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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

BART graffiti

Vandals Target San Francisco BART Station After Protests

A few hours after protests ended at one Bay Area Rapid Transit station in San Francisco on Thursday, vandals destroyed machines and sprayed graffiti at another BART station across the city, an agency spokeswoman said.

09/09/2011

Police Car, light, siren, generic

Half Moon Bay Appeals For Help Fighting Gang Activity

Officials with the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Department and the City of Half Moon Bay want Half Moon Bay residents to help fight gang activity and graffiti.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/29/2011

(CBS)

Graffiti Cleanup Remains Costly Business In San Francisco

One example can be found at the abandoned 19th Street street car station in the city’s Dolores Park.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/26/2011

Ribbon Cutting for Newly Painted Mural at the Gompers Garden on the Richmond Greenway, June 30, 2011. (David Moore / Sincere Design)

Richmond Graffiti Artists Challenge City Hall, Mural Gets Re-Painted

Richmond high school graffiti artists are changing some adults’ perceptions about what may not normally be considered art as they prevailed in City Hall in their challenge of a violation.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/01/2011

The entrance to Soquel High School (CBS)

Santa Cruz County Students Suspended Over White Supremacist Incidents

Students at a Santa Cruz high school have been suspended for wearing clothing associated with the white supremacist movement and suspected involvement in a rash of graffiti scrawls that includes swastikas.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/27/2011

Branham High School in San Jose (www.sanjose.com)

Threat At San Jose High School Sends Students Home Early

A San Jose High School sent students home early on Wednesday following a second threat on the campus.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/20/2011

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