San Francisco police arrested an Oakland man Friday in connection with the vandalism and arson of a Muni bus during celebrations of the San Francisco Giants’ World Series win.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency board of directors honored bus driver Alan Yam with a proclamation for keeping his eight passengers safe and evacuating them from the bus before it was destroyed by fire.
San Francisco Municipal Railway is out about $1 million because its insurance does not cover the damage caused by vandals who set a bus on fire during revelry after the Giants’ World Series win, a Muni spokesman said Monday.
The headstone at the Oakwood Cemetery grave site of Officer John Pedro was stolen over the weekend. Pedro was buried ten years ago after he died in a crash during a 2002 car chase. Memorials for him have since been vandalized on four occasions.
A monument honoring the victims of the 1991 Oakland Hills firestorm was vandalized over the weekend, according to the Oakland Landscape Committee, which oversees the monument’s maintenance.
Police arrested five suspects on Friday in connection with a series of vandalisms reported in Livermore last Saturday where mailboxes, vehicles and residences were damaged by rocks hurled at high speed, police said.
A $10,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest or conviction of vandals who damaged a brand new school building in Richmond’s Iron Triangle on Sunday.
A group of Oakland anti-Wall Street protesters who blame large banks for the economic downturn have decided that one of those institutions is the best place to stash their money for now.
The campaign headquarters for San Francisco mayoral candidate and Board of Supervisors President David Chiu was burglarized and vandalized on Sunday night, campaign officials said Monday.
Riots erupted in Gurgaon, India, on Friday after Metallica scrapped their concert due to “technical reasons” just hours before show time…