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In this May 16 photo, two homeless men walk under the bridge along the Los Angeles River in Los Angeles, where the almost extinct form of American hieroglyphics known as hobo graffiti were discovered. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Anthropologist follows trail of century-old hobo graffiti

LOS ANGELES — Anthropologist Susan Phillips had spent a career examining the…

 

Illegal Justin Bieber graffiti at 1453 Haight St. ( Courtesy / San Francisco Public Works)

Bieber ‘graffiti’ on SF sidewalks prompts city attorney to threaten legal action

The San Francisco city attorney threatened to sue Justin Bieber’s record label…

 

SFPD investigating graffiti at French school as possible hate crime

San Francisco police are investigating graffiti discovered at a French school in…

 

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Courtesy City Attorney's OfficeSan Francisco plans to charge Lyft for illegally stenciling these ads on sidewalks in The City.

Lyft facing penalties over illegal hopscotch advertisements

Lyft is known for pioneering car-hire service technology. Now it may also…

Courtesy City Attorney's OfficeSan Francisco plans to charge Lyft for illegally stenciling these ads on sidewalks in The City.
mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerA street artist has left a slew of tags that look like squids across The City.

New serial street-art tag popping up across SF renews debate over graffiti

San Francisco appears to have another prolific graffiti artist on its hands…

mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerA street artist has left a slew of tags that look like squids across The City.

Supes pass graffiti ordinance aiming to cut down on clean-up costs

Legislation introduced by San Francisco Supervisor London Breed aiming to cut back…

Mike Koozmin/the s.f. examinerSupervisor London Breed has introduced legislation targeting graffiti vandals; police made 203 graffiti-related arrests in 2013

SF takes aim at graffiti vandals, tries to lessen burden on victims

San Francisco’s $20-million-a-year graffiti problem has seemingly caused more problems for victimized…

Mike Koozmin/the s.f. examinerSupervisor London Breed has introduced legislation targeting graffiti vandals; police made 203 graffiti-related arrests in 2013
Posted by Instagram user cononesfThis graffiti vandal's moniker

Prolific Muni bus tagger pinched

A 38-year-old San Francisco man accused of tagging multiple Muni buses with…

Posted by Instagram user cononesfThis graffiti vandal's moniker
S.F. Examiner File PhotoRichard Barksdale

Occupier opts for jail time

An Occupy San Francisco protester chose jail time over community service and…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoRichard Barksdale

New mural tagged at Emmy's Spaghetti Shack

This vandal was tagged!A woman with her child snapped a photo of…

Neighborhood in San Mateo sees rash of gang-related graffiti

Police have beefed up patrols in the 19th Avenue Park area of…

Tough anti-graffiti law for commercial trucks considered

Supervisor John Avalos is looking to rid San Francisco’s streets of those…

Owners shaping the image of streets

Paying extra for services to keep an area safer and cleaner is…

Vandals still tipping the parks' charts

Forty percent of 105 observations about The City’s parks in February had…

Streets, sidewalks ace litter test; private property slips

Streets and sidewalks in The City were cleaner in the latter half…

Parks report shows top problems persist

Graffiti and litter are still the No. 1 problem in San Francisco…

Bringing down a ‘prolific vandal’

The spray-painted giraffes may look light-hearted, but police say the work of…

Anti-Semitic graffiti found at playground

Parents and their children discovered several anti-Semitic writings scrawled around the Glen…

Reward upped to bust graffiti vandals

The reward has increased from $250 to $2,500 for information leading to…