Los Angeles Street Sweeping Scam is what many are calling it. An investigation into the City of Los Angeles’s street cleaning double standard: failure to sweep streets on the designated days but strict enforcement of cars parked along them. The research revealed widespread governmental miscommunication — allowing the City to rake in millions of dollars every month — and oftentimes from batch, “sweeping” ticketings along streets that were never swept. L.A. Times >
Few things about life in L.A. cause readers to gripe more than traffic. So it’s no surprise that when the one thing thought to bring relief from road congestion (not driving) costs more in both money and stress, letter writers make their displeasure known.