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>> right now at 7:00 -- >> we're taking it to a whole other level with a sense of urgency. >> california leaders with a swift response to the mass shooting in texas. the plan to put new gun laws on the fast track. >> we've passed so many different gun laws in this state now, and we continue to have mass shootings. i think that that approach really hasn't worked. >> what do you tell him when he asked, daddy, am i going to get shot? >> as police step up patrols of bay area schools, parents are struggling with how to reassure their children. fog spreading over the city, spreadingenland. that means an end to the heat wave. we'll take a look in the fist
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alert forecast. >> i'm going to -- st. mary's. >> i'm going uc-davis. >> i'll be going to santa every single graduate of this oakland school is headed to a four-year college. the new model of education that helped them get there. right now at 7:00 and streaming on cbs news bay area, as parents struggle to reassure their kids, lawmakers in sacramento are taking swift action in the wake of the texas school tragedy. good evening, i'm elizabeth cook. as the nation mourns the 19 students and 2 teachers killed yesterday, california is putting a slate of proposed new gun laws on the fast track. one that would allow private citizens to sue makers and sellers of illegal guns just cleared the state senate. another would require school officials to investigate and report any threats of a mass shooting. a third bill would restrict firearm advertisements to minors.
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lawmakers are also considering several actions on ghost guns. >> we need to get dangerous guns and weapons of war off the streets. that's what we're here to do. that's what we're focused on. we have too many guns. we have a gun culture. we've come to accept this. providing that rite of action to get weapons of war have led to carnage and death. not just mass shootings, but shootings every single day that do not capture our attention as they should. i think it's principles and appropriate under the extraordinary circumstances we are living through in this state. >> california republican leaders argue the solution isn't more gun laws but rather enforcing the ones already on the books. they specifically point to the attorney general's armed and prohibited persons list. >> we have tens of thousands of people on this list. they still have not been disarmed. the attorney general has the power to go out there and take care of these individuals.
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he haven't done it. here in california, if we really are serious about addressing gun violence and going the it have perpetrators and trying to prevent those things, those are two things we could go for right now. >> foster city, a community vigil is set to begin about 30 minutes from now. it will be held at the gazebo at ryan memorial park. our sara donchey will be there. increasing patrols at schools. meanwhile, parents are also trying to reassure their children. as kenny choi reports, those conversations can be very different for each family. >> reporter: many parents are trying to determine what's the appropriate age to talk about gun violence, especially when it happens inside schools. there's no clear scientific answer of course, but there are some helpful guidelines as parents have these delicate
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conversations with their children. >> i know the day is coming soon when he says, daddy, am i going to get shot? >> reporter: responding truthfully to a question like that isn't easy. >> we're having trouble understanding how to address it. >> reporter: like so many parents, he and his wife, who have two young children including a 6-year-old who's starting to ask questions, there's a fine line between saying too much and too little. >> it's difficult to broach without being explicit, and i guess that's part of the confuse. how do you approach it? >> don't overexplain. don't overtalk. >> reporter: if a which i would 7 or younger doesn't ask about something like a mass shooting there's no need to address it for the most partal but that line getting blurred for childrenle and older who are more inquisitive and exposed to more sources of information, sometimes exaggerated and inaccurate from classmates at school. >> we can get into it a little bit but i would leave out grisly stuff, especially for younger
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kids. and just keep it on really simple, just the facts without a lot of, you know, intense detail about exactly what happened. >> reporter: experts say carefully consider your child's maturity and temperment and tell them your family is safe and valued. >> my heart is broken in anticipation because i know it's probably going to happen. >> reporter: what do you tell him when he asks you, daddy, am i going to get shot? >> when it happens and i'm sure it will, i'm going to say, no, i'm your daddy and will protect you no matter what. i have to tell him that because he has to feel safe and that his daddy is going protect him, but i only feel 99% sure of that. it's that 1% rattling around in your brain that can wreck it. >> experts say the most important pieces of advice during the conversations is to emphasize to your kids that you are there as a parent to answer any questions that they may have. in san francisco, kenny
