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taunting fans before game one. they gave it right back to him. >> oh, chuck. our team coverage with how the beef with barkley has bec sideshow to the main event. >> some warriors fans spent part of the day at thrive city well before the game. and yes, they've heard what charles barkley is saying about the city and their team. they say instead of responding with words, he should just be ready to watch the warriors win. >> i love chuck. i don't agree with him, you know. but i love the energy, you know. i love the back and forth between the fans. >> reporter: joe nuni lives in the east bay, but couldn't pass up the chance to come by chase center this afternoon. >> the warriors, klay andre and stuff, they've been here before and they're teaching the young guys. >> reporter: not too far from where the current tnt analyst will grab the mark this evening, nuni wants barkley to know the warriors can go awn the way. >> i think we have proven him wrong that a jump team can win the finals. hopefully we can d fourth >> rorter: asyneye he i
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surprised. >> pennlvan. as i kid, i'venim a sixer. i know whuck is. that's what he does. he'll give it to you. >> chuck. >> run the hill -- i mean, san francisco. >> reporter: after barkley complained about even having to visit the city, fans were not too pleased. >> going to overreact. hey, you're right. y'all suck too. >> reporter: and players decided to weigh in too. >> i guess i'd feel the same way. y'all just keep adding rings up here. i got to just sit here. >> reporter: draymond green says he is just giving barkley a hard time, and he is a fan. he thinks the team knows a little more about winning. >> what you want to say? tell us how to win? not taking that advice from chuck. >> oh my, it's unbelievable. i didn't expect that, but they did great. >> reporter: ricky gomez travelled from new jersey to cheer on the warriors. >> i'm disappointed in charles
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barkley. and he's going to eat his words. >> reporter: fans from all over agree, they're rooting for the right team in this series. and barkley will realize that soon enough. >> yes, absolutely. warriors. there is no question. >> hey, just watch and see. watch and see, you know. we're going to prove you wrong again. >> reporter: reporting in san francisco, shawn chitnis, kpix 5. >> not going to take winning advice from charles barkley, eh? >> he has zero rings. >> oh, well, chuck. we'll see you later, in about an hour. we'll see who will be getting the last laugh. >> kpix 5 sports anchor charlie walters at chase center with more on the game. charlie? >> from one chuck to another, but i'm not the enemy. i'm a friend of the bay area. and i'm here right now enjoying the pregame festivities. luka doncic over my left shoulder. over my right shoulder, we've got the dj playing some tunes, getting ready to fire things up for game two. dallas mavericks got absolutely blasted in game number one. this is a position they're
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pretty familiar with. their last three losses have been by 20-plus points. every time they got shellacked, they came back and won the next game. so that's the story line there. as for that first game in this series, it was all golden state from the opening tip-off. they rolled. but it's hard to believe that game two is also going to be as tragic for dallas as that game one was. they try to avoid falling into an 0-2 hole. and steve kerr has his team on high alert that the mavs will bounce back. >> i have seen it for my entire time in the nba player executive coach game two of the play-off series is always very different based on the outcome of game one. so we have to maintain our edge tonight. and we've got to really come out and be ready for the force that they're undoubtedly going to bring. >> warriors still a pretty
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sizable favorite in this one, 6 1/2-point favorites they are heading into this game with the dallas mavericks. that's it from me. i'll talk to you in just a bit in our sportscast at 6:00. until then, enjoy the game. >> thanks. and more sports action. a live look at oracle park, where the giants taking on the m. a good night for public transit in the city, because you can expect a lot of traffic along the embarcadero. and of course in mission bay through most of the night. >> oh, boy. all right. now to fire watch. earlier this afternoon, chopper 5 was over a fast-moving grass fire near highway 4 in concord. look at this. it is now, though, fully contained after charring more than 20 acres. firefighters are still keeping a close eye on the burn zone to make sure there are no flare-ups. that fire broke out around noon near willow pass court. a worker grabbed a garden hose to try and fight back. no match for those flames, though. that fire burned very close to those businesses as you see from that video. and in time lapse video shows how fast the fire spread.
