In San Francisco, the mid-Market St. area has struggled for decades with blighted conditions. An area property owner thinks that digital billboards could solve the problem, and has put a proposition on the local ballot to get them built.
Oct 1, 2009 The San Francisco Chronicle
A federal judge has allowed a citywide ban on new digital billboards and building-sized supergraphics to continue.
Sep 30, 2009 Los Angeles Times
The city of El Paso, Texas, considers whether to become the latest of several cities to impose new restrictions on billboards that amounts to a ban on future construction.
Jul 22, 2009 El Paso Times
On Thursday, the Department of Buildings of New York City took off a billboard which has blanketed the lower floors of the 19th-century Cushman Building, 174 Broadway, at Maiden Lane for several years.
Jun 2, 2009 New York Times
I missed the APA national conference for the first time in 15 years -- but I quickly heard reports that one of the hot topics focused on banning electronic message boards. I dissent.
May 4, 2009 By
An outright, carefully worded ban on new signage is the key to ending Los Angeles' billboard drama, according to this op-ed.
Apr 21, 2009 Los Angeles Times
L.A. is boiling with billboard drama right now. <em>Los Angeles Times</em> architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne looks at the debate and argues that signage can have a positive role in the urban landscape.
Mar 30, 2009 Los Angeles Times
The city of Waco, Texas, imposes limits on new billboards--hoping to reduce its overall inventory with a "cap and replace" strategy.
Mar 19, 2009 News 8 Austin
The same judge who decided that banning outdoor ads is unconstitutional has rule that the city of Los Angeles acted unlawfully in denying an outdoor advertiser new permits. The city began trying to eradicate billboards and giant ads in 2002.
Mar 18, 2009 Los Angeles Times
As the city and activists work to control giant 'supergraphics' posted without permits around the city, the largest poster of posters attempts to claim that it's a free speech issue. His Statue of Liberty banners can be seen across L.A.
Mar 17, 2009 Los Angeles Times