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>> victims have not been identified. no word of any other injuries. they don't know what caused the crash. in the south bay, brush fires break out this evening. firefighters say they have officially shifted into summer fire mode. san jose fire crews battled two fires today. kpix 5 kiet do tells us today, it was just the beginning of a long season ahead. >> reporter: the san jose fire department knows better than anyone, summer has unofficially begun. this abandoned vehicle fire burning along the banks of coyote creek is the second one in two hours. they were able to knock it down quickly before it became a raging inferno. earlier this morning a smaller brush fire started near the golf course. it turned out to be just half an acre, which was, again, doused quickly by trucks and firefighters. if you're starting to sense a trend here, you're right. >> we're going to try to up those resources, so we could get to it quick and get it over with. so that we are available for more during the day.
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>> reporter: during fire season, they quadruple the number of trucks that get sent to small brush fires like this one. the strategy? overwhelming the flames with hoses and shovels, preventing disasters. >> that's just because it's warm, you know, we don't have the wind yet and the grass is dry, so we try to get the resources here quickly to deal with it while the fire is still smoldering. >> today the weather is relatively helpful. temps in the 80s with light winds. it could have been a lot worse. but with all the dry grass and brush out there, you know at some point this summer it probably will be. in east san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. >> meanwhile the fire at a homeless camp spread to a building in san francisco early today. it started at 6:00 in the morning, under highway 280 at mariposa street and then it spread to the subbasement of the commercial building. the fire forced a shut down of two freeway ramps. firefighters, they needed about 45 minutes to get the flames under control. the fire did not damage the overpass and the ramps were back open by 9:00 a.m.
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facebook has outgrown its headquarters in menlo park, now opening up new offices across the bay area. kpix 5 devin fehely explains how the social media giant is expanding. >> reporter: before the trees on its rooftop gardens could put down roots, signs facebook may already be outgrowing their campus. >> facebook has been and continues to be a great partner, a great community partner of menlo park. >> reporter: with great fanfare just three years ago, facebook opened their brand new world headquarters in menlo park, to which fans and users still flock today. >> facebook specifically impacts so many people just on a global scale. i mean literally billions of users. it's insane quite frankly how every one of us uses facebook to some degree. >> reporter: but the company is experiencing unprecedented growth. facebook is planning to expand its footprint here in menlo park, potentially tripling its
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work force from roughly 10,000 to more than 30,000. but the company is growing so quickly that it's also gobbling up office space throughout the bay area. the company is working with menlo park to address some of the negative consequences of its ever expanding presence in the city. like traffic and a lack of affordable housing. but facebook has become a global brand. even the mayor of menlo park realizes it is just too big to be confined to the city limits. >> we are proud to have facebook at their headquarters in our city. you know, facebook employees, they live throughout the bay area. we do understand their need to have workplaces and other parts of the bay area. >> reporter: in menlo park, devin fehely, kpix 5. switching gears to our exclusive new poll on the governor's race. losing ground on the final stretch before the primary. kpix 5 survey u.s.a. poll shows gavin newsom leading by with 33% of the vote.
