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An old San Diego law that's tough to throw out

Mar 7, 2011 12:12:52 AM- latimes.com
Under the People's Ordinance of 1919, 60% of residents don't pay for garbage services. Trimming that exemption is a financial no-brainer — and perhaps a smart legal move — but has long been politically off-limits.

A recent city survey found that garbage pickup is the public's favorite municipal service. No wonder: It's efficient, environment-friendly and, for most, free.

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