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Family devastated by San Francisco pro cyclist's murder in Texas

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) -- The family of San Francisco pro cyclist Anna Moriah Wilson was wrestling with her "senseless, tragic loss" in the wake of her slaying in Austin, Texas, last week.They also wanted to refute reports from the Austin police that the murder was related to a love triangle."While we will not elaborate about the ongoing investigation, we do feel it's important to clarify that at the time of her death, those closest to her clearly understood, directly from Moriah, that she was not in a romantic relationship with anyone," the family said in a statement to KPIX.In...
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Family, friends remember talent, kindness of slain pro cyclist Anna Moriah Wilson

SAN FRANCISCO -- Family and friends of a professional cyclist Anna Moriah Wilson, who was killed last week in a shooting while visiting Austin, Texas, want her to be remembered for her incredible talent as an athlete and her compassion for all who met her within the sport as well as beyond. "I definitely recognize seeing another strong woman out there. I want to ride with them and I very much was like, I want to ride with her," said Libby Caldwell, a friend of Wilson. "We always saw that she was strong."Caldwell became friends with Wilson, who everyone called "Mo,"...
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New weather zones for wildfire season

The NWS has updated and clarified more detailed "zones" for this year's fire season. In years past, Red Flag warnings were issued generically for all "North Bay Mountains" as one region. KPIX 5's first alert Meteorologist Darren peck on this week's 'Weather Extra'.
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Update: Police identify 2 pedestrians that died in San Francisco SoMa collision with taxi

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) -- San Francisco police are investigating a deadly collision between a taxi cab and pedestrians Sunday afternoon.It happened around 4:30 p.m. at Third and Mission streets near the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in the city's south of Market neighborhood.Police say a taxi crashed into another car causing the cab to hit some people on the sidewalk.Two women were killed and two others were injured. UPDATE: Police identified the two women killed in the crash as 31-year-old Willa Henderson and 72-year-old Mary Henderson, both of Vero Beach, Florida.Police said it was a freak accident."We rarely see any incidents like this in the downtown area and especially in this time of the day," SFPD spokesman Ofc. Robert Rueca said. "We will be working with the Municipal Transportation Agency to see if traffic and engineering could be a factor."Police say drugs and alcohol don't appear to be a factor and there is no word if there was a passenger inside the taxi.The intersection was closed as police investigated into the late evening.
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Residents breathe sigh of relief as Quail Fire reaches 85% containment

VACAVILLE (CBS SF) -- A weed whacker may have sparked a large wildfire just north of Vacaville, forcing Cal Fire to issue an evacuation order to dozens of families on Saturday afternoon.Cal Fire said on Monday morning that the Quail Fire had burned approximately 135 acres and was 90 percent contained.All evacuations have been lifted. Firefighters will work overnight into Monday, strengthening containment lines and extinguishing hot spots.The fire started at 3:14 p.m. Saturday at Quail Canyon Road and Pleasant Valley Road, southwest of Winters and north of Vacaville."It's been an emotional day to say the least," said neighbor Kim...
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Families, community members step up to save Novato High Prom

OAKLAND (CBS SF) -- It was a night to remember in so many ways for students at the Novato High prom Saturday after riding an emotional rollercoaster in the wake of a bus company hired to provide transportation to the venue coming up short of drivers.According to the bus company, it was not a COVID issue but the drivers didn't have the proper certification to drive minors. The seven buses were chartered months ago to get the students to and from their prom site in Oakland safely.School officials and student leadership only received word of the shortfall on Friday."We were...
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Pandemic fiscal challenges still threaten San Francisco small businesses

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) - The owner of a plant store on Van Ness Avenue says she is just days away from closing her small business after 10 years as the pandemic continues to create challenges and she lacks the financial support needed to keep her doors open. "First three years were tough like any business, but after that it's been wonderful," said Michelle Reed, the owner of Roots plant store. "I have really incredible customers. For us, we're still dealing with the effects of COVID."Reed opened the store after having a typical office job, it was her dream to have this...
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Thousands attend Petaluma tribute to 'American Graffiti'

PETALUMA (KPIX) -- Saturday morning, thousands gathered in Petaluma to salute "American Graffiti." Many of them brought their classic cars to pay tribute to a movie classic. Reportedly filmed in 28 days with a budget below $850,000, it's now on the American Film Institute list of the top 100 movies of all time.In 1972, the young film director George Lucas set out to make a movie about his life as a teenager in the Central Valley town of Modesto. With a backdrop of the 60s car-cruising culture and a soundtrack of classic rock 'n' roll, the film...
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Crowd gathers in Castro District to celebrate Harvey Milk Day