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in second place republican john cox with 17%. and republican travis allen with 12%. the poll does not look good for democratic candidate antonio regosa. last week they fired offends attacking his fellow democratic rivals. newsom has says he wants to face off with a republican in the general election in november. lots of voters are casting early pal lots across california -- ballots across california. kpix 5 political reporter, melissa caen, shows us election departments in the bay area are seeing a steady turnout. >> reporter: the vote counting machines are up and running in san francisco, even on this holiday weekend, people turned out to cast their ballot. >> there seems to be a level of excitement for a primary election. >> reporter: it may be a historic level of excitement. a recent kpix 5 survey u.s.a. poll of california voters showed among registered voters, 16% said they are likely to
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vote. 53% said they are certain to vote and 18% said they had already cast their vote. now they have all those people turn out, then that would be 87%. it'll be the highest primary election turnout in recorded california history. >> we received around 43,000 vote by mail ballot. >> reporter: 13% of california's vote by mail ballots have already been returned. and they are being processed, although we don't know who or what is winning. >> we are collecting the information from the ballot cards, storing the information, the votes on election night. we'll press the button, and tally. >> reporter: john is the director of elections in san francisco. his department is open, so people could vote early. other counties where you could vote early in the elections department includes alameda, marin, napa, san mateo, and santa clara. >> we've seen them pick up each day as we progress closer to the election. >> one upside to voting early, they should stop those annoying phone calls and text messages
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from the campaigns. while election day seems like it's right around the corner, just about every bay area county is still in need of poll workers. if you're at least 16 years old and a legal resident of the u.s., you could earn up to $200 on election day. maybe the best part, you get to give out the stickers. >> they get territorial and they want the sticker. they want to show they are a proud voter. other people want them for their kids and dogs, so it is fun and i'm happy to hand them out. >> melissa caen, kpix 5. law enforcement out in droves on the water today. the memorial day weekend has kicked off the summer boating season. kpix 5 katie nielsen is live with all the details of operation delta blitz, katie? >> reporter: yeah, juliette, it is a beautiful day, memorial day weekend. we're here at discovery bay and there are tons of recreational boaters out on the water. but in addition to those, there are also law enforcement boats from 10 different agencies just making sure everyone is safe.
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>> clear. >> reporter: deputies are out on force near discovery bay. >> we're basically doing boating safety. >> and law enforcement boats and wave runners on the water this weekend. since memorial day generally marks the start of the summer boating season. >> we are coming alongside here. >> reporter: deputies stopped this boat because the registration wasn't up to date. >> and i have them on board, it's expired. >> they did a quick safety inspection at the same time. >> we are out in full force. we are not going to mess around. we want you to be safe and we want everybody to go home at the end of the day. >> reporter: deputies estimate there are more than a thousand boats as people are enjoying the warm weather on this long holiday weekend. now deputies say one of the biggest issues that they are dealing with is boating while intoxicated, which for the first time now includes marijuana since this is the first boating season where recreational marijuana use is
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legal. but it is not legal out in public, which includes here on the water ways. live in discovery bay, katie nielsen, kpix 5. >> they want to make one thing perfectly clear this year. your tote bags. it's a new policy. all festival goers must bring clear bags to hold their belongings. backpack size bags and tote purses will have to be clear plastic clear vinyl, and pvc. inside napa's bottle reck festival, the incident prompted a brief walkdown. police said the robbery happened earlier in another part of town. they say a second suspect escaped and nobody was hurt. meanwhile that wasn't the only bottle rock call yesterday. a festival goer called 911 for help after falling into that.
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police posted these pictures of the suspect's shrub saying bush attacks bottle rockers. the victim wasn't hurt and they gave them a ride home. coming up a beloved bay area restaurant closing up shop. the owner telling us she was forced out. plus san francisco celebrating carnaval. the bright colors marching through the streets. >> in the weather department, pressure is on, temperatures up as we look live over the bay area. we've got the forecast and more news after the break.
