Does this count as double-parking?One man's parking ticket quickly turned into jail time after he lost his composure and stabbed a Department of Parking and Traffic vehicle after getting cited for illegally parking.Police were responding to reports of the vandalism on the 4600 block of Mission St ... More >>
Not so fast, pal...John J. Riley could be considered a hero to the city's beleaguered parkers. He successfully petitioned the city to drop a citation he was given after his car was ticketed and towed. Now he's gunning for deity status, last month filing a class-action suit claiming the Department ... More >>
Parking Control Officers get beat up all the time, but here's one case of what is allegedly the opposite.
When Randy Mistrot got back to his car after shopping at the Alemany Flea Market on Oct. 26, 2008, he had not just one parking ticket, but two. This, Mistrot believed, was unac ... More >>
MIA in SFLast week, we noted that despite a doubling in the city's unemployment rate and a general paucity of surplus cash in folks' pockets, the number of immobilizing boots being placed on San Francisco cars has dropped precipitously.This is counter-intuitive; you'd figure more folks would be lett ... More >>
Giving 'em the boot...You'd think that a near doubling of the city's unemployment rate wouldn't spur folks to pay their parking tickets on time. You'd think the current economic climate would not put people in the mood to write out checks to the Department of Parking and Traffic. You'd think the pro ... More >>