I have (what I think is) a bad solder (mp3 around 0:42) in a pair of Church Audio CA-14 miniature headworn omnidirectional microphones. Where might I find someone to fix these here in Los Angeles? [more inside]
Help me plan a date in LA! [more inside]
You live in Los Angeles; you travel to visit out-of-state relatives. Where (in town) do you go to find gifts? What do you take them?
[SoCal Filter] What is that static that interferes with my car ipod player around Long Beach and Mojave? I use the kind of ipod adapter that transmits from ipod to car radio on FM, and it works very well other than this. [more inside]
Last minute tix: Need tickets to LA Rising (LA Coliseum) tonight, but won't be getting to the venue til 9pm or so. Has anyone had good luck w/ getting cheaper tickets to such a large concert while showing up late? [more inside]
What is this group of storybook cottages doing in Koreatown? [more inside]
Los Angeles slumlordfilter: management company cashed our check for the usual rent amount last week (verified w bank), management company left us a "pay rent or quit" notice yesterday claiming we were short on rent and must pay within 3 days, calls to management company have led the voice mail box of the bookkeeper who has yet to pick up the phone or call us back. We're on day 2 and it's a Friday. Given they actually received rent in full, how worried should we be that they'll f us over even though this is entirely their own error? [more inside]
Where in LA can I get a bead necklace restrung inexpensively? [more inside]
Where in the Los Angeles area can I go to see a wide selection of Kindle covers and cases in person? (And hopefully try them out.)
Where to drink beer in Los Angeles? [more inside]
What-was-that-book-filter: 70's or 80's (?) heist (?) novel that involved shutting down L.A. by closing a couple of freeways and the central telephone switching system. [more inside]
Going from SF to Pasadena via public transport -- is this possible? [more inside]
What is the warehouse in Los Angeles at W Bluff Creek Drive and S Campus Center Drive near Playa Vista? [more inside]
LA Rent Control: I'm not sure my landlord is aware that our unit is rent controlled. June is rent control re-registration month. Do I bring this up? Oh, our landlord is a Tea Party chairperson for the region. [more inside]
Any suggestions for a good food bank or food pantry in the north or west San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles? We're going to see lots of grapefruit and avocado from our trees this year, and I'd like to donate it to needy folks. Google is not a big help.
Where to get an inexpensive eye exam in Los Angeles? Preferably in the Hollywood/Silver Lake-ish area or red line accessible, but if it's totally worth it to drive to some place in Pasadena or something, then we will. [more inside]
Is it worth it for me to travel to try to get a job in another area? [more inside]
If you had to work a few days a weeks in San Fernando Valley (Sherman Oaks, specifically), where would you live? [more inside]
General tips for riding the LA MTA Rail? (Red Line in particular, if you'd like.) [more inside]
Looking for outdoor shopping locations in Los Angeles. [more inside]
I'm thinking about moving to LA soon, but I've never actually been there. Where would someone like me live? What's it like to live in LA? General advice? Or should I move to SF? [more inside]
I love the musical "Chess." It is rarely ever produced, though. How or where can I get alerts in my email when a production of "Chess" is in the Los Angeles area? [more inside]
I'm travelling in the US (Los Angeles) from Canada. What are my phone options? i'm sick of paying my local company's roaming charges. Can I buy a phone in LA that'll have full data/text/voice options for a month? If so, what'll it cost me? Can I just buy a chip for my iPhone for that month with no contract? (And if so, what's the best way to unlock it). Also, is there a way to forward SMS/text messages sent to my Toronto number? [more inside]
LA Traffic Filter: How long will it take me to drive from Glendale to Long Beach tomorrow morning? And when should I leave to arrive by 8:00am? And what's the best route?
I'm looking for a recently released album that was actually recorded in the 70s but was only released now. The name was something like Torrey Canyon, Torrey Pines, Laurel Canyon (but Google is not helping me here), any ideas? I really wanted to listen to it but it's looking like I have the name completely wrong. I believe I originally heard about it on Metafilter. I do not have lyrics, because I haven't heard it! Note: it is not Torrey Canyon LTD, from Kent, OH.
Help me plot out an awesome roadtrip and hotel from San Francisco's East Bay to Indio, CA this weekend. Bonus point: teenagers, driver's sanity, scenic viewpoints [more inside]
In Los Angeles (Redondo) for a few days. Any suggestions for the best place(s) to purchase Lowepro/Pelican camera cases/Lastolite panels etc ?
What is the best (outlet) shopping between the Los Angeles area and Los Vegas? My friends want to stop at one place and spend a few hours shopping.
I'm planning to head out to Los Angeles in May, and I want to rent a Mustang for a few days, but the rental car companies suck at it. Halp? [more inside]
I'm planning a trip to Los Angeles and I can't drive. Is this a bad idea waiting to happen? [more inside]
Looking for a good cheap used Nissan, Toyota, or Honda in the Los Angeles area for around $3000. Any website suggestions for finding used cars? Or, what is a good dealer to go to?
What indie/experimental/small-press/"weird" novels set in Los Angeles would you recommend for an "Alternative L.A. Literature" list? [more inside]
Los Angeles - last week of April, first week of May. What should I absolutely not miss? And... can you recommend some good eats/drinks/hangouts in West Hollywood? [more inside]
I’m looking to replace the buttons on a sport coat – probably some sort of horn or even enamel button for the closure and sleeves. Where in Los Angeles can I buy sport coat buttons? [more inside]
I am feeling a little lonely, and want to get involved in some local activities, but I don't know where to start. I'm looking for specific suggestions and recommendations. [more inside]
Is my therapist a crackpot? Should I break up with her over it? If so, can you recommend a trauma-focused therapist in Los Angeles? [more inside]
I need to find an ADD therapist in Los Angeles. Some details inside. [more inside]
Looking for life coach / dissertation coach recommendations in the Los Angeles area! Also: tips on how to use life/dissertation coaches most appreciated! [more inside]
Southern California with a 2.5 year old. Tips for things to do in and in between SD and LA. [more inside]
Have there been any books/papers/movies/theses/etc. done on the pathology of high speed chases particularly as they relate to Los Angeles? [more inside]
Starting a new traveling sales job. At what hotel chain should I throw all my business to? [more inside]
I'd like to do something cool with my wife for Valentine's Day. Difficulty: we'll be away from our home base in Riverside, CA (near Los Angeles). [more inside]
Our car was just robbed while passing through Los Angeles, anyone have any advice? [more inside]
Yelp.com (or other review site): sorting by newest restaurant in an area? Or: where do you go to find recently *opened* restaurants in Southern California (inland empire etc). [more inside]
Visiting Los Angeles four four days at the end of February. Help me plan my vacation! [more inside]
I want to buy a Toyota Hilux and get it licensed to drive in LA, CA. I have two questions: What mechanical problems should I look for when buying this specific truck (2WD, 22R engine, early 90's model)? What should I look out for when trying to license it in California? I'm shopping on Craigslist. [more inside]
Looking for a good DJ or Band and/or Photographer in the Burbank (Los Angeles) area for a wedding this summer.
I'm considering a move from middle America to the northern Los Angeles, CA region. What do I need to know? [more inside]
I am Looking for rap songs that are about or reference specific neighborhoods in Los Angeles. Help?