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the smoke all over the place in the sky there. firefighters say strong winds, high temperatures and low humidity helped fuel the flames. fortunately no structures were damaged. the good news, the winds are easing off a bit. let's check in with first alert meteorologist brian hackney who is here for paul. hey, brian, how you? >> it looks beautiful. we'll have complete details. but first, let's get back to the music. [ train whistle ] >> people living near san jose japantown no longer have to hear blaring train horns in the wee hours. the city unveiled its new partial quiet zone along union pacific train crossings from diridon station and wilson walker has more on how some residents now hope they can get a good night's rest. >> reporter: this freight corridor has been here for a long time, but it wasn't until the last three or four years that union pacific started using it at night. neighbors immediately asked for a solution, and now they have a
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partial one. >> i mean, i grew up here. so i've gotten used to it. that's why i didn't pay too much attention to it anymore until we got a dog. >> reporter: for everyone living close to or in some cases right up against these tracks, the last few years have brought nights punctuated by this. but relief has finally arrived, at least between the hours of 10 and 7:00. >> he howls every time the train comes. that has been a lot nicer. and we definitely get better sleep. >> it gets particularly important as we see a lot more housing coming into this area, right. >> reporter: those horn blasts are required by federal safety guidelines. so getting the so-called partial quiet zone really did take help from congress. >> it's not an easy process. it's a lot of coordination with many entities, local, state, county, federal. >> reporter: losing the horns at night did require making other
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safety changes to about a dozen intersections. and what you see here is just the temporary work. >> we're also working with them on a permanent build-out of this that changes where all the signals infrastructure goes. those ramp, those flashers, et cetera. so that this intersection is restored to more full functionality, better pedestrian experience, et cetera. >> i didn't hear about it. i just seen that they put up the signs. >> reporter: for those who did not hear the change is coming, it has been a pleasant surprise. >> at first it seemed odd to me. >> really? >> uh-huh. but in a good way. in a good way. . >> reporter: san jose would like to go to a full quiet zone, no horns 24/7, but that would take a lot of time and a lot of money. this effort alone is probably going to cost about $12 million. we're here in san jose. wilson walker, kpix 5. there are still a lot of unanswered questions after a police shooting in mission bay last night. two men are dead. it's not clear if both of them were hit by an officer's bullet.
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officers say they confronted two men fighting at the corner of mariposa and owens just before 8:00 p.m. shortly after, police opened fire. one of the men died at the scene. another died later at the hospital. police are not releasing any details on why the officer opened fire exactly. the district attorney's office will open an investigation. a mask mandate is back for students and staff at berkeley public schools. the city health officer says berkeley unified has seen a significant increase in cases among students and staff. so starting on monday, everyone at school is required to wear a mask indoors. this includes classes as well as graduation ceremonies, even if they're happening off campus. the mandate will continue for the remainder of the academic year. >> yeah, we do know from advice we're getting from public health that covid is prominent in our community. we're assuming the transmission is taking place across our community, and that's likely true in our schools as well. >> the uptick in cases is
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leading to an increase of teachers calling out. and the superintendent says they've only been able to fill about half of those absences. and this comes as california's positivity rate is up nearly 2 percentage points in a week, and that's not including at-home tests, which people are not required to report. also hospitalizations statewide are now as high as they were in mid-march at the end of the winter omicron surge. right now president biden is in asia on his first trip there since taking office. the biden administration has said focusing on the indo-pacific region and countering china's influence is a key foreign policy priority. >> so much of the future of the world is going to be written here in the indo-pacific over the next several decades. >> the president is meeting with south korea's new president before heading to japan for his first face-to-face meeting with their new prime minister. both new leaders campaigned on strengthening ties with america. president biden's trip to the region comes as u.s. intelligence indicate there's is a very real risk that north
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korea will test another ballistic or nuclear weapon. the president also stressed economic cooperation. during a visit to a semiconductor plant, the ongoing shortage of microchips is one factor that is driving global inflation. samsung announced it will build a similar plant near austin, texas, hoping to begin production in 2024. still ahead on kpix 5, streaming on cbs news bay area, nancy pelosi denied communion in her own hometown. a decision that should ignite debate within the catholic church. a rare tornado tears through a michigan town, flipping cars and damaging homes. i'm kiet do with the future literally in between my legs. we are test driving an electric motorcycle made by harley-davidson. we've got that story coming up.
