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Hate Incidents

Incidents of apparent hate crimes and hate group activities listed here are drawn primarily from media sources. These incidents include only a fraction of the approximately 191,000 reported and unreported hate crimes that a 2005 government report estimated occur annually.

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Calabasas, CA
Anti-Semitic and racist graffiti was spray-painted on a high school. Three students were charged with felony vandalism.
Vandalism
04/21/2012
Northridge, CA
Catharine Whelpley, 43, was charged with three counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, two counts of vandalism, two counts of trespassing and two counts of tampering with a vehicle after she allegedly helped her teenage daughter and two friends vandalize residences with swastikas drawn in syrup, human feces and toilet paper on April 3.
Legal Developments
04/02/2012
Temecula, CA
Racist and anti-gay graffiti and white supremacist slogans were spray- painted in a high school.
Vandalism
04/02/2012
Los Angeles, CA
Ivan Alquicira, a 19-year-old Latino man, was charged with three counts of assault with a deadly weapon, two counts of making terrorist threats and enhancements for hate crimes, gang involvement and firearms possession after he allegedly yelled racial epithets and pointed a shotgun at three black people on the street.
Assault
03/26/2012
Carpinteria, CA
James Inglimo, 52, was charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon, misdemeanor battery and felony interference with civil rights after he allegedly sent anti- gay text messages to a man Inglimo believed wanted to sleep with him and later assaulted the man and tried to run him over with his truck.
Legal Developments
03/20/2012
Hollywood, CA
A gay man was allegedly beaten by three men who asked his sexual orientation.
Assault
03/17/2012
Sherman Oaks, CA
Swastikas were scrawled on at least three homes in a predominantly Jewish neighborhood.
Vandalism
03/13/2012
Palmdale, CA
Seven black teens, ages 13 to 16, allegedly made racial comments and attacked a 15-year-old Latino boy who was walking home from school. The teens were arrested on suspicion of assault and committing a hate crime.
Assault
03/13/2012
Oakland, CA
Three members of the Occupy Oakland movement allegedly attacked a woman and stole her wallet while using epithets about her perceived sexual orientation. Michael Davis, 32; NNeka Crawford, 23, and Randolph Wilkins, 24, were charged with robbery and hate crime.
Legal Developments
03/02/2012
Los Angeles, CA
Racist graffiti targeting Latina women was spray-painted on the door of an off-campus apartment of University of California, Los Angeles students.
Vandalism
02/28/2012