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Ridding the City of Taggers

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Jesus Sanchez at The Eastsider LA points out that the city could save money by offering free admittance to high school dances instead of the $1,000 reward given to those who tip off officials to taggers that are successfully prosecuted. At Eagle Rock High School, three taggers have been turned in by fellow students, who received free tickets. We'd argue that if more teens new about the $1,000 reward, the tagger culture would suffer a major blow.