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.
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.
One example can be found at the abandoned 19th Street street car station in the city’s Dolores Park.
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.
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.
A San Jose High School sent students home early on Wednesday following a second threat on the campus.
judge ordered the graffiti artist Steven Free, known among taggers as Girafa, three years probation and a hefty fine for painting thousands of images of giraffes on public and private property throughout San Jose.
Two men pleaded guilty this week to vandalizing the Pizza Orgasmica restaurant in San Rafael in February and will be placed on three years’ probation when they are sentenced in May, the Marin County District Attorney’s Office said.
There’s been a recent rise in gang-related graffiti in the city of Sunnyvale, with gang-tags showing up on commercial buildings, light poles, even small businesses.
Livermore police say they are taking proactive steps to get ahead of a recent increase in gang activity.