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right now at 7:00. a fire gutting in east church that took decades to build. >> this has been a spiritual haven for us for many years. >> god's going to give us a big three. we believe and trust it. >> it's a cool start to the memorial dayweekend, but i am tracking a warmup in the forecast. and the countdown is on for warriors fans to score tickets. the dubs head to the nba fines and making history. i don't plan on coming out for the anthem going forward. but first, we are an fire watch right now. fire fighters made some quick work on this fire at walnut
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street. this is along south main street. a wild fire camera spotted smoke near 680. fire fighters tell kpix that they're still out there just in case. >> right now, an east bay church is reeling this evening after an inferno tore through their building leaving it a total loss. that church took decades to build. we talked to church goers looking forward to the future. >> we have been here since about 7:00 this morning. we now heard the news the church was caught on fire. we were all kind of surprised and shocked, yeah. >> reporter: nearly ten hours after the fire started, flames were still jumping from the collapsed building. finally knocking the fire down required so much water that work crews struggled to keep the
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storm draining clear. >> my son was born in this church. i got married in this church. this has been a spiritual haven for us for many years. >> it's hit us hard. we have done so much work on the sanction ware for 22 years, building it up for this to happen. absolutely tragic. >> reporter: independent could sayal spent 20 years rebuilding this old movie theater, transforming it into their own sanction ware. today many came by to see it for themselves and offer support. >> even to pray, these are very difficult times of course. and a, why, why, why? i don't know why. it's normal to question why things happen. every time -- every now and then, we go through trials and tribulations, but it shows -- it brings out the best in us. >> reporter: church leaders say they do not yet know the road ahead, but they will meet as
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soon as this week to discuss the first steps. the congregation says there is no question they will somehow move ahead. >> we are definitely going to move forward. god's going to give us the big three. we believe in trusting that everything is going to work out for our good in the end. >> they're very positive people of faith. they believe we're going build back better. we're going to move forward and build something greater than before. so i'm very happy with their spirit. >> reporter: church leadership has solved one immediate problem, and that is where to gather on sunday. they have received an invitation to hold those services at pittsburgh high school. we are here in pittsburgh. wilson walker, kpix 5. we'll take a look at our bay area brings. things are looking clear. the memorial day get away is on. good news if you're heading out. we talk about rain in such a
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negative way because we desperately need it. i suppose the silver line is there's no rain to wash out your barbecue. >> it's going to be fairly gray, which is entirely normal for memorial day weekend. that's what we expect. the may gray ahead. the fog has taken over downtown san francisco, and this is going to spread across the bay. temperatures are on the cool side. the warm spots only got up to 74 degrees today. temperatures tomorrow still going to be cool if you're heading out for the bottle rock festival, more clouds and sunshine, but pleasantly cool. you don't mind the cooler temperatures. plenty of sunshine on sunday. it won't be that warm in the city for the parade. mid 50s as the parade starts.
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eventually warming up tt mid 60s. memorial day itself will be the warmest day of the three-day weekend. covid cases are spiking as we head into the holiday weekend. california's test positivity rate is already up. it's up 1.5 points in only a week. the state now averaging 12,000 new cases a day. san francisco's positivity rate is signature at 11.5 percent. it was just under 1% last memorial day weekend. public schools are also reporting the most cases since january. and tonight, public health officials have detected a second suspected monkey pox case? sacramento. they are in close contact of the patient confirmed to have the virus. the cases are related to reept travels to europe. warriors fans are k take their shot at finals tickets starting at 2:00 tomorrow.
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but there's always a catch. the cheapest tickets are just under $700. that's a lot of money. some fans are saying they're going to have to watch it at home. >> i haven't gotten a look at the tickets tomorrow. hope to see the finals here in arena. >> no. they're high this year. >> so according to ticket master right now, there are more than 2,000 people waiting in the virtual cue for tickets with p that's a lot love people in line. game one next thursday at chase center, game two the following sunday also at chase. then june 8th and miami or boston. time will tell. he will sit out the national anthem until further notice in the wake of the texas school shooting. well, before today's giant's game in cincinnati, kr kapler
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said he will not come out for the national anthem moving forward. >> i won't come up for the anthem moving forward until i feel better about the direction of our country. i don't expect to it move the needle necessarily. it's just something that i feel strongly enough about to take that step. well, there was a high-profile political visit to the in the bay area. new zealand governor met with san francisco to talk about climate change solutions. earlier in her trip, she gave the keynote address at harvard where she talked about gun reform in the wake of the massacre in christ church. >> the royal commission that followed found that the terrorist responsible was radicalized online. now, in the aftermath of new zealand's experience, we felt a
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sense of responsibility. we knew we needed significant gun reform, so that is what we did. >> new zealand ended up banning all military style semiautomatic weapons following that shooting. we are on 24/7 streaming on kpix.com and on the kpix app. still to come at 7:00 and streaming, the two bay area men that could face decades in prison in a strange plot to target california democrats. and employees at one tech company pushing to cut the company's ties to the nra. plus, why lake tahoe looks a little different this memorial day weekend. and an exhibit honoring one of the greatest economic book strip artists of all time.
