A graffiti problem in San Jose has gotten not just bigger, it is super-sized – and much harder to clean up.
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.
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.
Photos of You allows users to tag people on their pictures.
San Jose police were searching Wednesday for a graffiti tagging crew suspected of causing more than $50,000 in damage.
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.
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.
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.