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Parking Article – There is a rising tide of discontent in neighborhoods across LA

Stephen Box wrote a great article about parking woes in Los Angeles.  While news of our issue has yet to reach Mr. Box, we should be thankful that he wrote the article and thankful that he has brought further attention to such an egregious act of enforcement ridiculousness.

Please read this article.  Tell me what you think.  Tell Box what you think.

Despite the lame efforts of LADOT “guru” Jaime de la Vega, de la Vega is nothing more, it appears, than City Attorney Carmen Trutanich’s lapdog.  By the way, if “Nuch” is really running for District Attorney, the best way to piss off a whole lot of voters is to direct the meter maids to ruin homeowner’s property values.  Perhaps they really don’t care about the neighborhoods and never really have.

Bill Rosendahl cares and we’re counting on Bill to deliver on our behalf.


I just paid the city $116…

…and I’m angry about it.

Are you?

See the disabled placard? Is it realistic to ask this homeowner to walk two blocks to their car?

The Exception To The Rule

The LA Times recently ran a story about the new parking meters downtown.  While we don’t live downtown, there is certainly a parallel to our situation that can be summed up as follows:

“Don’t even get me started, this is crazy. I’ve been circling around … and they have all these signs that say you can’t park,” said Shabazz, who raised her clenched fists in the air and took a long, deep breath before looking for any parking enforcement officers and making her dash.

“I have to run quick before they catch me and I get a ticket.”

Back to our story, I went to the grocery store yesterday on my way home from work.  There was a car parked in our driveway.  What was I supposed to do?  Here were my options: Read the rest of this entry