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Santa Rosa Police Arrest Prolific Teen Tagger

Santa Rosa police have arrested a 17-year-old boy on suspicion of committing more than 70 acts of graffiti vandalism in Santa Rosa over the past year

05/15/2014

Graffiti is seen on the side of a building in San Jose. (CBS)

Drip-Tagging Graffiti Becoming A Super-Sized Problem In San Jose

A graffiti problem in San Jose has gotten not just bigger, it is super-sized – and much harder to clean up.

03/24/2014

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) trains sit idle at a BART maintenance facility. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Pair Arrested For Graffiti At Richmond BART Yard During Strike

Two men were arrested on suspicion of felony vandalism at BART’s Richmond maintenance yard during the recent strike, and investigators are looking into whether they are responsible for other graffiti sprees that occurred throughout the system during the same time period.

10/23/2013

Vandalism at the Glen Park BART station in San Francisco on October 22, 2013. Authorities said taggers damaged several stations while workers were out on strike. (CBS)

Vandals Trash San Francisco’s Glen Park BART Station During Strike

Authorities are searching for several people suspected of vandalizing vacant BART stations while workers went on strike. The Glen Park station in San Francisco suffered the worst damage by taggers during the walkout.

10/23/2013

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Tech Report: Instagram Unveils New Tagging Feature

Photos of You allows users to tag people on their pictures.

05/02/2013

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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

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Privacy Rights Group Dislikes Facebook Facial Recognition Feature

The Electronic Privacy Information Center has announced plans to file a complaint with federal regulators over a Facebook feature that scans photographs and identifies users’ faces without their consent.

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San Jose Judge Fines Graffiti Artist ‘Girafa’ $38,000 For Vandalism

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.

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Sunnyvale Sees Spike In Gang Graffiti

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/24/2011

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Livermore Police Step Up Gang Enforcement

Livermore police say they are taking proactive steps to get ahead of a recent increase in gang activity.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/27/2011