Alleged Martinez Black Lives Matter Mural Vandals Charged With Hate CrimeThe Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday it would be charging the man and woman caught on camera vandalizing the Black Lives Matter mural on July 4 with multiple misdemeanors including a hate-crime charge.
Vandals Deface Martinez 'Black Lives Matter' Street MuralAuthorities intensified their search Sunday for a man and woman who defaced the "Black Lives Matter" mural painted on a downtown Martinez street.
Alameda Neighbors Rally To Help Black Family After Racist Vandalism AttackA Black East Bay family's cars were targeted by vandals this weekend when someone spray painted racist graffiti across the vehicles' doors and slashed the tires.
Union City Officer Cleans Up Car Spray Painted With Racist GrafittiThe racist graffiti and profanity spray painted all over a car in Union City is gone thanks to an officer investigating this case of vehicle vandalism as a hate crime, but the stain remains.
Racist Graffiti Found On Car In Union City, Hate Crime Investigation LaunchedAuthorities in Union City have launched a hate crime investigation after a vehicle was vandalized with racist graffiti over the weekend.
Fremont Felony Arson, Vandalism Suspect Arrested Twice In 5 DaysA man arrested last Thursday in connection with setting fires in Fremont had been arrested on suspicion of similar crimes and released from custody just days earlier, according to police.
SF Mayor, Residents Decry Vandalism of Golden Gate Park StatuesAs crews cleaned up in the aftermath of a Friday-night protest that resulted in three statues being toppled in Golden Gate Park, Mayor London Breed called out the perpetrators as vandals.
Suspect Arrested For Allegedly Vandalizing Santa Rosa Bike Shop During George Floyd ProtestA 24-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly vandalizing the well known The Bike Peddler store in downtown Santa Rosa during the height of the George Floyd protests.
Reopening Retracted: Bay Area Businesses Again Board Up Storefronts as Looting ContinuesAcross the Bay Area, small business owners are trying to protect their stores and restaurants -- already hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic -- from the ongoing threat of looting and vandalism.
Richmond Police Arrest Looters At Hilltop Mall; Officer Hit By Car Suffers Minor InjuriesA Richmond police officer suffered minor injuries after being hit by a car when police responded to Hilltop Mall Monday evening following reports of vandalism and looting.
Oakland Officials Decry Violent George Floyd Protest, Promise Beefed-up ResponseCity leaders on Saturday condemned violent protests overnight that left downtown Oakland in tatters, with more than 70 businesses vandalized, looted or both.
East Bay Park Police Credit Tipsters for Swift Arrest of 2 Vandalism Suspects at Crown State BeachPark District police are crediting members of the public who witnessed and reported vandalism Saturday night at Crown Memorial State Beach in Alameda, resulting in two arrests.
Bike-Riding Fremont Transient Jailed for Burglary, Arson, Vandalism in 2 Incidents at Same HouseA 32-year-old transient from Fremont was booked into Santa Rita Jail on charges that include burglary and arson at a residence Wednesday and a vandalism involving the same victim on May 17.
Half Moon Bay Woman Pleads Not Guilty In Pellet Gun Attack On Ex-BoyfriendA 20-year-old woman has pleaded not guilty to charges for allegedly slashing the tires on her ex-boyfriend's truck near Half Moon Bay on Monday and then shooting a pellet gun at the truck as he drove with his new girlfriend to get the tires fixed.
Police Identify Suspect In Vandalism Of Asian-Owned Businesses In San Jose, MilpitasAuthorities have identified a suspect after windows were smashed at several Asian-owned businesses in San Jose and Milpitas last week.