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kpix 5 live with why the uniform ban is especially enough for police officers. >> city leaders are calling out organizers from pride saying that this is sending out the wrong message, that it is e exclusionary when the pride parade is supposed to be about inclusive and being incl inclusionary. san francisco's mayor is sitting out and so are first responders. >> i'm disappointed. >> reporter: years ckathryn winters walked the baeat as a sn francisco police officer, connecting with vulnerable members of her community where she grew up. >> there is a number of tr transwomen in this neighborhood and they would see the uniform first. >> reporter: but wearing blue is an essential part of who she is is a second generation cop. >> reporter: when i'm in civilian clothes, people don't necessarily recognize that i'm a police officer. even if they met me as a police officer. but if i'm in that uniform, they always recognize me.
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>> reporter: in 2019, a clash ensued between officers and protesters disrupting the pride parade. but for winters, that didn't overshad ow her first time walking as a transgendered w woman. myself, is a transwoman,se, a mother, a elislesbian, a police officer was welcomed, accepted, and here in san francisco. >> it's a moment she'll never forget but that experience of marching as a uniformed officer and representing the lgbtq plus community is being ripped way. pride officials insist first responders aren't being excluded but instead being asked to wear something like else like a t-shirt with department logos. >> we're trying to find a wato include them in a difficult period in our country, where we're not the only pride. new york city pride, seattle pride, portland pride, san diego
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pride. they are -- no police are reseamarching in their parades. >> reporter: pride organizers say they're trying to be more sensitive to people traumatized with their encounters with police. >> we just asked them to show up a little differently, which would have been a message that they heard us. >> reporter: pride says its decision was unanimous. san francisco police won't be marching this yaear and neither will firefighters or sheriff's office's sheriff /* deputies. the list is growing. >> it goes back to really the fundamental like values that the lgbtq community aspires to. of including all parts of our community and not excluding any parts of our community. >> reporter: the officers within the department who say that they are disappointed and that this decision wreaks of hip oxy.
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san francisco district supervisor, who is openly guy and a former spokesperson says that he will not participate unless this decision is re reversed. we're live in san francisco, kenny choi, kpix 5. thanks, kenny. and it was a hard decision. she release a statement saying quote, these are police of officers, and firefighters who wear the uniforms truly with pride because of the challenges they had to personally overcome and part of the progress they've seen in their own departments. their presence in uniform serves as a message to others across the country that san francisco values diversity and inclusion in our public safety departments and in our city. another developing story now. firefighters are working this large brushfire. chopper 5 over the community of tasa har a. flames burning across wide open hillsides there. the good news with this one is that this is i remote area. there are no homes nearby. air units are using checks to
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slow the spread of the flames. crews are working to control th access, we will make access and number one priority is perimeter control. once we get perimeter control, then we can start working on the hot spots within the perimeter of the fire. >> will the fire has so far burned about 35 acres. nobody has been hurt. mopup on this fire will last into the evening. >> and it's going to heat up this week, which will raise the risk of fire danger. first alert meteorologist has more on the big warmup on the way. >> and this kind of sums tup. the heat is not today and tomorrow and wednesday and 100 degrees inland. there is good news associated with this. the red flag warnings are mostly confined to the central valley and part of the bay area. wind aren't that bad. it's going to heat up big-time. on the yok will start the day at
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65 and by 3:00 in the afternoon at 99 so this heat is ggoing to spike on tuesday and that is not begun for fire danger but this is the wind gusts in the vicinity of the fire they were fighting all weekend aren't that bad today and they're not coming from the driest correction direction. that will change a bit in the next 24 hours. we'll have more but first sa sarah's gt a couple more fires to tell us about. >> we absolutely do. firefighters were busy pouting out a fire today. chopper 5. it looks like their van caught on fire and that fire spread to brush nearby. also the fire now 90% contained. it has burned ovemore than 130 acres. evacuation orders in that area have been lifted. this fire is burning in the same area as the 20 20 lightning fires. neighbors tell kpix the quail
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fire was start ed by a weed whak er but no confirmation from officials on that. governor newsom says there could be mandatory water restrictions if people don't cut back on their own. newsom issuing that warning during a meeting. the state water resources control board is kconsidering level 2 restrictions tomorrow. newsom has already pushed for more conversation from local water districts. >> for months this hotel in san jose has been home for a group of people and a step up from a piece of land owned by apple but moving day is now here. >> reporter: we have been following this story for a better part of a year and even though you spend millions of dollars and have a big chunk of time, finding housing for the homeless is not easy. here at the castle lind a motel until san jose, it is moveout day ready or not. boyfrenda cruz has been here si
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september. during the day she skrounchz around for metal and glass to recycle, all while trying to get back on her feet. >> to everybody watching who might be saying how come you couldn't get your life together he i'm t at las procrastinator. i like to get my stuff done but it's hard times. >> reporter: boyfrenda used to e on component drive in north san jose, a large undeveloped parcel of land owned by apple. there were more than 50 people living there. last summer apple cleared everyone out and paid for nine months of housing at casa linda. of the 56 people who went to the molt, eight found permanent house. ten were moved out and four e ended up in jail. >> there is only eight people out of 56 but those eight sliefz been transformed. we can take a look at nonprofit and for-profit partner. >> ang ie is the service providr who is handling all the cases.
