Check out this story in the LA Times. It looks like Rocky's get tough strategy has reached the graffiti strata. Go get em Rock!
"City Atty. Rocky Delgadillo and Councilman Dennis Zine said they would pursue passage of an ordinance that would allow private property owners to turn responsibility for graffiti cleanup over to the city. That, in turn, would allow city prosecutors to sue for damages if the property was vandalized."