Lobero Building Flag Vandalized
Update by the Lobero Theatre Foundation
The large flag currently on display on the exterior of the Lobero Theatre for National Flag Week was vandalized overnight on June 14. The Lobero Theatre Foundation has filed a police report and is working with the Santa Barbara Police Department.
“The flag was hung in the spirit of unity for our community to enjoy, and in honor of National Flag Week. We’re very disappointed that this happened.” – David Asbell, Lobero Theatre Executive Director
The flag will be taken down and cleaned or repaired as needed in anticipation of next year’s Flag Day and National Flag Week celebrations. No other damage to the Lobero Theatre was found.
Reported by edhat readers
The Lobero Theater's large American Flag was vandalized last night.
What happened to the flag on the Lobero?
It appears on Thursday evening or early Friday morning, someone threw or shot blue paint at the downtown flag on the Lobero.