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championship, kpix 5. may is mental health awareness month. our gianna franco hosted a conversation with several bay area health professionals about the struggles so many of us face in these difficult times. >> reporter: finding a therapist or counselor, let's be honest, can be a process. sometimes it can take weeks or months to get a referral, and the costs can be sky high. if you're not covered by insurance, what do you do if you can't find one? >> you can see our half hour special after this broadcast. streaming. find us on the cbs news app or on pluto channel 1021. let's switch gears, turning to weather, which is pretty much night and day depending on what side of the bay you're on. inland areas are baking as a cool fog covers san francisco. paul haggin is here now. paul, is anyone going benefit from the natural air-conditioning we're having? >> everyone gets in on the
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benefit of the cool air tomorrow. everybody back to close to average temperatures tomorrow. so relief from the heat. there's the fog spreading out. great shot top of salesforce tower. those high temperatures today all over the place. only reached 63 at half-moon bay but got almost 40 degrees warmer in livermore. 80s in fremont. upper 60s in san francisco. today's high in san francisco ten degrees cooler than yesterday's, and as the marine air makes its way parter and farther inland, tomorrow's temperatures are going to be closer to what's typical for late may. three to four degrees either side of average. temperatures are going to drop even more as we head into the holiday weekend. track that coming up in the first alert forecast. new at 7:00 a high school in oakland's fruitvale neighborhood is celebrating a hard earned
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achievement tonight. the entire senior class has been accepted to a four-year college. as kpix 5's julia good rich tells us, they had to work at more than just their grades to succeed. >> i'm going to st. mary's! [ cheers and applause ] >> my name is andy ramos, and i'm going to uc-davis. >> reporter: these students worked hard. >> i'm anis gutierrez and i'm going to sc state. >> reporter: their hard work paid off. 100% college acceptance rate for this inaugural class. janila johnson is going to -- >> that set off my major, i'm majoring in computer engineering. >> reporter: first graduating class to take part in a school curriculum combining classes with on the job work experience. >> i'm so happy. they gave her all the scholarships today, and then i
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seen the t-shirt that she got in. i'm so happy and so excited. i'm so happy that she got in! skblnchts the students are employed one day a week at a company to help pay their tuition. >> i worked at chevron corp. in the real estate department. i worked in victim justice in the family just is center. >> reporter: now headed to cal poly. >> we're first generation. you wouldn't expect a whole class to go to college. >> we serve first generation students who come from mostly disadvantaged backgrounds. >> so proud, all as all year along. >> coming here, seeing the exposure, the corporate work setting, responsibility, hard work, pushing to you strive for greatness ultimately is what led me here as well as the community, being able to represent my community here in oakland. >> i'm so proud of him. >> i'm cathy, and i'll be going
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to santa clara university. >> reporter: the class of 2022 leaving their mark and setting the example for future students at the school. >> we did not doubt them. it was just a matter of helping them step by step through the process. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: in oakland, juliette good rich, kpix 5. why a woman accused of killing a cyclist was released from police custody, and where she might be tonight. it's been years since the teenager went missing from vallejo. how the family is keeping hope and memory alive. thinking of hitting the red this memorial day weekend? get ready for some serious sticker shock. i've lived in san francisco for 20 years. i'm raising my kids here. this city is now less safe for all of us.
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chesa boudin is failing to hold repeat offenders accountable. he prosecuted zero fentanyl drug dealing cases, even though nearly 500 people have died of overdoses. i'm voting yes on h to recall chesa boudin now. we can't wait one more day when people are dying on our streets.
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the woman suspected of murdering an elite san francisco cyclist in texas may be in new york tonight. that's after she was arrested and then released due to a clerical error. austin police say a gun found in kaitlin marie armstrong's home has been linked to the killing of moriah wilson earlier this month. she was taken into custody on a misdemeanor warrant and released due to a birth date discrepancy. she flew out of austin for la gat laguardia. investigators believe jealous may have motivated the murder. taking a look at top headlines now. senate majority leader chuck schumer says he'll bring gun safety laws up for a vote no matter what.
