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now at 11:00 p.m. demand for coronavirus testing in the bay area is through the roof heading into the holiday but is it providing a false sense of security? >> do you feel safe sending your child to school this fall? the new guidelines santa clara county just released for its schools. >> a police chase ends when a speeding truck flies off a cliff and into the water below. the crime that sparked a dangerous pursuit. >> now at 11:00 p.m. and streaming on cbsn bay area a
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students getting a peek at what schools could look like if classes reopen this fall. kpix 5's maria medina has more. >> reporter: reopening schools will depend on how covid-19 is impacting the community. once open students and staff will have to wear masks and social distance among other requirements. >> reporter: he won't allow her to return to school without putting her safety first. >> right now i would probably say no based on what we are seeing. >> reporter: he is not only a parent but a teacher in san jose as well. what is most concerning is the recommendations. >> there is not enough information. you are going in there blind. >> what we are learning with
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covid-19 is that young children aren't the engines of transmission. >> reporter: the public health officer said they want kids back in classrooms as soon as it is safe. new guidelines released today for the school districts here when they reopen include stable classrooms or no mixing and moving of students, social distancing of desks. adults will be required to wear face masks at all times as well as students. only elementary school can take them off in the classroom. >> some will need to remove furniture. >> i am going to do what the job asks me to do. >> reporter: he will head back to the classroom if that is what the district decides but he will wait and see before he is ready to send his daughter back to school. >> i guess a lot depends on where we are in a month or two.
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>> reporter: and distance learning will continue this fall depending on the pandemic. in san jose, maria medina, kpix 5. governor gavin newsom announcing restrictions in response to the surge in coronavirus cases. you can watch it live at noon on cbsn bay area, just head to reopenings are on hold in san francisco tonight until at least the other side of the holiday weekend. the city's hospitalization rate jumped by 50% in the past week. and it is recording about 50 new cases of coronavirus a day. an average of 5.8 for every 100,000 residents. that is near the threshold to make the state's watch list. taking a live look from our camera. overlooking san francisco's mission bay. after our story last night about the explosion of tents around cal train, today city workers cleaned it up. cleared away a ton of trash.
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the tents are still there but the city isn't doing sweeps during the pandemic and there is less trash and junk on the sidewalk. this is what it looked like last night. on the back side of the caltrains station. leading to interstate 280 south on the back side of the caltrains station. a live look at sfo, travel restrictions keeping people grounded in the bay area. the european union is banning travelers from the united states for now because of the surge in coronavirus. travelers from brazil and russia are also banned. >> european union, they are doing much, much better. why should we contaminate them? everybody worked so hard there to keep infection down. we are not doing well in the u.s. so we need to be responsible. >> new jersey, connecticut and new york ordering travelers from california and 15 other
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states to quarantine if they want to visit. massachusetts is taking it a step further, quarantining everyone outside the northeast. a live look at capitol hill. the senate voted to extend the federal paycheck protection program. just hours before it was to expire. now it goes to the house. the program is intended to help small businesses pay their employees during the shutdowns. it has $130 billion in unused funds. many business owners have found it difficult to navigate strict limitson how funds can be used. a carjacking suspect is under arrest tonight after leading authorities on to high speed chase along the coast and driving off a cliff. that began in daven portant around 3:30 p.m. this afternoon. witnesses say aman with a gun walked inside a restaurant and opened fire. >> we heard an officer inside
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the restaurant, and another said the guy fired three shots. >> no one was hurt. the suspect took off south on highway 1. deputies found the car on west cliff drive in santa cruz when it went off the road and into the ocean. deputies took the suspect into custody. it is unclear whether he was pulled out of the water or jumped out before the vehicle went off the cliff. tonight facebook has removed hundreds of accounts and groups tied to the boogalooo movement. participants hold pro gun, anti- government views and say they are preparing for or trying to insight another civil war. federal prosecutors say a 32- year-old steven carrillo is one of them, he is accused of fatally shooting a federal security guard last month in oakland before another deadly ambush on a sheriff's deputy a week later.
