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the new community sits in the heart of the mission near the corner of folsom f-16s. in all, there are 143 units of audible housing. the idea is to provide options to allow people from the mission to stay in the neighborhood. >> the work that this community has done has led to what has already been reduced -- 700 units so far. and another almost 500 years units to come. we are well on our way to finally realizing the dream of the people who make up the fabric of the mission community and who are so critical to what makes san francisco so special. >> there are also 30 units with accessibility features for people with vision and hearing impairments. live where the lawyers unveil an honorary statue for the late mayor, ed lee. lee was known for his love for basketball. of course, the dogs. he helped with the
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building in san francisco. >> he came to the job ready. he had been chief administrative officer of the city. he knew how to get things done. >> when he played basketball, he thought he was like 6'7". you could not tell him anything different. he was just really not only someone who loves san francisco, but he loves basketball. and he loved this team. >> mayor ed lee was a baller. since front and center on the steps to the western entrance. today would have been his 70th birthday. money on the mind, but governor newsom is not talking about campaign money or taxes this time. he wants california to corner the crypto market. promote the emerging technology. reporters answers on how it could be used to modify state government. >> reporter: california leaders are taking on crypto. >> technology has shown time and time again that it often outpaces the law.
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>> reporter: now government newsom is promote growth of the emerging technology. >> people need to learn and adapt as we go. >> reporter: today, crypto is most commonly known as a virtual currency like a bit coin that can be used and accepted as imminent even by the sacramento kings. it's underlying technology, known as block chain, is poised for future growth. we asked uc, davis professor moe sidoti how it will monitor -- >> it could be exchange of money. it could be a title for a house. it could be for your dmv registration. it is a notary that everyone can trust. >> reporter: block chain's built in transparency can also help state agencies event fraud. state leaders are looking at adding new regulations to protect the public. >> we have received complaints from consumers who are using
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crypto wallets. crypto asset related products. and they are having issues. in some cases, they are reporting straight up scams. >> reporter: the governor's goal is to make sure california continues to be at the forefront of new crypto innovations. as the economy is $3 trillion. >> what this executive order demonstrates is that we do not want to be behind the curve as the government. >> reporter: in the next month, the state will ask for ideas to encourage crypto innovation and protect consumers. lawmakers are also considering several new block chain bills but of fire investigated and still trying to determine the cause of a wildfire that took one life in this place of 50 people. the fire started in the second story apartment. but a quick response e response to other units. these photos of the damaged unit. flames blackened the walls of a hallway and destroy the kitchen.
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they tell us it was a tricky fire to put out. >> this fire did not vent to the outside. it was on the second floor. there is a third floor above it. we went into the center hallway of the complex, which basically was a chimney. as we pushed the fire back to the unit of origin. so there is only one unit that was damaged by fire. the unit on the first floor was also damaged. but that was from the water runoff. >> the fatality is believed to be a resident of a nearby unit for the adult male victim has not been identified for the city of mountain view and the red cross provided overnight food and housing to about 50 people. those residents are expected to be let back into their apartment sometime tonight. oakland police are asking for the public's health in finding a vehicle connected to a homicide. a great honda civic with a sunroof. the roof has faded paid on it as you can see in this picture. seen on surveillance video at the time of a stabbing early on
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sunday morning. the crime has shaken the neighborhood. authorities are offering a $10,000 award read educate starting today, responsible for any illegal fireworks activity on their land. earlier this month, the city council approved finds that will start at $1200. coming up, learning new details about the man accused of attacking comedian dave chapelle on stage. why he will not be facing charges. eye-opening numbers show travel to the city way down. and it is costing a fortune. the lost revenue and the push to get it back. plus, can you believe it? we are in our sixth covid wave right now. >> we are all tired and overrated. i would include myself in th .
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the man arrested for attacking comedian dave chapelle on stage will not be charged for assault with a deadly weapon. the evidence did not constitute a felony conduct. meantime, duncan reports police are revealing more about the suspect in history. >> reporter: it was quite a scare for dave chapelle. an armed suspect stormed the stage lunging for the comedian tuesday night. los angeles police later confirmed that suspect was 23- year-old isaiah lee. just two years earlier, this is also lee. a self-described wrapper who posted a song in 2020 named after dave chapelle. while the motive is unclear, police are looking into how lee got a replica handgun with a knife blade so close to chapelle. >> given its size and its description, how did that ever get through screening?
