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Faulty Meters Lead To Free Parking For Glendale Drivers

The city of Glendale has a message for its drivers: go ahead and ignore that parking meter.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/12/2011

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Westwood Businesses, Streets Quiet Amid 405 Freeway Closure

Business was slow and parking plentiful in Westwood Saturday as Angelenos avoided the area due to the much-anticipated closure of the San Diego (405) Freeway.


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Parking Restrictions To Be In Place During 405 Freeway Closure

City leaders say there will be several parking restrictions in place this weekend when the 405 Freeway shuts down for 53 hours.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/13/2011


No Summer Break For ‘Apron’ Parking Violators Around UCLA

A crackdown set to begin this week on what has been a longtime parking practice on the streets around UCLA could eventually move some drivers to give up their wheels.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/28/2011

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Hundreds Of Fans Line Up Early For U2 Concert In Anaheim

A estimated 50,000 people are expected to head down to Angel Stadium on Friday night for the return of one of the most famous bands in the world.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/17/2011

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Disneyland, California Adventure Raising Ticket Prices

If you want to spend some time at the “happiest place on Earth” this summer, expect to shell out some more cash. Disneyland and California Adventure are raising prices for park tickets and annual passes, the companies said.


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Audit: Shoddy Parking Meter Collections May Cost LA $500,000

City Controller Wendy Greuel has released an audit showing the city could be missing out on a huge windfall from its parking meter collections.


Jaime de la Vega has been tapped by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to take over the Dept. of Transportation. (courtesy of LA City Hall)

Deputy Mayor Nominated To Fix LADOT Spending, Porn Scandal

Jaime de la Vega has been tapped to take over a department that has been the subject of a scathing audit and a scandal involving employees interacting with an adult film star.


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Parks: Budget Woes No Excuse For LADOT ‘Lap Dance’

Officials welcomed the new budget signed by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, but dismissed the notion that the budget crisis could be blamed for recent bad behavior by city employees.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/02/2011

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Villaraigosa Cancels Parking Ticket ‘Gold Card’, Orders LADOT Probe

The mayor made the announcement after an audit released Thursday uncovered the existence of a ‘Gold Card Desk’ for city officials to get rid of parking violations.


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Audit: LA Mayor, Council Members Used ‘Gold Card’ To Erase Parking Tickets

In addition to squandered revenue, the audit also found the mayor, council members and their staff could lobby to get tickets reduced or dismissed for people who complained.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/19/2011

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Money 101: Fight Your Parking Ticket

Bruce Gillman, the Director of Public Information for LADOT says there’s two keys to fighting your parking ticket successfully: do your homework and don’t be confrontational.


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Ex-Bell Manager Rizzo Has A New Gig: Parking Attendant

The former Bell city manager who became nationally infamous for his huge salary is now volunteering as a parking lot attendant.


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Calif. Drivers Face Higher Traffic Fines In 2011

The state will add $4 to the price of every traffic ticket effective New Year’s Day.


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Foodies Fight With Film School For Space In Hollywood

For a few weeks this month, Los Angeles’ arugula-munching set confronted a threat that seemed as potent as any malicious insect, pathogen or pesticide-tainted produce.