Vandalism

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

50 Million Gallons Of Water Lost In Attack On Inflatable Dam, Worsening Drought Emergency For Alameda County

An attack early Thursday destroyed water supplies that could have sustained 500 families, and police are searching for suspects in the crime.

4 hours ago

Curvy Girl Sign

Vandals Target San Jose Boutique For Plus-Size Women, Owner Thinks Crooks Are Fat Shaming

The owner of the Curvy Girl boutique on Meridian Avenue said she thought the attacks were random at first. But her store has been attacked three times and no other store in the complex has been targeted.

05/15/2015

San Jose police are looking for a man who they said tried to sexually assault a woman in a grocery store restroom last month, and then forced his way into the home of a 13-year-old girl this week. (San Jose Police)

San Jose Residents Sound Off To Mayor Over Rising Crime, Lack Of Officers

Residents in San Jose are fed up with crime, and they let Mayor Sam Liccardo hear that frustration at a meeting Tuesday night.

05/12/2015

New car on Broadway Auto Row with shattered windows and covered in graffiti. (CBS)

Oakland Slow With Help For Broadway Auto Row Dealerships Damaged During Violent May Day Protests

It’s been over a week since the violent May Day protests in Oakland and Broadway’s Auto Row is still in a sorry state.

05/11/2015

A sign reading “OPD, You failed your city again.” in front of Precision Motors of Oakland on May 4, 2015. (CBS)

‘You Failed Your City,’ Oakland Business Owner’s Sign Criticizes Lack Of Police Response To May Day Rioters

An Oakland business owner is criticizing police for not doing enough after rioters broke windows and set a car on fire on the Broadway Auto Row when Friday’s May Day protest turned violent.

05/04/2015

Bruce Miller #49 of the San Francisco 49ers runs the ball against the Tennessee Titans at LP Field on October 20, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee.  The 49ers defeated the Titans 31-17.  (Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

49er Bruce Miller Avoids Domestic Abuse Charge, Faces Misdemeanor Case For Phone Smashing

49er fullback Bruce Miller has been charged with vandalism for allegedly smashing his girlfriend’s phone outside a Santa Clara hotel earlier this year.

05/04/2015

Cars were vandalized along the Broadway Auto Row in Oakland during a protest that turned violent on May 1, 2015. (CBS)

Oakland May Day Protests Marred By Vandalism To Businesses, Cars On Auto Row

A May Day protest and march through the streets of Downtown Oakland turned violent Friday evening, with some businesses and cars being vandalized.

05/01/2015

The Hoover Tower is visible through trees on the Stanford University campus on May 22, 2014 in Stanford, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Swastikas Painted On Frat House With Jewish Members At Stanford

Investigators were looking into a possible hate crime on the Stanford campus after vandals scrawled vicious messages and swastikas across a frat house with a large number of Jewish members.

04/27/2015

A person uses a cigarette lighter to heat a piece of cannabis resin to mix the substance with tobacco to prepare a hashish joint, 01 December 2001 in Strasbourg. Une personne chauffe a l'aide d'un briquet un morceau de rTsine de cannabis pour mTlanger la substance a du tabac et prTparer une cigarette (joint) de haschich, a Strasbourg, le 1er dTcembre 2001. AFP PHOTO THOMAS WIRTH (Photo credit should read THOMAS WIRTH/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Allegedly Tries To Set Mill Valley Homeowner On Fire After Confrontation Over Graffiti Vandalism

A woman vandalizing a Mill Valley neighborhood was arrested after spraying a homeowner with lighter fluid, trying to light her on fire when the homeowner confronted her, according to the sheriff’s department.

04/05/2015

Slashed Tire

More Than 20 Vehicles’ Tires Slashed In Novato

The tires of more than 20 vehicles were slashed Saturday morning in Novato, police said.

04/05/2015

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