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right now and 7:00. >> the giants just hitting the field for their home opener. but, will a growing covert outbreak on another team put the season and the players in danger? >> i think they are going to try and do whatever they can to keep the season alive. there is too much money on the line. really, really fast. i put myself on against the window and the phonetirs starti work tonight trying to find the cause of this massive inferno. what was destroyed in san francisco? the somber ceremony a short time ago marking one of the scariest and deadliest shootings in bay area history. >> this flag represents our collective spirit and desire to rise above senseless acts of violence. >> right now on the kpix 5 news at 7:00, and streaming on cbsn
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bay area, that growing out break inside i like baseball, has millions of people wondering, how the nfl and the nba will move forward? good evening, i am ken bastida. >> i am elizabeth cook. the marlins the season is on hold until at least sunday after 17 players and staff tested positive. in just the last couple of hours, one "usa today" baseball insider reported the outbreak may have been caused by marlins players who went out on the town in atlanta, just days before the season. the team is still investigating that claim. that news is breaking as the giants let their season -- get their season underway at home. tonight at oracle park in san francisco. we are live at the ballpark, a lot of people wondering tonight how the marlins situation is going to affect all teams? any idea? >> reporter: there are some
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serious questions tonight. there is some talk in the mlb of perhaps doing a weighted system, if not all the teams play the same amount of games, base the playoffs off of winning percentage. but at this point, it seems to be anybody's guess. there is hardly a cloud in the sky at third and king for the san francisco giants home opener with the exception of the long shadow cast by covid- 19 and a fabulous season. even still, orange and black diehards made their way to oracle park to pay homage, like jay and jacob. >> great to be here, but it is not the same. i miss the crowds . i miss eating crab sandwiches. >> i was just in the dugout store for nostalgia purposes. i have everything i need, i
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don't know what else to buy, but i just wanted a little giants around me. >> reporter: with the covid-19 outbreak, inside the marlins dugout, just four games into the season, what the finish line looks like is anyone's guess. >> i think they are going to try and do whatever they can, to keep the season alive. there is too much money on the line. >> reporter: the nba has taken a different approach. the bubble in orlando. sports marketing analyst and creative director for baker street advertising bob dorfman, says the nba stands of fighting chance of completing the season. >> the bubble is working so far, except for lou williams who snuck out. >> reporter: fans wonder what playoffs mean without a packed arena. >> there is going to be a buzzer beater moment and there is not going to be any people to get excited. >> reporter: just hitting early team meetings, the nfl, which is operating more like mlb. no fans but no lockdown bubble either. he is dubious on the potential for a complete covid free season. >> it would be crazy to think this is not going to happen in
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the nfl. what happened in the mlb. >> reporter: now, there are concerns about of course the amount of contact in an nfl game between all of the players. those heavy hits, in close contact. this also brings up questions about other things, about how many players might opt out of the nfl season, whether or not any more mlb players will be opting out of this season with the marlins outbreak. until then, play ball and let's go giants! >> i find it interesting that the one nfl player who has opted out is a doctor. okay? that should tell you something. thank you. exclusive new drone video to show you tonight of a wall of flames rising from a city block in san francisco. it took nearly half the city's firefighting force to knock down the five-alarm blaze that destroyed about half a dozen buildings near 13th and folsom. kpix 5's wilson walker is there.
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>> reporter: firefighters got the call around 6:30 in the morning, this is a lesson in how quickly a fire can get going. and, how hard it can be to stop it. >> i was on the second floor, looking right at it. it was crazy. black, black smoke. it was apocalyptic. >> reporter: right outside of his window, a column of smoke that towered over the city from a fire that was quickly on his way to five-alarm's. >> the fire department was incredibly responsive. they appeared to be out of control from the beginning. >> i got there on the second alarm, we actually had transformers falling on the ground. had to back everybody up. we had to reposition. >> reporter: the deputy chief of operations have 160 firefighters and 60 pieces of equipment on hand, but what he really needed was more water, once crews drew past the capacity of neighborhood hydrants. >> we started using our high pressure system, we used our jones street tank and we went up to the asbury street tank and we are flowing water all the way from twin peaks all the way down here. we have 100 million gallons
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going. >> reporter: in the path of the fire was the field operations building, the ammunitions and storage was pulled out as a precaution. but, the flames were stopped before the fire could burn the entire length of the block. >> our members have done an incredible job out here. and, this is what we trained for. >> this was a major fire, requiring about half of the city's on-duty firefighting force, a reminder of what kind of resources are needed to stop one large fire that is spic eally, rfast. put my my cell phone ainst e window and the phone warmed up. >> reporter: as for the investigation we really have not learned anything new since late this morning. six buildings, destroyed, three people, displaced. and, no word on what started the fire. wilson walker, kpix 5. san francisco, fire, the best in the country. we first brought you the live updates from the fire department on cbsn bay area.
