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tv   KPIX 5 News at 11pm  CBS  June 3, 2022 11:00pm-11:35pm PDT

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now at 11:00, the first potential case of monkeypox. we are tracking a chance of rain in your first alert forecast. safety advocates are pushing back. and we have a housing emergency. >> it isn't lack of housing. >> tonight berkley is moving forward with plans to build,000 thousands of apartments. the city is tracking the first
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probable case of monkeypox in the bay area. the patient had travelled to a location with an outbreak and did not have any close contacts in san francisco while potentially contagious. if confirmed, it would be at least the fifth case in california. more than 20 have been identified nationwide. monkeypox is rarely seen outside of africa, but cases have recently been reported in more than 20 countries. it spreads through intimate contact and bodily fluids. people infected with monkeypox usually experience fevers, headaches, pains, fatigue, swollen lymph nodes along with a painful rash or blisters that generally last two to four weeks. on to the fire watch, and crews in vacaville are mopping up a brush fire that burned about 15 areas in the area of lagoon valley park.
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forward progress has been stopped. no injuries or damage reported. let's take you outside right now. cold, foggy start to the weekend. and there's even someainading w. that's according to first alert meteorologist paul hagen. you've been tracking this wet weather tonight. >> we have a few showers trying to hit the ground already this evening. north of the golden gate. there's very little that has been reaching the ground. it's been evaporating. but santa rosa did report a light rain shower. just a few light showers or sprinkles. the bulk is off to our northwest. more rain being aimed at the northern coast and up to oregon and washington. we'll see the best chance of showers, a chance through the north bay tomorrow afternoon. best chance is going to hold off into tomorrow night into the first half of sunday, by sunday afternoon we are going to be drying out. it's not going to be a drought buster, but at this point, we'll
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take every drop we can get. >> sounds good. it is just after 11:00. and if one bay area lawmaker gets his way, the bars could soon be open for five more hours. kpix 5's sara donchey on the push for a later last call and the push back. >> reporter: in the post lockdown era, christian knows that people might need a cocktail pick me up. so what about grabbing a late-night drink after 2:00 a.m.? >> for the businesses that's a nightclub or something, i think that's an excellent idea. i think the nightclubs have been suffering really hard due to the pandemic. >> reporter: that's exactly what is proposed with senate bill 930, that would allow seven cities to allow bars to serve
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drinks until 4:00 a.m. scott wiener pushed for something similar in 2018, but it was shot down by governor brown. but there are renewed calls to send bars a financial leave line. >> many are wondering how they're going to pay their bills. this gives us an opportunity to bring san francisco bars an increase. >> personally, i wouldn't do that for this particular business. for me, i think a lot about labor. i think a lot about security. you know, there's a lot of, you know, interesting activity that happens after 2:00 a.m. >> reporter: some public safety advocates have pushed back, including a sacramento-area dad whose 21-year-old son was hit and killed by a drunk driver going 110 miles per hour. >> it's insane thinking that letting people drink another two
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hours until 4:00 a.m. is good for the public. >> reporter: but some say pushing the public out at 2:00 a.m. causes its own issues, that a 4:00 a.m. would allow them to more time. the indoor mask mandate is back in alameda county. one local expert says it might be wise for the rest of us to follow suit. especially with so many home test results going unreported. >> we should definitely be masking indoor at this point. there's a lot of virus circulating. and of course the numbers that are official are not the actual numbers. probably two, three, even more times what the actual numbers are. >> tonight, the cdc says five bay area counties are considered
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to have a high level of community risk. marin, napa and sonoma. some will be living at a b.a.r.t. station. a pair of towers will be put up at two sites. >> reporter: the seven storey buildings will go in the parking lot of two b.a.r.t. stations, one at ashby. it will bring more than 3,000 units, but many neighbors are concerned. andy lindsey, who lives right across the street from the north berkley b.a.r.t. station along with many of his neighbors have this seen in their yards that read neighbors not towers. their concern is that they would have to live right next to a 12-storey building. >> i think it's really scarey. >> reporter: the berkley city
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council voted for a seven-story building. this is a big step to address the housing issues in the community. >> we have a housing emergency. a particular need for housing that is deeply affordable fornmt >> rte t mor says at least 35% will be affordable housing and this is the best use of the expansive parking lots at the b.a.r.t. stations. >> the past four year we've been working with b.a.r.t. to plan for housing at these two parking lots. we think land should be better used for housing rather than housing cars. >> reporter: but many residents disagree. >> problem isn't lack of housing. it's lack of affordable housing. >> reporter: their keconcerns range from a shadow it would create to a traffic nightmare as b.a.r.t. users scramble to find