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out-of-state corporations wrote an online sports betting plan they call "solutions for the homeless". really? the corporations take 90 percent of the profits. and using loopholes they wrote, they'd take even more. the corporations' own promotional costs, like free bets, taken from the homeless funds. and they'd get a refund on their $100 million license fee, taken from homeless funds, too. these guys didn't write a plan for the homeless. they wrote it for themselves.
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well, just another wild day on wall street. stocks managed to claw their way back from steep losses earlier in the day. the dow closed up 8 points after being down more than 600 points. and the nasdaq finished down 33, and the s&p closed up half a point after briefly entering bear market territory. that means it fell 20% from a recent high in january. new sign california continues to lead the nation's economic recovery. the newest job reports shows our state's unemployment rate dipped slightly from 4.6% in april down from 4.8% in march. and the number of available jobs is up more than 41,000 people went back to work last month. >> numbers that came out on wednesday showed over 1.27 million job openings in california. that's slightly below february, but near an all-time high. and it's really across sectors, across industry, across occupations.
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>> the former edd director also says now is the best time to job hunt, especially if you're a teenager looking to make a few bucks this summer. south bay officials want to get the word out about a gun buyback this weekend. santa clara county supervisor is teaming up with the d.a. and the milpitas police. they say on sunday, people can turn in a gun for cash with no questions asked. this includes $100 for a handgun or a shotgun. $200 for an assault weapon. >> by anonymously bringing in your unwanted guns for cash and return, you will literally save lives. that is why i'm excited to announce that we're taking action to decrease gun violence in our county by buying back up to $50,000 worth of unwanted guns. >> the buyback runs from 9:00 to 1:00 on sunday at the milpitas on east calaveras boulevard. the first of several funerals for the victims of the buffalo store shooting was held today. a private service was held for
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67-year-old deacon hayward patterson. funerals for five other victims are scheduled for next week. the 18-year-old suspected shooter has been charged with first-degree murder, could face hate crime and terrorism charges. and less than a week after the attack in buffalo, the department of justice will highlight new efforts to combat hate crimes. natalie brant has more from the white house. >> we need to fix this. >> reporter: as families and the community of east buffalo grieve ten black people killed in a racist supermarket massacre, attorney general merrick garland laid out steps the justice department is taking to combat hate crimes. >> last weekend's attack was a painful reminder of the singular impact that hate crimes have not only on individuals but on entire communities. >> reporter: the attorney general made his remarks on the one-year anniversary of the covid-19 hate crimes act becoming law. it directs the justice department to expedite the review of hate crimes and give
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more guidance to state and local agencies so reporting hate crimes is easier. >> we commit to using every resource of the department of justice to prevent these kinds of acts of hate. >> reporter: new steps include the hiring of a doj language coordinator, and a $10 million grant program to in part fund special hotlines to report hate crime incidents. the white house's domestic policy adviser susan rice told cbs news the first step is calling out hate and treating it with the seriousness it deserves. >> we are actively pursuing making sure that those that propagate hate are -- and those who act on that hate face consequences. >> reporter: the president of the naacp met with attorney general garland friday. the naacp has released its own response plan following the buffalo massacre, calling on the department of justice and federal trade commission to aggressively target misinformation and disinformation on social media platforms that recruit young
