graffiti

Reader input: It’s just a part of high school

With regard to your story about Del Oro and Granite Bay High schools pulling pranks on each other (“Rival campuses defaced pregame,” Journal, Oct. 24), everyone needs t ...

Tagger targets local flower shop

Lana Shevchenko was not expecting to discover a 15- to 20-foot-tall piece of graffiti when she got to work this morning. The spray-painted lettering covers almost the entire side w ...

Little League park vandalized

Vandals tagged sponsor signs and a restroom building over the weekend at Beggs Field on Recreation Drive in Auburn, leaving the field’s primary user, Auburn Little League, to ...

Reader Input: Start the graffiti abatement early

What can we do to prevent graffiti? I have been hearing about preventing graffiti at schools in the newspaper lately and I think “good for them.” Now if they would fo ...

Auburn pair arrested for painting graffiti on train trestle

Two Auburn men were caught in the act of allegedly spray painting graffiti on the Union Pacific Railroad trestle at Highway 49 and Kemper Road Tuesday morning. Truman Cam Conlee, 1 ...

Rogers Jewelers sign defaced with derogatory word

An Auburn billboard was spreading a very different message Monday. A CBS Outdoor billboard located just outside the American River Canyon at Highway 49 and Lincoln Way holds an ad ...

Petroglyphs might be graffiti

It was an interesting article in the Auburn Journal about Native American petroglyphs (Journal, July 17). Maybe they are really just graffiti created by the teenagers of their day. ...

The high cost of greater growth

Wal-Mart: Reminds me of Lancaster in the late ’70s. Lancaster: a safe and secure high desert town with a lot of history. We shopped at Gemco, Kmart or downtown shops. Christmas s ...

Graffiti trashes Auburn’s image

I think that there should be better enforcement on graffiti and vandalism in the city of Auburn. The people who do graffiti might think it’s a way of expressing themselves throug ...

Don’t gloss over graffiti problem

I attended the Airstream trailer show (Sunday). Wow, what a display. I hope they will bring them back next year, but I hope the graffiti taggers don’t get there first. The first ...

Fund security, not etched tiles

In reference to Margareta Swann’s letter in the Sept. 27 Journal, there seems to be more mischief/vandalism taking place Downtown than most of us are aware. To the City Council: ...

Taggers should clean up their mess

Re: “Graffiti evidence matches Placer vandal to a tee,” (Journal, Sept. 17). Thank you, (Placer High School Resource Officer) David Neher for making the connection between the ...

Auburn Police match Placer High vandal's graffiti evidence to a tee

Hand-written scrawl on a Placer High School student’s T-shirt helped collar a tagger Auburn Police say is responsible for a rash of graffiti vandalism around the city. School Re ...

Graffiti is vandalism, not an artform

Graffiti is not art. Spray-painting someone else’s property is not art. The vandals are not artists. It is pure vandalism (Journal, May 5). My desk at work faces the windows loo ...

Don’t showcase graffiti ‘art’

Re: the May 5 front page banner headline story about Downtown graffiti: These artists are believed to be motivated significantly by exposure, which the Journal has magnified by 1, ...