Michael O'Brien

Koreatown development stirs parking concerns

Koreatown development stirs parking concerns

Koreatown resident Daniel Martinez has been driving only a few years. But he says he's already racked up eight parking tickets, five of them for parking on street-sweeping day.

The 21-year-old mechanic lives on one of the 10 worst blocks in Koreatown for receiving street-sweeping tickets, according to a recent Times analysis. Koreatown was one of the five most ticketed neighborhoods in L.A. for street-sweeping violations in 2012.

That poses something of a financial risk to Martinez's household, which has five out of six family members relying on cars to get to work and school. Finding a...

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