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Neighbor Hopes Angry Sign Will Curb Unlawful Behavior on Westside

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Someone on the west side is really trying to take the fun out of the nightlife. A reader sent us the above picture, and let us know that the sign popped up on her neighbor's yard in the Olypmic/La Brea area last night. In case you can't tell, it admonishes bystanders who might be inclined to indulge in prostitutes (or be prostitutes themselves), drugs, drinking, shooting or stabbing people, and even good old-fashioned loitering. But then what else is there to do??

OK, we kid. We don't, of course, condone unlawful behavior. But we do wonder exactly what this outraged neighbor thought that a sign would accomplish. Show me someone who has stopped dealing drugs in a particular location because a notice was put up in a yard, and I'll show you someone who is lying about where they're dealing drugs.