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starbucks, coca-cola, honda, hersheys some of the companies that pulled their facebook ads saying they have failed to stop the spread of hate and misinformation. tonight the white house says president trump been briefed on intelligence suggesting that russia put a bounty on u.s. troops in afghanistan. sources tell cbs news, when the information first surfaced last year, no one verbally told president trump but the intelligence was included in his daily brief. that is a classified document that takes about an hour to read. >> i will never sit here and confirm or deny what is in a top secret document. >> the idea that somehow he didn't know or isn't being briefed, it is a dereliction of duty if that is the case. if he was briefed and nothing was done about this, then that is a dereliction of duty. >> joe biden said he is aiming to announce his pick for vice
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president in august and it will be a woman. also tonight, san jose high school is mourning the loss of a popular teacher. >> shock. that is all. trying to figure out, you know, what to think. it was unexpected. >> the investigation into the mysterious death. >> tonight health experts are sounding the alarm about a new virus with pandemic potential. plus -- >> free money for oakland residents. how the mayor is thinking about bringing a guaranteed income program to her city. this home is equipped with gig speed internet from xfinity.
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. tonight a sudden frugs coronavirus tests ahead of the fourth of july. kpix 5's betty yu speaks with experts about why the surge in testing could end up back firing. >> reporter: the fourth of july weekend will be a big test for people here in the bay area as to whether they can slow down risky behavior. coronavirus cases are surging and so are the number of people looking to get tested. the drive-thru testing site closed early today because so many cars lined up. the site provides free testing. and if you are looking to get a free test in san francisco, the wait for an appointment right now is about a week. >> if you want to hang out with your friends, first of all, think twice about it. secondly wear masks and social distance. testing, you know, testing is
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not full proof and people can have negative tests and turn positive. >> reporter: he says the current surge in cases stems from memorial day. in california, new cases are up 74% compared with two weeks ago. >> as people get out and start to do stuff and start to mix, the risk of transmission goes up. right? we can see the cases come. >> reporter: he believes the trend is reversible. if people make the right choices. >> initially our plans were to go to lake tahoe and enjoy the weather up there and considering the surge in cases, we realized it might not be a good idea so rather we canceled our plans. >> really scary and for us we just decided to stay home for the weekend. we might be on the more conservative side of how people are thinking about it.
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>> reporter: governor gavin newsom said family gatherings are a big concern going into the holiday weekend. tomorrow he is expected to lay out more details on aggressive restrictions. in san francisco, betty yu, kpix 5. a high school coming to terms with the sudden death of a teacher. dr. richard johnson's body was discovered in the guadalupe river last week. he caught and coached at evergreen valley high school in san jose. he decided to leave evergreen valley high school to take a job at a college in louisiana. >> dr. richard johnson was incredibly well-liked, incredibly kind at evergreen valley. he just made a huge impact on our students, and on our faculty, we are in shock. we are trying to figure out what to think because it was totally unexpected. . >> it is not known how he died but some who jog in the area say it is dangerous. extra cash could be coming
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your way if you live in oakland. the mayor is joining mayors from ten other cities to launch a universal basic income pilot program. kpix 5's andrea nakano is in oakland with how the city wants to help residents in the wake of the pandemic. >> reporter: it is a program similar to the one they have in stockton, the mayor started giving $500 a month to 125 residents. it has been such a success that the mayor has decided to bring that program to her city. >> are you in? i am down. >> reporter: it was an easy sell as she has seen many struggle to make ends meet during the coronavirus pandemic. >> it is really showing just how fragile americans are in their wealth and showing how big the racial disparities are. >> reporter: nearly 40% of
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americans cannot afford a $400 emergency and the wealth gap is growing. with the program, the mayors hope the government can help bridge the gap. >> the government has to correct the harms it has caused. when government caused harm, the government has a role. >> reporter: 46% of stockton residents have used most of the money on groceries. data for the pilot program has shown how people can benefit from a guaranteed income program. >> the money is not getting wasted. it is giving people the most basic level of economic security for their families. >> reporter: the program for oakland is still in the developmental stage. the mayor reached out for funding, just like stockton had to do to extend the program for
