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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.… Read more

$1000 Grant Winner – Essa From Minnesota

$1000 Grant Winner – Essa From Minnesota

A $1000 Grant was awarded to 23-year-old Essa from Minnesota because she moved to Los Angeles all alone and made progress in her life! Watch her story!… Read more

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.  … Read more

Moving to LA: Nycole From Wisconsin

Moving to LA: Nycole From Wisconsin

From moving to LA, Nycole learned that you can’t run away from your problems and sometimes a new location can be part of the remedy but it is not the whole remedy.… Read more

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

Korean Post Office Los Angeles 2For 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 … 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 … 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 … Read more

L.A. State of Mind

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 … 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 … Read more

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

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

Los Angeles Traffic Rules

Don’t even THINK about stepping a toe off of the curb until the light 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. … Read more

Homelessness Is Freedom According to Skid Row Resident

Homelessness Is Freedom According to Skid Row Resident

 

Skid Row Homeless Interview Los Angeles 2Downtown 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 … Read more

LA Staple : Chuck Taylor Converse

LA Staple : Chuck Taylor Converse

In Los Angeles Chuck Taylor Converse sneakers are like blue jeans, everyone has a pair. Whether they are custom made or the tuxedo version of black and white, if you want to be cool and casual just throw on a … Read more

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