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) -- A celebration of Harvey Milk Day in the Castro on Sunday acknowledged the progress made decades after his work as a city supervisor."I think it's important to remember our history and the people who participated and made our history," said Gwenn Craig, a speaker at the event and friend of Milk who worked with him on campaigns. "We thought we had defeated these forces and they're back with the same messages we thought we had put a rest to."May 22 is Harvey Milk Day in California, the birthday of the first openly-gay man elected to public...
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Real estate experts see slowdown in Bay Area housing market

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) -- Though homes across the Bay Area continue to sell for record prices, some real estate experts say the market is beginning to level off."I think we're seeing a little bit of leveling right now in the market. There's a little more inventory, there are some price adjustments we haven't seen before," said Tim Yee, a real estate broker and the president of RE/MAX Gold Bay Area. "Properties are staying on the market a little longer, pricing seems to have leveled and we're seeing some price reductions which, six months ago, we never saw." Home sales in the...
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Scammer targets desperate Santa Rosa mom searching for baby formula

SANTA ROSA (CBS SF) -- Keely Aguilar has encountered both sides of humanity in her desperate search for the baby formula needed to keep her 11-year-old daughter Natalia alive.Good Samaritans have answered her plea, dropping off cans of the EleCare formula she needs since she made her plight public, but those pleas also unfortunately attracted a scammer.Aguilar told KPIX someone contacted her, offering to sell her a supply of the formula at a fraction of the cost.  "I thought this sounds great," she said. "So I was happy to pay the reduced amount for the formula and the shipping is...
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Warriors superfan in Oakland appeals to higher power

OAKLAND (KPIX) -- A Golden State Warriors superfan spent a little more time at church Sunday morning, praying for divine intervention in Game 3 which many analysts said was a must-win game for the Dallas Mavericks.Lloyd Canamore said he made sure to attend Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church in West Oakland to pray for a win. He wanted to remind people not to underestimate the power of prayer."Praying gives me more superpower. I've got God in me," Canamore said.He said church and Warriors basketball helped him through many tragedies over the years: the loss of his...
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Antioch Mayor Lamar Thorpe faces trial on 2 counts of DUI

ANTIOCH (CBS SF) -- The Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office announced Friday it was forwarding two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol against Antioch Mayor Lamar Thorpe to the court for trial.District attorney's office spokesperson Ted Asregadoo said the decision was made on two counts following an evaluation and his department had forward the order to Contra Costa County Superior Court for trial. A notice to appear will now be issued by the court.Thorpe arrested in March and charged in April with two misdemeanor counts of driving under the influence of an alcoholic beverage and driving with a .08 percent blood alcohol content.In response, Thorpe issued a statement to KPIX."Under advice of counsel, I am limited in what I can share. As I stated previously, I am deeply sorry for this lapse in judgement, and I hope that the residents of Antioch can forgive me. Being your mayor is one of the greatest honors of my life, and I am sorry if I have embarrassed you in any way. You have my commitment that I will learn and grow form this moment and will continue to work diligently to make you proud."
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Real estate experts see slowdown in Bay Area housing market

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — Though homes across the Bay Area continue to sell for record prices, some real estate experts say the market is beginning to level off. “I think we’re seeing a little bit of leveling right now in the market. There’s a little more inventory, there are some price adjustments we haven’t seen before,” said Tim Yee, a real estate broker and the president of RE /MAX Gold Bay Area. “Properties are staying on the market a little longer, pricing seems to have leveled and we’re seeing some price reductions which, six months ago, we never saw.”
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Baby formula shortage puts Santa Rosa mom in life-and-death struggle

SANTA ROSA (CBS SF) -- For 11 years, Keely Aguilar has fought day and night to keep her daughter alive.But of all the battles her family has endured, running out of her only food source was one they never expected to face. Aguilar welcomed her daughter, Natalia, into this world 11 years ago. She knew from the moment she was born that something was wrong. It took eight years for doctors to figure out what it was.   "Natalia is 11 years old and she has a very, very rare disease called Bainbridge Ropers Syndrome," Keely told KPIX. Natalia is one...
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2 dead following assault and police shooting in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) -- Two men were dead after an aggravated assault and an ensuing officer-involved shooting late Thursday evening near Mariposa Park in the city's Mission Bay and Dogpatch neighborhoods.The shooting occurred near the intersection of Mariposa and Owens streets, roughly one block west of UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital. Police tell KPIX they responded just before 8 p.m. to a report of an assault in progress and confronted two men. Officers opened fire a short time later but have not said exactly why.One man died at the scene. A second was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries and died there.  A news release issued early Friday from the San Francisco police did not specify whether both suspects were shot by the police officer."During this contact, an officer-involved shooting occurred," the release read.The shooting was being investigated by the San Francisco District Attorney's Office, the San Francisco Police Department Investigative Services Division, the SFPD Internal Affairs Division, the Department of Police Accountability and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. Citizen App video showed a significant number of police vehicles at the scene.
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