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Dumb Laws in California

City Laws in California

Palm Springs
It is illegal to walk a camel down Palm Canyon Drive between the hours of four and six PM.
It is illegal for a secretary to be alone in a room with her boss.
One may not allow his or her dog to chase a squirrel in the summer.
It is illegal to fish from an overpass in the city.
No person may carry a fish into a bar.
Two bathtubs may not be installed in the same house.
Motor vehicles may not drive on city streets unless a man with a lantern is wallking ahead of it.
Redwood City
It is illegal to have a monkey or a reptile.
One may not carry a lunch down the street between 11 and 1 o’clock.
San Diego
It is illegal to shoot jackrabbits from the back of a streetcar.
The owners of houses with Christmas lights on them past February second may be fined up to $250.
San Francisco
Prohibits elephants from strolling down Market Street unless they are on a leash.
It is illegal to wipe one’s car with used underwear.
Persons classified as “ugly” may not walk down any street.
It is illegal to pile horse manure more than six feet high on a street corner.
Giving or receiving oral sex is prohibited.
San Jose
It is illegal to have more than two cats or dogs.
San Luis Obispo
Using a gas-powered blower at a business on Sunday is prohibited.
Santa Monica
You may not play percussion instruments on the beach.
Shasta Lake
One may not raffle off a dog as a gift in any public place.

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