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Alcatraz Island (Photo credit by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Park Service Restores Alcatraz Graffiti Painted During Native American Occupation

The National Park Service has restored graffiti on Alcatraz that was painted during the island’s occupation by Native Americans in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

01/14/2013

Monta Vista High School, Cupertino (Fremont Union High School District)

All Clear Given After Bomb Threat Closes Cupertino Schools

Monta Vista High School and Lincoln Elementary School have been closed because of threatening graffiti spray painted at the campus, police said Thursday.

12/13/2012

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

Man Shot By SF Police Identified As Gang Member; Chief Defends Action

SFPD identified the man they shot and wounded in the Mission last week and claim he was armed and about to avenge a previous gang-related shooting.

09/24/2012

Anti-SFPD protesters marched in the Mission District on September 21, 2012. (CBS)

Anti-Police Protesters Return To SF Mission District, Banks Vandalized

Protesters returned to San Francisco’s Mission District Friday night to protest an officer-involved shooting that left a man injured Thursday.

09/22/2012

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

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