“It feels sad, and there are times when you feel disappointed,” said owner Erik Vasquez. The restaurant was broken into once again at around 4:37 a.m. on Friday.
Vandals used white and blue spray paint to draw on boulders and other sites along the Yosemite Falls Trail, park officials said.
The family-owned business has been over 20 years in the making, but after two incidents of vandalism and a burglary left them discouraged and in debt, they found strength in the community around them.
Joy Contreras, spokeswoman for the city’s Department of Public Works, said the park experienced “significant tagging and vandalism” on Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day, and the damages were reported to the city the next morning.
The new Pride-themed lifeguard tower was only at the foot of 12th Place for two months before being vandalized Wednesday afternoon, the Long Beach Fire Department confirmed.
The Long Beach Police Department confirmed that officers were dispatched to multiple locations on June 17 regarding calls about vandalism. Officers also located vehicles with damage, police said.
Video shows the man apparently struggling to put on his watch and unsteadily ripping off the Tesla’s mirror before tossing it aside.
Businesses including Under the Sun, Saints and Sinners Bakeshop, George’s Greek Cafe and 123 Pho were also hit, but detectives have not yet connected them all to the same suspect.
The teens—a 14-year-old from Long Beach and two 13-year-olds from Hemet and Covina—were arrested on Monday, according to officials at the sheriff’s San Dimas Station.
The message has also popped up on college campuses as an attempt to provoke people along racial lines, according to experts.