An intense investigation and sting by the Los Angeles Department of Transportation apparently struck fear into the hearts of hordes of students faking a disability to score free parking on meters near Los Angeles City College.A ticket for being a wank starts at $363 and will change the behavior of j ... More >>
A Honda Accord driven by James Duffy, 27, claimed the last parking spot in Westwood on Saturday afternoon, witnesses reported, a discovery that sent shockwaves through the neighborhood near UCLA.
Duffy drove up Westwood Boulevard and circled the neighborhood for more than 20 minutes before locating ... More >>
Century City PatchRogue parkers can blame their window candy on the L.A. City Attorney.Apron parking -- one of the only ways UCLA kids can fit all their cars in front of their packed college housing -- isn't the most legit thing in the world, admittedly. Drivers squeeze their vehicles into th ... More >>
In a city known for traffic, bad drivers, car theft and parking hassles, there's always been one respite from it all, like a magical open bar in some overpriced club: The broken parking meter, bestowing upon the finder free parking.
Well, no more.
At a hearing Wednesday to discuss how to better regulate mobile food vendors, City Council members questioned why vendors who aren't in compliance with parking rules aren't fined regularly.
City staff replied that for many vendors, a $55 parking ticket, even one every day, is just the cost ... More >>
It may seem strange, but parking and parking requirements are a key reason L.A. is the L.A. we know and, uh, love and/or hate.
We have parking requirements -- meaning a restaurant or store owner (or sometimes even a bar) has to provide a certain number of off-street spots -- because it's un ... More >>