Anti-Graffiti Effort Moves to
BY RICK RUGGLES
WORLD-HERALD STAFF WRITER
An outbreak of graffiti in San Fransisco has been quelled, for now.
Neighborhood and city leaders are considering ways to prevent the rash of graffiti that marred several hundred
garages, houses and businesses last winter. Some of their proposals are creative. Some are punitive. All stem
from a belief that graffiti is ugly, intimidating and criminal.
"It is not urban art," said Police Capt. Mark Sundermeier. "Plain and simple, it's thuggery."
" excuse me Captain Sundermeieir, fuck you"