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Riot police surround the San Francisco Mission Police Station, September 21, 2012. (CBS)

Protesters Confront Officers, Vandalize Station After SF Mission Police Shooting

Shortly after an officer-involved shooting in which a plainclothes officer shot a suspect who pulled a gun on the officer Thursday night, dozens of rioters surrounded San Francisco’s Mission District Police Station while one person vandalized the police station.

09/21/2012

(CBS)

5 Santa Rosa Teens Arrested For Spray-Paint Vandalism

Five juveniles were arrested on suspicion of spray-painting buildings in Santa Rosa on Saturday night, a Sonoma County sheriff’s sergeant said.

09/10/2012

(Clockwise from left) John Arquero, Jordan Burgerson, Sesar Diaz and Manuel Villagran are suspected of vandalism that caused more than $50,000 in damage. Police say they are members of a tagging crew known as “HYSU” or “Have You Seen Us?” (San Jose Police Department)

South Bay Tagging Crew Prosecuted With Street Gang Enhancement

A South Bay tagging crew will receive a hefty punishment for vandalism, after prosecutors tacked on a gang enhancement.

08/28/2012

(CBS)

Vandals Severely Damage Santa Cruz Church

The Holy Cross Church is one of the original California missions and the vandalism included the destruction of a baptismal font from centuries ago.

05/08/2012

A protester from Occupy Oakland stand their ground

Vandals Break Windows, Spray Paint Buildings During Occupy Oakland March

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Oakland police are trying to identify vandals who took part in a weekend Occupy Oakland march and vandalized various downtown properties. Officers reported that four broken windows and spray paint damage […]

04/01/2012

Mt. Pleasant

San Jose High School Students Shocked By Racist Graffiti In Classroom

Racial and inflammatory graffiti showed up in classrooms at Mt. Pleasant High School after some teachers allowed students to draw on walls that were scheduled to be destroyed.

02/21/2012

A vandalized mural at the corner of Huran Drive and Santiago Ave. in San Jose. (County of Santa Clara)

San Jose Students’ Peace Mural Defaced; Reward Offered

Vandals have defaced a peace mural painted by student artists to promote peace and community in East San Jose, although investigators do not believe the vandalism is gang-related.

01/26/2012

(Clockwise from left) John Arquero, Jordan Burgerson, Sesar Diaz and Manuel Villagran are suspected of vandalism that caused more than $50,000 in damage. Police say they are members of a tagging crew known as “HYSU” or “Have You Seen Us?” (San Jose Police Department)

San Jose Police Arrest Members Of Tagging Crew

San Jose police Thursday announced the arrest of four men earlier this week suspected of graffiti vandalism that caused more than $50,000 in damage following a four-month investigation.

12/15/2011

(CBS)

San Jose Police Search For Crew Of Prolific Taggers

San Jose police were searching Wednesday for a graffiti tagging crew suspected of causing more than $50,000 in damage.

11/23/2011

A damaged Men's Wearhouse storefront near Oakland City Hall, November 3, 2011. (CBS)

Oakland Businesses Take Stock Of Damage Following ‘Occupy’ Rampage

Business owners in downtown Oakland were assessing damage Thursday morning after a mostly peaceful daylong protest by Occupy Oakland turned destructive overnight.

11/03/2011

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