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>> reporter: chapelle was not injured. he even continued his performance at the netflix is a joke comedy festival. >> security caught me slipping. >> reporter: lee, who now has close to 6000 filers on spotify. jericka duncan, cbs news. mexico is being referred to the l.a. city county office. amber heard continues her testimony in the defamation lawsuit brought by donnie depp. she told jurors how surrounded himself with what she described as an entourage of enablers. people who deal with the fallout of his drug and alcohol abuse. she claims things got my life aboard a private plane. >> i was looking out of the window and he slaps my race. and his friend is in our proximity.
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and it didn't hurt my face. it just felt embarrassed. that he would do that in front of people. it was the first time anything like that had happened in front of somebody. >> reporter: depp claims he never physically abused his wife. he is suing her for claiming to be a victim of abuse in a washington post article. depp says the allegations have cost him millions in wages. a bizarre incident in the middle of an airfield but our california man was able to get onto the wing of a plane. coming up here on the cbs evening news, our exclusive interview with secretary hillary clinton about that leaked majority draft opinion to overturn roe v wade. her warning about the dark and dangerous opin
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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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♪ a blue jays fan caught a home run ball and handed it over to a young yankees fan nearby. now as michael george shows us, the kid is getting an even bigger thrill at yankees stadium. >> reporter: this home run tuesday night in toronto kicked off a week derek rodriguez will remember forever. mick caught by a blue jays fan. he gives it to aaron judge fan.
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>> reporter: nine-year-old derek tearfully hugged in a heartwarming moment that went viral. >> i wanted to not make a big scene because i was like, wait a minute. it is going to be all over tv. but i couldn't hold back my tears. >> i just had the overwhelming feeling of joy and elation. i wouldn't ever give up that moment for anything. >> reporter: the exchange even captured the attention of the slugger himself. >> that is passion right there. that is yankees fans right there. >> reporter: they got another when they were invited into the yankees dugout for batting practice before the next night's game. once again, young derek shed a few tears. judd signed the ball and gave a -- >> it doesn't matter what jersey you wear. everybody appreciates this game. >> reporter: and there is more to come. the yankees have invited the
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family to yankee stadium later this season to watch from right field. >> if you are in the stands and there were a blue jays man, would you do the same thing in >> i would do the same thing. i'm old enough. for the kid, it is more for the passion for the kid. so i felt like that was a great thing to do. >> reporter: derek says he and lancelot are now friends forever. michael george, cbs news at yankee stadium in the bronx. a passenger aboard a flight that landed in chicago made a dangerous exit. >> now he is in trouble with the law. the passenger reportedly said, forgiveness, and opened the emergency eggs, and walked down the wing of a commercial plane. he was confronted by police on the tarmac and arrested. you expect your car to be safe while inside a parking garage, but that was not the case in ohio. the roof of a parking garage partially collapsed. look at that. that is on top of a white
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sedan. the issue was a rogan sprinkler system. this cell phone cyst shows the ugly scene. no one was injured. the oakland animal shelter is absolutely overwhelmed right now with large dogs. it may be just the latest unfortunate side effect of the pandemic. >> reporter: the oakland animal shelter is desperate. they are bursting at the seams. >> every single document we have is full. we have over 100 great dogs that are available for adoption and they are just not getting adopted quickly enough. we have more dogs coming in every day then are going out. >> reporter: oakland animal services put out an urgent plea on social media for people to come adopt. the pandemic was helpful for the shelter. about 30% fewer animals were being brought in as more people work for home. they rushed to bring home a new animal friend. now things are taking a hard turn. >> people have been struggling
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economically throughout the pandemic. i think we are really starting to see the impact of that where people who love their dogs -- the last thing they want to do is bring them here -- are bringing them here. when people are losing housing, those are the ones that are gutwrenching. there's not anything we can do. i don't think i have ever seen somebody surrender their animal where they are not heartbroken. >> reporter: and dunn says they are seeing more big dogs than ever. >> we are seeing an increase in the number of german shepherds and huskies coming in, which is relatively new. it used to be that we were seeing mostly pit bulls. >> reporter: adoption fees and keeping longer hours in hopes it can free up some space and more importantly offer the freedom of a new family to these animals desperate for a home. >> reporter: we are hoping the combination of people wanting to help because we really need the help and making it easier for them to adopt will result in a lot of docs going home.