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people to spread hate. natalie brand, cbs news, the white house. . a northern michigan community is dealing with the damage from a tornado that ripped through. this was just a few hours ago, in fact. buildings and homes were left in ruin. cars flipped over. that tornado touched down in the town of gaylord. one person said he watched a roof get torn off. a few people have been taken to the hospital so far, but no deaths have been reported. >> wow. checking with brian. we have had some gusty winds here, but nothing like that. >> i tell you, the reason we have gusty winds is because of the same system that gave them the tornadoes. here we get winds. there they get roofs ripped off and things like that. so california. that's why we pay $4 million for a two bedroom. >> we have our own set of problems. >> just 4 million? >> it's a bargain this week. we got pretty good weather out of all this. in fact, things cooled down today. it was windy, and that was a problem for the fire in concord. luckily things didn't get out of hand there. it also cooled down in most
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locations. oakland is at 70. in livermore, 79 degrees. and san jose 76. and knits the low 80s in santa rosa. as we look toward the bay bridge, boy we had some pretty good wind gusts, mostly up top, though. it's a mount saint helena 30 miles per hour and mount diablo 51. things have settled down since then. so as you can see, we're in the 25 miles an hour range at the shoreline. but in the east bay, concord, the winds are down to 10 miles per hour. so not too bad. temperatures have some have come down, some have gone up. by the way, the colors in these maps actually do represent something. the warmer colors, the numbers have warmed up over the past 24 hours. the bluer colors like out at fairfield, it's not 5 below, it's 5 degrees cooler than it was yesterday at this time. and you can see the correspondingly cooler colors. so you can kind of see this stuff at a glance. in a nutshell, it will be windy, it will be dry, it will be warm.
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but not in anywhere near record territory with any of this. it's just a little bit dry for the time of the year as the low pressure, and that's what is triggering all that bad weather out on the east coast, which has had a warm spell. but as this cooler air collides with the warmer air up to the north, that's what happens. at the border, you just get this explosive weather. a high and low battle eases for the west coast. and the winds ease up as well. in the next -- over the weekend, you can see that from time to time we get some patchy cloudiness around the santa cruz mountains. but other than, that it's a fairly sunny, dry weekend. and the winds will abate as well. the winds begin to come down. overnight tonight will be a nice starry night. cooler, especially at the coast. there will be a few clouds sticking to the shoreline, and then a warming trend begins. back into the 90s by the time we get to tuesday. forecast lows overnight. it will be a mild night. temperatures will be in the low to mid-50s. so folks at the giants game fairly mild temperatures. and as we get to daytime highs for tomorrow, plenty of sun.
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just a few puffs of low cloudiness. cool at the coast. pacifica, half moon bay are in the low 60s. but then you go over skyline out to 280 and palo alto is at 80. sunnyvale is at 80. campbell is at 84. east bay mid-80s. those numbers are up about 3 to 5 degrees tomorrow. and that accepts a trend. every day between now and tuesday, the numbers should warm slightly as the high pressure begins to build. in and that will take us tomorrow to 87 degrees in santa rosa. even as the shoreline remains cool, just 67 in bodega bay. at ukiah 83. clearlake will be at 84. extended forecast. esda frame.ba pbl especially if you head inland. by the time we do get to tuesday, we'll be in the mid-90s. and wednesday will be warm as well. next weekend we will begin to cool it off. but in terms of sunshine and warm temperatures, we have plenty of them all the way through the end of next week. rain, not a drop in sight. >> just enjoy the sunshine then.