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you can stay up-to-date 24/7 by streaming it on and other digital platforms. as wilson mentioned, the gravity assisted backup water supply kept this from being an even bigger disaster, that hilltop storage and the tanks, there, were originally installed with earthquakes in mind. we have posted a full explanation of how that system works on . a memorial service just wrapped up in gilroy marking one year since the garlic festival shooting. dozens turned out to pay their respects, three people were killed, many more were injured. tonight, the district attorney said that more people would have dd r threasondid nosponde or mnde is because of three credibly brave gilroy police officers. not a tactical team, not a s.w.a.t. team, three cops with handguns. they ran towards the gunfire.
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>> today we raise the gilroy strong flag to represent the strength and resilience each and every one of you has shown this last year. this flag represents our collective spirit, and desire, to rise above senseless acts of violence. >> the community plans to continue the garlic festival next year. tonight, oakland police are offering a $10,000 reward to help solve a murder. 25-year-old jeffrey chamber was was stabbed to death on july 17. officers found him in the early morning, at ninth and chester. blacks -- blocks from the oakland b.a.r.t. station. >> black lives matter, all lives matter, jeff chambers life matters. developing news of a possible murder investigation
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in gilroy. deputies say they found a man on fire on the side of highway 101. the 40-year-old jerry mungaray was rushed to the hospital and died. there was some sort of argument that may have played a role in his death. the sheriff once to hear from you if you have any information. the white house just announced the deal that it is turning a world-famous camera company into a drugmaker. the place that may have accidentally announced joe biden's pick for vice president. >> we will have a small number of children within these facilities.
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>> meet the woman who just officially took the reins of a bay area police department with a troubled past. >> do you feel a lot of pressure? >> there is a lot of pressure. a lot of pressure. a lot of people are watching. i mean, i am the first woman police chief within the city. you know, a woman of color too. the fog is rolling back into the city and eventually across the bay. still plenty of sunshine right now in the santa clara valley. blue skies over san jose. we will take a look at a warming trend that will kick in as we head into early august, coming up in the forecast. look, this isn't my first rodeo... and let me tell you something, i wouldn't be here if i thought reverse mortgages took advantage of any american senior, or worse, that it was some way to take your home.
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>> do you feel a lot of pressure? >> there is a lot of pressure. a lot of pressure. not just because of the challenges that we face, but i know a lot of people are watching. i mean, i am the first woman police chief within the city, you know, a woman of color too. so i have a community that, you know, i have received a tremendous amount of support from and i want to do goodbye my community but i also want to do good by the officers and the department. >> she has been the interim chief for the last few months. >> reporter: what is your definition of defending the police? what does that mean to you, personally? >> so, you know, initially when i heard it, obviously i think, okay, they want all of the money to go somewhere else and they don't want the police department. but now as i understand it, what it means to me is that people are calling for services to be provided with resources.
