Skip to main content

tv   KPIX 5 News at 3pm  CBS  May 30, 2022 3:00pm-3:30pm PDT

3:00 pm
live from the cbs bay area studios, this is kpix 5 news. now at 3:00 on k pick 5, fire weather krps on a big day, while a lot of you are grilling. we are going to show how some
3:01 pm
fire crews are getting ready for a busy summer. ask the bay area and nation honor those who sacrifice for th their country. plus, the feds probe the police' response of the texas school shooting massacre, what they hope to learn in their investigation. good afternoon, everybody. >> our top story on kpix 5 streaming on cbs news bay area, memorial day is here with red-flag warnings in effect for parts of the bay area. we start with a live look out to solano county. that's where the forecast is taking a very familiar pattern. the red-flag warning going into effect just hours ago. we have our first-alert team tra tracking these changes and challenges. shawn will give us a look. >> yes, let's get the latest from chief meteorologist paul hagan. >> we will start with the red-flag warning in effect through 8:00 tomorrow evening. just for solano county. so why is it just solano county?
3:02 pm
because that is the county in the bay area that gets their advisories from the sacramento office of the national weather service. everybody else gets from the monterey office. and clearly, we have had enough of these that just include solano county. anytime there is a breadth of offshore wind, they are going to put up a red-flag warning, even with borderline red-flag conditions. these are not critical fire weather conditions. still, fire threat is evated. gusting an hour. humidity running in the 10 to 20% range. our fire weather tracker is just a handful of stations. the red circles on the map actually in red-flag conditions, and all in the central valley except one near vacaville. so these are very borderline in terms of that red-flag warning. still, something we will keep an eye on. otherwise, the warm spot is solano county. 82 in fairfield. 60s around the bay, fantastic weather for memorial day.
3:03 pm
>> thinking of how dry it is out there, con fire says more than 150 acres have burned from wildfires all across the contra costa agency n in the last week alone. kpix 5's shawn checked in with that agency for more on what they are doing this holiday weekend and beyond even for these challenging conditions. >> they tell us they are better prepared today than they were in the last five to six years for wildfires with more staff and resources but they don't want to diminish the danger as people get excited for summer, and spend more time outdoors. just last week, a brush fire in a remote part of contra costa dow county required a full response from multiple agencies. con fire reports multiple fires in recent days, as conditions remain dangerous. this year, the agency says it has an additional fire bulldozer, and two teams of fire-control workers available 24/7 to spon to fires but it still wants the public to be careful as they enjoy summer activities like barbecuing.
3:04 pm
not just open fires but even removing weeds and poorly maintained cars could spark flames with dry, warm conditions and no precipitation in sight. we will have more including what you can do to help them prevent fires coming up tonight at 5:00. reporting in contra costa county, kpix 5. the bay area is honoring our veterans with memorial day events all around the region. the largest ceremony is taking place earlier this morning at the san francisco national cemetery. air force band providing music for this tribute to our nation's fallen service members. gold-star families were there. snalter alex padilla talked about how those families are a sign of the country's strength. >> that we don't just honor their willingness to have paid the ultimate sacrifice. we, also, honor what they represent. they collectively represent the
3:05 pm
beautiful diversity of our nation. and the incredible, awesome unity of our nation. >> small american flags were placed on each of the cemetery's more than 26,000 grave sites. people in danville gathered at oak hill park to mark memorial day. the mayor joaned with the retired u.s. army major to hold this observance ceremony. you heard it there. nine-member color guard. vietnam veterans of diablo valley gathered afterward to enjoy a picnic. in mill valley, a parade taking place. a veteran ceremony kicked off the day before people in the city could watch the parade roll by. blowing bubbles there on the side of the parade route. tlafs carnival for the kids right after that. the r t than 1.3 million americans who made the ultimate sacrifice. skylar henry now
3:06 pm
♪ >> reporter: president biden presided over a solemn ceremony at the tomb of the unknown soldier as america honored the men and women who have died while serving in the u.s. military. >> today, as a nation, we undertake a sacred ritual. to reflect and remember. >> reporter: at the world war ii memorial in washington, veterans and family members gathered to remember more than 400,000 americans who died in europe and the pacific. >> it is vital that we remember the sacrifices made by the world war ii generation. the opportunities they created for us. to live in freedom. >> reporter: former-service members, also, verheans'at gder to remember friends who didn't make it home.
