I want to go to someplace cool and exciting with my friends for New Years.. I live in the LA area (Santa Monica) and would like to stay within 15 miles of the city. I'm fairly new to the area--having just moved here this summer--but still know a bit. I'm 22 so I still have the energy.
How long is the wait list to start working at William Morris or CAA? [more inside]
Get me from vegas to la in 24 hours via scenic roads and sights.
Can anybody recommend a ski shop in Los Angeles that's good for Telemark gear and expertise?
What is the best way to watch a regionally televised college basketball game if I'm not in the region? [more inside]
In LA on business and wondering: Is the Santa Monica Halloween parade my best option? And if so where do I park? As always . . . [more inside]
Does anyone have any idea what kind of bug this is? Located in Los Angeles, last night.
I'm thinking of being the 2007 Writer's Strike for Halloween (because, you know, November 1st will be pretty scary for us WGA members living paycheck to paycheck.) Now-- how to make this snarky, intangible and in-joke-ridden costume idea a reality? [more inside]
When I lived in London, I used to bring US friends stuff from Harrods or Harvey Nichols as gifts. Now that I live in LA, what roughly equivalent gifts could I send to people in the UK? Bonus points if it's specifically related to LA, although just US related is good too. [more inside]
Looking for a friendly bike shop in LA to pick up a Cruiser style bicycle to ship back to Australia. [more inside]
Where can I buy "#1 Dad" stuff in LA? [more inside]
I'm contemplating a move from NYC to LA for acting and wanted to know if there were places like Actors Connection and One on One in LA to meet casting directors and agents.
Need some help moving from London to LA for a year to study film at LAfilm… please help [more inside]
Can anyone reccomend a fluff 'n fold north of Culver City in Los Angeles. [more inside]
What issues we will encounter moving to a new city without an address? Is it a bad idea to live in a motel for a month? [more inside]
How can I enroll my children in a school in LA without having a house? [more inside]
Where can I eat live squid/octopus in Los Angeles, or California in general? [more inside]
Los Angeles Falafel filter: I want good, vegetarian Middle Eastern food up to the Dearborn standard, ideally on the west side of LA (Palms neighborhood), but I'll roam from Culver City to Hollywood (or around Amoeba) to find a great pita place. [more inside]
Really like the discount "European" hotels with tiny rooms and the shared bath, like 500 West in San Diego and the Belnord in NYC. Where’s the similar cheap place in LA? And since I can’t imagine there’s many, lets open up the question to all metro-American tourist capitals. [more inside]
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]
recommend a dentist in L.A. pls [more inside]
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.
Where can I get potted daisies, chrysanthemums, &c for a 150+ wedding in October, in Los Angeles? [more inside]
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]
What's the best car camping near Los Angelels? [more inside]
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]
What can you tell me about East Hollywood/South Los Feliz/North Koreatown? (Los Angeles) [more inside]
What Los Angeles DVD rental store has the biggest selection? [more inside]
Good places to go dancing in LA on the west side? [more inside]
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?
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]
So, I'm going to LA this weekend. What should I do there? [more inside]
Los Angeles Filter: How does parking work for LA metro stations? [more inside]
Recommend some stuff for me in Silverlake (Los Angeles) [more inside]
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]
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]
Help my wife consider her career change options. As always there's [more inside]
Where can I buy a cheap fridge in LA (and have it delivered)? [more inside]
How does one make friends in LA? [more inside]
Stuff to do in the eastern reaches of the Los Angeles vicinity? [more inside]
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]
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]
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]
I'm moving to LA in May. Help me learn the lay of the land before I step foot on Hollywood soil. [more inside]
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]
Help me find this (or a similar) parka. [more inside]
Where can I find "surplus electronics" stores in Los Angeles? [more inside]
Real-time traffic info on GPS car navs: gimmick or gold? [more inside]
LA nightclub recommendations - or in fact, anything to do or places to go in LA over the weekend? [more inside]
How can I help my girlfriend find a job in product development/PR/advertising in LA? [more inside]