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Video: Cars Ticketed on Street Sweeping Days when Roads Aren't Swept

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USC Broadcast Journalism student Matt Schrader has spent the last three months investigating parking tickets issued for violating street sweeping hours. He finds that tickets are often given on days when sweepers never come by. No surprise there.

To boot, he gets officials on the record agreeing with him: tickets shouldn't be issued if the city has no reason to.