Vandalism

Graffiti on the wall of Salumeria restaurant in San Francisco. (Rob Angermuller)

San Francisco Suing Alleged Tagger For $50K Instead Of Seeking Criminal Charges

San Francisco is using a new tactic in its continuing battle against graffiti by suing the alleged taggers.

08/25/2015

Graffiti

Suspect Arrested For 8 Graffiti Vandalism Acts In Sonoma, Boyes Hot Springs

A Sonoma man was arrested earlier this week on suspicion of committing eight spray-painting graffiti vandalism acts in the Sonoma Valley, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.

08/20/2015

Statue of Angel of Grief at Stanford University missing an arm. (CBS)

Vandals Rip Arm Off Statue Of Weeping Angel Of Grief At Stanford

The marble arm of the weeping Angel of Grief at Stanford University, was discovered missing.

08/19/2015

An anti-Asian slur tagged on Twitch founder Justin Kan's San Francisco home. (Source: Justin Kan)

Twitch Founder’s San Francisco Home Targeted With Racist Slur; Suspect Caught On Camera

Twitch founder Justin Kan was the apparent victim of a hate crime when a man was caught on surveillance camera footage tagging a racist slur on the garage door of his San Francisco home.

08/16/2015

Mural Vandalism

Caught On Camera: Vandal Sets Fire To Mural Celebrating LGBT, Latino Culture in SF Mission District

Police released a surveillance video of a man suspected of vandalizing a mural in the Mission District.

07/19/2015

Alameda Creek dam destroyed by vandals, releasing 50 million gallons of water that had been stored for the drought. (KPIX)

Surveillance Video Shows Dam Vandalized, 50 Million Gallons Of Water Lost

Fremont police hope surveillance video will help them find three men suspected of vandalizing a dam, wasted millions of gallons of water in the process.

07/02/2015

LGBT mural burnt in the Mission, SF (Photo: Anna Duckworth)

LGBT-Theme Mural In SF Mission District Repeatedly Defaced, This Time Set On Fire

An LGBTQ-themed mural that went up in San Francisco’s Mission District earlier this month was defaced Monday night for a third time, when it was set on fire by an unknown arsonist.

06/30/2015

Mural Defaced

LGBTQ-Themed Mural In San Francisco’s Mission District Repeatedly Vandalized Just Ahead Of Pride Festivities

For the third time now, a gay, lesbian and transgender-themed mural in San Francisco’s Mission District has been defaced with spray paint.

06/22/2015

Car inside showroom with shattered window on Broadway Auto Row in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Hoping For Calm Celebrations If Golden State Warriors Win NBA Finals

With the Golden State Warriors on the verge of an NBA Finals victory, fans are ready to go wild, prompting pleas to keep the partying under control in Oakland.

06/15/2015

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Vandals Cover Danville War Memorial With Graffiti, $6,500 Reward Offered

Danville officials on Wednesday offered a $6,500 reward for information on vandals who covered a city war memorial with graffiti over the weekend.

06/10/2015

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