Stop the tree hackers


Once again, a whiff of spring has brought out LA's chainsaw-wielding tree hackers, as epitomized in this piece in today's LA Times.

I first wrote about this LA epidemic back in 2000 in this feature for the LA Weekly, and then again last spring in an op/ed for the LA Times.

The most infuriating aspect of this ongoing outrage is that the main culprits are the billboard owners, who want to improve ad visibility, and who run roughshod over every city rule and regulation with little or no consequence. When is this going to stop?

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