3:07 pm
tony served as a sergeant in vietnam. >> i got people that's on the -- the vietnam wall that was personal to me. we were 18 -- 1 1arld veg i r: inminn whereha 200,000 flags pay tribute to fallen veterans at the national cemetery, the governor reflect on the sacrifices they made for freedom. >> the people who lie here literally stood in the face of tyranny, sometimes against odds that could not have been calculated, and they did it for people who they'll never know, never see. >> reporter: americans who gave their lives defending freedom. skylar henry, cbs mus, washington. memorial day was first known as decoration day. it started in the years after the civil war. memorial day became an official-federal holiday in 1971.
3:08 pm
musicians got together for a new tradition. a nationwide performance of taps. reporter steve hartman came up with the idea three years ago, and it keeps on growing and growing. he will give us a look on the cbs evening news, right after this newscast. and our bay area sports teams are also paying tribute to our veterans. 49ers, warriors, and the giants all sent out a tweet today to honor and remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice. new at 3:00. giants' manager gabe kep ler was present for the national anthem today. >> that's right. he wrote in his blog post that he would not protest the anthem for the day to honor the country's service members who died for this country. last week, he made headlines when he said he will not come out of the clubhouse for the anthem moving forward because he was disappointed with the direction of the u.s., in the wake of the uvalde, texas, shooting. and in texas, people gathered on what was surely a very difficult memorial day to remember the lives of 19 students and two teachers killed by a gunman last week.
3:09 pm
dozens of people met in their town square offering prayers. some brought flowers, candles, and balloons. survivors and their families are still grappling with the extreme trauma left behind and a lot of people in that town and beyond say they want to show them their support. >> i was hiding under a table next to the wall. >> it was terrifying. it was one of the worst experiences ever. >> you know, we know you have a lot of questions and so do we. now, the justice department is looking into police' response in this case. it says the community is asking why didn't police step in sooner? lillia louisia know picks up our coverage from uvalde. >> reporter: six days have passed since a gunman killed 19 students and two teachers at uvalde's robb elementary school. as victims are laid to rest, some members of the community are questioning why more wasn't done to save them? >> one little girl was shot through the kidney with one bullet wound. she might have lived.
3:10 pm
had she not waited and bled out. she might have lived. >> reporter: texas' state senator guterres told cbs news the young girl's family has a right to know what happened to her. >> they said they don't want their daughter's death to be in vain. >> governor greg abbott asked the crowd to remember the school shooting victims, as well. >> what happened in uvalde was a horrific act of evil. and as texans, we must come together and lift up uvalde. and support them in every way that we possibly can. >> reporter: governor abbott has said he was misled about what law enforcement's initial response was, and has ordered an investigation. >> be assured, we will not relent until uvalde recovers. >> reporter: the department of justice is conducting its own review of the police' response. president biden visited uvalde on sunday, and today expressed
3:11 pm
hope congress will take action to prevent future mass shootings. lillia luciano. we have also learned the justice department says their goal in this is to review what happened, and then learn from it. make the changes needed. but by the bi way, the doj is also emphasizing this is not a criminal investigation. the cost of everything is up these days but some in the east bay may have to pay more in rent starting this summer. >> a look at why some renters could pay almost 7% more in rent, and efforts to stop that from happening. plus, the nba finals are set. at warriors explain how
3:12 pm
oh, wow barbara corcoran! good morning. sorry,ut we don'ed ' gigillires. what? we're gigillionaires now. i don't get it we have at&t business fiber with hyper-gig speeds. -but i just... -so thanks, we're doing great. i'm so happy for you! but i'm just here for my order. oh. entre-pin-eurs? yeah, my bowling team. i like it. there's money in puns. do business like a gigillionaire at&t business fiber, now with speeds up to 5-gigs. limited availability. when you need help
3:13 pm
it's great to be in sync with customer service. a team of reps who can anticipate the next step genesys technology is changing the way customer service teams anticipate what customers need. because happy customers are music to our ears. genesys, we're behind every customer smile. ♪ the countdown on to the nba finals. first ever at chase center. we are officially breaking it in there now. warriors taking on the boston celtics at home thursday for game one. >> what an exciting time?
