Superintendent Wes Smith with the Morgan Hill Unified School District is calling a recent vandalism incident at Live Oak High School a "crosstown rivalry prank that went a little bit too far."
Repeat taggers beware: You may be getting away with vandalizing community property now, but know that your photo might be plastered all over the Gilroy Police Department. In a very literal sense, police have got their eye on you.
Teens looking for trouble are painting the town red this summer – and blue and pink and yellow – in a destructive pastime of defacing community property, leading the Gilroy Police Department and community volunteers to tackle what they have identified as a “surge” in graffiti over the last few months.
The Gilroy Chamber of Commerce last month honored a local volunteer who spends approximately 12 hours a week cleaning up graffiti and ripping down garage sale signs posted illegally on public property.