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>> welcome back. top story tonight at 5.30, a new social media challenge is encouraging kids to vandalized their school bathroom. yeah. number of schools all across the country. they are reporting damages. but is the trend also hitting schools here in the bay kron four's charles clifford has details. well, tik tok is a social media platform where people can share short videos with each other and there is unfortunately a new. >> challenge going around is
called the devious lick challenge where kids are vandalizing their own schools stealing things shooting videos of it and then posting it online. we know it's happening. at least one school district here in the bay area. but it's also happen across the country as well. this is video from a high school in san joaquin county. this bathroom had apparently been vandalized by students participating in the devious lick challenge on tiktok. >> this smashed near was at a school in texas and this vandalism was from another school in south carolina and the devious lick challenge has also reached schools here in the bay area on thursday, the san ramon valley unified school district sent out this message to students and parents. they say the problem has been seen at multiple schools across the district. they also include a warning saying we want to be very clear that this type of behavior will not be tolerated on any san ramon valley unified school district campus. we are very concerned about our students and the possibility that they may not fully understand the gravity of the behavior in which they are engaging. we hope that you will speak with your children and remind them that's
stealing and destruction of school property or crimes if the students are caught, they will be disciplined appropriately and law enforcement will be involved. now, we do not know the extent of the problem here in the bay area. we've heard it's a different school districts. we've reached out to a couple on friday have so far not heard back. >> we do know that tick says these videos violate their community guidelines and that all of these videos will be pulled out. but for now in the east bay, charles clifford kron 4 news. >> could force always tracking local stories. and here's a look at what is going on in your neighborhood right now. >> starting in the south bay where the entire vta light rail service will be back on track starting tomorrow. it has been nearly 4 months since the system shut down after a deadly mass shooting at the rail yard. it has been a slow reopening over the last few weeks. the orange line of blue line were first to come back online. vta is offering free rides through september 30th. 2 men accused of stealing dozens of purses throughout
the bay area are now charged with a hate crime. santa clara county. investigators say evidence shows that the 2 men targeted the victims because they assume that the women who were almost all of asian descent carry cash, crime spree includes more than 40 incidents throughout almost all of the bay area. the men were arrested last friday during which police say they tried to drive away and crashed into a car severely injuring a 2 year olds. the spacecraft would police say there could be additional victims of a man recently indicted on federal child, charges. >> police say 48 year-old matthew pelton from kelsey feels been accused of offenses involving children and was indicted on federal charges including the manufacturing of child. the investigation into the offense is started back in august and police say their evidence suggests there could be more victims who have not yet come forward. pelton has been associated with alameda contra, costa lake and sacramento counties. take a
close look at this picture. oakland police are asking for the public's help. they're trying to find this woman who is said to have mental challenges. officials say 23 year-old rosenberg has been missing since wednesday. she was last seen on macarthur boulevard near 72nd avenue around 3 in the afternoon wearing a turquoise had been yellow shirt. black pants holding a black purse and the shape of a box. if you have any info here, you're asked to call oakland police. to the north bay. now the city of santa rosa will pay nearly $10,000 in penalties to the state's workplace safety agency. it's part of a settlement over the death of a police detective due to covid complications. 43 year-old mary lou hamer died in march of last year after testing positive for covid cal osha investigating found the city did not have proper workplace safety measures in place. the agency initially sought $32,000 in penalties. but downgraded the fine after city officials argued that armour's
death happened at a time when the nature of the virus was still unknown. >> on the peninsula. the city of millbrae will not be moving forward with a vaccine mandate. city council members say that the mandate would make it tough for businesses to get back on their feet after this past year. one resident says the county's high vaccination rate is enough to make him feel safe and the decision to require shots should be left up to businesses. >> i don't think it's necessary. i think it's more important for the employees to be vaccinated. i think it would be helpful for them since they're the ones that are working there and i'm contact with everyone. the mateo county is around 80%. if i'm not mistaken were pretty high. >> 80% is actually an 93% of eligible people in san mateo county have received at least their first dose of the covid vaccine in millbrae the vaccination rate jumps up to 95%. all right. time for
weather. check on this friday. people getting around are ready for the last weekend. >> of summer. can you believe that you get away forecast up toward sfo right now. you have the clouds gathering, no delays being reported. there or oakland or san jose looking good. in fact, if you plan to travel, if you're looking good in the monterey bay dubon plan on some fog in the morning temperatures going to be running up in the 50's and the 60's in most spots, maybe stay in the low 70's in the salinas. southern california. you'll find some sunshine and some fog 69 degrees in long beach feel like fall, 74 degrees in los angeles. the high country. yeah. be prepared. if you head in that direction will be windy tomorrow as that storm system gets a little bit closer. the temperatures starting to cool off a new plan linger around be prepared. you're likely to run into some rain late saturday night into sunday by monday return to some sunshine and some offshore gusty winds likely during that period. all right. you see the cold front getting a little bit closer now moving up in the pacific northwest far. northern california watching out for
