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  • In this photo taken Jan. 29, 2010, people wait for the San Francisco Public Library to open in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
  • A plan to address illegal behavior at San Francisco's main library includes tough new penalties and an increased security force.
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ed lee, SFPD, books, crime, drugs, violence, vandalism, san francisco news, vic lee
  • Tommie Smith and John Carlos statue at San Jose State University.
  • Police at San Jose State University are trying to figure out who vandalized a famous campus statue.
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olympics, vandalism, crime, san jose state, news
  • Tommie Smith and John Carlos statue at San Jose State University.
  • Police at San Jose State University are trying to figure out who vandalized a famous campus statue.
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olympics, vandalism, crime, san jose state, south bay news, david louie
  • Power plant
  • PG&E announced a $250,000 reward for information about an attack on a substation near San Jose last year.
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santa clara county, terrorism, vandalism, shooting, PG&E, san jose, crime, news
  • Power plant
  • PG&E is offering a $250,000 reward to catch whoever is responsible for an attack that put the country's entire power grid on alert.
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santa clara county, terrorism, vandalism, shooting, PG&E, san jose, crime, south bay news, carolyn tyler
  • San Francisco police are investigating why vandals flipped four Smart cars around the city.
  • San Francisco police are investigating why vandals flipped four Smart cars around the city.
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SFPD, mission district, ingleside, crime, vandalism, san francisco news
  • San Francisco police are investigating why vandals flipped four Smart cars around the city.
  • San Francisco police are investigating why vandals flipped four Smart cars around the city.
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SFPD, mission district, ingleside, crime, vandalism, news
  • Smart Car flipped in San Francisco
  • San Francisco police are investigating why vandals flipped three Smart cars around the city overnight.
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SFPD, ingleside, crime, vandalism, news
  • Smart Car flipped in San Francisco
  • San Francisco police are investigating why vandals flipped three Smart cars around the city overnight.
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SFPD, ingleside, crime, vandalism, san francisco news
  • Smart Car flipped in San Francisco
  • San Francisco police are investigating why vandals flipped three Smart cars around the city overnight.
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SFPD, ingleside, crime, vandalism, news
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  • In an exclusive interview, a witness describes to ABC7 News what led up to a fatal officer-involved shooting in a San Francisco park.
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shooting, SFPD, mission district, protest, vandalism, san francisco news
  • A San Francisco supervisor is coming up with a new plan to clean up the citys multi-million dollar graffiti problem.
  • San Francisco Supervisor London Breed is coming up with a new plan to clean up the city's multi-million dollar graffiti problem.
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vandalism, crime, SFPD, san francisco news, carolyn tyler
  • Security cameras.
  • A Peninsula lawmaker is introducing legislation that would force electric utilities to beef up security.
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santa clara county, terrorism, vandalism, shooting, PG&E, san jose, crime, california public utilities commission, jerry hill, california news, lyanne melendez
  • Security cameras.
  • Lawmakers in Sacramento will soon take up a bill requiring electric utility companies in California to boost their security plans.
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santa clara county, terrorism, vandalism, shooting, PG&E, san jose, crime, california public utilities commission, jerry hill, news
  • Power plant
  • A former government regulator said a sniper attack last year on a South Bay power station was domestic terrorism.
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santa clara county, terrorism, vandalism, shooting, PG&E, san jose, crime, south bay news
  • Islamic center vandalized with raw bacon, grafitti
  • Vandals have struck a California mosque for a second time, spray-painting vulgarities and leaving behind strips of raw bacon.
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FBI, crime, vandalism, religion, california news
  • Power plant
  • A former government regulator said a sniper attack last year on a South Bay power station was domestic terrorism.
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santa clara county, terrorism, vandalism, shooting, PG&E, san jose, crime, news
  • Power outage in San Jose
  • A former government regulator said a sniper attack last year on a South Bay power station was domestic terrorism.
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santa clara county, terrorism, vandalism, shooting, PG&E, san jose, crime, news
  • Homeless around the San Francisco main library
  • San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is concerned about the growing homeless population near the main library and wants to clean it up.
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ed lee, SFPD, books, crime, drugs, violence, vandalism, twitter, civic center, homeless, san francisco news, vic lee
  • In this photo taken Jan. 29, 2010, people wait for the San Francisco Public Library to open in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
  • San Francisco's mayor is calling for an end to illegal behavior at the main library after recent complaints of assaults and drug use.
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ed lee, SFPD, books, crime, drugs, violence, vandalism, san francisco news
  • Memorial for Andy Lopez destroyed by fire
  • Investigators have concluded that a fire at the site of a Santa Rosa teen's memorial was not vandalism.
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san rafael, fire, vandalism, news
  • Arrest at Candlestick Park
  • All the excitement at the San Francisco 49ers final regular season game at Candlestick Park proved to be too much for some fans.
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candlestick park, san francisco 49ers, san francisco giants, crime, vandalism, SFPD, sports
  • Arrest at Candlestick Park
  • All the excitement at the San Francisco 49ers' final regular season game at Candlestick Park was a little too much for some fans.
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candlestick park, san francisco 49ers, san francisco giants, crime, vandalism, SFPD, nfl
  • Starting Monday, elementary and middle schools in Novato will be outfitted with security cameras
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novato, children, vandalism, education
  • Graffiti at the Glen Park BART station
  • Two men have been arrested on suspicion of felony vandalism at BART's Richmond maintenance yard during the recent strike.
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richmond, vandalism, crime, BART, bay area traffic
  • Vandals tag Glen Park BART with extensive graffiti
  • Graffiti taggers vandalized several BART stations during the strike. The hardest hit BART station was Glen Park in San Francisco.
