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How to get the most out of driving a car regularly?

How do you deal with or adapt to Car Culture? Tips on driving, things to do in/with the car, strategies to deal with traffic, autos, parking, life-on-the-road in general please. Also: any specific Southern California driving/car advice. [more inside]
posted by lalochezia on Jul 19, 2007 - 30 answers

Dentist in L.A. pls

recommend a dentist in L.A. pls [more inside]
posted by drjimmy11 on Jun 27, 2007 - 12 answers

From L.A. to Santa Fe and back. By Car

From L.A. to Santa Fe and back. By Car, necessarily. Next month. I'm planning a 1.5 day drive, a 3 day stay in Santa Fe (already taken care of, thanks), a 1.5 day drive back to L.A. Where should I sleep en route? I'm thinking Flagstaff, right? Sightseeing in or around Flagstaff? (touristy stuff is OK unless it's something horribily overcrowded or plainly for kids). Is the drive too long/boring? Any better ideas to make the trip more fun? Suggestions? Thanks.
posted by PenguinBukkake on Jun 20, 2007 - 7 answers

Where can I find potted flowers for a wedding in October in LA?

Where can I get potted daisies, chrysanthemums, &c for a 150+ wedding in October, in Los Angeles? [more inside]
posted by odinsdream on Jun 19, 2007 - 3 answers

My kingdom for a horse: Trustworthy SoCal car dealers/mechanics

Buying-a-used-Car in SoCal-filter : I'm looking for good used car dealerships in the Pomona / Inland Empire / greater LA area. Also, for good independent mechanics to examine a prospective used car. Also: Examples of dealers/mechanics to avoid and general advice. [more inside]
posted by lalochezia on Jun 12, 2007 - 7 answers

What's the best car camping near Los Angelels?

What's the best car camping near Los Angelels? [more inside]
posted by YoungAmerican on Jun 3, 2007 - 6 answers

Suit me up

Los Angeles Interview Suit— I need to find something cheap for interviews after finding my last suit had irreperable moth holes in the pants (yeah, you can tell that my last couple of jobs haven't really required dap to the tap sartorial sense). Where in the LA area can I get a cheap (nice) suit fairly quickly? [more inside]
posted by klangklangston on May 31, 2007 - 20 answers

Is East Hollywood Right for Us?

What can you tell me about East Hollywood/South Los Feliz/North Koreatown? (Los Angeles) [more inside]
posted by crabintheocean on May 27, 2007 - 6 answers

What Los Angeles DVD rental store has the biggest selection?

What Los Angeles DVD rental store has the biggest selection? [more inside]
posted by JPowers on May 25, 2007 - 5 answers

Dancing on the west side of LA

Good places to go dancing in LA on the west side? [more inside]
posted by np312 on May 24, 2007 - 4 answers

Shits and Giggles vs. Craps and Laughs

I want to move to LA and try to "make it." What are some general (or specific) things my young, naive, optimistic self should know before embarking on this adventure?
posted by Mach3avelli on May 17, 2007 - 30 answers

Magical Tips for a Road Trip to LA

Four International college students (over 21) from Kansas plans to go on a road trip to LA (May 14'th - 20'th). We need recommendation and advice with accommodation, attractions, any things else. [more inside]
posted by WizKid on May 2, 2007 - 18 answers

weekend in LA

So, I'm going to LA this weekend. What should I do there? [more inside]
posted by logic vs love on Apr 18, 2007 - 20 answers

How does parking work for LA metro stations?

Los Angeles Filter: How does parking work for LA metro stations? [more inside]
posted by JPowers on Apr 18, 2007 - 3 answers

Recommend Stuff in Silverlake Please

Recommend some stuff for me in Silverlake (Los Angeles) [more inside]
posted by drjimmy11 on Mar 16, 2007 - 16 answers

I’m an F.O.B. in LA.

What's a n00b to do in LA and Sacramento? Spending less than two weeks on the West Coast and I want to make it count. [more inside]
posted by micketymoc on Mar 15, 2007 - 5 answers

Where to park for cheap in Downtown LA?

