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The city of Villa Park and Orange have passed laws that make it harder to build five-, six- and seven-car garages - and garages that tower to 20 ft. high. (Karen Tapia-Anderson / LAT)
Cars full of visitors move carefully through a parade of ostriches at Lion Country Safari in 1975. (Larry Anderson / LAT)
Movie goers crowd at AMC theatres in Burbank on a Friday night. (Ringo H.W. Chiu / For The Times)
People walk around the parking lot outside the Lava Lounge in Hollywood on a Friday night. (Stefano Paltera / For The Times)
Palazzo Apartments at Park La Brea were built by developer Alan Casden. (Ken Hively / LAT)