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Just downtown tonight ... noticed lots of scratched plate glass ?

Original post made by Anon., Crescent Park, on Nov 29, 2012

I went downtown tonight to eat dinner. We had the usual great salads at Sprouts Cafe, and as we went out the door for a stroll down University and back I began to notice that many many stores and businesses have had their front plate glass windows scribbled on with what I guess are the diamond scribing tools. As we walked from block to block it was pretty much all down the street on random windows.

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Posted by Shaking Head
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Nov 30, 2012 at 1:36 am

Wow, evolutionized graffiti. What a shame. My guess is they are not Palo Alto residents. Extremely frustrating. Perhaps happens in the wee hours.


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Posted by neighbor
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Nov 30, 2012 at 8:29 am

Is this some sort of gang initiation activity? I agree, extensive camera surveillance is called for, and active police attempts to catch these idiotic vandals.


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Posted by seen everything
a resident of College Terrace
on Nov 30, 2012 at 1:35 pm

From the looks of it, either it is a gang thing, or someone is raving mad at those businesses. This will not be a cheap, easy cleanup. The perps need to be found and prosecuted. It is surprising that there is not more video surveillance downtown in the first place.


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Posted by Joe
a resident of Midtown
on Nov 30, 2012 at 3:35 pm

There are so many bums Downtown. Why is this a surprise?