Also, Atlanta outlaws smoking in public parks and a Massachusetts town stops feeding the bears (after one licks a human).
Voters in Troy, Michigan, still seem annoyed at their leader's refusal to accept federal funding.
Also, a tony California beach town shoos away smelly persons from its libraries, and the Olympics outlaws everything.
From "Who wrote this shit?" to "Aloha, motherfuckers."
Also, Texas takes aim at drinking beer while tubing and the less said about Kenya's underwear-based moonshine, the better.
Also, a Rhode Island community comes out against the "threat" of LED lighting and Bhutan outlaws cars from the road on Tuesdays.
Also, Los Angeles-area officials believe that "money makes the monkey dance," and a Georgia mayor struggles to get somebody to pay for his lawsuit.
Also, Mumbai silences "laughing yoga" practitioners and Seattle prohibits a cancer survivor from swimming topless.
Rob Ford ends his quest to lose 50 pounds in a painful-looking way.
The crimes, blunders and everyday embarrassments of our esteemed municipal leaders.
Earthquakes, underground chemicals, hysteria and emotion all collide in L.A.
Also banned recently: Porch sofas in Durham, North Carolina; public profanity near Boston; a British man who drinks mouthwash.
It's hard to keep up with all the minor political scandals out there. Let us help you with this weekly list.
Also, California cities binge on foie gras before it's banned; Boston knocks down satellite dishes; you can't dress up like Tinker Bell at Disney World; a British city welcomes back meter maids.
Also, the first protester is banned from the London Olympics; shameful Japanese bureaucrats can't drink alcohol for a month; a California city outlaws charity.
Three of the most embarrassing wastes of city taxpayer money ever recorded.
Also, L.A. outlaws plastic bags; Lady Gaga ponders violent threats in Jakarta; and much more.
New Orleans wants to tax its tourist areas, but can't agree on how.
Salem has had it up to here with inept jazz musicians. Also outlawed recently: noisy electronica in Santa Cruz, payday lenders in Iowa and the entire vice squad of Salt Lake City.