It is sad to think there are those who care so little about the city in which they live that they deface property that is not their own.
It is almost a shame that we are writing this editorial because we are sure there are those punks that will consider this edit part of the glory of their criminal pursuits. That is if those people read, which is a big if.
Still, this is a problem that must be discussed and we are pleased to see the city of El Centro is doing so. The city has spent a great deal of money to upgrade its downtown. Beautiful gateways have been built on Main Street at Fourth and Eighth streets, the landscape and parking have been improved and a central plaza has been built in the 700 block of Main Street. And there is more to come.
Unfortunately, the downtown improvements have been plagued by those who think the area is their personal canvas to spray paint.