Monday, April 18, 2011
Is The City of L.A. Cracking Down on News Vending Boxes?
I've often wondered if anyone at the city pays close attention to the newspaper vending boxes, particularly for sketchy publications, that quietly pop up around the city. This Sunday, I noticed two boxes outside the Silver Lake Trader Joe's with a note attached. The warning, via the city, suggests that these boxes are illegal and subject to being removed. (Other, legit boxes from the L.A. Times, LA Weekly and Daily News were untouched.) Have any of you noticed this around the city? Will readers of the skanky L.A. X-Press have a harder time finding their phone-sex-fix?
Here's a close-up look at the notice of violation tag: