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7:00 and streaming on cbs news bay area, long lines outside santa rosa's luther burbank center where dave chappelle is about to kick off the first of four sold-out shows despite calls from activists to stay away. i'm ryan yamamoto. >> i'm elizabeth cook. the venue is defending its decision to let chappelle take the stage. >> in his act, dave chappelle says he doesn't say things to be mean. he says them to be funny. well, the transgender community doesn't see the humor in it. >> i was upset, you know, the moment i heard he was coming to luther burbank and they were hosting him because they have very strong principles in writing of inclusion. >> reporter: in his own way, dave chappelle is also inclusive. he includes everyone in his biting commentary. but the transgender community is furious over his special entitled "the closer." >> it was 90 minutes long and 60
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minutes of that special was directed towards the trans community. >> reporter: orlando o'shea and jennifer rile are leaders of a group called trans life sonoma. they have joined other advocates in demanding the luther burbank center canceled the four chappelle shows. but it is one hot ticket. >> four sold-out shows. what does that tell you? >> in fact, they sold out within a couple days, very popular. a lot of people want to see him. >> reporter: that's why the activists are so opposed. they say by making fun of transgenders, chappelle is giving license to others in society to ridicule and physically attack what is a small minority of people. the center said when they rented the venue out to live nation, they didn't realize it would be for chappelle, but in a statement they said, quote, in the end, we determined it is not our role to sensor.
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she believes also free speech, but not if it contributes to suicide in her community. >> i'm not concerned about being part of cancel culture. as long as this is to help protect my community, i'll do that. >> reporter: in santa rosa, john ramos, kpix 5. >> dave sha will also be necessity blue note jazz festival this week. police are investigating anti-semitic flyers spread around a neighborhood in san rafael. they were distributed in plastic bags to homes in the city's west end neighborhood. police say they contained hateful statements and conspiracy theories similar to other flyers found across the country. >> it becomes part of the psyche of the society, so it's extremely dangerous. even though there may not have been personal threats or threats against a group of people, it's still -- seeps into society,
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which is quite a dangerous -- quite a dangerous threat. >> pathological, berkeley, tiburon and novato had similar flyers in february. tracking down the gunman who shot and killed an uber driver in oakland. he was killed july 17th as he was getting out of his car to start his uber shift along 13th avenue. the chinatown chamber of commerce announcing a $20,000 award for any information leading to an arrest. >> what we're hoping for is to make sure there will be sufficient police resources going back to our oakland police department so that we're able to deploy more police officers to prevent crimes. >> the group says they also want to help fund more police presence and security cameras in the area. there will be a dedicated officer in oakland's little saigon where the shooting happened. the department is also in talks with local merchants to add a local substation to help address
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crime. a woman in oakland is making it her mission to remember each and every homicide victim in that city. cassandra madison has been putting up crosses front of the st. columba catholic church. each has a name and age representing a person who was killed this year. the oldest victim is 71 years old. but some are as young as 14. >> they didn't have a chance to do anything. they didn't have a chance to graduate. they didn't have a chance to do anything. we can't continue to keep putting these crosses up because these are really lives that we're representing. these are real people. >> and there was one cross that is especially meaningful to cassandra, the one bearing the name of her daughter, shar niece, who was shot and killed in 2014. cassandra says this project keeps her daughter's memory alive and gives her peace. to the fire watch now. crews are making progress on that oak fire burning west of yosemite. a wave of humidity moved into
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the area allowing the firefighters to set up control lines. evacuation orders to be reduced to evacuation warnings. so far 55 homes and other structures were damaged or destroyed, but the 18,000-acre fire's growth has shroud signif -- slowed significantly. in the sierra, though, a new fire burned at least 21 acres east of placerville near pollock pines. cal fire says it is spreading fast and on the 5% containment. it's now being called the cable fire. crews making progress on this 14-acre fire burning near cloverdale. it is 25% contained burning near wineries and it's about five miles east of highway 101. in the south bay, firefighters put out a half-acre grass fire in san jose, but they were up against some challenges. the fire started near cori court and oakland road. no one was hurt. still no word on how that fire
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started. a major move to protect the family home of cesar chavez in east san jose. a south bay nonprofit group just bought it. that landmark on sharp avenue went up for sale two months ago. how the buyers plan to give it back to the community. >> reporter: the chavez house in san jose was already a city historical landmark, but it always remained a home for extended chavez family members t. sale of the property now to a local nonprofit means that it will be preserved as a historical site far into the future. >> i literally cried. >> reporter: she says buying cesar chavez' former san jose home was an emotional experience. her community services agency quickly raised $1 million for the purchase of the property once they found out that chavez family put it up for sale in may. >> we want to also make sure this is preserved for future generations. >> reporter: the modest property at 53 sharf avenue is where
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cesar chavez lived as a young adult in the 1950s. as president of the united farm workers union, he went on to lead one of the greatest movements of the 1960s. >> we're excited he was there, his presence was there, that the organizing happened. >> reporter: the group plans to remodel the property into a historical and educational center. >> i was hoping that something great would happen with the house. >> reporter: this next-door neighbor supports that vision. >> i think it's what should happen so that more people know about this being a historical area. it's where he lived. >> reporter: and neighbors on the other side who just found out about who cesar chavez was are also supportive. >> i feel like a lot of education stems from this. >> reporter: the neighborhood is changing. many of the original small homes where many farm worker or cannery workers settled still exist with newer, larger homes.
