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There were complaints about panhandling and we've dealt with them,'' Weaver said.
This identifies what is legal and not legal in panhandling,'' Watson said.
Aggressive panhandling is different to different people.
Only eight citations have been issued and eight arrests made in the three years the panhandling laws have been on the books, but the word is out - harassment will not be tolerated.
I applaud Riordan for his efforts to toughen laws against panhandling because if this problem does not stop, we will notice a continued decline in the quality and safety of our neighborhoods.
Panhandling is everywhere in Los Angeles from freeway off-ramps to streets corners to storefronts.
The mayor and the City Council are proposing ordinances against aggressive panhandling.