Laws That Shaped L.A.: A Look Back at 2012

Throughout 2012, columnistJeremy Rosenberg has been spotlighting regulations that have played a significant role in the development of contemporary Los Angeles in the series Laws That Shaped L.A.. These laws -- as nominated early on by a variety of experts we've been polling -- may be considered by readers and nominators to have either been beneficial to the city or malevolent.

Find out more about the law that you've always wondered about -- or why things are the way they are in our city. Here are some highlights from the series from the second half of the year.

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Check back in the new year for new installments of Laws That Shaped L.A.

To suggest a "Law That Shaped L.A." or otherwise contact the columnist, write him via: arrivalstory [at] gmail [dot] com. You can also follow Rosenberg on Twitter @losjeremy

Top: Los Angeles City Hall, 1946. From the Shades of L.A. Collection, Los Angeles Public Library


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