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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Charter Communications ) File No. EB-09-LA-0119


   Cable System Operator )

   Physical System )

   ID # 005256 ) NOV No. V201032900003

   Irwindale, California )


                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: November 12, 2009

   By the District Director, Los Angeles Office, Western Region, Enforcement

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to Section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules, to Charter Communications, operator of
       a cable system in Irwindale, California.

    2. On October 8, 2009, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Los Angeles
       Office inspected the Charter Communications cable system located at
       4781 Irwindale Avenue, and observed the following violation:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 76.1700(a): "The operator of every cable television
        system having 5000 or more subscribers shall maintain for public
        inspection a file containing a copy of all records required to be
        kept by S: 76.1701 (political file). . . . (b) The public inspection
        file shall be maintained at the office which the system operator
        maintains for the ordinary collection of subscriber charges,
        resolution of subscriber complaints, and other business or at any
        accessible place in the community served by the system unit(s) (such
        as a public registry for documents or an attorney's office). The
        public inspection file shall be available for the public inspection
        at any time during regular business hours." At the time of the
        inspection, the political file was being maintained at a different

    3. Pursuant to Section 403 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended,
       and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, Charter Communications,
       must submit a written statement concerning this matter within 20 days
       of release of this Notice. The response must fully explain each
       violation, must contain a statement of the specific action(s) taken to
       correct each violation and preclude recurrence, and should include a
       time line for completion of pending corrective action(s). The response
       must be complete in itself and signed by a principal or officer of the
       Charter Communications. All replies and documentation sent in response
       to this Notice should be marked with the File No. and NOV No.
       specified above, and mailed to the following address:

   Federal Communications Commission

   Los Angeles Office

   18000 Studebaker, Ste 660

   Cerritos, CA 90703

    4. This Notice shall be sent to by Certified Mail/Return Receipt
       Requested and regular mail to Charter Communications at its address of

    5. The Privacy Act of 1974 requires that we advise you that the
       Commission will use all relevant material information before it,
       including any information disclosed in your reply, to determine what,
       if any, enforcement action is required to ensure compliance. Any false
       statement made knowingly and willfully in reply to this Notice is
       punishable by fine or imprisonment under Title 18 of the U.S. Code.


   Nader Haghighat

   District Director

   Los Angeles District Office

   Western Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.89.

   47 U.S.C. S: 403.

   P.L. 93-579, 5 U.S.C. S: 552a(e)(3).

   18 U.S.C. S: 1001 et seq.

   Federal Communications Commission


                       Federal Communications Commission