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vandalism, crime, BART, bay area traffic, carolyn tyler
  • Police are looking for the vandals that extensively tagged the Glen Park BART station with graffiti.
  • BART riders arriving at the Glen Park station Tuesday were greeted by graffiti from one end of the platform to the other.
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vandalism, crime, BART, news
  • Police are looking for the vandals that extensively tagged the Glen Park BART station with graffiti.
  • Police are looking for the vandals that extensively tagged the Glen Park BART station with graffiti.
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vandalism, crime, BART, san francisco news
  • James Roda
  • A law student is charged with running down an innocent bystander with her car following an altercation with graffiti vandals in Oakland.
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oakland, lake merritt, crash, crime, vandalism, UC, hit and run, DUI, alcohol, berkeley, alameda, east bay news, laura anthony
  • Meghan Zato and James Roda
  • A law student is charged with running down an innocent bystander with her car following an altercation with graffiti vandals in Oakland.
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oakland, lake merritt, crash, crime, vandalism, UC, hit and run, DUI, alcohol, berkeley, alameda, news
  • There is a community debate over Dolores Park and how its popularity has skyrocketed.
  • The San Francisco Board of Supervisors debated Monday whether to close the city's parks at night.
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san francisco board of supervisors, vandalism, golden gate park, greg suhr, news
  • There is a community debate over Dolores Park and how its popularity has skyrocketed.
  • The San Francisco Board of Supervisors debated Monday whether to close the city's parks at night.
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san francisco board of supervisors, vandalism, golden gate park, greg suhr, san francisco news, carolyn tyler
  • Fox Elementary graffiti reads, Have a nice day!
  • Many kids were bothered by the graffiti that covered the newly-remodeled Fox Elementary School in Belmont.
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belmont, vandalism, crime, news
  • Several buildings, tables and the playground at Fox Elementary have been tagged with graffiti.
  • Belmont police are looking for the vandal or vandals who painted an elementary school with graffiti this week.
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belmont, crime, vandalism, peninsula news, ama daetz
  • The CHP is looking for the person who shot out windows on passing cars on Highway 101 during Wednesday evening's commute.
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crime, shooting, vandalism, highway 101, san jose, CHP, south bay news, katie marzullo
  • The CHP is looking for the person who shot out windows on passing cars on Highway 101 during Wednesday evening?s commute.
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crime, shooting, vandalism, highway 101, san jose, CHP, news
  • Trasient arrested for vandalizing church in Milpitas
  • A transient found naked outside a Milpitas church is in jail facing felony vandalism charges after police say he went on a rampage.
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milpitas, crime, vandalism, south bay news
  • Violent protests in Oakland
  • New video has surfaced of vandalism that took place in Oakland during protests over the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial.
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trayvon martin, george zimmerman, trials, crime, protest, oakland, violence, vandalism, OPD, news
  • Radio communication tower collapse in Contra Costa County
  • A radio communication tower that collapsed in Contra Costa County on Monday morning may be the work of vandals.
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contra costa county, vandalism, east bay news
  • A broken, graffitied window in downtown Oakland.
  • Three nights of protests in Oakland over the Zimmerman acquittal have resulted in thousands of dollars in damage.
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trayvon martin, george zimmerman, trials, crime, protest, oakland, violence, vandalism, OPD, news
  • An Oakland business boards up a broken window.
  • Oakland merchants appear hesitant to condemn protesters despite three nights of vandalism.
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trayvon martin, george zimmerman, trials, crime, protest, oakland, violence, vandalism, OPD, news
  • Oakland police take hands-off approach at Broadway and 14th Tuesday night
  • Tuesday night the Oakland police were present in the streets, but were ordered not to engage any protesters.
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trayvon martin, george zimmerman, trials, crime, protest, oakland, violence, vandalism, OPD, east bay news
  • San Francisco police said Thursday that they have made an arrest in connection with the vandalism of trees in Golden Gate Park.
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golden gate park, vandalism, san francisco news
  • Police in Pacifica are offering a $500 reward in a case in which someone smashed the windows of eight cars this week.
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pacifica, vandalism, reward, peninsula news
  • Officials are hoping to stop vandals who've destroyed hundreds of trees in SF's Golden Gate Park before more damage is done.
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golden gate park, vandalism, san francisco news
  • A small get-together among teenagers quickly turned into an out of control house party in the Aptos hills.
  • A small get-together among teenagers quickly turned into an out of control house party in the Aptos hills.
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aptos, vandalism, south bay news, lilian kim
  • A small get-together among teenagers quickly turned into an out of control house party in the Aptos hills.
  • A small get-together among teenagers quickly turned into an out of control house party in the Aptos hills.
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aptos, vandalism, news
  • Graffiti on Interstate 880
  • Two large freeway signs on northbound interstate 880 near the I-80 split were defaced with graffiti.
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I-880, I-80, vandalism, bay area traffic
  • Biologists research Coho salmon at Lagunitas Creek
  • A Marin County group is on the hunt for the person who derailed their research and may have killed endangered fish in the process.
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marin county, vandalism, crime, california department of fish and game, food, animal, animals in peril, reward, caught on tape, real estate, news
  • Biologists research Coho salmon at Lagunitas Creek
  • A Marin County group is on the hunt for the person who derailed their research and may have killed endangered fish in the process.
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marin county, vandalism, crime, california department of fish and game, food, animal, animals in peril, reward, caught on tape, real estate, north bay news, jonathan bloom