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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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two bay area men are facing more than 20 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to plan to fire bomb the headquarters in sacramento. in their plea agreements, 48-year-old and jarrod copeland admitted they conspired to plan to attack the building with gasoline and cocktails. but everything was derailed in january of 2021 when law enforcement searched rogers' napa home and found thousands of rounds of ammunition and a quote, white privilege edged car. employees also found a decal on rogers' vehicle window. they're known as an extreme antigun militia group. a california pro board has
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issued the release of -- she's been jailed since 1969 when she helped kill actress sharon tate and 11 others. tonight, texas authorities detailing a series of mistakes as they explain why it took 90 minutes to end the elementary school shooting rampage that killed 19 children and two teachers. the commander reportedly thought it was a barricade situation and the children were out of harm's way even though kids and teachers were actively calling 911 for help. governor greg abbott said he was misled about what happened. >> i am livid about what happened. why did they not choose the strategy that would have been best to get in there and to eliminate the killer and to rescue the children? >> for the benefit of hindsight, where i'm sitting now, of course it was not the right decision. it was the wrong decision.
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>> pleasing for help. thousands of protestors rallies for stricter gun laws in front of the annual nra convention. texas senator ted cruise and former president donald trump were headline speakers there. tens of thousands were there to watch. >> rarely as the second amendment been more necessary to secure the rights of our fellow citizens. >> but here in the bay area, sales force employees reportedly demanding the company stop doing business with the nra. employees wrote an open letter noting the nra uses sales force software for marketing and fund raising. we have reached out to sales force for comment. finally, some good news to report on wall street, stocks rallied today breaking a seven-week losing streak. the longer since 2001.
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the s and p rose the biggest gain since 2020. the nasdaq also closed 3.3%. the dow was nearly 2%. a lot of people may be heading to lake tahoe for weekend. lake levels are roughly a foot lower than at the same time as last year. as a result, several boat ramps are closed, some for quite a while. in the north bay, reservoirs that feed the russian river are also running very low. lake so know ma sitting at 70% kpas the i. let's bring in first alert meteorologist who's tracking our holiday weekend forecast. we know we need the rain, but it's not happening, right? >>. >> it's going to be a mostly dry cold front that slips through the bay area tomorrow. potentially squeezing out a
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couple of sprinkles. and as that system dives into the great bay, going to see some off shore winds developing by memorial day. it's not going to be the off shore event we had a couple of weeks ago, but is going help boost temperatures in memorial day. now, in terms of that very slight shower chance tomorrow, here's what we mean by very slight, a 20% chance just for north bay and right along the coast. even a chance of rainfall, don't be surprised if you get a couple of sprinkles on the windshield. that's going to be it though. nothing to rearrange some plans around. more miss than hit. what we're really going to be seeing is dry weather taking over for the next several months. maybe early june will favor us with a passing shower. no change to the u.s. draft monitor. statewide, not just the bay area, we have seen the reenter
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duction of this maroon category, the worst category. california half the state in extreme drought, which is the second worst category. most of the bay area is in severe drought. we're going to see that fog spreading inland to begin the day on saturday. that will back up to the coast. we'll see a mix of clouds and sunshine through the day. more cloud cover dropping in from the north. that could squeeze out some coastal drizzle. plenty of sunshine for the second half of the holiday weekend on sunday continuing into monday. temperatures right now, 50s, it's only 5 in san francisco. you can see the fog has definitely taken over. we're going to drop down to the low to mid 50s by early tomorrow morning. high temperatures around the bay and along the coast are not going to be that warm.
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mid 60s, going to be mid 50s right along the coast. temperatures farther inland warming up until the afternoon. low to mid 70s farther inland, and the onshore breeze is going to push any warmer air out of here. temperatures dropping off quickly. everybody will be below 07 degrees by saturday. temperatures will warm up on sunday. temperatures warm up for everybody by monday. continuing tuesday and wednesday with the warmest days arriving around midweek. temperatures topping out in the mid 80s in san jose. before we drop down the other side of that temperature roller coaster, but even the warmest day on wednesday is not going to bring a return to the record high temperatures we had this week. another update of that slim chance of a passing shower coming up at 11:00. >> it would be nice if it were more than a passing shower, but as you said, what can you expect
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this time of year. up next, fans are so excite today go to bottle rock, they were actually running in. what you can expect at the music festival.
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well, it's rm the weekend, and aaa says nearly 30 million americans will travel 50 miles or more. as air fare prices go way up, some people say they would rather drive. but that's not cheaper either. gas prices are still high. gas prices are nearly more than the quarter average of the nation. >> makes me want to think twice about doing any road trips for sure. if you're filling up a full tank on an suv, that's a lot. >> well, those wild gas prices have a lot of people thinking about staying local for the holiday. the fully reopened boardwalk is hoping to cash in on that. >> we're an easy half a day's drive at most.
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>> we have had a couple of trips planned about six hours away, and we have canceled them because it's going to cost $700 in gas. >> the boardwalk saying it's expecting its best summer since the pandemic. nothing scaled down about bottle rock, though. some big names in music are up in the north bay this weekend. bottle rock is back at the napa valley expo. new video kind of busy out there you could say. meta are will, lica is headlining tonight. and a lot more through the weekend. some of sonoma's food trucks will be there. it's day one of the weekend-long celebration. when the gates opened, people were literally sprinting to get a good spot. >> it's great to interact with people and be unified by music. >> we're trying to hit as many
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concerts and festivals as we can since they're open now. >> for more on bottle rock events and the schedule, go to kpix.com. still ahead, as economics were famous around the would recall, now a new exhibit
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exhibits are on display in both santa rosa and -- peanuts at its height ran in more than 126 newspapers all over the world. >> my desire with this exhibition, which is to celebrate the sen teen yell of his birth, is for everybody to go away learning something, to think, oh, i didn't know that about sholz. >> he was known for his own ways of communicating through art. thank you so much for watching. the news continues streaming on cbs news bay area.
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