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richmond is about to close. the italian eatery has long been known for its work with the community. but it's shutting down in july. and kpix fiv sa the italian eatery has long been known for their work with the community, but shutting down in july. kpix 5 john ramos says the owner and the employees aren't sure what comes next. sitting right across the marina is a restaurant, which translated means health and
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life. the health is provided by the food they make here, but the life comes from its owner. >> this is really home for everyone. no matter who you are. >> reporter: she bought the business 15 years ago with help from a generous patron and has been paying it forward ever since. formerly homeless and a victim of domestic violence, she now serves holiday food to the needy, offers free flu shot clinics, and gives etiquette lessons to local teenagers. her efforts earned her a jefferson award, and salute has become a local institution. >> there's something about membi that attracts those of us that need a second chance on life, right? >> she represents love. when i come in here, i feel that sense. >> reporter: that's why everyone was so shock last week when she announced the restaurant will close in july. she's been fighting eviction for two years and says her
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landlord is now demanding new lease terms that she simply cannot accept. >> by giving me this unfair lease, he is forcing me out, he's forcing me out. so i say no, i'm leaving. >> reporter: the news was a blow to the staff of 40. some who have worked here for more than two decades. >> you know, i couldn't sleep. what's going to happen? >> reporter: it will be a huge loss to the community as well. she has already gotten requests to open a restaurant in oakland, berkeley, hercules, and napa. as a survivor of far worse, she is confident things will work out, but it will not be easy to leave. >> no matter what, as long as i work hard, as long as i respect the rules, as long as i give love, i will be absolutely okay. my heart is bleeding because i love richmond. i don't want to go anywhere except richmond. >> reporter: but if she has to,
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richmond's health and life will be poorer for it. in richmond, john ramos, kpix 5. >> on its final weekend in early july, the restaurant will serve free meals for everybody. the owner is asking customers leaving a cash tip as an exit bonus for her employees. some historic world war ii aircraft is flying their way into the livermore airport as a part of the wings for freedom tour. now check it out. visitors from all over the bay area got up close to and b-24 bombers this afternoon. guests could also schedule a flight for $3,200. some veterans say attending the event is an important way to honor memorial day. >> it's a day of reverence, a tay to enjoy for those of us that survived. to keep our country where it is like. to me, this is the best day of the year. >> check out the tour while you can. the tour will leave livermore
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this tuesday. san francisco's mission district turned into a huge dance party, thousands line the streets for the 40th annual grand carnaval parade. kpix 5's anne makovec was in the middle of all of this. >> reporter: with cultural explosions, the sun was shining on 86 entries gracing the mission for the four-hour carnaval parade. >> happy 40th anniversary to carnaval san francisco. >> reporter: ushering in the parade? dozens of low riders. >> a friend of mine had one when i was a kid and i fell in love with it. >> and then a colorful array of sultry feather dancers, everyone coming to represent. >> the rise of the fin is rising from the ashes. it is something beautiful, like coming from the roots. >> reporter: it's the largest multi-cultural celebration on the west coast, drawing thousands of parade participants and hundreds of thousands of spectators. >> because it's colorful,
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beautiful, and it's all culture. >> laura is visiting the u.s. from mexico and is touched by the representation of her culture here. >> it is very important to be capable of being who you are, wherever you are, and that's amazing. it is an amazing country to have that experience here. >> reporter: this celebration encompasses traditions throughout the americas with contributions from native american, african, and european music, language, and dance. >> we are a small community, representing unity, representing peace, representing love, representing the culture. >> and in its 40 years, they have brought generations back to the mission to celebrate and grow each step of the way. >> a lot of new people, new group, it's fabulous. >> reporter: in san francisco, anne makovec, kpix 5. >> if you missed the carnaval parade, we'll air it next weekend 8:00 over on our sister station kbcw and again at 11:30
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right here on kpix 5. oh just imagine taking a memorial day weekend trip down highway 1 of the view from the coastline, it would just be gorgeous. the cliffs and the surf and the sea. highway 1, there is only one problem with it. it is still shut down, that creek lining the slide. you can drive the 64 miles south from carmel along the road, but eventually you'll hit the town of gorda and find out that road is closed. it still is. caltrans is working on it. this is what the end of the road looks like. it's as far as you could go about 64 miles south of carmel. but there's the town of gorda, which would like your business by the way. so you can go to highway 101. not until the end of the summer, but they are on track to fix all of that and to have it up and running by the end of the summer. highway 1, still under
