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In Beach Towns, Parking Bans are DIY

It's notoriously difficult to park in Southern California beach cities, but as Tony Barboza reports, not all "no parking" signs are legitimate.

"The hot spots for phony signs are where the priciest real estate meets the most desirable surf and sand.

'Those are the areas where systemically we have this problem,' said Lisa Tent, the senior code enforcement officer in Malibu who has sent pointed letters to homeowners who live near Lechuza Beach, ordering them to remove the signs in front of their homes. Many cooperate, but not always for long."

Full Story: Do-it-yourself parking bans in Malibu

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