the possibility of some flash flooding through part of the burn areas there to the north near the shasta siskiyou mountain range. that's starting continuing until saturday 5 o'clock in the afternoon as you're going to see some stronger rains move in and that could produce some flash flooding in some of those burn areas. guys, back to you. all right. lawrence military officials are now calling last month's drone strike in afghanistan. >> a tragic mistake. u.s. military carried out the strike august 29th on a vehicle. they initially considered to be an imminent threat. they now admit that all 10 people in the strike were civilians and not terrorists. 7 of them were children. in a news conference held today. marine general frank mckenzie apologize to families and friends of the people killed. >> i offer my profound condolences to the family and friends of those who were killed. this strike was taken in the earnest belief. it would prevent an imminent threat to our forces and the evacuees at the airport. but
it was a mistake and i offer my sincere apology. as the combatant commander. i'm fully responsible for the strike in this tragic outcome. >> military officials say at the time leading up to the strike the u.s. had at least 16 different intelligence reports about that particular car. >> breaking news in the last hour and a half or so. new york real estate heir robert durst has been found guilty of first-degree murder. the murder happened 20 years ago when his best friend susan berman was shot and killed in her los angeles home. prosecutors say durst silenced berman to prevent her from telling police what she knew about the disappearance and suspected killing of his wife in new york in 1982. durst testified he did not kill his wife or berman, though he said he would lie if he had murdered them. he was previously acquitted of murder in the 2000, one killing of a neighbor in texas. durst now
faces mandatory life in prison. still to come, one of the most popular conventions in america is giving it another go comicon plans to have an in-person event this year. what you need to know before you go. >> plus we are continuing to celebrate hispanic heritage month. meet the bay area chef who is doing amazing things with classic mexican cuisine and food trucks. love him, right. get this, formerly incarcerated chefs are getting their food truck up and rolling now how a group in oakland is giving them.
>> all right. a kickoff celebration in the east bay today for black chefs, including 3 who were formerly incarcerated. we're starting a new food truck. >> seoul on a roll. >> is now open for business. it's pretty cool. they're getting a little help from oakland and world enterprises as part of their efforts to create launch and sustain for profit businesses for formerly incarcerated and marginalized people. the chef starting the tracks and that they're thankful for the opportunity for themselves and to get back to their community. tends show their what type how much it was. don't, whether they have. >> and that anything that they want to do. they can do it.
>> this is the second business that had helped bomb getting started from oakland in the world and prices they're already planning their next project. >> in a w will break ground on a 100% affordable housing complex. >> still ahead, taste of culture with an explosion of flavor. our celebration of hispanic heritage month continues right after the
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>> for hispanic heritage month for trying to be a sense of hispanic culture with a taste of the incredible cuisine. and i'm taking you to a trendy mexican restaurant with the reference for the past. >> we take you to california since san francisco for modern mexican cuisine named for the people of mexican heritage who lived in california back in the 1800's california says a michelin star restaurant with mexican food and drink. you have to taste to believe. >> the 2 missions are several years in a row and that's the highest any mexican national in the world is been awarded. so that's a honor. >> the award-winning chef from humble roots is bell. can too chef can to grew up in a small texas town. his family had a mexican restaurant and is not the rosa provided recipes and inspiration. >> i was very young. but remember playing with a toy for 2 and just like being around my whole family was
really amazing. and that's what brings us back to the pristine kitchen at california. what is your favorite dish? >> my favorite probably this one that we're going make but boy, i'm really simple. vegetable you know, i feel like i this every single day. shep. let's just jump right it yet. so yeah, we've got these are beautiful and tortilla press here. well, but a last day for >> your grandmother did this if you don't have a tortilla press. of course you can always use a rolling pin to her masa. you're so professional with those that practice lot of experience >> so based what this thing fall a little press. yeah. it as these are being montezuma as red beans. you can always substitute reef, right. beans. just put a dab in the center and full of this is something
that we can make it yeah, i think you can make i you know, it's like a pocket and place it on a come all to heat up for about 90 seconds. >> you can use a cast iron skillet, if you like. and once that warm and slightly browned why you just dress it up. what's pressure. mexican them up. >> and we'll just give it a it'll design. yeah, a little drizzle. fresh iceberg. lettuce. just shredded super. finally, this is that jesus been battered rise a little bit finer. not too much because it was strong cheese. and then here we've got ourselves a so peanuts sesame seeds, sunflower seeds and to press i i censor some hot and coming a little yeah. next, we've got fresh cactus or know bob. something to get out of the art something that we get from our farmers pickled red onions just kind of like. on looks like the mexican flag. >> it had some tiny pieces of cilantro covid that's it. time