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construction with that massive mud slide. back in the bay area, we have our own beautiful views. the skies are blue and the numbers are still warm as we would look out towards the bay bridge. concord 85 degrees. san francisco it's 64. high pressure is now building never the state finally with that low pressure hanging around, but the numbers will be driven lower 90s. tomorrow, memorial day, looking chilly at the coast, but sunny from the coast to inland. just a few low clouds out there. showing 80s and 90s on memorial day. and the low clouds, they had blossom around the monterey bay area, looks as if it will be mostly clear for monday and for that matter tuesday. low clouds do return next week, cooling us down. it will be warmest on monday, high inland, 90 degrees. warm on tuesday though. again, not quite as warm, but the warmest of the week. a beautiful day for the as to take on the tampa bay devil rays, frank. >> they call it rays now. >> do
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ye. eyth >> okay, juliette. first pitch at 1:05 p.m. it will be a nice day for a baseball game. overnight lows in the mid-50s. sun up before 6:00 and high temperatures tomorrow, 10 degrees in excess of average. san francisco will be the 75 down in the south bay. sunshine and the numbers will be in the mid-80s over the east bay. numbers will be in the low to mid-90s with brentwood at 95. a little bit cooler for the 680 corridor. mid-80s for the north bay away from the water, the beach, it will be chilly. temperatures in the 60s. but 94 degrees, 93 at clearlake. extended forecast, warmest day of the week, memorial day. weather will be memorable. the extended forecast on wednesday, thursday, friday, we'll cool it down. by the time we get into next weekend, we will bump it back up a little bit. a nice monday on tap. that's weather, here is veteran with sports. >> sports settling in. we also have the first 800 left turns, one racing signature event.
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and what has happened to the williams sister in tennis? a shocker for this group on the first day of the french open. hey, want the fastest internet? done. and now, xfinity mobile's included. you could get up to five lines. you could save 400 bucks or more a year, which you could spend on a funk-tastic music video. ♪ dance party boom. ♪ simple. easy. awesome. get started with xfinity internet, with three times the speed of at&t and directv, and tv for $35 each a month for a year when you buy both. and ask how you can save with xfinity mobile. click, call or visit us today.
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pablo sandoval has been playing 2nd base...nicely moving pictures, on the . baseball up top, giants and cubs currently operating in prime time. pablo sandoval has been playing 2nd base nicely moving pictures on the late show. give me as pitcher, frankie montas. first start in three years and he cut it loose. retiring the first ten. tied a career high seven strikeouts. bottom of the 3rd. jonathan lucroy, a little pop in his back. 153 at bats this season without a home run and look at it here, a big fly. 1-0 as. they did not get a hit until this. jeff mathis got it to drop with a bloop. he would later score to tie the game. from that to the bottom of the
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6th, we've got matt chapman up with two on and two out as i often say, he found a home. matt olsen scored with a couple of hits from chapman, stopping a skid. and the oakland bullpen, they cleaned up from there. nasty stuff in the night. 12 saves for the year. as beat the diamondbacks 2-1 with two out of three for the series as they will host as they told you earlier, tampa tomorrow. the first in 1979. the two conference finals have gone to a game seven. cleveland battling at boston as i speak in the east. golden state at houston, monday night. now last night's game six, klay thompson had a night. nine three pointers, the season high 35 points. dubs won big 115-86 is the second time in three years. thompson has stepped up in a game six with the warriors facing elimination. two seasons ago, he ripped off
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41 points in the oklahoma city series. kevin durant was on the opposing side of that. >> what do you both remember from the 2016 game? [ laughter ] at oklahoma city? >> i don't know. >> next question. >> we blew it. i think we both blocked that whole year out of our memory. >> that's for sure. >> so we're good. >> i don't know if i was born for it, but i definitely worked my butt off to get to this point. i mean i guess you could say i was born for it. [ laughter ] i guess, i don't know. everything happens for a reason. >> indeed. auto racing, it's one thing to be a big name in indy racing. to have the tag, indy 500 champion in front of that name is a really big deal. ♪ [ music ] >> 102nd renewal indiana pacers
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drove a race car. it ended on lap 68, spun out into the wall, done. patrick finished 30th, worst finish of her eighth career start at the brick yard. five laps left, stefon wilson in front, but he had to pit. so did the second place driver, jack harvey. so the door opened for will power. his wife was looking on. his 11th shot at winning it came through. power had the fastest car in the field and took the checkered flag for his first indy 500 win. power became the first australian to win the coveted race. and he went a little wild with the traditional bottle of milk, accidentally soaked one of the indy 500 princesses. back to golf, let's cue the shot, shall we? overhead shot in the pga final round, the fort worth open. out of the cat box at 6th. a hold out for birdie.
