A future Woodward (or Bernstein) at USC's Annenberg TV station has spent the past three months investigating the city's street sweeping policies near the school. Namely, he found plenty of parking tickets and not a whole lot of sweeping going on. Le scandale! Residents on the garbage-strewn streets are plenty pissed when they wind up with parking tickets AND dirty curbs, but it doesn't sound like they have much of a chance of contesting the tickets.
· FALL SWEEPS: A Street Sweeping and Parking Enforcement Investigation [YouTube]