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the next six months. >> try it. you will be like wow, people spend money like how i spend money. >> reporter: the mayor will talk about the problem during hur virtual town hall meeting on thursday and they will answer questions from the community. in oakland, andrea nakano, kpix 5. the guaranteed income comes with no strings attached, no work requirement. only 2% of the recipients are unemployed. tonight health officials are sounding the alarm on a new strain of swine flu. it has been spreading on pig farms in china since 2016. researchers discovered it can spread to humans. so far it hasn't made anyone sick. >> while there is no report of human to human contact, there
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is reason for concern. >> something we fled to to keep our eye out on. >> researchers say the virus is descended from the same h1n1 strain that caused the 2009 pandemic. there is a race to contain a coronavirus outbreak at the fresno county jail. the north side of the jail has been under quarantine since the outbreak began earlier this month. 507 inmates out of 2200 have tested positive. that number will rise since 200 tests have not come back yet. meanwhile, more than 1100 inmates at san quentin prison are now infected with covid-19. leaders are asking governor gavin newsom to intervene and help manage the sick prisoners. many people in orange county believe a beach crack
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down is coming as holiday crowds are getting ready to visit. many think closures could be announced for the county. supervisors are considering closing bars as well. new tonight at 11:00 p.m. a fireworks bust in dublin tonight. investigators seized a few hundred pounds of illegal explosives at alameda county sheriff's office. they will have the extra patrols out this week. highway 92 is back open after a brush fire earlier tonight. the flames shut down both westbound lanes in the belmont area for about three hours. and i know we can see the holiday weekend from where we are sitting right now, i know there will be lot of changes probably tomorrow but the good news is, if you want to step outside, hopefully social distancing or by yourself, it
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will be nice. >> wave to your neighbors down the street. things are looking good for the holiday. we will check out the fourth of july in 90 seconds. but the fog creeping back in tonight. the wind is going parallel to the coach but that will change as we see the weather pattern shifting over the next couple days and an onshore breeze results in cooler temperatures. especially inland portions of the bay area thursday and friday. you can see the effect the fog is having. dimming visibilities. temperatures in the 50s. 60 in san jose and 60 in santa rosa. concord cooled down to 64 after a high this afternoon of 94 degrees. not that hot tomorrow. temperatures tonight drop into the low to middle 50s. temperatures are slightly, a
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tiny bit below average. tomorrow is the first day of july. half way through 2020. dog walking forecast. he is ready for sports to return. perfect dog walking weather in santa clara county. 80 degrees during the afternoon. plenty of sunshine throughout day for inland portions of the bay area and fog and low cloud cover to start the day and then it retreats. temperatures along the coast, the low 60s. mid-60s and low 70s around the bay. south bay, mid-70s. and then the santa clara county valley, mid-80s. the delta low to middle 80s for the north bay as well. normal temperatures. everybody a degree or two within what is normal for the first day of july for the high
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temperatures. inland temperatures around 90 degrees. around the bay, 70 for highs. mid-60s along the coast and everybody should see plenty of sunshine throughout the holiday weekend. a few more clouds on sunday. temperatures cool off early next week. we will keep you update as the holiday gets closer. a big party today for a trio of chimps who spent more this cheeseburger is the best! it's about to get bester baby! ♪ menutaur! make it a double, yeah! nice mane! try my $5.99 southwest cheddar cheeseburger combo and make it a double for a buck more. order now with no contact delivery.
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across the country, i have been extremely impressed by their ability to find ways to serve their community, just like we are. losing a 140 game regular season, 70 dates of which would be at your home ballpark is a big blow. >> the a's jump on the cut out train for a price you can have your image on a cardboard cut out and placed on the seat of the coliseum. if a foul ball hits your cut out, they will send you that baseball. this is the last day of june. here is what happened on this date in sports history. 2016, madison bumgarner becomes the first starting pitcher to dh since 1976. he went 1-4 with a double
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against the a's. >> what was his reaction when you told him? >> at first he thought i was kidding. >> 2010 the giants made buster posey the full time catcher. 1993. >> the orlando magic select chris webber. >> orlando immediately flipped weber to the warriors but he did not get along with nelson and was gone after one year in oakland. 1978, willy mack goes opposite field in atlanta for home run number 500. and 2015, demolition with joe montana. what were you thinking? >> this is the best that ever we made usaa insurance for members like martin.
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