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7-under 63, only good enough for second place. justin rose began the day on top of the leader board and did not give it away. birdie at five, six in the first nine holes, won the event by three shots. not seen here. menji lee won the lpga stop in michigan. from that to tennis. how about venus williams? world's ninth ranked player at the french open against number 91. wong on the far court, on her third try against williams came through. she won 6-4, 7-5, williams ousted in the first round for a second straight grand slam. unseated serena plays tomorrow. in the matter of ncaa women's lacrosse champion is tomorrow. james madison in white behind this hailey wharton fourth goal of the game. boston college eagles, 16-15 in the title game in new york. first national title for the
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harrisonburg, virginia school. >> you know who else is from harrisonburg, virginia? former golden state warrior and hall of famer ralph sampson. all seven of them. >> a good place to be. thank you, vern. coming up in our next half hour, the north korean summit with president trump may still be on. a u.s. negotiation team is in north korea tonight trying to iron out all the details. plus new 911 tapes reveal the aftermath of a deadly cougar attack. the mountain biker's plea to save his friend. and millions of dollars are being pumped into fighting san francisco's homeless problem. but is it working? kpix 5 wilson walker checks in with the city leader in charge.
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still up in the air. but tonight: he ground... our top story at 6:30, will they or won't they? the u.s.-north korean summit is still up in the airs. tonight negotiators are on the ground working towards compromise. the on again off again summit between president trump and north korean dictator, kim jong un, could soon be back on track. >> a u.s. delegation traveled to north korea today. the president sent this tweet after their arrival saying, "our united states team has arrived in north korea to make arrangements for the summit between kim jong un and myself. i truly believe north korea has brilliant potential and will be a great economic and financial nation one day. kim jong un agrees with me on this. it will happen." mola lenghi has more from the white house. >> reporter: south korean president, moon jae-in, says north korean dictator, kim jong un, has reaffirmed his commitment to complete denuclearization of the korean peninsula, and still wants to hold a summit with president
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trump on june 12. moon and king held a surprise secret meeting saturday as all sides seem ready to revive the summit. they arrived in north korea to make summit arrangements and it will one day be a great economic nation. president trump canceled the summit on thursday, but was optimistic by week's end. >> and so we are looking at june 12 in singapore that hasn't changed. >> i think the president's strategy has played out really brilliantly. >> some lawmakers remain skeptical about his intentions. >> my suspicion remains that he'll try to get as much sanctions relieved as possible without having to give up his weapons. >> reporter: after his meeting with kim, moon said the north korean leader wasn't certain he could trust the u.s. to provide a security guarantee if he gives up his nukes. president trump has said the u.s. is willing to end hostile relations and to help the north achieve economic prosperity if there is denuclearization.
