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Paparazzi-control measures suggested at preschool

November 13, 2009 |  3:00 am

A Santa Monica nursery school popular with celebrities is being urged to hire security guards and train its staff on making citizen arrests to help control paparazzi who hound the children and their famous parents.

A staff report done at the request of the City Council also suggests that a visible police presence be created around school areas during peak drop-off and pickup times.

In the end, however, the report indicates that not a lot can be done to curtail the activities of photographers and videographers because of their 1st Amendment rights.

Read more at the Santa Monica Daily Press.