Articles Tagged With ‘Vandalism’




California synagogue smeared with feces at start of Hanukkah

A Santa Monica rabbi arrived at his synagogue early on Sunday, the first morning of Hanukkah, and found the front window smeared with feces and rice. The vandalism was on display in close proximity to the synagogue’s menorah. [LA Times]... (Continue reading)

Vandal paints anti-Trump expletive on SLO veterans tank

The tank situated outside the Veterans Memorial Museum in San Luis Obispo will apparently spend Thanksgiving covered in white paint and graffiti showcasing an expletive directed at President-elect Donald Trump. [KSBY] San Luis Obispo police say a person poured white... (Continue reading)

Teen smashes liquor store windows, steals cigarettes

A 14-year-old boy smashed windows at two Paso Robles liquor stores Monday night, and burglarized one of the businesses, according to the city’s police department. However, the teen walked away without any alcohol, opting to snatch cigarettes instead. Officers caught... (Continue reading)

Virgin Mary vandal threatens SLO officer with a knife

A transient who once tried to burn down a statue of the Virgin Mary at the San Luis Obispo Mission threatened a police officer with a knife Wednesday evening. The confrontation followed another alleged act of vandalism. Around 8 p.m.,... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly student dodges hate crime charge

San Luis Obispo County prosecutors have charged a Cal Poly student with vandalism for allegedly drawing swastikas and racial and homophobic slurs on a Cal Poly apartment. Prosecutors opted not to charge the student with a hate crime. [KSBY] Matthew... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly student charged with vandalism after DUI crash

A Cal Poly student drove a truck through two gates and then crashed again, causing the vehicle to roll over early Sunday morning on the university campus. University police arrested the man on DUI and felony vandalism charges. [KSBY] Architectural... (Continue reading)

Black Lives Matter banner stolen from SLO church

A banner sporting the protest movement slogan “Black Lives Matter” has been stolen from a San Luis Obispo church. It is the second time a Black Lives Matter banner has been taken down from the San Luis Obispo church, and... (Continue reading)

Swastikas, racial slurs scribbled on Cal Poly apartment

A Cal Poly student found swastikas and racial and homophobic slurs on the door of his on-campus apartment last week. University police have investigated the case and forwarded it to the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office. [Mustang News]... (Continue reading)

Vandals target Santa Margarita senior center

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s investigators are searching for vandals who have taken aim at the Santa Margarita Area Senior Center. [KSBY] The senior center has been vandalized three times over the past month. On two separate occasions, vulgar graffiti... (Continue reading)

Atheist United sign vandalized in Atascadero

Motorists on southbound Highway 101 near Atascadero noticed Monday morning that an Atheists United San Luis Obispo highway cleanup sign had been vandalized. The Caltrans Adopt-A-Highway program provides an avenue for individuals or organizations to help maintain sections of California’s... (Continue reading)