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mola lenghi, cbs news, the white house. >> even though the president is not ruling out june 12 as a possible summit day. cbs news was a part of a briefing where the senior white house official said there is really not a lot of time left to prepare. giuliani is also slamming the bases of robert mueller's investigation into the trump campaign. he suggested the origins of the probe are, "illegitimate." >> i'm not saying mueller is illegitimate, but the bases he was appointed on is illegitimate. >> you think the mueller probe is legitimate? >> i see spy gate. i see the judge. >> when you call spy gate, you say before robert mueller was brought on to it? >> but it has to inform the decision to appoint mueller. either it is evidence or not. and it goes along with what they found already, which is no
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collusion with the russians. >> but democrat adam schiff says the so-called spy gate claims they planted an important informant in trump campaign, and it is a distraction. this isn't just a piece of propaganda the president wants to put out. >> today, giuliani also said former fbi director, james comey's leaked memos were illegal, and that the president is still considering sitting down for an interview with mueller as long as he is not questioned on the topic of obstruction. former president georgia h.w. bush is back in the hospital tonight. just yesterday the 41st president visited veterans at an american legion pancake breakfast in maine. chatting with some of them, posing for pictures. but now he's experiencing fatigue and low blood pressure. he's under observation at a southern maine medical center. bush, who is 93, was also hospitalized last month for an infection. well the teacher who
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stopped a shooting at a middle school in indiana is now out of the hospital. jason seaman tackled the student gunman on friday and swatted the weapon away. the 29-year-old science teacher is now recovering from wounds to these abdomen that is, hip and forearm. a local congresswoman met seaman today and called him, "that hero teacher who stopped the shooter from hurting more young people." a female student who was shot is in critical, but stable condition. the suspected gunman now in police custody has not been publicly identified. some dramatic video out of maryland. water rescues are underway as a massive flash flood ripped through ellicott city right now outside baltimore. the city is still recovering from a devastating flood back in 2016. so far though there are no reports of any injuries. further south residents in southern florida bracing for a subtropical storm alberto, the first named tropical storm of the 2018 hurricane season. as you can see it might have
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put a damper on plans there, still churning in the gulf of mexico. but the fringe of the storm is bringing on some rough surf along their coast. big question now is when will alberto make landfall. our reporter david daniel has the latest. >> memorial day weekend spent filling sandbags, preparing for floods. communities along the gulf coast are gearing up for the impact of alberto. >> i'm just preparing. it's the first named storm of the year. three states have declared a state of emergency. mississippi, alabama, and florida are ready to take action it be and when the storm makes landfall. >> hopefully we won't have landfall in the state, but get ready. the nice thing is i think people need to be prepared and, you know, just going to continue to do that every day. >> alberto is on track to slam the florida panhandle late sunday or early monday. heavy rain is expected throughout the gulf coast and southeast.
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officials are already taking steps to mitigate the impact of flooding. >> before the storm like where they are right now, we let water out of the system to allow more rooms for the runoff from the storm to come in. >> reporter: as the storm strengthens over warm waters in the gulf of mexico, officials are warning residents and memorial day vacationers of the dangerous conditions. >> use caution because nature sometimes can be dangerous. if you're not familiar with it, your very happy holiday could go from extreme joy to extreme sadness. >> i'm david daniel reporting. thick layers of molten rock covering more than $23 million acres. the crater is producing small bursts of ash. it is slowly being pushed down longward. they have reached a power plant on the big island about 200
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away. and where they could be seen from space, tearing apart chunks of the eastern side of the island. 82 structures have been destroyed. in southern california, suspected thief was shot while trying to rob a restaurant. but police say they don't know who pulled the trigger. security cameras captured the masked man entering the restaurant with a gun demanding money. as he grabs that bag filled with cash, someone opens fire. employees say it came from a car at the drive-thru window. they found a suspect across the street shot twice in the upper body, bleeding. police said they also took a woman he was with into custody. officials have released a 911 call made during a deadly cue gar a-- cougar attack in washington state. all to help their friend who was later killed by the animal. patrick quinn has that story.
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>> you can hear the distress in the 911 call after he and s.j. brooks were attacked by a cougar. >> i'm so worried. >> they were mountain biking near snoqualmie. he handed the phone over to someone passing by who talked to dispatchers. >> is he conscience right now? >> yeah, he's got some pretty serious lacerations on his face and head. >> the cyclist, s.j. brooks was killed in the attack. wildlife crews rushed to the scene and killed the cougar. shown in the middle curtain, they studied cougars for nearly 20 years. the 3-year-old and 4-year-old male cougar was up to 80 pounds underwait when -- weight when they were attacked. >> most of them were dead. >> tagging nearly 200 cougars.