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democrats would need ten republicans to join them for legislation. they don't have the votes. republicans say the senate should be focused on mental health laws. >> we are going to vote on gun legislation. the american people are tired of moments of silence, tired of the kind words offering thoughts and prayers. >> i think any weapon is dangerous, any firearm is dangerous in the hands of a lunatic. at the end of the day the issue is not the firearm, it's the lunatic. >> two years after george floyd was murdered at the hands of former minneapolis police officer derek chauvin, president biden signed a new executive order on police reform for federal law enforcement. while state and local police forces are not bound by its mandates the, white house says it will serve as a model for local law enforcement. >> the executive order can and we believe will set a new floor, a new benchmark that any further discussions about reform or transformation of policing must at the very least meet these standards. and the reward for
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information leading to missing oakley woman alexis gabe now stands at $100,000. the city council is offering half of that. an anonymous donor the rest. the 24-year-old vanish in the january after visiting a ex-boyfriend, and while investigators searched his home weiss they have not yet named anyone a suspect. six years ago today, 15-year-old pearl pinson disappear in the vallejo. to help keep her face and name in people's minds, friends and family walked with signs over the foot bridge near the site where pearl was abducted. her sister rose refuses give up hope that pearl will come home. >> it's extremely hard, but i know i have to do it because i have to be her voice. you know, if it was switched around, she would have done it for me, too. >> pearl was last seen bleeding and being shoved into the trunk of a '97 saturn. a day later that saturn was
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involve in the a chase. the 19-year-old driver die in the a police shootout, but there was no sign of pearl. switching gears, let's take a live look outside toward the dry trivalley today where we saw triple digit temperatures up to 102 degrees in livermore today, which set a new report high temperature. 99 degrees in concord, fairfield topped 100 degrees. fog is going to spread across the bay, inland valleys and brings an an end to the heat wave. marine air making its way inland and once the fog retreats to the coast we're going to see clouds higher up. cooler temperatures in store for memorial day weekend. the fog chose up as the brighter white spreading into the inland valleys going to be widespread and fairly dense. might want to allow an extra 15, 20 minute for the commute.
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the fainter shade of gray, the duller gray, that's the cloud cover higher up in the sky. that's going filter, block the sunshine, especially north of the golden gate as we head through tomorrow afternoon. the onshore breeze, while it weakens tonight, going to pick up tomorrow morning. not enough for a wind advisory, but southwest wind pushing the air into the inland valley and keeping temperatures 20 degrees cooler than today. looking outside today, there's fog. hard to believe just across the bay there's plenty of sunshine. temperatures are all over the place. 58 downtown. 88 degrees in livermore, concord. temperatures will even out as we head through the rest of the night. north bay valleys could dip into the upper 40s. temperatures will warm up as we head through the first half of the day. once the back backs to the coast, inland around 70 degrees if not into the 70s by noon. inland stalls out.
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70s and 80s for afternoon highs. around the bay, temperatures in the 60s, and along the coast, temperatures are okay. going reach into the mid to upper 50s. similar temperatures friday, and then we cool down a little more for saturday and sunday away from the bay. temperatures in san francisco and oakland are just going bounce around by a degree or two. san jose goes from 80 tomorrow to barely above 70 sbundunday, then going up. after a cool day in the north bay tomorrow you should warm up. then it's down saturday and sunday and right back up for monday, tuesday, and wednesday, but back up the other side of the temperature roller coaster only puts us into the upper 80s. no 90s for the foreseeable future. we can be thankful for that. >> hard to complain about that forecast, paul. coming up, badly needed housing sitting empty. the latest bay area county the take action, and what it might mean for your next vacation.
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marin county is temporarily suspending new vacationle
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rentals in west marin. the goal of the moratorium is to address the shortage of long-term housing in the area. places lick stinson beach and inoverness. sonoma had a similar ban last month. if you're planning to hit the road or skies this memorial day, prepare for sticker shock. airline fares went up nearly 19% in april with high gas prices and also hotel prices. a memorial day weekend trip this year won't be cheap. >> it's worth it in my mind, but yeah, definitely more expensive than in the past. >> i guess a mixture of gas prices, airline prices, and none of my friends are traveling either, so i think that plays a role as well. >> aaa is predicting nearly 40 million people will be traveling out of town this weekend. the western drought picture growing more dire by the day. the long buried treasure now emerging from the deep. next.
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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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historically low water levels in nevada's lake mead have revealed sunken treasures. ship wrecked boats have begun appearing in unlikely places. locals believe there could be dozens more. the national park service shared images of the vehicles stuck in muddy banks. may look stable but officials say it's more like quick sand. looks apocalyptic, the end of days where you see things that aren't supposed to be there that are stuck in the mud.
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