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a triathlon wi live from the cbs bay area studios, this is kpix 5. >> now at 5:00 p.m. a disappointing first. a triathlon with only 2 events as part of escape from alcatraz had to be shut down. the swim portion was supposed to get underway this morning but mother nature had another plan. kpix 5's john ramos shows us why they couldn't take the plunge in the bay. >> from which no man has ever been known to escape. >> reporter: that was true in the 1960s but since then thousands of people made the swim to the city in the escape from alcatraz triathlon till this morning when for the first time the swim portion of the event was canceled. >> 4:30 a.m. this morning when we checked
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with marine safety we were a go. and then thereafter the small craft advisory advisory came out and it was clear it was unsafe. >> reporter: so instead the event had a slow motion start with racers being released one at a time at 30 second intervals. meanwhile the 2,000 amateur competitors waited for their chance to begin the race. >> this happens in life. you have to deal with it. >> reporter: half were still waiting when the professional racers were coming back in and starting their run. it was only a few minutes after the final contestant began that he broke through the tape at the finish line. >> we will see if he is number one. >> reporter: because of the staggered start he had no idea if he was really in first place and as the seconds ticked off and others crossed the finish line they were left doing the
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math to figure out who won. >> waiting before the race is hard, waiting after is harder. >> reporter: he was named the winner but for everyone who finished this triathlon there is still some unfinished business. >> nobody beat alcatraz. they will have to do it again next year. >> reporter: john ramos, kpix 5. >> normally 10,000 people enter a lottery to get one of the 2,000 spots but because of the unusual start everyone will be invited back next year as well. the big build ups behind mount diablo and the thunderstorms with them at this hour. you can see that in the kpix 5 high definition doppler. showers and thundershowers are moving through the north day under an unstable low that fired up the storms after noon today. another packet of showers are moving into the seair expo in
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the middle of june there are winter weather advisories posted. a foot of snow above 500 feet. through tomorrow morning. snow, rain, thunderstorms, all possible. and wind gusts today, today, today, the other big story. 52 miles per hour gusts. and mill valley 45 mile-an-hour gusts. we will have the forecast in a few minutes. a heads up for drivers who use highway 17 from silicon valley to santa cruz will be challenging because caltrans needs to fix damage caused from the winter storms. kpix 5's kiet do has the view fromhook -- from sky drone 5. >> reporter: this hillside 4 stories tall was the scene of
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highway 17's mudslide this winter. how weeks of torrential rain and debris damaged the asphalt below. caltrans will begin emergencyive paving work monday. they warned to drivers, long delays expected. >> sounds like it is glowing to be rough. >> reporter: first up up the southbound stretch. the number two lane will be shut down between 7:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. monday through thursday after the morning rush hour in the counter commute direction. next up simms road, crews will shut down the southbound number two lane just on friday only. >> hopefully people can work from home on friday. >> if it makes it safer, better, we have to put up with it. >> reporter: this is effecting highway 17 southbound starting at 7:30 a.m. in the morning to 2:00 p.m.
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in the afternoon happening all week long. and whatever your normal drive time is, add 30 minutes on top of that. in the santa cruz mountains, kiet do, kpix 5. the city is making progress gradually towards beefing up fire inspectors. the mayor promised to add inspectors after last december's ghost ship warehouse fire that killed 36 people. the oakland fire department says it had no record of inspecting the converted warehouse. this morning on kpix 5 he said six additional inspectors will be fired soon. >> why does it take so long? >> well, you know, government moves slowly. it takes time. we are going through the budget process. we have to reallocate more money. >> what about inspections of buildings? one of the questions, was the city going to start inspecting but there was a fear you would
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wind up evicting people. >> public safety is number one. you cannot sacrifice anyone's life. so we do have to guarantee whether it is on the street,ane building, in your -- in a building, in your home, guarantee the safety. >> oakland increased the training equipments for fire inspectors who are already on staff. more changes in store at uber. the company's board met to discuss the ceo. source says he might temporary step down or take on a reduced role. he has come under fire because of his leadership. he was also in the spotlight after he was caught on camera in a heated exchange with a driver. >> some people don't like to take responsibility -- [ talking at the same time ] >> good luck. >> he apologized but it was
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many misstep that cost customers. uber hit another rough patch when a engineer blogged about sexual harassment and how the complaints were dismissed by management. that led to two separate investigates sketch and the layoffs of 20 people. the vote will vote on the recommendation of one of the investigations and today reveal its decision on tuesday. president trump is wrapping up his weekend in new jersey with a fundraiser this evening. he has another busy week ahead in washington. >> reporter: president trump dropped in on a wedding at his golf club in new jersey saturday night. sunday morning he renewed his attack on the former fbi director tweeping i believe the james comey leaks will be more prevalent than anyone thought