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street parking. >> people can drive here and park. all of that parking is going to be gone. and they're making an assumption that the people moving in will not have cars. >> reporter: the mayor doesn't expect shovels in the ground for several more year but hopes the project will be completed in ten. kpix 5. >> live look at the golden gate bridge where the group moms demand action will hold a walk at 11:30 torrow. urged to wear orange. students walked out to demand action in washington . we have power in our hearts. >> and a live look at capitol hill where the house could vote as early as next week on an extensive gun control package,
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that includes banning high-capacity magazines and raising the age to buy a semi-automatic rifle from 18 to 2 21. but right now they face odds in the evenly-split senate. the gay chorus has been lifting spirits for decades. >> you've got to see the depth of empathy, the strength of our community. >> a double dose of bad news for tesla. why ceo elon musk and his employees have reason to be nervous tonight. and gas prices hit another record high tonight. experts weighing in on whether
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the san francisco gay men's chorus is the oldest and largest lgbtq chorus in the world. our continuing coverage of pride month, we show you how the 44-year-old singing group has brought hope and joy for one of its longest-serving members. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: when clint johnson
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joined the first openly gay chorus in 1987, he knew he was part of something special. >> one of the first songs we sang, and this was groundbreaking at ee, we sang "we kiss in the shadow", from "the king and i" the and t and that was revolutionary. >> reporter: he felt safe and welcome. >> the music was so affirming and identity affirming. that i could not imagine not doing it once i started. >> reporter: so he's kept singing. for 35 years. >> we're doing stuff that has been -- >> reporter: clint says he's driven by the music and the message. he says they talk about each song and what it means. >> like the song that they're working on now. this is about the aids epidemic, and many of the people here who did not experience. so we have to have conversations
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about what that felt like. >> reporter: the 64-year-old second tenor recalls the feeling all too well. were you part of the chorus during a time when aids was still an unknown. >> yes, yes, yes. >> reporter: what was that like? >> um, terrifying. you would come to rehearsal one week, and the next week so-and-so would be gone. you know, they passed away during that week. >> reporter: the chorus lost more than 300 members to aid the since 1981. this song honors those who died. vocalists turn one by one, a symbol of each life, rehearsing the song decades later still makes clint cry. >> it brings it all back and makes it all so very real. >> reporter: but the songs also remind clint of the chorus' resilience. coming together in comfort and courage. >> you've got to see the depth of empathy, the strength of our
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community. >> reporter: and the more they felt the government and outside world brush them aside the more they stuck side by side. >> you are helping people try to learn. you are helping people figure out how they want to die. and then you have to go on. >> reporter: they finally determined they needed to sing hope and joy. today the chorus rises again, bringing hope from the darkness of the covid pandemic. >> we get letters from people who were contemplating suicide, but the song they heard on one of our albums helped them see themselves in a different way. >> reporter: and as they've returned to in-person concerts, clint and the chorus are more determined than ever to help spread joy, hope and pride if their 44th year. ch >> the next chorus is a farewell
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to dr. timothy selig who is retiring as artistic director. tesla stock plunging nearly 10% today after a double dose of bad news. the electric car company lost $65 billion in value after ceo elon musk announced plans to fire about 10% of the workforce, about 10,000 employees. it comes as there are new complaints over phantom braking. there have been 758 reports of cars on auto pilot suddenly braking at high speeds. the feds are demanding extensive data from tesla as they investigate this issue. meanwhile, owners of gas-powered cars can't seem to catch a break. all of us, the national average just hit another all-time high, $4.76 a gallon. up about 17 cents from last week. u.s. and opec oil production
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increasing, but it's still below pre-pandemic levels as we enter the summer travel surge. then there's war and the weather. >> the longer russia's 10 billion barrels remain off the market by sanctions the worse it could get this summer. will we see a hurricane disrupt for refining? >> of course prices in the bay area are far higher than the national average, well over $6 anywhere you go. all right, here's something that is free. f-r-e-e. the marine mammal center in sausalito is reopening to the public this weekend for the first time since the pandemic hit. its educational spaces and programs have all been updated. and while admission is free, you'll need a reservation. the center is asking people to bock book online ahead of time to better manage crowds, look at that, paul. >> definitely going to have to
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check that out. >> >> definitely. check that out, rain or shine, that little guy's cute >> but again, you need reservations to see the cuteness. >> exactly, even though it's free. >> a rare june rain chance headed for the bay area. tomorrow more clouds and sunshine. cool temperatures near the water. still mild inland even though most temperatures inland are going to be slightly below average. the heart of the system isn't going to get much closer to us. light rain showers on sunday. tonight all we're going to see is fog spreading further into the inland valleys. you see a few flecks of green, but the cloud cover is going to be tough to shake for most of the day. partial clearing at best for inland parts of the bay area, and a chance for a few showers trying to move in tomorrow afternoon. about a 20% chance. i wouldn't adjust any outdoor plans north of the golden gate, just be aware there is an
