I'm a field recordist and a solitude-lover. I'd like to camp in the most sound-rich environment possible for New Year's. I'm in Southern California. Suggestions? [more inside]
I'm having brunch in Santa Barbara this weekend, and then driving back to Los Angeles where I live. After brunch I'd like to drive for a while into the wilderness, park my car, and then ride my rigid frame mountain bike on some scenic single track (or fire roads, sure) for a few hours before heading home. Where should I go? [more inside]
We want to travel somewhere warm in early March for a week, so the Southern US is on our list. Help us determine where to go with an almost-two year old. [more inside]
A friend is moving to San Bernardino, and I'd like to get a gift for her - you know, locally relevant gifts that might help her to explore the area. Any suggestions? She's in her late 20's, married...
Charities in Southern California that accept appliances (a dryer) that ARE NOT the Salvation Army? [more inside]
What are the most creative and cool honey moon ideas for southern california? [more inside]
Food locator question for SoCal Mefites: Where (and what brand) can I buy a soy margarine, no dairy component, that comes in sticks, that is NOT Nucoa? [more inside]
Should I get a home security system? [more inside]
Where should I go/stay/see in Southern California from mid-December to mid-January? I will not have a car since I want to promote low-carbon travel. [more inside]
My fiance and I have been together for almost four years. She wants to get married in her home town, probably on the beach in La Jolla. I've never been married before, and neither has she, and I guess what I'm wondering is... What are some resources I can use to estimate the cost and planning necessary?
In Southern California, what is the custom and practice in residential (1-4 unit) real estate transactions with respect to payment of Escrow Fees and Title Insurance?
In Southern California, what is the custom and practice in residential (1-4 unit) real estate transactions with respect to payment of Escrow Fees and Title Insurance? [more inside]
Help me with an itinerary for a 3-day camping/photo tour of Southern California. [more inside]
Where can I go camping within a day's drive of L.A. this coming weekend? [more inside]
Recommend a pick-your-own apple orchard in Southern California, not too far afield from L.A., please. [more inside]
In the market of Buying a Condo in the Los Angeles areas and want to know how to research best. Need to find out sites that keep me up to date with the housing market, when its good to buy etc...for with the economy right now I don't really know what to do.....please help [more inside]
I'm looking for a place near Los Angeles where snow is falling or has recent fell on the ground. I don't want to go skiing I just want to throw a few snowballs. [more inside]
where can I stay in Santa Barbara? [more inside]
How does one monitor the Housing Market of Southern California? [more inside]
I want to plant some Casablanca lily bulbs, so that I may cut them at various times and give them to the SO. I live in Los Angeles, and have sandy soil around my property at different degrees of sunniness and facing different cardinal directions, mostly directly against one wall or another. What should I know?
A four day SoCal vacation with two small children (7 and 3).... what can we do that isn't Disneyland? [more inside]
I live in Los Angeles and wanted to find locations of any clothing outlet stores. I did some basic searches on google with not much luck. Any help on this would be great. [more inside]
Due to a lucky alignment of stars, I have a 5 day vacation slot appear out of nowhere. I semi-randomly picked a destination: on Tuesday night I am flying out to Los Angeles, renting a car and driving into desert. What must I see/do? [more inside]