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the 25 people remaining at the motel have been offered a spot at the emergency shelters. was there any consideration that give these folks a little bit more time? >> well, they're going to get case management through august so there is more time and as i stated everyone has a housing plan so we'll continue to support them on that housing plan through the end of august. >> there is not enough housing. not enough motels. not enough apartments. >> reporter: gale says the unhoused dod not like to stay in cramped shelters. >> they're going to go to the neighborhood and people don't want that. it's a very frustrating situation that's been going on here for months and months. >> so these people are being thrown out when there is no options to go to. >> sean cart wright says the huge enkcampment is taking up much of the available housing. she did not mince her words about apple. >> this is shameful. this is apple abandoning people. they're abandoning people when
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there are no options. >> reporter: as for boyfrenda, she's now headed to a safe parking program at a local church, where she will sleep in her car in a parking lot. >> apple paidifer all of this and anything want to say to them? >> thank you j, but they could have let us stay here at least a year and give us a heads-up when it's getting close. >> reporter: in san jose, kpix 5. >> pfizer reporting encourage results. the drug maker says three c child-sized doses generated a strong response in kids between six months and five years old. the trial involved nearly 1700 kids who got a third dose. the fda says they plan to meet next month about authorizing vaccines for young kids. and starting today anyone who sidewalks on to a berkeley public school campus will need to wear a mask. the district reinstating its mandate until the end of the year. this means special indoor celebrations, including graduation will require a face
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covering. the rule comes two months after the district had dropped its mask policy. let us talk about the w warriors. ryan has been excited to read this story all day. the dallasle and took a commanding 3-0 lead against the mavshe chance to sweep. >> glenn is live in dallas with the story. verne, you got a witness to it all. >> tell you what. i've had a lot of dallas to take in this these last calouple of days but today was special. this is a chance for the bay area to see a part of dallas, texas they don't normally see. we're next to the dallas art museum. this has clyde warren park. take a look at these lit a archways. we've got five acres of of this as it entertains millions who come deep in the heart of d
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dallas, texas. now, the warriors didn't practice, but together they did watch game free and enjoyed it. >> only once in film but i'm sure everybody else watched it on their own plenty of times. >> reporter: and drew wiggins with the defining moment of the series last night in the fourth quarter. everything's bigger in texas, even the dunks for the man n nicknamed makple jordan. wiggins finished with 27 points. his most ever in a playoffs. and steve kerr said acquiring wiggins in 20 20 was the move that put the doves back on the winning path. >> i think that move was kind of the key move that bob in the front office made to get us back to having a playoff-ready rost roster. >> it was like this at the beginning of the season, which is which is why he became an
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all-star. he hit a lull, which is normal, especially after your first all-star game. and then he's picked it back up and it's been absolutely amazing for us as a team. >> we got more talk coming up but in about 40 minutes, wait till you see what we have for you later in the show. you won't believe it. how is that for a tease? as we send it back to you in san francisco. >> we can't wait, verne. >> thank you so much. still ahead on kpix 5, streaming on cbs news bay area a new theory about the spread of monkeypox. health officials now sounding the alarm about large events like pride. and baby formula shipments arriving in the u.s. with more on the way when parents can expect relief on the store shelves. and a four-second window to make a move. here is from the par amedic who pulled off this dangerous rescue on away area cliff.
