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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 10, 1998
Restaurants will soon have to post their ratings from county inspectors to show how well they are complying with health codes. The City Council has voted to ratify a county ordinance that requires restaurants to post the letter grade they receive from inspectors. The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors recently passed a county ordinance requiring the posting of the A, B or C grade but, to enforce it, incorporated cities are required to pass their own law.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 11, 1998
The Hawthorne City Council has discarded a plan to adopt a Los Angeles County ordinance requiring restaurants to post their health inspection scores in view of customers. The City Council discussed the county policy Monday night, but no one on the council seconded the motion to vote on the issue. The county Health Services Department began issuing grades in January in unincorporated areas and has asked cities to adopt ordinances of their own.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 28, 1998
County officials said they will meet next week to discuss a judge's recommendation that they rewrite an ordinance restricting the kind of houseboats permitted in Marina del Rey. Until then, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said it will continue to enforce the ordinance until otherwise directed by the Department of Beaches and Harbors. "There is no directive to discontinue enforcement at this time," said Deputy Paul Carvalho. On Thursday, Culver City Municipal Judge Allan J.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 27, 1998 | JULIA SCHEERES, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A Culver City municipal judge ruled Thursday that a county ordinance designed to rid Marina del Rey of unsightly houseboats is discriminatory. "Thank you! Thank you!" shouted Katherine Campbell, who won the right to continue making a derelict cabin cruiser her home in the marina. The case represented a defeat for what some have termed "a poor-people-removal" plan.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 21, 1998
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has voted to ban overnight parking of vans, motor homes, campers and trailers in public lots in Marina del Rey. The board adopted an ordinance that prohibits vehicles intended for habitation from parking in public lots between 2 and 6 a.m., said John Wallace, spokesman for Supervisor Don Knabe.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 1, 1998
Local law and policy makers adopted regulations covering everything from gun sale curbs to improving sanitation conditions in restaurants. San Marino gave the green light to alcohol sales in restaurants, while Pasadena residents found a way to have eternal rest in columbaria. Here's a sampling of local laws approved in 1997. Los Angeles County No parking--Since 1991, the county has prohibited parking cars in frontyards. But enforcing the measure required hearings, witnesses and costly paperwork.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 23, 1997 | JOSH MEYER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Monday to ban all outdoor advertising of cigarettes and other tobacco products on billboards within 1,000 feet of residential and other "sensitive" areas. The measure, introduced by Supervisor Gloria Molina, also bans billboard ads for alcoholic beverages and adult telephone sex services in "sensitive" areas, including those around schools, parks, playgrounds, recreational centers, youth centers and churches.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 17, 1997
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved an ordinance aimed at clamping down on parents who have not paid child support by allowing the county to identify all of its employees who are in arrears. The ordinance also will require vendors and contractors doing business with the county, as well as people applying for licenses and permits, to make sure their employees are living up to the terms of child-support orders.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 10, 1997
In response to news reports that restaurants throughout the county had failed health inspections or had been poorly or infrequently inspected, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to tighten regulatory requirements on establishments that serve food. Under the new plan, the county would implement letter grades for restaurants and grocery stores where food is served.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 13, 1997 | ERIC SLATER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Just north of the Santa Clarita city limits, up a dusty, rutted road, a man named Jack lives with a tiny pug, a lovely garden of prickly pear and the rusting hull of a pickup truck he says was driven by Clint Eastwood in the orangutan-buddy classic "Every Which Way But Loose." The old Chevy has sat out front of Jack's place on and off since one of his sons bought it a decade ago. Sometimes it has run nicely, he says. Mostly it hasn't run at all.
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