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possible. totally illegal. lindsey graham says the tweeter makes the president his own worse enemy. >> here is what is frustrating, you may be the first president in history to go down because you can't stop inappropriately talking about an investigation. >> the president will reveal next week if there are recordings of his talk with james comey. >> if there are tapes he should make them public right away. if there aren't tapes he should let that be known. >> reporter: she called the unusual one-on-one meeting with james comey very inappropriate but not malicious. >> the president clearly does not fully understand or appreciate the boundaries but he should. i am not excusing his behavior. >> the investigation in to russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election and whether the trump campaign played a part continue. attorney general jeff sessions, will testify before the senate
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intelligence committee on tuesday. cbs news, new york. san francisco pulled a fast one on the white house. san francisco and 12 other u.s. cities saved research before it was deleted by the white house. it is now posted on websites. san francisco also being one of 270 cities across the country that committed to had paris climate deal. -- the paris climate deal. the paris pulled the u.s. out of the agreement earlier this month. phone backpack volunteers were calling for change in san francisco today. they urged people in georgia to vote for a democratic candidate in congress. the willingness to help out is a hopeful sign. >> last november hit us in the gut and we wanted to do something about it. i guess out of, you know, the -- the problems that are going on in washington, that is a wonderful silver lining. >> jon ossoff is in a run off against karen handel and it is
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a tight race for the seat. voting happens a week from tuesday. orlando and cities across the country are getting ready to mark the one year anniversary of the pulse nightclub shooting. 49 people died. 53 were injured when a gunman opening day fire inside the club. a self-radicalized terrorist was killed by police. services are scheduled for tomorrow including one outside the pulse nightclub. tributes in honor of the attack were held during marchs nationwide. spirits were high as thousands took to the streets carrying balloons and wavering signs. in san jose the march took a different tone. it was less of a party this year and instead an opportunity to resist the policies of the trump administration. more than 300 people turned out for the march downtown and rally. >> this community has been a great part of my life.
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there is no difference. we are all humans. we all deserve the safe righter rights. >> -- the same rights. >> many politics participanted. coming up -- politicians participated. puerto rico wants to become a state. >> want to go to tomorrow's game 5 and watch from a suit? how you can make that happen and help a good cause at the time.
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voted overwhelmingly to become the 51st member of the united states. turnout was low for the non- nding resolution... puerto rico residents voted to become the 51 member of the united states. turn out was low for the non- binding resolution. 23% of eligible voters. the governor says it sends a message to the u.s. congress whichs the final stay. -- has the final -- which has the final stay.
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they are more than $120 billion in debt. 100 years ago the u.s. granted pico citizenship. jimmy carter surprised some passengers on a commercial flight. he shook everyone hands on a delta flight thursday and a passenger recorded the greetings. he made his way down the aisle trailed by a secret service agent. how would you like it watch tomorrow's nba final's game from a suit at oracle. it will take you lots of money. the mayor is auctions a pair of tickets between the warriors and the cavs. the money raised will go to oakland's emerging 100 nishive. it helps helps and grow businesses. bids have to be placed by tomorrow morning at 10:00 a.m. and bidding was at more than
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$5,000. for a link head to www.cbssf.com. and tonight is the night. the 71 annual tony awards but as the world gets ready for the show, some are wondering why aren't there more women play writes on broadway. the issue of gender equality. >> reporter: she has won nearly every award in her field. despite her accolades it took her more than 2 decades to break through on broadway. >> we have a story. >> reporter: her new hit play is nominated for a tony for best play. the only nominated new plays written by women this season. >> why did take so long? is that a fair thing to say? >> yes. >> theater takes longer for
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women to break through. >> reporter: last year only 21% of plays in the country were written by women. 67% by men. the rest were co-written. >> i would like there to be gender equity. >> reporter: this is the third time in the history of the tony awards that more than one female play write has been nominated for best play at the same time. >> two tough plays written by women on broadway. i think that was reflected in the marchs that women are standing up, leaning forward and aserting their power. >> reporter: she will never forget the first time she saw the marquee in lights. >> i thought there has been an accident. >> reporter: it is no accident she has arrived and is shining bright on broadway. cbs news, new york.
