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. now at 11:00, sadness and outrage in the wake after mass shooting that killed ten people at a buffalo gross store. tonight the bay area comes together in a call to action. >> it's evil. it's un-american, and it does not have the right to exist in a civilized society. >> a southern california community is remembering the doctor who gave his own life to stop a gunman inside a church, what investigators say motivated the attack. tonight a first look at how homelessness has changed in the bay area since the pandemic. why the numbers may not tell the whole story. >> i'm providing you the copy of the notice of intent to recall you from office. >> a bay area council woman is
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hit with a recall notice in the middle of tonight's meeting. the criticism that prompted this unusual scene. >> i'm elizabeth cook. >> city of buffalo sgreeis grie for the ten people killed at a supermarket. >> we're angry, we're mad. this shouldn't have happened. >> there's nothing to take away the pain, take away the hole in our hearts, because part of us is gone. senselessly taken from us by hate. >> president biden and the first lady will visit buffalo tomorrow to meet with families of the victims, first responders and community leaders. meanwhile, the alleged gunman remains on suicide watch in jail. the 18-year-old suspect drove as far as 200 miles to kill as many people as he could.
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buffalo's mayor says politicians and tv personalities pushing that kind of hateful rhetoric also bear responsibility. >> these public figures are absolutely complicit. they tried to proliferate hate speech and indoctrinate people in the community in these misguided theories, misinformation. >> the suspect had plans to go to another store after the rampage, investigators say, but he was arrested first. grbac . >> kpix 5 reports on the call for united action against hate-fueled violence. >> reporter: a call to action after a massacre at a grocery
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store in buffalo, new york. with inside the building an emergency meeting at the naacp following the mass murder of ten black people in buffalo over the weekend. >> we have got to call it what it is. it's evil. it's un-american. and it does not have a right to exist in a civilized society. >> reporter: sharing the microphone and zoom, members of the asian-american community who say this is a moment for solidarity, to stand with the pioneers of civil rights. >> what they have done, they have laid down the framework to support what we have been doing. without them, i don't think i am able to speak with you.
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>> reporter: for hemmembers of br black community, this was the same old story. >> we got a lot more brlack hans to do what we got to do together. >> this whole thing is about one thing. it is about fear and intimidation. it isn't about anything else. it is showing that if you are a minority in the united states that can you not be safe anywhere. >> reporter: those gathered defiantly said they would not be intimidated into silence. >> i'm not scared to go to church. i'm not scared to live in my own house. >> reporter: in san francisco, kpix 5. >> our morning team had will ha the very latest tomorrow at
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4:30. a southern california community mourning the man killed at a shooting at a church and giving thanks that his bravery prevented even more people from getting hurt n a vigil held in honor of 52-year-old dr. john chang, chang was killed after he tackled the suspect who opened fire inside the church in laguna woods yesterday. five others were injured. investigators say the 68 68-year-old suspect traveled from las vegas. he used super glue on the doors and locks. the suspect is a u.s. citizen who emigrated from china years ago. >> it's a politically-motivated hate incident a grievance this individual had between himself and the taiwanese community u. >> the atf says he purchased his
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guns legally in 2015 and 2017. tonight a reward is at $60,000 to find a missing woman. alexis gabe told her family she was visiting her boyfriend in antioch. they recovered the oakley woman's phone case. they brelieve it ar see waway f her car on date of her disappearance. when kpix's sarah donchi dug into the numbers -- >> reporter: volunteers count up as many people experiencing
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home homeless as they can physically see. >> we know the methodology is vulnerable but it gives us a way to estimate how many people in our region are unhoused or most at risk frankly. >> reporter: the numbers may be surprising to some. san francisco saw a drop in homelessness of 3.5% from 2019. >> i think it has a lot to do with the resources, the public-private partnership, all the various things we're doing in san francisco, but it's not easy. it's still a lot of work, and we're going to keep working at it. >> reporter: the city of oakland saw 24% interest. contra costa county saw the largest increase at 35%. counties that take steps to address the crisis by adding shelt shelter beds could experience larger numbers because numbers are easier to count.
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>> poverty is moving east. the bay area less and less affordable. >> reporter: investments in housing programs are working. they believe that is reflected in some of the decreases they're seeing. but the soaring cost of living in the bay area, combined by economic hardships make this a complicated and challenging issue. i'm sara donchey, kpix 5. based on the independent investigation by hance and bridget, llp and on behalf of the concerned citizens of gilroy, i am presenting you with a copy of the notice of intent to recall you from office. >> that message from a citizens group to council member rebecca
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a a amerandez. three other teens were wounded, one is now quadriplegic. not everyone agrees with the recall effort. >> if they do want to recall her, and it happens, it's only going to bring up anger in the community, because she's done the work. she's been there. she's helped. she will continue to be there. >> the recall group needs more than 6200 signatures to trigger a recall election in november. her term ends in 2024. still ahead tonight. >> things are going in the wrong direction. >> more bay area school districts reporting more
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significant covid outbreaks, experts explain why safety measures likely won't stop the spread. and parents struggling to find baby formula. when the nationwide shortage could start to subside. and we'll introduce you to the bay area teen who just stepped on stage with a world-famous rock band. how he managed to land the gig of a lifetime. ♪ ♪
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new concerns tonight over covid spikes at bay area schools. so, are masks the answer? one local health expert tells
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kpix 5 it will likely take more than that. >> reporter: epidemiologists say we are now dealing with a subvariant of an omicron subvariant. there is evidence that the offshoot of the subvariant can evade immunity better and spread faster. >> what's really driving their this or the big driver is that the new variants are able to transmit better. >> reporter: the american academy of pediatrics saying children now represent 18% of the cases nationally. san francisco unified saw the largest numbers last week since the height of the omicron surge in january. >> rateight now, things are goi in the wrong direction. we are seeing the virus every week after week go up that ladder, and we've got to stop
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that progression, because we're now starting to see more people winding up in the hospital. >> reporter: dr. john schwartzburg with the uc berkley school says once hospitalizations start to rise, so will the number of deaths. >> if what we are doing isn't working we may have to consider doing more. i hate to say that, nobody wants to be told what to do. but if things continue in the direction they're going, we're going to have to make a change. >> reporter: dr. schwartzburg says to change the force of the surge it's important to be vaccinated, boosted and wear masks indoor. so far in the bay area, there's only a recommendation to wear a mask. >> if i'm going to be with a group of people that i don't know and everyone's coming and going, i will wear a mask. >> everyone has different opinions on the mask mandate. but for me, especially indoors, i choose to wear a mask.