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right? >> i'm all for that. >> thank you so much, brian. >> you bet. it's usually a must stop for tourists visiting san francisco. the brand-new makeover and freebies at the legendary ghirardelli chocolate shop. and the nationwide shortage that's left grads scrambling. and coming up on a screaming service cbs news bay area, we'll hear from berkeley's school of business about the recent roller coaster on wall street and the cryptocurrency crash. you can watch our stream wherever, whenever. find us on
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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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we've seen some pretty unique graduations during the pandemic, but in denver, a class of seniors brings snow boots to their graduation ceremony as they celebrated in a full-on snowstorm. yeah, that's cold. some of the services re held inside, but a number of students
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wanted their diplomas in the same elements that make colorado. a tough group. class of 2022 have been scrambling because of a nationwide shortage of caps and gowns. three companies that sell the garb are working overtime to ship tassels and robes in times for the ceremonies. they're coming up fast. one school in florida sent out emails asking families to bring their hand me downs. >> i think people are worried. here we are four days before graduation, and they said they might arrive by saturday morning. well, graduation is at 2:30 in the afternoon. >> staff shortages, supply chain issues from the past year, and new covid shutdown in china are to blame. the historic ghirardelli score in san francisco reopened today after a huge makeover. [ cheering ] ribbons were cut in celebration of a brand-new 5900-square-foot location. the store now designed with chocolate lovers in mind with in-house chocolate-making stations.
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>> i can't wait to go sunday. i heard you on the news talking about it. and then they were showing pictures. i couldn't wait to get down here. i waited all day to make sure this was my first meal of the day. what's wrong as having dessert as your first meal of the day. but i was here. >> in honor of ghirardelli's birthday, 170 guests got free hot fudge sundaes. as you like to say, they're fire. >> those look pretty good. i'll take four. coming up new at 5:30, house speaker nancy pelosi banned from practicing a key part of her catholic faith. the new fallout in the battle over abortion. and a daughter of ozzy osbourne barely escapes a deadly fire at a hollywood recording studio. the questions about the building's safety. researchers rushing fanduel and draftkings, two out of state corporations making big promises to californians. what's the real math
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behind their ballot measure for online sports betting? 90% of profits go to the out of state corporations permanently. only eight and a half cents is left for the homeless. and in virginia, arizona, and other states, fanduel and draftkings use loopholes to pay far less than was promised. sound familiar? it should. it's another bad scheme for california.
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for state controller, only yiu will save taxpayers money. wait, who, me? me?
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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. you're watching kpix 5 at 5:30. >> right now at kpix 5, streaming on cbs news bay area, more local news at 5:30. we take a ride on the new electric harley. how it could open up the legendary motorcycle to a whole new market. and thrive city filling up with warriors fans. the excitement half an hour away for tip-off for game two. house speaker nancy pelosi just banned from practicing a key part of her catholic faith.
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it's new fallout over the abortion battle. good evening. i'm ryan yamamoto. >> hello. i'm sara donchey. kpix 5's allen martin has more on this new directive by san francisco's archbishop. allen? >> yeah, strong action, strong words certainly from the conservative leader. the roman catholics in the san francisco diocese, which covers not only the city, but also marin and san mateo counties. he says that until nancy pelosi either stops speak publicly about her catholic faith, or she changes her stance on supporting a woman's right to choose, she can no longer receive communion in the churches under his leadership. the archbishop tweeted this message just after noon today, saying, quote, after numerous attempts to speak with speaker pelosi to help her understand the grave evil she is perpetrating, the scandal she is causing and the danger to her own soul she is risking, i have determined she is not to be admitted to holy communion. the archbishop most recently sent a letter to nancy pelosi warning her this could happen.
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he says that he never heard back from her. the archbishop was interviewed for a podcast called "behind the story" and explained his frustration. >> but more recently with her advocacy for codifying the roe decision in federal law, it's becoming more and more extreme and more and more aggressive. and i've been trying to speak with her about this. >> the head of the san francisco archdiocese said he has been struggling with this decision for quite a while, praying and fasting and debating this in his own mine for many years. the speaker was not available to speak about this recent action by archbishop corleone. however, last september she did address the friction between the two while answering questions about the proposed women's health protection act which would have protected abortion in the united states. >> the archbishop of the city of that area of san francisco and i have a disagreement about who should decide this.

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