We're driving down to LA from the East Bay Area later via I5 next month, and we'd love to get your recommendations on a place to eat on the way. [more inside]
Okay, so it finally happened. I got hit by a rental scam in LA. Now what? More inside. [more inside]
Wedding DJ recommendations in L.A.? Alternatively, do we really need dancing at an evening wedding? [more inside]
I'm 24, female, college-educated, and I'm about to become homeless in Los Angeles. Please hope me. Anonymous because I'm so humiliated. [more inside]
Refreshing an old question: dentists in Los Angeles (specifically West L.A./Santa Monica). [more inside]
LA Filter: A friend is coming in to town to visit and we are planning on going to The Getty on a Saturday afternoon. It will be near my birthday and her first trip to LA... Where should we go for dinner?
Mefi, am I getting screwed over in this landlord situation? [more inside]
Are there any places to get a Lobster Roll in Los Angeles? [more inside]
In mid April I will be in San Diego at a conference. After the conference I want to go up to LA for a few days. I am flying into San Diego but flying out from LA. So, I want to get from San Diego to LA as cheaply as possible. One way. I also want to get as close to LAX as possible to rent a car when I get up there. [more inside]
Where shall we stay and what shall we do in our two days in L.A and Hong Kong? [more inside]
Where can I find an evening Chinese class or teacher/mentor in Los Angeles? [more inside]
Hello savvy LA lady shoppers, male or female! My sister's boyfriend is visiting LA and would like to scope out some local lady stores/boutiques (clothes, jewelry, accessories) for a gift for my sister. He doesn't have a car, is in Venice, and can get to Santa Monica. Any suggestions for good places to hit?
I'm trying to figure out the best way to walk to the Metrolink trains at LA's Union Station from where I work. [more inside]
Anyone know a good career counselor in Los Angeles? [more inside]
I would like to buy my girlfriend a gift certificate for some art classes, but I don't know where to start. Help! We're in Los Angeles. [more inside]
Can you recommend a good (and relatively inexpensive) beginning acting class or workshop in L.A.? (I know.) [more inside]
Broadband recommendations for the Long Beach/Greater L.A. area? There is, of course, a catch... [more inside]
I need a bit of extremely minor home repair... but can't do it myself. Who in the L.A. area would handle this sort of thing? [more inside]
Where in Los Angeles can my (tall, rangy) husband buy a reasonably great suit for less than $600? Is there something like indochino.com, but in real life? Any experiences with Thick As Thieves? [more inside]
Great locations in L.A. for an engagement photo shoot? Bonus for unconventional or indoor suggestions. [more inside]
Dobbs and I are going to Los Angeles from Dec 15 - 23rd. Recommendations for any film, music, theatre, or gallery events that should not be missed (screenings, tributes, retrospectives, concerts, etc)? Restaurant recommendations are also welcome. I'll be staying downtown and he'll be in West Hollywood. Also, as Canadians who've never been to LA in winter, what outerwear is appropriate (rain much? how cold?)? Thanks!
Is $10,000 enough for me to move out of Florida (where I am currently) and make it in Los Angeles without a job lined up? [more inside]
I'm looking for a secluded, peaceful cabin or hotel within cycling distance of any of the Amtrak Surfliner stations south of Los Angeles (Laguna Niguel, San Juan Capistrano, San Clemente, Oceanside, Solana Beach, San Diego). It's for a short December getaway. Any recommendations?
How reliable is public transportation in LA? Can I trust it to get me to work on time? [more inside]
Is this 90-mile bike ride around LA possible and realistic for a casual rider in four days? [more inside]
My car was rear ended last night and it's starting to look like the guy who hit me does not have a driver's license or insurance. So I'm not really sure what my next move is. [more inside]
Where can I buy candy corn in Los Angeles, this weekend? Preferably convenient to Pasadena/Burbank? Difficulty: don't want to experiment by making my own, and buying it online will be too slow.
After getting excellent advice on San Francisco, I now need help with the LA portion of our California trip! Your recommendations on how best to spend three days in LA would be much appreciated. [more inside]
Bedbugs in Los Angeles in a (really great, otherwise) rental - Landlord's had it "treated" once, and it hasnt worked. Could use some advice on next steps, before I completely lose my mind. Long-ish sob story inside... [more inside]
What's the best way to access a car in L.A. for two weeks without going through a traditional car rental agency? [more inside]
Is there an endocrinologist in the L.A. area (preferably near Hollywood) that you'd recommend? [more inside]
Which is the best way to certify a copy of my UK passport in Los Angeles? [more inside]
Looking for a Cardinals bar in LA to watch the game on Friday night. [more inside]
Are there any special magical shortcuts I can take when commuting by car from Santa Monica to Pico-Robertson during the evening rush hour? [more inside]
Can you help me find a tattoo artist in the Los Angeles area? [more inside]
Moving back to LA. What do I need to know? [more inside]
So I think I've had enough and I'm going to close out my BofA account tomorrow. Any good credit union/co-op recommendations for Los Angeles? [more inside]
Need advice for trip to Los Angeles and Palm Springs, CA. [more inside]
Is there a map available online of the boundaries of the cities around Los Angeles? For example, the map would show the streets where places like Culver City, Bell, Santa Monica, West Hollywood, etc. begin and end. Bonus points if the map shows neighborhoods within LA proper. Double bonus points if it includes light rail and commuter rail. [more inside]
What is the large red sculpture in LA? I was watching Ruthless People and noticed the final ransom drop took place in front of a large metal sculpture. To my mind, this sculpture looks like the Flamingo sculpture in Chicago. The scene can't have been filmed in Chicago, so what's the name of this similar sculpture in LA?
What're your specific recommendations for a weekend trip to Los Angeles? [more inside]
Where are the industrial live/work spaces and/or workshops in the Los Angeles area? [more inside]
Looking for LAX<>Pasadena town car service that provides child car seats.> [more inside]
Conflicting problems with both non-closing windows and likely lead paint in a Los Angeles rental. Maintenance plan to grind them all down later this week and I'm pregnant and worried about the dust. I would deeply appreciate some advice on how this might play out and how to handle it (yes, not legal advice) especially advice from those who know about California and LA rental issues. [more inside]
I'm going to Los Angeles for 5 days. What should I do there? [more inside]
Transitioning from car-free East Coast existence to Southern California sprawl. What's the most efficient way to do this? [more inside]
A family member struggles with computer skills, but is self-employed and uses email frequently for his work. He has a Mac and a paid Google Apps account. Can you recommend a trustworthy person or service based in LA (or advice on finding one) he could hire to help him with managing his Mac, Google Apps, and other basic computer needs?
A dear friend from overseas is visiting me on her first trip to L.A... but unfortunately I'm going through a bit of a rough patch health-wise, and so can't help her sightsee as much as I'd like. She's expressed interest in hopping on one of the Hollywood bus tours while I get some rest over the weekend, but I have no idea which ones are best and which ones to avoid. Any former tourists to my fair city have any suggestions?
What do you know about countertop dishwashers? What should *I* know about them before purchasing one? Where can I find a selection (or heck, even 1) in stock at a brick'n'mortar here in Los Angeles? and, barring a local retailer, Which countertop dishwasher should I buy online? [more inside]
Who is this? And where can I buy prints?