Sunday, January 18, 2015

We have some crazy laws –here are just a few from California (by city)

Arcadia

· Peacocks have the right of way to cross any street, including driveways.

Alhambra

· You cannot leave your car on the street overnight without the proper permit.

Baldwin Park

· Nobody is allowed to ride a bicycle in a swimming pool.

Belvedere

· City Council order reads: "No dog shall be in a public place without its master on a leash."

Blythe

· You are not permitted to wear cowboy boots unless you already own at least two cows.

Burlingame

· It is illegal to spit, except on baseball diamonds.

Carmel

· Ice cream may not be eaten while standing on the sidewalk. (Repealed when Clint Eastwood was mayor)

· Women may not wear high heels while in the city limits.

Chico

· Detonating a nuclear device within the city limits results in a $500 fine.

Downey

· It is illegal to wash your car in the street. (Passed 1995).

Hollywood

· It is illegal to drive more than two thousand sheep down Hollywood Boulevard at one time.

Lafayette

· You are forbidden to spit on the ground within 5 feet of another person.

Lodi

· It is illegal to own or sell "Silly String".

Lompoc

· It is illegal to posses, own or raise roosters. This is considered disturbing the peace.

Long Beach

· It is illegal to curse on a mini-golf course.

· Cars are the only item allowed in a garage.

Los Angeles

· Toads may not be licked.

· You may not hunt moths under a street light.

· It is a crime for dogs to mate within 500 yards of a church. Breaking this law is punishable by a fine of $500 and/or six months in prison.

· You cannot bathe two babies in the same tub at the same time.

· Zoot suits are prohibited.

· It is illegal to cry on the witness stand.

· It is illegal for a man to beat his wife with a strap wider than 2 inches without her consent.

Ontario

· Roosters may not crow in the city limits.

Pacific Grove

· Molesting butterflies can result in a $500 fine.

Palm Springs

· It is illegal to walk a camel down Palm Canyon Drive between the hours of four and six PM.

Pasadena

· It is illegal for a secretary to be alone in a room with her boss.

Prunedale

· Two bathtubs may not be installed in the same house.

Redlands

· Motor vehicles may not drive on city streets unless a man with a lantern is wallking ahead of it.

Riverside

· One may not carry a lunch down the street between 11 and 1 o'clock.

San Diego

· The owners of houses with Christmas lights on them past February second may be fined up to $250.

· It is illegal to shoot jackrabbits from the back of a streetcar.

San Francisco

· Persons classified as "ugly" may not walk down any street.

· Prohibits elephants from strolling down Market Street unless they are on a leash.

· It is illegal to pile horse manure more than six feet high on a street corner.

· It is illegal to wipe one's car with used underwear.

San Jose

· It is illegal to have more than two cats or dogs. -Ord. 7.08.595

Santa Monica

· You may not play percussion instruments on the beach.

Temecula

· Ducks have the right of way to cross Rancho California St. at all times.







Today's Reflection:
There's a problem with your face
-I can see it.

Live Long and Prosper...

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