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but this cougar was different. they came back when they fought it off. >> the determination and the persistence and the aggressiveness was exceptionally unusual. extremely rare. but very real. >> and the body of the cougar is undergoing an autopsy right now. coming up, a look at some of the most bizarre attacks picked up on the bay area. i'm dianne feinstein and i approve this message.
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i thought after sandy hook, where 20 six and seven year olds were slain, this would never happen again. it has happened more than 200 times in 5 years. dianne feinstein and a new generation are leading the fight to pass a new assault weapons ban. say no to the nra and yes to common-sense gun laws. california values senator dianne feinstein
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their lives in service. the lling thunder" thousands of bikes rode through the nation's capital. a rally called rolling thunder started the pentagon and then moved through the national wall to the lincoln and vietnam memorials. a lot of the motorcycles would have the american flag or the black and white pow banner. the memorial day weekend dates back to 1987. today volunteers fanned out across arlington national
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cemetery, carrying bags of flowers placed ahead. more than 1,200 volunteers have been helping out. each of the $280,000 graves at the cemetery. back in the bay area, they are making a statement by talking trash, showing off what they call trash items getting dumped. they show us how it is putting drivers at risk. >> it came from highways here in the county last evening. >> just last night? >> yes, just last night. >> if it is weird, then they have seen it. when they see it, they will pick it up. >> the flat screen tv. ice chests, coolers, even the place structure. >> while some stuff is dumped, like this ice cream freezer, most will simply fall out of
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pickups, trailers, seeing it this memorial day weekend. they urge folks to please take a moment. >> 911 what are you reporting? >> every day someone reports junk in the roadway. you could possibly be held at fault and in a worst-case scenario, you cause another driver. that's what our chief concern is. >> yard working products, whether you'll see a lawnmower on the side of the road or the chemicals. i mean people think what they would throw on the back of the truck, it is going to stay there. >> and water ways near highways, they're at risk. >> ladders, lots of ladders. >> so a tv set? does it still work? >> i don't think so.
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san francisco's homeless problems, no easy task. coming up, wilson walker checks in who says the city has revamped their approach. >> it would be nice since we have a low cloud moving through the bay. we've got a warm one for the memorial day. we'll be right back after the break. in the face of senseless violence, we need hope. i'm jeff bleich. preventing violence has long been my cause. after columbine, i led president clinton's youth violence commission. i joined joe biden to reduce domestic violence, helping boys become men. i beat the nra in court, defending gun laws that save lives. today, a new generation is rising, and this is our moment.
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in the streets and in the capitol, i'll stand with them. jeff bleich. democrat for lieutenant governor.
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proved they have what it takes to survive.. in case their re-entry capsule.. lands off target. astronauts ju
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a team of chinese astronauts just prove they have what it takes to survive in case they land off target. after spending 19 days in a desert. the goal to adapt to life and learn how to be rescued. lightning causing major problems at a london airport. unleashing more than 64,000 thunder bolts. one hit an aircraft fueling station. several flights were delayed or diverted during this storm. >> shocking. incredible weather out there as we take a look at san francisco towards the span of the bay bridge in the foreground. way in the distance.
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and whatever way you would like. warmest day of the week will be memorial day. at the coast, we'll be in the low 60s. santa rosa got up high today. managing a very pleasant 70s. 84 out at the airport. san jose at 82, even arm with aer tomorrow. the numbers have fallen into the lower 80s. san francisco at 64 in san jose at 80. high pressure is building in strongly over the west coast. we'll be near 90 inland for memorial day, the warmest spots any way along the shoreline, continues to be cold. 80s and 90s for tomorrow except if you're at the beach. futurecast will show a few low clouds around the bay, we should be severely clear in the bay area. visibilities will be good as well. good night for astronomers, warmest on monday.