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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,
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taken from homeless funds, too. these guys didn't write a plan for the homeless. they wrote it for themselves. there was a new theory about the spread of monkeypox.
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it has the cdc sounding the alarm in the guy and bisexual community. >> doctors say it's important to know that even though monkeypox is spread through sex among men it's not the disease. with pride weekend scheduled for the end of june, local health experts want the warning to spread. >> the cdc says it's monitoring the potential spread of mo monkeypox in the u.s.s. >> we're in the early days of of this response. it's like lie that there are going to be additional cases reported in the united states. >> reporter: so far the cdc iha confirmed one case in boston. there are four others ooh suspected cases clrks including in new york city and broward county, florida. >> if this presumed case doesn't wind up being confirmed, then the department of health and the cdc will go through that same contact tracing in order to provide those kind of mitigation
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measures to contain it. >> monkeypox is a virus found in wild animals like rodents and monkeys. when it infection people, symptoms include favor, he headache, aches and pains, fatigue and swollen lymph nodes. a rash develops and progresses to raised blisters that turn into scabs. the illness usually lasts two to four weeks. during a 2013 outbreak in the u.s., 47 people became ill but nobody died. >> i'm not sure we're at the concern where people should have any sort of anxioety. >> reporter: the virus can be transmitted but bodily fluids, skin and res piratory droplets but requires close personal contact to spread. dr. monica gandhi says monkeypox is not a sexual ly transmitted disease, but with pride f festivities coming up, education is key. >> containing something that is very distinctive rash in a very
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specific community in this case, which is guy men, is going to be to be essentially putting physicians and the community on alert that if you have this type of rash,vent. get e and she says doctors will be on alert after events such as pride to look for these particular symptoms. ryan. parents can expect to find more formulas on shelves this week. that's enough to fill more than half of a million bottles. the formula was manufactured in switzerland. distribution to hospitals and clinics now under way. a second flight with more f formula is scheduled to leave germany very soon. back to the fire watch. firefighters put out a fire at a caondo complex. this happened along the creek. chopper was 5 was over the scene of the aftermath.
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crews taped off that area for investigation. as we check in with meteorologist, the type of wfir we're worried about is wildfire because of the heat. >> yes. and we would like there to be fewer but the weather is not going to cooperate the next couple of days. >> the latter half of the week temperatures are going to fall like a set of car keys. they're going to collapse. >> we do this to deal with and numbers are going to approach 100 degrees inland. right now it is warm enough and in san jose and san francisco. and in concord it's 89 degrees right now. in oakland 67. the numbers are up three to five degrees from yesterday and you can see the 24-hour change. the bright er colour showing yo the brighter temperature variations. we're going to get another three to five degrees tomorrow. we had flag warnings are posted
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mostly in the great county and there is heat advisories associated with this so there is a reason for this. you're out strolling with the dog or you're out with bare feet or kids. when air temperature is 9 degrees, concrete is 125 and the asphalt is 140 degrees so paws and feet can burn after just a minute of contact with asphalt at 140 degrees that's one of the reasons for the heat advisories. and the eastern pacific so the high dominates temperatures tomorrow nearing 100 degrees. we don't get that much a break on wednesday either. ryan's going to be talking about this cliff rescue in daily city. but they're talking about the high wind along the coast wreaking havoc with rescues with people -- this happens all the time by the way. people cliveing those cliffs and going there is no way up or down and the winds are always almost
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a factor at the shoreline. san francisco's got 22 mile an higour winds and in concord it' 13 and those winds are going to ramp up a little bit the next few days. temperatures soar to near 100 degrees inland on tuesday. warm weather on thursday turn around cooler right through the upcoming holiday weekend. we'll have everybody's numbers in a few minutes but first f fairfield tomorrow at 96. 91 in san jose and 88 until r redwood city. pleasant in san francisco tomorrow. 74. santa rosa will be at 99 tomorrow. and in the extended forecast, if you're along the coast in san francisco, nice, tomorrow mid 70s. san jose, though, 91 and numbers come down by the weekend. if we look at the broader picture inland upper 90s and then the latter half of the week we're going to be in the 70s. at the coastline mid 60s.
