The "fare evasion" violation appears to be a civil, rather than criminal, matter. It is similar to a parking ticket. The penalty is limited to an administrative fee, rather than jail time or community service. As such, it shouldn't have have immigration consequences. You should consult with a California immigration lawyer about the specifics of your case.
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No, but do not do that anymore.
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It is unlikely to affect the visa application. However if questioned on the incident, be truthful when answering about it.
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