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Bold Graffiti Vandals + Slash in Removal Budget = ?

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As the debate swirls around Miguel Santana's quest to cut L.A.'s graffiti removal budget in half to balance the city's budget, the Chatsworth Patch wonders if graffiti vandals are stepping up their game and getting bolder. Their evidence? A recent vandalization of a DWP building at the corner of Devonsire Street and De Soto Avenue. Does graffiti on DWP property demonstrate an increased boldness? Or is this just a matter of us noticing it more now that we face a dramatic cut in the graffiti removal program? For now, you can still call 3-1-1 to make a report and get it removed. For later, who knows.