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Monterey Park votes down 'modern Latin alphabet' sign ordinance

Monterey Park City Council voted down on Dec. 5 a controversial sign ordinance that would require businesses to include one sign in a “modern Latin alphabet,” the Pasadena Star-News reports.

Council members heard 40 speakers and deliberated for four hours, ultimately deciding to consider an alternate solution that would encourage businesses to hang signs in several languages. Council unanimously voted to consider the proposal — called the "harmony solution" — at a future meeting.

Read the full story from the Pasadena Star-News.

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