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>> what a good girl. >> when it comes to those extended hours the shelter will be open from 12:00 to 7:00 through saturday. adoption fees will be cut from $150 to just $20. >> and there is a special discount on adoptions at the center. it will be in effect until may 14th. the average fee usually ranges between $100 and $250. >> it could not have come at a better time because the population has really increased. the shelter is pretty full. we want to be able to get as many animals that are homeless here into loving families and loving homes. >> that promotion extends to cats, rabbits and all the other interesting animals you would find at a shelter. there is a little kitty there. mother's day is this sunday. >> is ready but you keep reminding us. if you are still looking for a gift, you can spend more than usual. >> consumers are looking to spend a record average of $245 on mother's day. the national reef help expects
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the total of 37 to $31.7 billion. that is up $3.6 billion from last year. supply issues are driving up prices on everything. >> eased to be able to not even have to worry about a vase. now it is like okay, i cannot get that good headway substitute that is >> if you're looking at buying any gold or silver, you're going to pay anywhere from 35 to 45% more than what you paid last year. >> how many stories have we done about things getting more expensive in and experts say you can expect to pay more for dinner or brunch. you might even see smaller portions. moms say it is the thought that counts. >> they say that. a lot of times they just want to hear your voice. >> do we? you could get us something too. >> moms are worth more than $245. >> yes. we are worth everything. >> priceless. if you're going to name a
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specific dollar figure, we're going to have a talk during the commercial break. let's have a look at the weather. the storm track is closer to us. still far away that the rain is aimeat the pacific northwest. close enough that clouds have been sent into the bay area and the onshore breeze has been with us throughout the day, resulting in that big cooldown for inland portions of the bay area. we're going to see a chance of a couple showers moving into the bay area late tonight and tomorrow morning. futurecast is not too optimistic in terms of the amount of rain, but at least there is the chance for a few showers to be moving in as the sun comes up on friday. i think there is going to be a little stronger ripple in the atmosphere that ripples through around 4:00 tomorrow. maybe even further south. but the rain chances are going to be right along the coast for the north bay. a better chance a little bit later in the forecast. let's take a look at the next seven days. 20 to 30% chance for the north
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bay tomorrow. a better chance focus and a lingering into monday. possibly even lingering into tuesday. this is the north bay's ofta tting any measurable rain, but that sunday, monday chance is going to creep far into the south. we are going to get unlikely sh make their way much farther inland. potential for some measurable rainfall, but we're talking about 1/10 of an inch. this is over the course of the next several days. adding up all of those rain chances, everybody else is less than that. i would be shocked if we picked up more than 5/100 of an inch of rain. most of it is not going to survive the trip over the oakland hills or over the santa cruz mountains. we will keep an eye on it though. be flexible with any outdoor plans as we head into the second half on mother's day weekend. high temperatures topped out along the cool side. especially compared to yesterday. the high temperature in concord was almost 90. san jose in the upper 60s.
