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.
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.
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.
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.
The former Bell city manager who became nationally infamous for his huge salary is now volunteering as a parking lot attendant.
The state will add $4 to the price of every traffic ticket effective New Year’s Day.
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.