You need to either get back on calendar, if the LA courts will allow you to do so, or pay off collections to release any holds on your license due to the red light ticket.
I suggest calling a local LA traffic attorney to assist you.
Even though there is no signage and everybody does it, it is still a violation to park on the sidewalk. With that said you can contest the violation. Follow the instructions on the back of your ticket.
This case could be considered a 2nd offense as other counsel have noted. In CA you can be charged with a prior DUI if the violation date is within 10 years of the current violation. Here you say the minor refusal was dropped. You need to define dropped. Was it not charged, did you get acquitted? Also, be sure to request a DMV hearing within 10 days of your current offense to keep your driving privilege intact. You should contact a local experience DUI attorney for a free consultation to...
Take a close look at the ticket. Was it issued by a court or by a private company or police agency? If by a private company they have no jurisdiction to issue a warrant and they are searching for the actual driver's information and the fine $. These tickets are big revenue makers as most people just pay them. Don't do it. Your wife is under no obligation to respond to a SNITCH TICKET of this type. This type of ticket is not unlike tickets issued by many jurisdictions using...
It is possible that you will be remanded when you appear in court. If you have a private attorney make sure they are aware of the court hearing and appear with you. If you don't have counsel then request a public defender.
Obeying all laws is a standard term of probation and you could be found in violation due to the DUI arrest.
Yes, you paid so the case is closed if you paid. If you are concerning that you have a failure to appear for this or any other case you can call the court and check with your case number or get a copy of your DMV printout.
You mention insurance being dropped. Was this through the Kaiser CDRP? If so, Kaiser should have a form for you to fill out to get your records.
Fell free to contact my office if you would like to discuss this matter.