Since curb ramps descend from the pedestrian sidewalk level to the vehicular area, the pedestrian crosswalk should be designated with a line--painted with slip-resistant paint and a minimum of 36-inches wide--and aligned with the base of the curb
ramp to avoid any confusion about the designated pedestrian walkway.
Now, a not-so-neighborly fracas has developed along Matilija Avenue after a former City Council field deputy reported that some households were violating two obscure city ordinances by placing basketball hoops above the curbs
outside their homes.
The law is clear and says you have to wait in the roadway for pedestrians from the moment they step off the curb
to the moment they step back onto the curb
'' on the other side, said Deputy Tony Arnold, who handled the citations at 9th Street.
The most natural thing was to drop them at the curb
on Lankershim Boulevard.
When the officer turned on his emergency lights, the motorist steered toward the curb
and slowed, but then struck the curb
and pulled off again.
The fact is that, if the tobacco proceeds are not used to install curb cuts, the curb
cuts will nevertheless have to be installed.
The proposal from Riordan, modified slightly by Feuer, calls for at least $10 million a year to be spent on the curb
cuts and sidewalk repairs, with any remaining funds, estimated at $2 million a year, going for youth programs.
When they see their parents pull up at the curb
on Hempstead Street, they are allowed to go out to meet them.