Women aren't afraid to show their bosoms before noon while shopping at Ralph's.
You can run a successful business without knowing a word of English.
The Santa Anas are scary.
The Target underground parking in Hollywood is Hell Mouth Central. Other branches: the Whole Foods parking lot in West Hollywood and the Whole Foods parking lot near the Farmer's Market. Actually, any Whole Foods parking lot in LA.
Johnny Rockets can run out of hamburger buns.
There's a casino in Torrance.
Fichus trees are creepy -- I hear them weeping. Wasn't at all surprised to find out that their roots do battle with the underground plumbing.
The UCLA dental clinic has a great supply of recent New Yorkers.
Every time I see Johnie's Coffee Shop on Wilshire, so empty and forlorn, I get sad ... please, someone buy it and restore it into a groovy, kick-ass place with great coffee. And pastrami. And corn dogs. And macaroni and cheese. And chocolate phosphates. And ...