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outside chance of a few showers. showers moving into san francisco around the time the sun comes up sunday morning. it's going to have a hard are tareer time making its way inland. we'll see clearing skies as we head into sunday afternoon. it's not going to be a completely gray day either. by higher amounts we mean maybe a little more than a quarter inch of rainfall. most of us will be seeing a few hundreds of an inch. barely more than a trace in the east bay. i wouldn't count on much more than a trace. there is the fog rolling in already. temperatures are mostly in the 50s. still 61 in concord. light rain showers in santa rosa at the top of the hour, those
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aren't going to last very long. temperatures drop down to the low to mid-50s as we head into the rest of tonight. no dog walking forecast tomorrow. tomorrow is national hug your cat day. growler belongs to one of our producers. temperatures are only going to warm into the 60s. it should be dry during the day so the dog or cat-walking forecast looks fine. mid to upper 70s for the warmest spots. that's it. it's not that warm for the beginning of june. normally, we see more 90-degree days. those are coming. sunday giving way to a warmup as we head into next week. warming up dramatically by thursday and frooiiday. high temperatures into the 90s. any moisture we get over the weekend will be cooked. how about the san francisco giants tonight?
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they put on a batting practice clinic. a season high i
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giants and marlins in the leadoff spot. both had 50 mile-per-hour pitches. there's your foreshadow that this one was an absolute blowout. but as for who won, let's find out. a tropical storm greeted miami. but that couldn't keep out a little lightning, courtesy of the bats. giants took the early lead, never looked back. he here's joc pederson. that's a 410-yard home run. brandon crawford with the basesebases load. giants winners. logan webb against pablo sanchez, dueling aces. pablo lopez, not pablo sanchez.
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si sixth inning. ninthing in we go. red sox winners. sticking with baseball but college. stanford opening up the ncaa tournament against binghamton. there's drew bowser, so long, king bowser. caps off a ten-run inning. that is a grand-slam. their 16th straight victory. cardinal will face texas state tomorrow in the winners bracket. had you not watched the game, and i told you jayson tatum went three for 17 and the warriors had a 15-point lead in the second half, would you have assumed warriors in a run away, but that fourth quarter was all
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boston a 17-0 run in there. the celtics shot 75% from three and outscored golden state 40-16 during the final minutes. boston takes the lead. a huge statement by them, but no fret, it's first team to four. >> you know, it's first to four, not first to one. and we've all been through situations like this, and we realize it's going to be very hard. best part about it is, you know, would he have another opportunity sunday. >> nhl playoffs, madison square garden was popping. third period, lightning in white, they turn it over, and mika zibanejad makes them pay. rangers winner, 3-2. the series goes to tampa for game three on sunday. and in football, the 49ers will
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be looking to replace alex mack for the upcoming season. mack announced his retirement today after spending just one year in santa clara. that's your look at sports tonight. summer is almost 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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this is the story of an airline. but wait! it's about more than just planes. it's a sci-fi story about a piece of trash that becomes sustainable aviation fuel. it's a rescue story... about saving thousands of connecting flights. it's a romance, an adventure,
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a musical- but most of all, it's a people story. starring more than 80,000 hero characters on a mission to do good in the air and beyond. because this... this is the story of an airline when good leads the way. let's take a live look at san jose where the sub zero festival is back for the first time since 2018. the free event on south first street is just wrapping up tonight and will run from 5:00 to 11:00 p.m. tomorrow. it's a chance for art supporters to support the creative spirit of musicians and dancers, many have only been able to showcase their work online lately. >> we have some of the greatest people in the world. it really comes back to that. >> sub zero is the biggest event of the year for artists. so it's the first one in the past three year
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thanks for >> governor brian kemp, the winner of the republican nomination for governor in georgia. he has defeated former senator david perdue. brian kemp was supported by vice president mike pence. david perdue, of course, was supported by former president trump. >> we'll look at whether this is laying the groundwork for a trump-versus-pence race in 2024. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> coming in 2024 to c-span, the republican primary debates. see all the action when the former president's one-time biggest fan debates with the former president's current biggest fan. >> president donald trump is xenophobic. >> thank you, and i appreciate that. >> my christian faith became real for me when i made a personal decision for christ. >> wrong. i'm the least racist person in


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