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new at 11:00, the fda has approved the first over the counter test that detects covid and flu. health care experts will contact people who test positive for any of the viruses. a key step addressing the nationwi nationwide shortage in baby formula. abbott says it has reached a deal with the fda to reopen its plant. it makes about 40% of all the baby formula sold in the u.s., so the plant closure has led to severe shortages. the fda says production could resume in two weeks. the truth is out there, and tomorrow congress may finally shed some light on it. >> for the first time in over 50 years, a house panel will hold an open hearing on ufos.
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dozens of reports of unidentified phenomena caused congress to form a program. the defense department has been tight-lipped but it is committed to be absolutely as transparent as we can. as we can. >> as we can. >> in fairfield a ring camera captured an animal on the move outside of a house. some neighbors reported scratches on their fences, because it's most likely looking for something to eat. police are warning people to, for food and trash cans and pets, to keep them inside. this is the second recent bear sighting in solano county. another was spotted roaming around vacaville. it hung out in a tree and took a nap in someone's back yard before eventually heading back
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to its own home, which is always the best case is scenario. you don't want them to venture into your neighborhood at all, but if they do, you want them to make their way back >> nap during the warmth of the day, which there will be plenty of warmth, especially for solano county u county. let's look at the big picture. the warming trend starts with high pressure in the upper levels of the atmosphere. the position of the snow matters the it's going to be much warmer by monday. while the onshore breeze is going to be weaker, we're not going to lose the onshore influence. we're going to see a wide range of temperatures. still cool on the coast. but much, much warmer for inland areas of the bay air. rain chances are robust, zero percent through the rest of this week and into the weekend. we'll keep an eye on this. until we get through the end of may, there's still an outside chance we will get one more
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chance of showers. for the medium category tomorrow and wednesday, thursday and friday. the warmer days yielding more pollen. oak, mulberry and grass pollen. the grass pollen not going anywhere. outside, clear skies overhead, temperatures in the 50s across the board. 57 in san jose. we're not seeing a whole lot of fog on the horizon just yet. it's going to dissipate. and high pressure in the upper levels of the atmosphere will help build the temperature up. it will be where swe should be,
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mid-60s. warmer as you go farther inland. upper 70s in san jose. far inblland, you're warmer. the exception to all of this, right along the coast. that onshore breeze going to keep temperatures in the mid-50s for pacifica and half moon bay. a similar trend on wednesday. we're going to be well above average, for most of us, anywhere from 7-15 degrees above normal. couple degrees below average along the coast. that completely losing that onshore influence. it is a noticeable warm up. around 70 in san francisco. upper 70s oakland. cool off a few degrees thursday and jump right back up to above-average temperatures friday, saturday and sunday. upper 80s to around 90 degrees. maybe not that toasty over the weekend, but still well above
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normal. and other than a few passing clouds, nothing to worry about. no rain headed our way anytime soon. what makes luka doncic so special? plus the bay area baseball teams in action. for the giants, a trip to the rockies was exactly what the doctor ordered. highlights and more. this being more. coming up fanduel and draftkings, two out of state corporations making big promises to californians. what's the real math
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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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what do you say, sports fans? tough weekend for the giants. you took one look at albert pew h pujols celebrating on the mound. tied at one in the fifth, jon miller literally said it was gone the second it left the bat. three-run homer. third career game with multiple taters for him. tied with two outs and mike yastrzemski. the ball goes a little further, of course, but that is a shot anywhere. the go-ahead home run that
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travele traveled 420 feet in the mile-high city. giants win, 7-6. that is now 11 in a row against colorado. so is now 21 and 14 on the season, one and a half back of the dodgers. mayo on a hot dog! shockingly, it's not bad. that's elvis andrews. hey, elvis, how are we? he was doing pretty good. top six, gary sanchez, pu pulverized. the hook on domingo azevedo's face say it is all. a's have lost three in a row, falling to 15 and 23 on the
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season. the warriors already punched their ticket to the western conference finals on friday. as for their opponent, they found out last night, tan was a b bit of a surprise. the mavericks had other ideas. luka doncic, star, pulled in 35 points, a game-seven beat down, game one will be this wednesday night in chase smcenter, bigges question for the warriors, how are they going to slow down luca? >> he's a really unique player, and clearly one of the very best players in the league. the ability to shoot the step back three and also get to the rim and pass the ball so well makes him a really difficult cover. dallas is talented and they've
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got a lot of good guy, but he was their guy. the celtics at 2-1. and the mavericks come in at 6-1. if someone is giving me warriors in the field, i am slabbing a saddle on the dubs and riding them to the county fair. this club always makes the finals. why fade that fact. >> you're smart, you don't bet against the warriors. >> until they fail me,
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