3:14 pm
so the dubs are going back to the nba finals for the sixth time in the last eight years and as charlie walter is about to show you, this series against boston carries a very big and different meaning. watch. >> reporter: the nba finals are set. it is golden state wrar your against the boston celtics, the first time since 1964 and the warriors are no strangers to this stage. it is now the sixth time in the last eight years they have reached the nba finals but with all the adversity that needed to be overcome to get back to this stage, it feels a little sweeter this time around. >> after being counted out and, you know, dynasty is over and all of those things. and to get back here, it's fantastic. >> reporter: this journey started at the end of last year, with a declaration from a star that knows a thing or three about what a championship corps looks like. >> you don't want to see us next year. the tone was set from those last 20 games last year that carried over and gave us so much confidence that we could be that
3:15 pm
team again. >> it also felt like we had refilled our -- our cups, you know, after missing the playoffs the last two years. i think everyone came into the season really hungry. >> reporter: this team has had its ups and downs all year, but has always been gearing up for this moment. >> find a way to continue to get better through this playoff run. to peak at the right time. >> peaking? >> just peaking at the right time. >> peaking. that's just ridiculous to say. >> yeah, it is definitely sweet based on what we with went through. is there a chance the warriors could be fully healthy? all progressing and being integrated into practices but no timetables for their return. >> we will have a better feel after the next couple of days. >> reporter: and now, we only have one thing left to do and that is wait until thursday. that is when the nba finals tips off from chase center floor in san francisco. i'm charlie walter. kpix 5. all right. time for a look at our forecast with first alert chief meteorologist paul hagan.
3:16 pm
>> beautiful weather for this memorial day holiday. pretty much perfect across the entire bay area. temperatures close to what is normal this time of year. some changes over the nekts couple days as a storm system slides down into the great basin, what we call an inside slider, it is going to prompt offshore winds to kick in. inland parts of the bay area on tuesday, really going to kick in already tonight. but the strongest winds and lowest humidity levels aren't going to overlap. that is some good news. the pattern is going to shift as we head toward thursday. the cooldown is going to begin thursday. and the next storm system still lurking off the coast has a chance to send some rain showers into the bay area as we head into the weekend. more on that in a second. first, let's talk about the fire-weather conditions. still, on shore winds for the entire bay area. off shore winds not kicking in our next of the woods just yet. and winds are noticeable but the strongest sustained wind is 24 miles an hour at sfo. in terms of humidity levels,
3:17 pm
they are low but not that low. this is what i meant earlier in terms of those red-flag criteria, even solano county. the problem is when they issue these red-flag warnings for such borderline scenarios, kind of takes urgency out of future events that are much more critical because of the boy who cried wolf scenario but either way, the fire threat going to be elevated. just not that much more than a day to day basis is normally is. now, those numbers are going to drop once the sun comes up tomorrow, temperatures heat up. we are going to have humidity levels dropping down into the 10 to 15% range but again, the strongest winds and the lowest humidity levels not overlapping and that helps us o. it t part of ca timeear.erms ot anyt cafornia, really. temperatures right now? well, it is great out there. 60s around the bay. 70s inland. inland parts of the bay area,
3:18 pm
which is very close to normal for late may. temperatures tonight dropping to around 50 degrees. pretty much everybody within a couple degrees on either side of 50. then, high temperatures tomorrow will going to warm up about 3 to 6 degrees above average but the very warmest spots are just going to barely touch 90 degrees around fairfield, antioch, and brentwood. most inland temperatures into the 80s. it will be a mix of 60s and 70s along the bay. and even with that off shore wind inland, temperatures for san francisco to oakland, and little above normal. let's talk about the rain chance in the weekend. future cast. european model and american model side by side. let's wind it forward here. the european model does show rain moving in as we head toward early-sunday morning. the american forecast model showing the same thing, so they agree. that is fantastic. here is where they disagree. american forecast model dissipates that rain late morning sunday. while the european is rather bullish in terms of the amount of moisture it tries to produce for us. il ht but the mht
3:19 pm
ther way,atnto sun the ashaver we can get. temperatures will be warmest the next couple days and then back down to near-average levels by thursday and friday and slightly below-average temperatures, especially inland, by the time the weekend rolls around and we do have that chance of rain showers in the forecast for the second half of the weekend. we will keep you updated on that as we head through the rest of this week. some people in oakland fear rent is about to go up way too high, way too fast. >> what one oakland council member is planling to do about it. then, coming up on our streaming service, cbs news bay area, a local doctor explains why it is still really important that you need to do some things to avoid getting covid. and reminder you can watch our stream whenever, wherever, find us on for state controller, only yiu will save taxpayers money. wait, who, me? me? no, not you. yvonne yiu. yvonne yiu. not me. good choice.