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highs near 90. heading into the game tomorrow, first pitch at 1:05 p.m. overnight lows tonight, in the mid-50s. sun up tomorrow, four minutes before six. for tomorrow, we will be about 10 to 15 degrees above average with mid-80s inland and around san francisco, they will be 75 degrees. in the extended forecast, warm again on tuesday, just not as warm. wednesday the low clouds will return, you know that routine, giving way to them out here as we get towards next weekend, more sunshine. and we'll have more news. but first we need to generate revenue and this is how we do it. my name is tony thurmond. education isn't the goal, - it's the gateway. hold the key... to every child's opportunity. we reject trump's attacks on our public schools. and invest in the teachers dreamers. modernize our curriculum and empower educators to teach beyond the test because creativity and critical thinking are as important as facts and figures. i'm tony thurmond the work starts now. state superintendent.
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comments at the opening of the salesforce tower... we have obligations to each other and especially to the less fortunate that are among us today. >> from the comments of the opening of the salesforce tower to the bart station drug use videos, homelessness and related issues, once g front and center in san francisco these days. and so how is the city's revamped approach working or not working? >> he checked in with the city's homeless czar. >> it's a humanitarian crisis unfolding before our eyes. a lot of the times we would watch this on tv where we are witnessing it. they will be temporarily housed
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in hotels. charged with finding answers. all helping them build up. >> and then we've got three more in the pipeline where we added few many permanent housing. >> growing towards $270 million, he has added 276 navigation center beds. as many as 400 units, while expanding efforts to connect 400 people with family, friends, some kind of shelter somewhere else. they had a slight decrease and somein use and e as decfamily and veteran homelessness. we're also seeing the reduction of the number of the people who are sleeping on the streets. >> the encampments we saw, much harder to find these days. >> we are not just telling people, hey, you have to move,
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we're spending a lot of time in some cases months and months trying to find out what their services are. we're seeing about two-thirds of the people except shelter or navigation centers. some of those folks will end up reunifying back with family members. some end out back on the streets again or accepting shelter. >> so the need for more help and really housing, just keeps growing the middle of downtown. recent months have brought extremely visible challenges. >> i mean no one should have to walk through the gauntlet of usage to access the train. the discussion around the bart station has drawn a lot of international attention. any thoughts of that? >> i don't think it will be any different. >> the situation isn't entirely about housing, like the young drug users last week, where
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they are not homeless. what is the answer here? >> we need to find out who is out there, try to address those needs before they start thinking about, you know, law enforcement, or any of those types of things. >> we have gone from a spirit of compassion, which i fully subscribed a city enabling them. >> he has launched a $13 million crusade, with or without police. so now the mayor and his director effectively use a different language on things like tinted views. >> they have a right to be mad about that. >> despite the different style, they're on the same page. >> we know where the gaps of the system are. he helps us fill some of those gaps in a sensible way. >> they come early next year, but any real measure, it does
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require some perspective beyond city limits. >> when you compare that to what has happened in l.a. and oakland and seattle and san jose and cities up and down the west coast, really around the country and the state, buck the trend. >> whenever i hear people say san francisco and their homeless problem, my first thought is you walk through the homeless camp, tremendous encampment in santa rosa. i could go on and on. >> that's right, it's the country's homeless problems as we saw it last year, the first increase in homelessness nationwide for over ten years. you know, then in california, we saw a 14% increase in homelessness in a short period of time. we really need to step it up at the state level and the federal level. >> but the job is local. while he is not thinking about politics and who the next boss might be, he says the city's current approach launched by the late mayor who appointed him is working.
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>> and maybe it might be battled scared. we'll continue to decrease homelessness in san francisco, able to help out this year. >> thank you so much for watching at 6:00. 60 minutes is up next. >> for news throughout the evening, the latest is on cbssf.com. we'll see you back here at 11:00. in the face of senseless violence, we need hope.
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