to taste test. really about so fun to make yet where is success definitely calls for a toast. >> day in the haha. >> but before we let chef can to go. he's sharing his recipe with us writing the ingredients and cooking instructions for the california specialty 90 rosa inspired so many rosa, she would approve, i think should approve. yeah. yeah. there's lots of roads around the restaurant and. >> my daughter's name is rose as well and her on it. in san francisco, you will be our >> oh, it was so yummy. we do have the recipe. if you're brave enough to attempt. it's on our website and section dedicated to hispanic
heritage. you can scan the qr codes on your screen there. >> and it will take you directly to that page. all right. taking a live look outside right now from our mountain town cam seeing a lot of clouds. >> a lot of clouds see a lot of moisture in those clouds. we need the moisture to hit the ground. chief meteorologist lawrence karnow is here. time to make it rain. yeah. finally, the first real cold front of the season coming our way right on the gulf of alaska bringing a chance rain, some much cooler air over the weekend. i got some partly cloudy skies out there right now. little hazy to temperature wise. so some mid 70's warmest spots inland, 60's 70's around the bay and 50's and 60's with patchy fog at the coast. all right. let's timeout that storm free looks like just some clouds beginning to gather, maybe some patchy drizzle out there as we head toward early tomorrow morning. but staying dry most the day we'll see a cloudy start to the day and then kind of breaking up a little bit but only reinforced by more clouds late in the day and by about 9, on saturday night. maybe we start to see some rain moving into the
north bay that front slowly spreading to the south and kind of fall apart as it goes on through bringing some rain overnight into early on sunday morning. then we're going to catch a break. if you sleep in, you might miss most of it gone by and then those winds really start to kick up behind that. so might get a nice gentle rain overnight as we head into early on sunday morning and then will clear out your skies. the winds kick up fire danger is going to be running high as we get into monday and tuesday. those temperatures. hey, we're back in the upper 90's by tuesday. all right. that i thank you, lawrence. west side to break out your costumes and make the trek to soak out. comic con is returning for an in-person event this year. wh
>> comic con special edition is coming up with tickets going on sale next week. it's a big deal. the highly anticipated event is making a comeback. but with some new rules reporter liberty zabala has the story. >> eric arriaga has been drawing away. despite comic con shutting its doors 2 years ago. it's been really hard these last couple years without comic con and not be moved to. >> travel on especially we consider this we are a concern to some of my income. but yeah, it hurts her quite a bit. but he can't wait for its return to in-person events on november 26 through the 28th. i was really >> i know it's not going to be the comic con. we it's going to definitely be a smaller one, but it's ok, it's it's
it's a start. this year. comic con attendees must provide proof of vaccination or a negative covid-19 test taken within 72 hours of each day. they are attending being safe is not a negative thing is just you're you're just being safe. >> i see it as a good thing it gets us moving forward and getting to us of that to get to shows and that's what's required. that's what we need to do. a comic con organizers will also require all attendees to wear masks and not just this superhero exact. yes, yes, and i think that's one of the cool things is, you know, if you're going to cost play. >> you know, you to wear a mask it. it's gets going to be fine that's all part of being a superhero comic con typically brings in a 135,000 plus attendees and guest into the gaslamp district each year, but it is expected to be much smaller in november and tickets go on sale on september 25th for now at the convention center liberty zabala.
>> i always a good time there. that wraps up kron 4 news at 5. thanks for being with us. keep it here, though. a lot more news ahead on kron 4 news at 6. pam moore and ken wayne are here with a look at ever gone the comic yeah, it's pretty yeah. need a lot of celebrities superman, superman, all all the best. yeah. angers. i want to your field trip. i from good okay. >> the key grant. thank you both. coming up next at 6 o'clock, something we have not seen in quite a while. rain is heading our way. this weekend. it could help with the dangerous fire conditions next week. our chief meteorologist lawrence karnow tracking the forecast. officials are preparing for more potential chaos at the capitol this weekend. a far right group is calling for justice for people jailed after the january 6 insurrection details on threats of violence at the j 6 rally. i'm ken wayne. i'm pam moore. the news at 6 is next.
>> tonight at 6. the bay area could finally see some rainfall this weekend as we take a live look at our kron. 4 future cast. you can see. >> the green indicating the rain moving through northern california affect northern california will especially benefit from the rainfall as those 2 large wildfires here in the state continue to burn. good evening, everybody. thank you for joining us on this friday for kron 4 news at 6. i'm pam moore and i'm ken wayne. the rain is expected to fall sunday morning here in the bay area. for more on the showers. let's get straight to our chief meteorologist. >> lawrence karnow and we can't wait. yeah. this coming early and not early enough for us. right. but it's great news this usually don't see that about the 3rd week. >> in october. but here we go. the clouds gathering outside right now. most of that is just some fog. but on the way. yeah, we've got a true cold front out there working its way in the gulf of alaska. this the first time we're going to see a system like that this season. so so far they get the rain up to the pacific northwest. you see the seattle area starting to get some raihe