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Fun Facts

  1. Clint Eastwood was once the mayor of Carmel-by-the-Sea.
  2. An unusual law of prohibiting selling and eating ice cream on public streets in Carmel-by-the-Sea was on the books, which was overturned when Clint Eastwood was the mayor.
  3. A municipal code of Carmel bans wearing shoes having heels more than 2 inches in height or with a base of less than one square inch unless the wearer has obtained a permit for them.
  4. There are no addresses, parking meters or street lights, and no sidewalks outside of Carmel's downtown commercial area.
  5. There are no fast food restaurants in Carmel-by-the-Sea.

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