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An Open Letter to the LA Parking Bureau

Kelly MacLean | Posted 07.02.2015 | Comedy
Kelly MacLean

Who strategizes your parking rules? Tywin Lannister? Whoever it is deserves some kind of genius award because they foil me every single time, not that it's hard because I also have other brain disorders like thinking I'm only going to need 60 minutes at the hair salon and believing no one would have the heart to fine me for crossing half a fingernail into a red zone.

The 'Abuse Of The Los Angeles Driver'

Los Angeles Daily News | Rick Orlov | Posted 01.25.2014 | Los Angeles

Steven Vincent's drive to overhaul the city's meter-parking rules started with a personal gripe. "There was this yoga studio that I no longer go to b...

What You Need To Know About LA's New Parking Ticket Website

Los Angeles Daily News | Dakota Smith | Posted 01.25.2014 | Los Angeles

Sitting at a trendy Echo Park cafe on Thursday, Jonathon Ahmadi peered at Los Angeles' new parking website. With its numerical coding and PDF files, t...

This New Site Will Help Angelenos Fight Parking Tickets

Los Angeles Daily News | Dakota Smith | Posted 01.25.2014 | Los Angeles

In another effort to make City Hall more transparent, Mayor Eric Garcetti will launch a new parking enforcement website on Wednesday. Each day the si...

10 Infuriating Parking Tickets We've All Gotten

Posted 11.05.2013 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of LA Weekly. By Jessica P. Ogilvie As residents of Los Angeles, we all have to endure certain indignities. There's th...

Please, Please, Please Pass This Parking Proposal

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 07.31.2013 | Los Angeles

A brand new LA councilman knows how to make himself popular in his fledging days in office. Get rid of some parking tickets, of course! Westside Co...

WATCH: Something You'll Hate More Than Parking Tickets

Posted 06.10.2013 | Los Angeles

We clicked on the "Dear Parking Enforcement" music video expecting a rousing chorus against "The Man" for oppressing all Angelenos with ridiculously e...

Ticketing at Failed Meters, an Affront to Common Sense

Jan Perry | Posted 03.25.2013 | Los Angeles
Jan Perry

We want to be a place where people want to come to shop, eat, and visit. When we move forward with a policy like this, we are seen as business and consumer unfriendly.

If You're On This List, The City Owes You Money

Posted 10.15.2012 | Los Angeles

If you're on this list, the city of Los Angeles owes you money. In fact, the Department of Transportation's Parking Violations Bureau owes LA resident...

Parking Ticket Fines Are Going Up AGAIN

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.05.2012 | Los Angeles

The Los Angeles City Council has approved a $5 increase on parking tickets Tuesday. The fee hike is LA's sixth parking ticket increase in seven years....

WARNING: Major Crackdown On Parking Tickets Ahead

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 05.18.2012 | Los Angeles

Don't bet on your car being ticketless even one minute over the meter time in Los Angeles, if the mayor's proposed budget passes Friday. Mayor Anto...

Oh Hell No! Villaraigosa Wants To Increase Parking Fines

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 05.08.2012 | Los Angeles

Perhaps the most unpopular move a Los Angeles elected official can make is increasing parking fines. And yet, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is proposing ...