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develops had their eye on the chavez property. city landmark status for the property won't change, but the new owns hope it can also one day be a national landmark. in san jose, len ramirez, kpix 5 news. still to come and streaming on cbs news bay area -- >> i'm max darrow in sausalito. we'll give you a look at the 96 tons of waste that a local crew pulled out of the ocean. >> this vessel and others like it could be out there for decades doing this job and keep coming back with cargo holds full of plastic for years to come. the 49ers report to training camp and the treatment clears up the confusion about the quarterback situation. if you don't have your tickets for tonight's massive mega millions drawing, well, you better hustle. we hull hit the jackpot when it came to temperatures today. in warmth spots in the 80s. fog is already rolling back in.
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from fishing nets to plastic junk to tooth brushes, almost 200,000 pounds of garbage was hauled back to shore in sausalito today from the great pacific garbage patch. this was all the work of the ocean voyages institute. >> kpix 5's max darrow gives us a look at what was collected from the waters and what will happen with it. >> reporter: after a 45-day trip, the ocean voyages institute crew pulled 96 tons of waste like this out of the pacific ocean. fishing equipment, household goods, plenty of single-use plastics, and much more make up the 96 tons of garbage the team brought back aboard the quay in the great pacific garbage patch. this is the captain. >> the ship is fully loaded. the cargo hold is full. over 45 days, 96 tons is a lot. >> reporter: the crew covered
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more than 4,600 nautical miles between san francisco and honolulu, picking up as much as they could along the way. >> one thing that we encountered out there was just a great amount of consumer plastics. so tooth brushes, bottle caps, all those things. they ended up thousands of miles in the pacific. >> reporter: with the help of the army corps of engineers and other partners, the crew started unloading their haul in sausalito on tuesday. mary crowley, the founder and president of the ocean voyages institute says the plan is to repurpose, recycle, and upcycle everything the team pulled out. >> nothing will go into landfill, and nothing will go back into the ocean. >> reporter: crowley says the ovi is looking to expand its sea cleanup efforts. >> the health of the ocean not only influences the health and safety of all the ocean life, but ininfluences -- it influences our own health, which is a sad and eerie feeling to be in the middle of the ocean and to see our own garbage floating
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out there. >> this vessel and others like it could be out there for decades doing this job and keep coming back with cargo holds full of plastic for years to come. >> reporter: mcclain says the more waste that comes out of the ocean, the better it is for everyone and everything that shares this planet. >> plastic in the ocean contributes to all kinds of nefarious things that the world is better without, from marine life being kbaendangered, plast don't belong in the ocean. >> reporter: they will unload their next haul in hawaii. in sausalito, max darrow, kpix 5. we are counting down to kickoff of 49ers pre-season football right here on kpix 5. the red and gold host green bay on august 12th at levi's. the 'niners had a big announcement to make as the team reported at training camp today. it is official. trey lance arrived at the team's facility as the official starting quarterback. >> jimmy garoppolo also reported to camp, though the team is
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still trying to trade him. so no quarterback controversy so far this year. >> this is trey's team and that's nothing against jimmy. we made that decision a year ago and we're going with that. jimmy understands that fully. he's a big guy and it's nothing against him either. that's a business decision. >> the other big one to turn up, deebo samuel, seeking a contract extension. we're going to have to wait and see what happens there. if you want an early look at the team in action, the first open practice is tomorrow. can you believe it? we posted the full schedule in the special 49ers section of our website, let's give you a live look inside the green houses at san jose state where we're keeping an eye on, well, terry the titan. >> there it is, the nine-foot plant is the corpse flower. they only bloom over seven to nine years, and terry is expected to bloom anytime now. when it does the smell will tell
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you how it got its name. >> so the change in the air quality and the particular microclimate, is that going to waf all over san jose when it opens up. >> 1 million plus residents of san jose, i sincerely hope not, that it's confined to just that corner of the greenhouse. >> and people pay to go smell it too. >> we should go. >> you can go and tell us all about it. >> go and report back. >> you volunteered, buddy, have fun. >> i like it. >> let us know. let's take a look at the big picture weather pattern. it's not going to change much as we head through the rest of the week. big area of high pressure in the upper levels of the atmosphere is stretched out from the desert southwest up to off the coast of the pacific northwest. it's far enough away from us that we're not feeling the influence of the heat dome. they're going to have temperatures in the 90s in seattle for the rest of the week. but it's close enough to keep the big-picture weather pattern locked in place. one thing that will change is the air swirls around these areas of high pressure, more