3:20 pm
for 25 years, yiu worked as an executive at top financial firms. mandhuged re as aud s taxpayers over $55 million. finding waste. saving money. because... yiu is for you. yiu is for you. exactly. yvonne yiu. democrat for controller.
3:21 pm
♪ some renters in oakland will
3:22 pm
soon face a sharp rent increase. >> yeah, oakland housing regulators say on july 1, some landlords are going to be able to raise your rents up to nearly 7%. our justin andrews talked to a renter who is now scrambling. >> reporter: walking inside her oakland apartment for almost 20 years, mary gonzales is now scared. >> pay your food or pay the rent. >> reporter: that is a real reminder each and every day for her as she cleans the dishes she is trying to clear her mind of what could come. >> this is too much. it cannot happen. it cannot pass because there is a lot of -- there is already too much -- too many homeless, you know, in the city. and then, i don't want to be one of them. >> reporter: housing regulators in oakland say starting in july for rent-controlled properties, landlords will be able to raise rent by up to 6.7% -- the highest one-year jump in the city's history. many say the timing is just
3:23 pm
terrible. council member carole feif is leading an effort to bring oakland in line with neighbors, like san francisco, by further limiting price increases on re rent-controlled apartments. >> the monthly rent on the first day of each month will be increased. >> reporter: as gonzales reads the letter she got from her landlord earlier-this month, she can't help but think what she is going to do in july. some property owners say the price hike is necessary because they, too, are facing rising costs. >> you know, i understand they need to make money or they need to pay bills or -- or -- or whatever. but they need to think of others. you know? um, they need to help people that are low income. so they won't end on the streets. >> reporter: until then, she says she will keep fighting, and hoping a compromise gives her a fresh start. >> i think is too much. 3. i think for me, 3 is okay. it's double of what it is right now. so i think it's fine. but more than 3%, it's -- i don't think it's acceptable.
3:24 pm
>> council member fife's ordinance is scheduled for a vote tomorrow. and if passed, the new policy would undo this rate at the very last minute we are watching we will keep you posted. up next, some of the bay area ceremonies who have honored in service of our nation. plus, a lot of news to cover this memorial day. president biden vows to take action after meeting with families in uvalde, texas. why the justice department is now reviewing the police' response to that school shooting. the summer-travel season got off to a rough start. the culprits? bad weather and high gas prices. plus, americans from coast to coast calls to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for freedom.
3:25 pm
3:26 pm
♪music playing♪ ♪♪ ♪♪ ♪♪ ♪♪ nothing brings the pack together like a trip to great wolf lodge. now open in northern california. we want to thank you for
3:27 pm
watching. that is it for kpix 5. >> we are streaming 24/7 on cbs news bay area. we leave you now with a look at how the bay area honored the fallen this memorial day with a full playing of taps. ♪ ♪
3:28 pm
♪ y cbs
3:29 pm
3:30 pm
good bye to the victims of the texas school shooting. funeral services begin for the first of the 21 victims -- 19 children and two teachers. the justice department looking into law enforcement's slow response to the shooting. the push for gun safety legislation -- republicans and democrats try again to find a compromise. will things be different this time? holiday travel woes, bad weather blamed for thousands of delays and cancellations as the cost of that family vacation continues to rise. severe weather threats, the first hurricane of the year makes landfall, while thunderstorms and possible tornadoes threaten


info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on