I'm going to be staying at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Downtown, Los Angeles in April. The hotel wants $35/night for parking. Any ideas on ways around this? [more inside]
posted by JPowers on Mar 14, 2007 - 13 answers

Help my wife consider her career change options.

Help my wife consider her career change options. As always there's [more inside]
posted by JPowers on Feb 20, 2007 - 9 answers

Where to get a fridge in LA?

Where can I buy a cheap fridge in LA (and have it delivered)? [more inside]
posted by YoungAmerican on Feb 8, 2007 - 8 answers

I'll give you a call...

How does one make friends in LA? [more inside]
posted by dentata on Feb 3, 2007 - 25 answers

Vacationing in LA's east-end?

Stuff to do in the eastern reaches of the Los Angeles vicinity? [more inside]
posted by Mercaptan on Dec 20, 2006 - 12 answers

How does one determine if they can be happy living in LA?

Job interview in west LA, never been to LA before, am spending a few days there. What's the best stuff to checkout in the area to tell if I can be happy living in LA? [more inside]
posted by archae on Dec 14, 2006 - 15 answers

Where should we celebrate New Years in Los Angeles?

Where should we celebrate New Years in Los Angeles? My friends and I are coming down from San Francisco for New Years, and we're looking for something fun and cool to do on NYE. Everything we've found so far is at some big mega-club and costs like $125 to get in. Yuck. [more inside]
posted by dennis on Dec 12, 2006 - 6 answers

Should I live in the Valley?

LAFilter: How long would a morning rush-hour commute take from Burbank to Beverly Hills? How about evening? How about non-rush hour commutes? [more inside]
posted by JPowers on Dec 4, 2006 - 8 answers

Getting Around LA

I'm moving to LA in May. Help me learn the lay of the land before I step foot on Hollywood soil. [more inside]
posted by JPowers on Nov 22, 2006 - 22 answers

Don't hate the playa, hate the game

I'm leaving for Burning Man early next week and would like to get appropriately decked out, but I'm an LA n00b. What are the best costume shops in Los Angeles? [more inside]
posted by mullingitover on Aug 25, 2006 - 5 answers

parka

Help me find this (or a similar) parka. [more inside]
posted by Sara Anne on Aug 17, 2006 - 3 answers

Jawa dens in LA

Where can I find "surplus electronics" stores in Los Angeles? [more inside]
posted by quite unimportant on Jul 28, 2006 - 9 answers

Goodbye traffic?

Real-time traffic info on GPS car navs: gimmick or gold? [more inside]
posted by dentata on Jul 27, 2006 - 6 answers

Lots to do in LA when you're lost

LA nightclub recommendations - or in fact, anything to do or places to go in LA over the weekend? [more inside]
posted by -harlequin- on Jul 13, 2006 - 31 answers

Help me help her

How can I help my girlfriend find a job in product development/PR/advertising in LA? [more inside]
posted by dentata on Jul 11, 2006 - 5 answers

I want to watch the Argentina vs. Germany match this Friday among Argentineans in Los Angeles

I want to watch this Friday's (June 30, 2006) Argentina vs. Germany World Cup soccer match with other Argentineans in Los Angeles. Where can I do this? [more inside]
posted by redteam on Jun 28, 2006 - 4 answers

Information about La Paz, in Baja California, Mexico?

Can anyone share any first hand experiences in La Paz, Mexico? My wife has a distant relative who owns a bed and breakfast there, and we're having a hard time finding specific information about the town, nearby beaches, etc. [more inside]
posted by jeff-o-matic on Jun 22, 2006 - 5 answers

Where to live in LA?

Where to live in LA? [more inside]
posted by dentata on Jun 18, 2006 - 9 answers

Where to sleep & what to see while driving from LA to Denver in 2 days?

Roadtrip advice. LA-Denver in 49 hours. Where to sleep, what to see along the way? [more inside]
posted by Amizu on Jun 17, 2006 - 6 answers

Nobody walks in L.A.