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monsoonal moisture. i think all we'll see over the bay area is some additional cloud cover, especially friday, saturday, and sunday. a dry lightning potential will likely stay in the high sierra. looking at a dry landscape over the tri-valieva. livermore at 74. inland temperatures are mostly in the 70s. 66 already in santa rosa. 63 in oakland. 60 in downtown san francisco with that fog rolling in. it's going to spread across the bay. reduced visibility for everybody starting tomorrow. the fog pushing well into the inland valleys. but it should back out of those inland valleys 8:00, 9:00 at the latest. it'll take longer around the bay. still fog hanging out by late morning in san francisco, but the backs up to the coast towards lunchtime weon wednesda. very little change from the past several nights in the mid to upper 50s for most of us. low 50s in the coolest spots in the north bay valleys. high temperatures tomorrow. everybody within a couple
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degrees on either sids ti of ye. low 60s along the coast. mostly 70s down the peninsula and around the south end of the bay. mostly the lower half of the 80s in the santa clara valley. 82 in san jose. into the upper half of the 80s for morgan hill and gilroy. temperatures mostly in the 80s in the tri-valley. anytime you're below 90 degrees, you're doing just fine in july, the hottest month. mid-60s in san francisco. upper 60s to around 70 for oakland and the east bay a. mix of 70s and low 80s in the north bay and far inland. temperatures will warm up every mile you go farther north. 79 in windsor. 91 in cloverdale. into the mid and upper 90s ukiah. hot out there in the afternoon tomorrow for our neighbors to the north. temperatures around the bay area don't change much for the next several days. just staying in the middle portion in the 60s for san francisco. inland temperatures don't really
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show much volatility, just stuck in place. a little bit more of a warm-up for parts of the north bay by the end of the workweek, but then back to near average temperatures over the weekend. you will notice that additional cloud cover overhead by friday, saturday, and sunday with the monsoonal moisture, but it's going to be high enough off the ground that we shouldn't feel any significant increase in the humidity at ground level and smoke blowing our way from the oak fire should also stay well off the ground level. >> that's good news. if you haven't bought your mega millions ticket yet, you have about 25 minutes to get to the store for your chance at tonight's $830 million drawing. that is the third largest jackpot in the game's history. the odds of winning, about 1 in 300 million. there's a chance. >> there's a small chance there. still ahead, a burglar takes aim at a bay area doughnut company, but he wasn't there for the sweets. he was after the dough. joining us weekday mornings at 7:00 for live local news streaming live on cbs news bay area. you can find us on pluto tv channel 3350 and on
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new out of san rafael where police are searching for a burglar who broke into a doughnut shop. they say he pride open a filing cabinet and stole a bank bag from the johnny's doughnuts corporate office along with the keys to a bakery vehicle. but he take the vehicle itself. police are now asking the
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public's help to identify him. so what does it take to get to the head of a major social media company to respond to your complaint in less than 24 hours. >> kim kardashian, kylie gejenn posted stories criticizing the platform's pivot to video, and the ceo was quick to respond. >> now, i want to be clear, we're going to continue to support photos. it's part of our heritage. i love photos. i know a lot of you out there love photos too. but i believe more and more instagram is going to become video over time. >> the once photo-focused platform is serving up more videos, making it hader for people to see posts from the people they do want. consumer reports and experts say the financial success of tiktok influenced instagram's decision. a new ucsf study links social media and excessive screen time to disruptive behavior disorders among tweens.
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it can encourage bullying, congress, even stealing. they say other forms of screen use like tv, texting, and video games are more likely to reduce sleep and physical activity, which can make tweens angry, irritable and uttering.
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. pieces of space history from buzz aldrin's personal collection were auctioned off today. the biggest-ticket item was a jacket worn by the astronaut during apollo 11th mission to the moon in 1969. get this, it went for $2.7 million. >> wow. another interesting item, a pen that aldrin used to fix a circuit breaker which helped the crew get back to earth. >> in the process of researching all of the documents in the sale that all have manuscript notations, i'm sitting there
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trying to figure out, whose writing it is, an engineer before the mission? i realize that the writing in these documents was made with that pen, so the pen didn't just save the mission, it helped to document the mission. >> wow. so the bidding on the pen stalled out at about $650,000, well under the auction's estimate of $1 million. >> other items included various metals and an actual piece of the moon itself. that's amazing. >> so if you bought that jacket for $2.7 million, got to wear it. >> do you rock it? >> oh, yeah. >> i don't know. but what if you spill something
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