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emad admitted up to 60 degrees executor san francisco did not even touch 60 degrees. downtown it is 57 degrees. most temperatures are in the 60s right now. not a huge contrast. the onshore breeze did push the cooler air farther inland. low to mid 50s with a blanket of clouds lingering overhead. high temperatures tomorrow are going to be warmest in the santa clara valley because you're going to be on the southern end of this evolving weather and pattern. that is the warmer sector. on the upper 50s along the coast with a mix of 60s and 70s along the south and along the peninsula. about where you topped out today. mid-70s along the other side of the diablo range. temperatures around the bay in the 60s. low 60s in the city. mid to upper 60s in the east bay. not as mild as inland parts of the bay area because you're going to have more clouds and a chance for a couple of showers
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even if it is not going to add up to a whole lot. temperatures are going to drop even more from saturday to sunday. it is going to be cool. sunday, monday, even into tuesday. even for inland parts of the bay area. that chance of showers sunday and monday could creep as far south as san francisco and oakland. don't think it is going to make it to san jose or inland in the east bay, but at least there is a chance for some rain showers around the bay area with that unsettled pattern. we will take a look at the big picture pattern and show you what is causing all of this coming up at 6:00. coming up on you at 6:00, the bay area's slow tourism bounce back costing businesses. we will have some eye-opening numbers that they are going to have to make up for. plus, if you have lost track of the number of covid waves there have been and where we are now, you're not alone. doctors say this latest variant has a growth advantage over the other ones. and tech company stocks struggling today. there is one notable exception. we will give you three guesses. the news at 6:00 coming up in
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about five minutes. still ahead here at 5:00, we're going to take you inside an under district attorney gascón, i prosecuted car break-ins. all repeat offenders, often in organized crime rings. but when chesa boudin took office, he dissolved the unit and stopped me from collaborating with the police on my cases. now home and car break-ins are on the rise because repeat offenders know they can get away with it. chesa boudin is failing to do his job. there's a better way to keep san francisco safe. recall chesa boudin now.
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for celebration. >> reporter: it is the busiest day of the year. in oakland. unsurprisingly, there are burritos, tacos and margaritas flying out of the kitchen. but what owner and chef manwell torres really wanted to order from his extensive menu is this. >> the special today is poblano and carney asada. >> reporter: it is a sweet and spicy sauce. >> chocolate and bananas and tortilla and bread and different spices. >> reporter: there are many others manwell will not share for trade secret reasons, giving only this end. >> a little spicy. very good. >> reporter: it is traditional to serve on cinco de mayo. the holiday we have come to
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celebrate here in the states with tacos, tequila and more than a dash of cultural appropriation is rooted in the battle of pueblo. texico won against napoleon and the french. poblano has its origin story in the 17th entry and is considered to be the national dish of mexico. a point of pride. >> very traditional. everyone makes it a little bit different. we make it a little bit sweeter. it is always very good. >> reporter: if you do order it, know that someone like manwell lost sleep over the sauce that can be poured over just about everything. >> today, three or four hours. >> reporter: this is not a quick -- this is a labor of love. >> yeah. it is much labor. >> reporter: like all traditions, it gets passed from generation to generation. 20-year-old mauricio is still learning from dad. >> he tries, but it is a lot of things to try to ferret. but i'm getting there. >> reporter: in oakland, andria borba. kpix 5. >> i'm so hungry right now.
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well that is it for the news at 5:00. right now on kpix 5 streaming on cbs news bay area, tourism. as a key, bay area industry struggles to bounce back. >> i'm not holding my breath right now, but hopefully things get better. plus, the battle over abortion rights. the latest steps in the senate as the house speaker is now speaking out a bit >> you and i both know that it would -- the latest on rising covid cases and why this variant is getting help from something called the growth advantage. good evening. i am allen martin. >> i am juliette goodrich. we start with the key part of the bay area economy. let's go live now to san francisco. you can see the world famous landmarks that bring people here to visit. but the scenic beauty alone is not doing the trick. >> the tourism is struggling.
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business leaders are pushing to fuel that recovery to go even faster. kpix 5 reporter kenny choi with more on the efforts to bring tourism back. >> he says the loss of a certain kind of traveler is especially troubling. >> reporter: there are plenty of signs travel will meet or surpass pre-pandemic numbers this year, but it is business travel that is still taking a major head. >> we work right across from the hotel. very rarely do you see people going, it is still in business. >> reporter: from bill hobbs to dorman, they desperately need more guests packing rooms to survive and thrive. sales have slowly picked up for this tea shop on o'farrell just across the street from nikko, san francisco. trying to see the cup half full instead of empty. >> i have been trying to contact concierges and talk to them and let them know we are still open. >> reporter: revenue is still down. as far as foot traffic


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