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The Dichotomy of my Day..from La Jolla to DTLA

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The public school La Jolla Elementary is across the street from a private school.   The parents share the street for picking up and dropping off.    For the past several months I have been working in down town Los Angeles Tuesday-Thursday as the Design Director for a fashion company. On the first day of school I stayed in town so I could drop off my 5th grade daughter.  By the time we arrived, it was 8:05 and classes started at 8:15 am.  I could not find a parking space as I drove up and down the street a few times and back.   There was a few open spots at in a 3 minute loading zone near the school.  I parked my car, put on my hazards and we jumped out.   My plan was to walk Mia to her class and then come right back, it would take about 5 minutes.

There was a middle aged woman in a dress and sunglasses standing near the loading zone which is on the public street.  She said, "You can't park here."  I said, "I am not parking.  I am just dropping off, but I am going to…