Vallejo schools to guard against copper theft

August 5, 2011 7:01:36 AM PDT
The Vallejo school board is close to hiring a security firm to guard against copper thieves.

Seven Vallejo schools have suffered a total of $100,000 in damage from vandals stealing copper. Franklin Middle School has been hit five times.

The school board has voted to solicit bids from security firms to provide patrols to protect district property.