Leaf blower debate is heard

TOO LOUD—The Calabasas City Council has said leaf blowers are an ongoing a problem.
The Calabasas City Council discussed a proposal to either ban or regulate the use of leaf blowers within city limits. But the proposal discussed at a Jan. 9 meeting could not gain traction due to cost issues and a lack of alternatives to replacing the noisy machines.
Gardeners commonly use gaspowered blowers to clear debris and fallen leaves from common areas and on private property.
But across the country,...

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