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the air quality, back to normal in the east bay this evening after onshore winds blanketed the region with smoke from that big fire, south of market in san francisco. readings briefly spiked to the moderate to unhealthy range for a while in oakland. the tri-valley, and around mt. diablo as well. looking live at the richmond area, san rafael bridge, skies are looking a bit clearer, there, right now. chief meteorologist paul heggen is alongside to talk about that air conditioning . tends to blow every thing out? >> down to 58 degrees downtown which is what we forecasted for the start of the giants game. it is going to be a breezy jog for me along the embarcadero this evening. air quality is going to continue to be in the good category for tomorrow. this is good news after that
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fire did spread smoke into the east bay. already, the sensors there are reporting good air quality. that will be the case once again for tomorrow. winds right now, still that onshore breeze and it is 20 miles per hour for the sustained winds at right now in san francisco. mostly in the 10 to 15 mile-per- hour winds grange, gustier around clearfield, 21 mile-per- hour sustained winds. this will relax once the sun goes down but the wind will pick up again tomorrow. steady, onshore breeze continuing tomorrow and again on thursday. but, relaxing a bit as we head into the end of the work week and the weekend. typical summertime weather with the back-and-forth fog for tonight and again tomorrow. even into thursday. there is the fog spreading back in. really lowering rapidly. it is down to 58 degrees in the city, 66 in oakland, temperatures, 69 in santa rosa, 85 degrees in concord. our usual mix of 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80 degrees but not that much geographic different areas. it backs up the coast along the shore it is going to be honest impossible to shake, gray skies overhead there, the sun will breakthrough over san francisco and most of the bay area tomorrow. along with temperatures that
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will recover somewhat. 50s tomorrow morning with a few low 60s on the east side of the diablo range. that is where the hottest temperatures are going to be tomorrow afternoon. by lunchtime, i still think short of 60 degrees in the city, in oakland it is the upper 60s and 70s already, for san jose, low 80s for the hottest spots around antioch in livermore, temperatures are going to warm up to near what is normal for this time of year. maybe a couple of degrees below average. low to mid 60s in the bay itself, just struggling up to around 60 degrees along the coast. mid to upper 70s for the south end of the bay, low 80s for the santa clara valley. mid to upper 80s for the tri- valley, low 90s on the east side of the diablo range. you are still getting that southwest wind bringing the cooler air towards you, that is going to start to change as we head into the weekend. temperatures warm up for inland spots on friday, but it will
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be more noticeable this weekend. i will have an update on the weekend forecast coming up in 11:00. here is a look at the top national headlines, just a little while ago at the white house, president trump announced a deal with the camera company, kodak. it will now start making pharmaceutical ingredients. >> my administration is using the defense production act to provide a $765 million loan. >> more negotiations are underway on capitol hill, white house officials will meet with democrats to try and hash out differences over extending $600 a week payments to people who collect state unemployment. democrats also want funding for a new fbi building. >> part of what we are doing now is really airing our differences. there is discovery in understanding where there might be opportunity. >> when we get to the end of the process i would hope all of the non-covid related measures are out. hours of heated testimony on capitol hill earlier from
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the u.s. attorney general. he is fiercely defending how federal officers are responding to protests in portland. >> since when is it okay to try to bring down a federal court? is that okay? is that okay?? the u.s. marshals have a duty to stop that and defend the courthouse. that is what we are doing in portland. >> democrats accuse barr of using federal officers to help the president look tough on crime. saying, they came in after the protest and started. >> we don't agree there is systemic racism and the police department. >> specifically -- >> generally in this country. >> you seem to have a difficult time understanding systemic racism and institutional racism. >> campaign 2020, joe biden says he will pick a running mate next week. "politico" posted and then
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deleted a graphic claiming that i had chosen harris as his vp. "politico" says the information was published by mistake. coming up next, the bar that many call an institution in one town is closing those doors for good. also, next up, despite schools not reopening, one bay area district is considering a new idea for a different type of classroom. >> wash your hands, hand sanitizer. you know, keep your space, those kinds of things. i wholeheartedly believe they can be safe. later, it is the award no surfer wants to win pick details on the wipeout of want restaurants to open?
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a beloved local bar in fairfax is shutting its doors for good due to covid-19. perry's bar practically an institution in the town of fairfax, is shutting down, it survived prohibition, two world wars and even vietnam. the pandemic has been regimented to the family business which was started by michael perry's grandfather back in the day. >> covid hit, and just snuffed out any possibility of perry's being able to survive.
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of classroom. type rove starting in september, dozens of recreation facilities, libraries, and community centers across the city will be transformed into learning hubs. kids will be able to go there for remote learning with internet access and adult supervision. the goal? to support low income students. >> the big difference between these learning hubs and, say, a large school is just that. these are very small hubs. so, we will have very small numbers of children. within these facilities. them, giviha nitir, keep your space, the nds of things. i wholeheartedly believe they can be safe. >> the all day program will also provide healthy meals. 40 sites have been selected so far. up next, a woman who pulled off the wipeout of the year. what sh feel like you've watched all the things?
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if you surf, close your eyes. if you don't serve, check this out. this is the wipeout of the year for the world surf league, keala kennelly was riding the monsters well at outbreak known as jaws in maui. she said a huge gust of wind lifted her up, lifted the board up, as she tried to drop in it all went south from there. the wave is said to have been about 50 feet tall. >> wow. i mean no
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