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LA wrestles with future of digital billboards




The intersection of La Cienega and San Vicente Boulevards, Los Angeles, California, 2009
The intersection of La Cienega and San Vicente Boulevards, Los Angeles, California, 2009
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Where should outdoor signs should be allowed and at what cost?

That’s the question that’s once again facing the Los Angeles City Council as it grapples with the future of digital billboards. The next vote won’t come until after summer, but a preliminary city panel last week was indication that more billboards may be on their way.

Proponents say they’re job creators but opponents say they’re a distracting eyesore. 

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Guests:

Stuart Waldman, president of VICA, the Valley Industry and Commerce Association

Dennis Hathaway, President, Coalition to Ban Billboard Blight