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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.
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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
August 26, 1997
In an effort to spruce up Whittier Boulevard, East Los Angeles residents are walking the streets with county staff members warning store owners to remove signs, banners and merchandise that violates county zoning laws. Stores bearing flags and posters, portable signs, and sidewalk displays have been cited as part of an intensive effort to enforce the zoning ordinance and improve the appearance of the thoroughfare.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 16, 1997
A county ordinance aimed at cutting the number of gun dealers has reduced their number by a third, a spokesman for Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky said. Rather than comply with the stiffened regulations, about a third of the county's 180 gun dealers turned in their federal license, said Joel Bellman. Yaroslavsky sponsored the county ordinance, which complements federal licensing regulations.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 13, 1997 | MATEA GOLD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If you owe child support and work for Los Angeles County--or for a company doing business with the county--the Board of Supervisors plans to make it easier to track you down. The board instructed the district attorney's office Tuesday to draft an ordinance requiring the county to submit identifying information about its 80,000 employees. Businesses with county contracts or licenses must do the same.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 12, 1997 | JOSH MEYER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Stepping into the political cross hairs of the powerful gun lobby, a divided Board of Supervisors approved several measures Tuesday aimed at curbing gun violence in Los Angeles County and banning so-called Saturday night specials. The measures, promoted by Board Chairman Zev Yaroslavsky, are in some respects symbolic, but they will also result in the adoption of several more restrictive ordinances regarding the use and purchase of guns.
NEWS
January 16, 1997 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES LEGAL AFFAIRS WRITER
A federal judge has struck down major portions of the Los Angeles city and county ordinances regulating charitable solicitations, issuing a far-reaching decision that could affect thousands of organizations ranging from small religious groups to the United Way. U.S. District Judge Kim M.
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