Anaheim Regulates Yard Sales, Gives Millions to Well Connected Company

Thu, Nov 15, 2012

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{Are paleteros and eloteros next in line?}

The elections in Anaheim may be over, but the current council still has some fucking up to do! Take Tuesday’s meeting, where it once again became crystal clear that being an increasingly “business friendly,” more freedom, less government kind of town doesn’t extend to those who have side hustles out of necessity to make ends meet. They get code enforcement instead! In a unanimous vote, the Anaheim city council tackled one of its supposedly most pressing “quality of life” issues. Reigning in slum lords with rent control? Nah. Repaving shitty roads? Nah. A living wage for hotel workers? Hell to the nah! Tackling the “great menace” of garage sales? You betcha!

Read more about the pathetic regulatory hypocrisy exhibited by the Anaheim city council on my latest OC Weekly Navel Gazing Blog post:

http://blogs.ocweekly.com/navelgazing/2012/11/anaheim_yard_sales.php

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