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A shot of generic graffiti. (credit: AP)

Graffiti Artist Sentenced To 6 Months In Jail

A graffiti artist whose work is displayed in the “Art in the Streets” exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art has been sentenced to six months in jail in Los Angeles for a probation violation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/25/2011

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Sheriff’s Investigate Hate Crime At Calabasas High School

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department says its detectives have begun a hate crime investigation after swastikas and other anti-Semitic graffiti were found at a high school.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/23/2011

A shot of generic graffiti. (credit: AP)

Vandals Target MOCA During Graffiti Art Exhibit

Police say there’s been an increase of graffiti and vandalism around a Los Angeles museum that has opened an exhibit on the work of taggers and street artists.

04/20/2011

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LA Tries New Legal Maneuver To Try To Stamp Out Graffiti

The Los Angeles City Attorney’s office is trying a new legal maneuver to try to stamp out graffiti — it’s charging 10 graffiti writers with violating unfair competition laws because they’re selling works on the strength of reputations built on vandalism.

04/02/2011

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Graffiti Artist Arrested On Alleged Probation Violation

Authorities have arrested a Los Angeles graffiti artist on an alleged probation violation.

03/17/2011

A graffiti attributed to secretive British artist Banksy depicting Charlie Brown figure starting a fire on the side of a burned-out building on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles.  (credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Art Or Vandalism? LA Sues To Curb Profits For Celebrity Taggers

The suit seeks at least $1 million in penalties and a court order barring ten artists from making money off artwork under their street names.

03/15/2011

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CHP Probes OC Death Threats Against Brown

CHP officials said Friday the agency, which is responsible for the governor’s safety, is taking the threat seriously.

01/21/2011

Jerry Brown is sworn in as the 39th governor of California by California Chief Justice Tani CAntil-Sakauye as Brown's wife, Anne Gust-Brown, looks on January 3, 2011, in Sacramento.  (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Graffiti Threatening Governor Brown Turns Up In 2 Places In Santa Ana

Graffiti threatening Gov. Jerry Brown’s life was found in two places in Santa Ana Thursday, according to police.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/20/2011

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Vandals Suspected Of Shooting At Man Who Confronted Them

Investigators say armed graffiti vandals confronted by a Southern California motorist got into their vehicle and chased the man, peppering his car with bullets.

11/15/2010

Cars, Garage Doors Vandalized With Swastikas In Thousand Oaks

Racist graffiti and swastikas scrawled on garage doors and cars in a Southern California neighborhood are being investigated as a hate crime.

09/08/2010

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