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>> watch the show tonight at 8:00 p.m. on kpix 5 followed by the news at 11:00 p.m. you wouldn't expect it but this time of year we have snow in the mountains and thunderstorms in the north bay. yesterday we were looking at future cast which indicated built ups in the northeast bay and that is almost exactly where they are happening right it now. each place you see the bolt is a recording of a lightning bolt that did strike. there are thunderstorms in the north bay, between petaluma and sonoma and napa, and fairfield. a wide banned of potential thunderstorms in that part of the bay area. as we showed you there is widespread thunderstorms from stockton in the west, all the way out to the small gold rush town of san andreas and the foothills. winter weather advisories in
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the middle of june. snow level 5500 feet. it was chilly today. deep low pressure over california. low enough and cold enough so the snow is down to 5500 feet with 5 to 10 inches possible and thunderstorms towards sunset in the sierra nevada. travel delays likely. camera is being shaken around by the winds at sfo. 38 miles per hour. earlier today gusts of almost 50 miles per hour at the airport. the temperatures cooler than usual. 69 concord. oakland 64. san francisco 59 degrees. breezy all over with 33 miles per hour gusts at oakland and livermore 31 miles per hour. windy at the coast. tomorrow low 70s inland. future cast shows we have low clouds to start out with tomorrow morning. monday morning at 10:00 a.m. in the south bay. clouds dissipate tomorrow night
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and tuesday something defer, we warm up. high pressure will begin to build in. 90s by friday inland. so north and east bay thunderstorm threat through sunset tonight. increasing sunshine on monday and a big warming trend begins mid-week. over night lows tonight will be in the 50s. don't forget about the snow and the thunderstorms in the mountains. and it will be breezy and cool at the airport. in the extended forecast, looking for this weather to ease up after sunset tonight. tuesday we warm it up. low 80s. 90s by thursday inland and we will keep the temperatures once we hit them thursday in the 90s, through early the following week. a warming trend but we will have to wait for it. that is weather. here is sports. warriors back on the court and still wondering why everybody is panicking. >> we know what it takes.
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we know we have it. >> giants, offense breaks out. but was it enough? we will tell you about it coming up.
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cleveland with a 3-1 lead in the finals... but they're not exactly thinking it's deja vu all over again for the second striate year the warriors return home from cleveland with a 3-1 lead in the finals but they are not thinking deja vu all over again. >> i don't know where all the added pressure and this, that and the other is coming from. we took care of our home court.
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went on the road, up 3-1. great position. close it out at home. >> reporter: [ inaudible question ] >> i feel like this is the game we have to get. >> you think? both teams nice and loose today. lebron james spotted having brunch at mama's. great place. good choice. cleveland is on the brink of elimination, one cavalier feels it is the warriors facing more pressure in game 5. >> ist not on us. -- it is not on us. where is the pressure on us? i can tell you this, a lot of people didn't believe we wanted to get on a plane and come back here, i can guarantee you, they don't want to go back to cleveland. >> man, tomorrow night. trying to get the warriors
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trophy. first two games against the twins the giants managed just one run. today hoping to avoid a sweep, giants season gone to the dogs. offensive has been -- the former giant got lit up. rbi single. a run scores. giants 3-2. matt cain trying to pick up his first win in a month but serves up a two run single. twins back up on top 4-3. matt cain did not make it out of the fifth inning. buster posey down the line. in the corner. two runs score. giants 6-5 lead. buster posey 3-5 with 4 runs batted in. hunter pence, buster posey scores. giants tack on another run. pence rolled his pant leg down to switch up the mojo, rolled
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them back up today. a rocket. pence 3-5 today. giants get 17 hits and avoid the sweep 13-8. a's and raise. 3-3. jed lowrie. liner. came back in, couldn't get it. his first triple of the year. he scores on a rbi single from davis. throws it to first. nobody is home. smith ends up at third. he scored the go ahead run. three more errors in the series for the oakland athletics. a's with the tige run on second. rips a single to left but he initially broke back to second base, he had to stop at third. that would cost them a run. strikes out davis with the bases loaded. rays beat the a's 5-4. they
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take 3-4. oakland is now 9-23 on the road this season. rafael nadal going for his 10 10th french open title. guess how the day went for his latest open? over matched. he is now 79-2 all time. he wins his 15th cree grand slam for second most all time. and now three behind roger federer. phil mickelson at the st. jude classic. tied for a lead on 12 but laying four from the rough. his approach, triple bogey. he was done. daniel burger in memphis. sank this birdie to take the
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lead. game day, who is who, what is going to -- [ talking at the same time ] >> all warriors. what happened in cleveland. what went wrong in the last game and what they need to prepare. we will be looking that warriors pr man supreme. >> ntrusting story. >> welcome back from the road trip. >> great to be back. >> reporter: all right. we will be right back.
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news updates are always on cbs-sf-dot-com. gnats for us at 5:00 p.m. we will see you back here at
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6:00 p.m. for an hour of news. >> thunderstorms, we will update you on at 6:00 p.m. news updates always on on www.cbssf.com. >> quijano: america's longest war. three u.s. soldiers murdered this weekend in afghanistan. nhe debate intensifies in washington over how to end this 16 year war. >> mr. chairman, i believe we're in a stalemate. >> quijano: also tonight, president trump's wedding surprise and sunday morning tweet storm. >> gay pride events turn into resist trump marches. >> we are not invisible. >> quijano: and a puerto rico votes whether to become the 51st state, we check in with puerto ricans on the island of manhattan. >> we deserve all the rights of citizens. this is the "cbs weekend news."

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