Is there such a thing as an online map of Los Angeles that denotes (through color-coding, for example) the time allowed on each street for parking (e.g., 8 AM - 10 PM, 1 hour parking only), as well as street cleaning days? I just spent well over half an hour wandering through an endless maze of "2-hour parking only" residential streets in West L.A. looking for a spot where I could park all day. UGH.
posted by zharptitsa on Jun 15, 2006 - 5 answers

I need RAIN immediately!

I'm in LA and I need to get hold of a physical copy of Christine Jeffs' movie RAIN (2001) immediately. It's on Amazon but I need it by tomorrow (fri) mid-day at the latest. Where can I find it? I'm currently in West Hollywood but can travel if necessary. Links: IMDB Amazon.com Thanks!
posted by unSane on Jun 8, 2006 - 9 answers

What should I see my first time in California

I have a wedding to attend in the San Fernando vallery area. What should I see? Touristy and Non-touristy thangs welcome. [more inside]
posted by Botunda on Jun 2, 2006 - 13 answers

Sous La Plague

How can I buy tickets to see The Pipettes at Sous La Plague at Park of Paris? [more inside]
posted by zinegurl on May 18, 2006 - 6 answers

Need Help Getting Apt. in L.A.

I need to find an apartment in LA, where I am moving for a new job in Burbank. I know nothing about LA. Do you have any advice on neighborhoods? Buildings? Rental companies? Apartment brokers or services? [more inside]
posted by Mid on May 17, 2006 - 15 answers

Good machine shop with lasers in LA?

Does anyone know of a good laser-capable machine shop in LA? [more inside]
posted by felix on Apr 18, 2006 - 1 answer

food near universal city, ca

I'm trying to put together a restaurant guide for an academic meeting being held in Los Angeles' Universal City. Aside from the (mediocre) places along the nearby Citywalk, can folks recommend interesting / funky / neat / fancy and other types of worthwhile places to eat within a short taxi ride, drive or public transportation trip (from the Universal City metro station)?
posted by luriete on Mar 19, 2006 - 7 answers

Why can't I find a job in LA?

Why can't I find a job in LA? [more inside]
posted by BigBrownBear on Mar 15, 2006 - 18 answers

What to do in Cadiz this weekend?

Cadiz in Southern Spain: your recommendations por favor? [more inside]
posted by Wilder on Mar 1, 2006 - 7 answers

LA Times in NYC?

Where in NYC can I get a daily copy of the Los Angeles Times? [more inside]
posted by jeffmacintyre on Feb 19, 2006 - 8 answers

Looking for work in all the wrong places (LA->NYC Move)

So I have a friend, okay my boyfriend, who I convinced to move to NYC from LA. Problem is, he left a job in media post-production technology for, well, me and nothing. Now we don't quite know where to even start looking for places that would find his skills useful in NYC. The movie and TV industry seem to all be based elsewhere. Can the Hivemind help? [more inside]
posted by PissOnYourParade on Feb 10, 2006 - 11 answers

Is there a face cream less expensive than Creme de la Mer but substantially similar?

I love the luxurious face cream, Creme de la Mer, but the price breaks my bank; is there an affordable cream comparable to it? [more inside]
posted by orangeshoe on Feb 3, 2006 - 16 answers

What can I expect driving LA to SF?

What can I expect on a mini road-trip from Los Angeles to San Francisco/Palo Alto on a Sunday night? Very detailed insides.. [more inside]
posted by wackybrit on Jan 30, 2006 - 48 answers

LA Days on Foot

LAonFootFilter: my friend in LA (West Hollywood) is having guests next week who don't drive, so he's looking for ideas for places he can drop them off in the morning before work (in Santa Monica), reasonably leave them there for the whole day, and pick them up at night (or perhaps they could cab home). [more inside]
posted by nwhycgirl328 on Jan 26, 2006 - 9 answers

Good used auto dealership in LA?

Can someone recommend a good used-car dealership in the Los Angeles area? [more inside]
posted by maxreax on Jan 16, 2006 - 2 answers

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