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Graffiti seen under a bridge in Kurt Cobain Park in Aberdeen, Washington on April 1, 2014. The park and bridge where Cobain used to hang out and write songs has become a symbol for fans as it was a gathering place after the news of his death spread. Nirvana fans prepare to mark the 20th anniversary of the iconic frontmans suicide on April 5. AFP PHOTO / Sébastien VUAGNAT (Photo credit should read Sebastian VUAGNAT/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco To Pursue Civil Charges Against Repeat Graffiti Vandals To Recover Cleanup Costs

Legislation introduced by San Francisco Supervisor London Breed aiming to cut back on graffiti vandalism throughout the city was unanimously passed by the city’s Board of Supervisors.

05/07/2014

Exterior view of Adrian Wilcox High School in Santa Clara. (CBS)

Caged Animals Slaughtered In Santa Clara School Vandalism; 3 Boys Arrested

Three boys arrested Monday are suspected of breaking into Wilcox High School in Santa Clara and killing several animals, vandalizing cars and stealing snacks last weekend, a police spokesman said.

04/29/2014

Shattered Window in Antioch

Vandals Hurl Rocks At Cars, Homes In Antioch

Police are attempting to locate vandals who threw rocks through the windows of homes and vehicles in Antioch.

04/25/2014

Vandals upended this Smart Car in San Francisco on the morning of April 7, 2014. (CBS)

Hooded Car-Tipping Vandals Flip Over Smart Cars In San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — San Francisco police are looking for vandals tipped who flipped over three Smart Cars in two different neighborhoods early Monday morning.

04/07/2014

Vandals poison lawns on Moreland Avenue in San Jose. Neighbors call the incidents "lawn tagging." (CBS)

‘Lawn Tagging’ Vandals Poison Lawns In San Jose Neighborhood

Lawns in a San Jose neighborhood aren’t brown because of California’s drought. According to residents, vandals have been poisoning lawns in a new kind of crime wave.

03/25/2014

Graffiti spray painted on a home in Atherton. (Atherton Police Dept.)

Police Probe Threatening ‘1 Percent’ Graffiti Left On Atherton Homes

Vandals have targeted one of the Bay Area’s wealthiest communities and their handiwork has gotten the attention of the FBI.

02/25/2014

Authorities said these two suspects vandalized a Muni bus in Haight-Ashbury on December 20, 2013. The first suspect (left) is described as a male between 18-24 years old, 5'8"-5'10" tall, weighing 160-180 pounds. The second suspect is described as a male 18-24 years old, 5'6"-5'10" tall, weighing 150-170 pounds. (San Francisco Police Department)

San Francisco Police Release Photos Of Suspected Muni Vandals

San Francisco police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two people who vandalized a Municipal Railway bus in the heart of the city’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood last month.

01/16/2014

A man carries salvaged copper wire. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Copper Thieves Vandalize More Than A Dozen Street Lights In Morgan Hill

Copper thieves have vandalized more than a dozen street lights in Morgan Hill, stripping away around 2,700 feet of copper wiring.

01/11/2014

An exterior view of Candlestick Park before the game between the Atlanta Falcons and the San Francisco 49ers on December 23, 2013 in San Francisco, California.  It is the last regular season game at the stadium.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty  Images)

1 Hurt, 30 Arrested During 49ers Win In Candlestick

In the San Francisco 49ers regular season swan song of Candlestick Park Monday night, at least one person was hurt and several others were arrested, a police sergeant said.

12/24/2013

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

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