| Jul 22, 2013
| 9:08 AM
A cutout of Clint Eastwood dressed as a cowboy that began as a mysterious art piece looking out over Glendale's hillsides is one step closer to becoming official property of the city.
After the actor's likeness was destroyed three times, the artist...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
OAKLAND — Business owners and staff members at downtown nonprofits here have spent the past several mornings sweeping up broken glass — a reminder of the destructive protests over George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the death of Trayvon...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 11:43 AM
As two major California cities spent Tuesday morning assessing damage and tallying arrests from violent protests the night before, officials asked for peaceful behavior -- but promised a crackdown should the demonstrations escalate again.
| Jul 16, 2013
| 5:00 AM
A peaceful protest of the George Zimmerman verdict in Los Angeles turned violent Monday after youths broke away from the main demonstration in Leimert Park, stomped on cars, broke windows, set fires and attacked several people.
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:34 PM
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OAKLAND — Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in San Francisco and Oakland on Sunday night to express outrage at the Florida acquittal of George Zimmerman, who admitted to shooting...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 5:47 AM
SAN DIEGO -- A jury Monday acquitted 40-year-old Jeffrey Olson on 13 misdemeanor counts after Olson chalked protest messages on the sidewalk outside Bank of America branch offices.
In doing so, the jury in the San Diego County Superior Court case scored...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:30 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A jury Monday acquitted a 40-year-old man of all charges connected with writing protest messages in chalk on the sidewalk outside branches of the Bank of America.
The case has exacerbated the already tense relationship between Mayor Bob...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 11:27 AM
A portrait of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II that was commissioned to mark her 60 years on the throne has been defaced at Westminster Abbey in London. The painting, created by artist Ralph Heimans, has been taken down from public viewing.
| Jun 11, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Police on Tuesday were investigating graffiti containing threatening messages found on the walls of a Reseda high school for students with disabilities.
A custodian found the graffiti at Diane S. Leichman High School around 6:30 a.m. Monday and notified...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Shlomo Rechnitz had heard about the Jewish cemetery in East Los Angeles, about its hundreds of toppled headstones, cracked tombs and the graffiti scrawled over some of its monuments.
In late May, he decided to see for himself. He agreed to take a tour...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 7:54 AM
A known tagger who fell to his death at a freeway construction site in Sacramento may have been spray-painting graffiti on a bridge near where his body was found, police said. A roadside memorial stands where the body of 23-year-old......