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so the beach always a refuge until we get those offshore winds. >> you're not kidding. that's a 20-degree drop. >> summer in the bay area. >> thanks, brian. still ahead, a very tight helicopter rescue on away area cliff. here from the par amedic who pulled it off >> and san jose's mayor calling for an investigation. wants to know why city employees accused of crimes were allowed to stay on the job. and coming up, cbs news bay area, who is more likely to have long covid symptoms and what can it do to your body? a doctor breaks it down. you can watch or stream. find us on channel 1021
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i joined the district attorney's office to pursue justice for everyone. but like so many of my colleagues, i resigned in protest because chesa boudin interfered in every single case and failed to do his job. the office is absolutely in disarray right now. chesa dissolved my unit prosecuting car break-ins. now criminals flock to san francisco because there are no consequences. we can't wait. recall chesa boudin now.
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tragic moment for a group of hikers. four fell from a cliff and one was killed. it all happened along a 300-foot cliff along the koocean. two others were transported to a nearby hospital with critical injuries. a 25-year-old los angeles man was pronounced dead on the s scene. police are still investigating but are clarifying this as an -- classifying this as an accident. >> and caught on camera and now we're hearing from the par amedc who managed to get that man to safety. you see the helicopter edging closer to a cliff in daily city.
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this is about 500 feet up from the pacific, and not a lot room to maneuver. plus that wasn't the only challenge. >> unfortunately for it call, we were kind of battling some strong winds, about 30 to 40 knots. we knew this was going to be a factor. but my team did a really good job in kind positioning me to where the victim was. as a got into position right near went ahead and grabbed on to my leg. this is kind of a pretty extremely dangerous thing he did just because obviously, with the wind and everything, if i would have swung away from the cliff, i woulcould have brought him me. i had about a four-second window to execute the rescue and i got him into the harness and we went on on our way. >> the biggest question is how did he get there into that spot? we still don't know that but fortunately he seems to be doing okay. >> can you imagine just a f four-second window? >> no. >> coming up at 5:30 a crowded field of candidates vying to
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become san jose's next mayor. we're sitting down with the contenders and this evening we feature two council members and how they plan to tackle some of the biggest issues. b >> a taxicab jumps the sidewalk at a busy san francisco in intersection. new information on the two p pedestrians killed. and the parade is making a colorful comeback after a pandemic pause. what program created during that break is still rescuing families today. >> that's what we've done is giving people hope that we're (music throughout)
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right now on kpix 5, stream on cbs news bay area, more local news at 5:30. san francisco gets ready for a carnival comeback, we look at how a program that stemmed from a canceled parade is still helping local families. plus new information on the two pedestrians killed when a taxicab jumped the sidewalk at a busy san francisco intersection. >> first our top story. today is last day to register to mail-in ballots for the june 7th primary. a lieve look at san jose, where voters will be choosing a new mayor and likely a new direction for the city. good evening, i'm sarah. >> and the mayor is leaving office after eight years and we're sitting down with the candidates vying to fill his seat. that next mayor will have big issues including thomeless and
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the planned google mega campus. yesterday we interviewed chavez and matt and you can catch their interviews on them on the front page of >> today kpix 7 sits down with two current members of san jose city council who are looking for a promotion to the mayor's office. raul and davis. >> are youal's political career was born in a moment of crisis. during the great recession and the ensuing budget melt down, polaris was pink slipped, notified that he might be out of a job. >> i got a notice of intended termination from the city of san jose, and it was a rude aw awakening. i may have not a job pretty soon here. >> reporter: but ultimately spared the budget cuts and l layoffs but he had already begun to think about a new career this time in politics. he want to be the guy to shape
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