Arson

LGBT mural burnt in the Mission, SF (Photo: Anna Duckworth)

LGBT-Theme Mural In SF Mission District Repeatedly Defaced, This Time Set On Fire

An LGBTQ-themed mural that went up in San Francisco’s Mission District earlier this month was defaced Monday night for a third time, when it was set on fire by an unknown arsonist.

06/30/2015

John Allen Bixler (Novato Police)

46-Year-Old Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Arson At Novato Car Dealership

A 46-year-old man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of arson for allegedly setting vehicles on fire in the parking lot of a car dealership in Novato late Monday night, police said.

06/11/2015

Burned cars at a Novato dealership following an arson fire, June 9, 2015. (CBS SF)

Arson Suspected In Novato Car Dealership Fire, Surveillance Video Shows Possible Suspect

Several cars went up in flames at a Chevy dealership in Novato Monday night, leading police to believe it’s the work of an arsonist who was caught on surveillance footage.

06/09/2015

Charred remains of a vacant home in the hills of unincorporated Walnut Creek after a suspicious fire. (BCN)

Vacant Million Dollar Walnut Creek Home Destroyed In Suspicious Fire After 100s Of Teens Throw A Party Inside

A million dollar home in the hills of unincorporated Walnut Creek was destroyed by a suspicious fire early Saturday morning mere hours after authorities shut down a party there with as many as 300 teens.

04/25/2015

The second fire in a Livermore home in just two days was being investigated as arson. (Source: Livermore Fire Department)

2nd Fire In As Many Days In Livermore Home Investigated As Arson

A fire in a single-family home in Livermore Saturday morning is being investigated as arson, fire officials said.

04/05/2015

Mission District Fire

Rise In Mission District Fires Spark Arson Suspicions Among Housing Rights Activists

A spike in San Francisco apartment fires is causing housing rights activists to become suspicious of landlords trying to push out lower-income tenants.

04/02/2015

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Santa Rosa Police Arrest Man On Suspicion of Arson, Attempted Murder After Saturday Night House Fire That Injured 2

One person was arrested for allegedly starting a house fire that left two people injured in Santa Rosa on Saturday evening, police and fire officials said.

03/08/2015

Damage to an Oakland school. (Bay City News)

Classes To Resume Despite Suspected Arson At Oakland School

Classes will resume at a Rockridge middle school in Oakland where a suspected arson fire overnight left the cafeteria unusable.

02/16/2015

Cody Nicosia (Alameda County Sheriff's Office)

20-Year-Old Man Convicted In 2012 Murder Of Castro Valley Woman During House Robbery

A 20-year-old Hayward man was convicted Monday of first-degree murder and arson for the strangulation death of a Castro Valley woman whose home was also set on fire.

02/02/2015

(CBS)

Porta Potties Set On Fire In San Francisco’s SoMa Neighborhood

Fire crews doused a fire at two portable toilets in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood Sunday afternoon, a fire dispatcher said.

02/01/2015

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