter: beta breakers is an ode to the unrestrained and anecdote to a boring work a day life. we missed it while it was gone and celebrate now its return. >> one runner is making history at this year's event. cal became the first nonbinary runner to win in his gender category. it was the first time nonbinary runners could compete and win awards. he pushed for this change, and he gained a lot of support leading up to the race.
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cal began running in fifth grade and continued to compete in high school and in college. this was his first time participating in the baeta breakers. let's take a live look outside. brian has the forecast. >> here come the clouds. that will be a problem. but right now, over san francisco, still a fairly pretty view. that's a nice perspective from treasure island. and this, this is what it looks like from the middle of sutro tower. condard at 77 degrees. partly cloudy skies and 63. santa rosa 79. head north, south, east, but don't head towards the coastline. windy and cooler if you want a clear view of the eclipse tonight. there are low clouds around that will spoil the view. it will be windy, as well tomorrow morning at 10:15. bodega bay with 31-mile-an-hour
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gusts and that on shore push will cool down everybody tomorrow. tomorrow evening, winds are still with us. the sea breezes will pick up and the temperatures will come down as a result. so instead of upper 70s, low 80s today, we'll be in the low to mid 70s even inland. do we have any protects for rain the next seven days? we do not. total lunar eclipse begins at sunset when the full moon rises just after 8:00 p.m. when it's rising, it's already partially eclipsed. cooler at the coast with more clouds bay wide. and it will be a summer-like pattern coming up for the rest of the week. the low clouds in the morning, sun in the afternoon, but the clouds persist at the coast. low temperatures tonight, seeing the mostly in the 40s, a little cooler than last night. more low clouds, as well.
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daytime highs tomorrow. cooler than we saw today. fairfield, still warm, 80 concord, 77. oakland, 68. a mild start to the week. and a cloudy one, too, if you're close to the shoreline. in the extended forecast, we're going to be looking for mostly cloudy skies through early tomorrow morning, near the bay margins and the bay. and the other side i should say. it will be the coolest day of the week tomorrow. tuesday remains cool, by the time we get to the latter half of the week, look at san jose. up to 90 degrees. it looks like we'll get an off show wind event, warming things up into the low 90s saturday and sunday inland. and the north bay will be very warm, as well. but that's next weekend. in the meantime, we cool down and with windy conditions keeping the coastline cool, it
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is going to be very typically summer-like weather. y'all ready over there? straight ahead in sports, welcome back. who am i talking about? and since when is tossing a no-hitter a bad thing? i'll tell you, that and more in just a jiffy. for state controller, only yiu will save taxpayers money. wait, who, me? me? no, not you. yvonne yiu. yvonne yiu. not me. good choice. for 25 years, yiu worked as an executive at top financial firms. managed hundreds of audits. as mayor, she saved taxpayers over $55 million. finding waste. saving money. because... yiu is for you. yiu is for you. exactly. yvonne yiu. democrat for controller.
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nabs he's back. steve kerr's negative covid test has allowed him to resume his duties as head coach, and no one is happier happen his wife, margo, who just had about enough of him, quarantining at home for games four, five, and six. >> once i tested and it came back positive, i just had to get away from the team and protect everybody else, but it really wasn't too bad. so i appreciate you asking. you know, it's good to be back. >> his wife agrees. she tweeted during game six, i never want to watch an nba game with my husband again! >> she sat there for about two minutes and announced that she was going tostairs to watch the kardashians instead. it was a good arrangement. like all good marriages, you
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know when to be together and when to give each other space. so all is good now, though. baseball, giants and the cardinals. sunday night, moving pictures. 11:30 tonight on the game day show. and here's a look at a's catcher shawn murphy, with the angels in oakland. top 1st, it was the one-two punch. mike trout lapped a single to center. he was 2 for 14 in the series. next up, shohei ohtani, put everything behind this. 425 feet, his second homer in as many days. eighth this season. montas settled down after that. he struck out 12. the bats couldn't deliver. no. elvis andrus grounded out weakly in the 8th.
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the a's went 0 for 11 with runners in scoring position. angels win 4-1. took three out of four in the series. minnesota comes to town tomorrow night. all right. why are we showing you reds rookie hunter green? he exited with a no hitter in the 8th against the pie rots. cincinnati walked the bases loaded. a run scores. the pirates won it. the reds are the first team since 2008 to lose a game despite throwing a no-hitter. nba eastern conference semis game 7. first quarter in boston. giannis drove in and then gave it up. brook lopez did not disappoint. giannis scored 17 points in the first half. finished with 25. you're looking at the celtics here. what a combo. al horford and grant williams.
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williams had 27 points. worth another look. most of the damage was from beyond the arc, though. williams, bang! went 7 of 18 from deep. paul pierce says yeah, that's the truth. celtics will face top seed miami in game one of the conference finals tuesday in florida. to golf. we go to dallas. byron nelson, final day. shot of the day. no, no -- hey, justin, how about the fresca. a moment he will never forget. and here is the defending champion. he hit it so well he ran after it to admire it. his second shot got him close. how close? this close. shot a 9 under 63 to finish 25
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under for the tournament. and dallas native jordan spieth needed this to drop, and force a playoff. oh! didn't get it. second straight year, k.h. lee crowned champion of the at&t byron nelson. spieth, a shot back. the pga championship with his baby, is coming up next weekend on kpix. all right. lpga in new jersey. needed two putts to win. she only needed one. lee held off thompson and won the founder's cup, her seventh career tour win. as i look at it, jules, i've seen your golf swing. it's pretty strong. have you ever won anything? >> negative, negative. short game's terrible. how about you? >> you're kidding me. i won a sleeve of balls or two. >> that's a winning game. >> but it was a raffle, not my
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golf game. coming up next, a special graduation ceremony. we have all the pomp and circumstance when we come back.
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cal state east bay celebrating graduates in person, after two years of pandemic restrictions. ceremonies are back, and this year the university is handing out more than 4,000 bachelor degrees and 1100 master's. we want to say congratulations to the class of 2022. and a final reminder of the total lunar eclipse tonight. we would like to see your eclipse pictures. send them to us at news desk at >> you were talking about the fog layer coming in tonight. >> it would be better if we didn't have the fog layer. >> will we get a good look at it tonight? >> there's a haze of the bay area, but you know what? if you can see the moon -- >> i'm practicing. >> that's the best you can do. the clearer the skies, the
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better the view. we'll see you at 6:00 for our local news. cbs evening news weekend edition is up next. ♪ ♪ ♪ captioning sponsored by cbs >> duncan: tonight massacre in buffalo. vgils and memorials are held across the city in a day of pain. ten people are shot dead, three others wounded in an apparent hate-filled shooting ram age at a busy supermarket, president biden denouncing the white gunman's actions as domestic terrorism. >> we must all work together to address the hate that remains a stain on the soul of america. >> duncan: suspect charged, the 18 year old pleads not guilty. police say he drove more than 200 miles to mount his attack, details in an a extremist manifesto. staggering numbers, nearly 200 mass shootings this year, and


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