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Moving To LA Stories

Moving To LA: Essa From Minnesota

Moving To LA: Essa From Minnesota

Essa is 22 years old and she moved to Los Angeles from Minnesota all alone. She found her first apartment on Craigslist.

Moving To LA: Don From Chicago

Moving To LA: Don From Chicago

  Don Macatangay is an actor in Los Angeles who moved from Chicago. He says in the five years he has lived here he has made some progress in his career but his personal development is what makes him proud.  Visit his website a DonMacatangay.Com

Moving to LA: Luisa From Chicago

Moving to LA: Luisa From Chicago

Louisa said the people in LA are very relaxed and that LA has “exotic beauty” because of all the mountains.

Moving to LA: Benoni From Las Vegas

Moving to LA: Benoni From Las Vegas

Benoni Tagoe moved to Los Angeles from Las Vegas with less than $1,000. He has had some awesome opportunities and transitioned from music production to digital content production. Check out more of his story.

What NOT To Do in L.A.

Don’t Send Packages Through Mom & Pop Post Offices

Don’t Send Packages Through Mom & Pop Post Offices

For your convenience you will find that there are Mom & Pop post offices set up around town. Although you will be shocked at first, you will later come to think of it as an amazingly enterprising way for them to earn money since half of the store is a post… Read more »

Don’t Take Adult Beginners Swimming Lessons at the YMCA

Don’t Take Adult Beginners Swimming Lessons at the YMCA

After you move to Los Angeles, you’ll begin to feel invincible, or at least stronger than you’ve ever felt before. You’ll begin to think about those fears you’ve held for so long and you’ll be willing to try to face them as best as you can. For me, one of… Read more »

DON’T Move In With An Unemployed Roommate

DON’T Move In With An Unemployed Roommate

When you first move to Los Angeles, chances are you’ll find a roommate to split the costs of the expensive real estate so you can experience living in Hollywood or someone close to the metro line. This is a great idea because it will help you adjust to being here… Read more »

L.A. State of Mind

Homelessness Is Freedom According to Skid Row Resident

Homelessness Is Freedom According to Skid Row Resident

  Downtown Los Angeles is changing. It’s growing up and so are its residents. Once dilapidated buildings are being renovated to make room for stylish loft apartments while trendy food trucks are expanding and opening up their first brick and mortar concepts in the midst of what some would call… Read more »

Don’t Drink the Tap Water

Don’t Drink the Tap Water

Dive into the mind of a typical Los Angeles resident and you will find, somewhere hidden behind the checklist for best taco trucks, an unwritten and unspoken rule that must be obeyed. Thou shall never, EVER drink the tap water.     This rule is so serious that on any… Read more »

Los Angeles is an Excellent City For Introverts

Los Angeles is an Excellent City For Introverts

Greetings Fellow Introverts and Nanu Nanu. Although most days we may feel as though we are not from this planet due to the expectation that we must enjoy socializing or something must be wrong with us, in Los Angeles your personality is most welcome. Los Angeles is a huge county… Read more »

The California “No” Is “Yes”

The California “No” Is “Yes”

Before I moved to Los Angeles I asked as many people as I could what the people in Los Angeles were like. One person stood out to me as she warned, “When people say they are going to do something with you or for you, try to get them to… Read more »

Don’t Step Off The Curb Unless The Signal Says WALK

Don’t Step Off The Curb Unless The Signal Says WALK

One of the things that amazed me about the people in Los Angeles is the fact that they are so obedient to traffic signals. If you are walking down a street with no traffic and you come to a curb, even if there is not a car in sight you… Read more »