Results tagged “LA City Nerd”

Something Fishy at the Beach

So, today, we wanted to celebrate the end of summer with a day at the beach followed by a bonfire. The place to do that in the in the City is Dockweiler Beach at the end of Imperial Highway and LAX - one of the only beaches in the region with fire pits. We got there early in the day to reserve a prime pit and free parking on the street (and not have to...

The Griddle and the LA City Council

When Angelenos want to find out what restaurants are good, they used to turn to Citysearch. Now, though, it appears that Yelp is the go to source for this kind of information. A recent perusal of the site shows that The Griddle is "the most bookmarked in the last month." So, what does this have to do with the LA City Council, you ask? The LA City Council has their own Yelp Review page. Yes,...

Jim Hahn Still Mayor?

So, you remember when the City had an issue knowing who the mayor of LA was back in November? Well, it appears there are still remnants of the Jim Hahn term of office on the LA City Website. As if the other issues affecting the Mayor's office aren't enough, now Villariagosa has a website that still has images of his predecessor (literally) floating around. As you can see in this screenshot, behind the "ONE" is...

Going BIG in LA

Guest Day Editor LA City Nerd will be joining LAist with a few posts throughout the day. Read the introductory interview here and check out the nerd's blog. Everyone knows Los Angeles is the second largest City in the US, but here are some LA City Nerd facts you might not have known... 1. LA City has the largest urban forest of any City in the US. 2. LA City has the largest municipal street...

An Official Song for LAX

Guest Day Editor LA City Nerd will be joining LAist with a few posts throughout the day. Read the introductory interview here and check out the nerd's blog. Now, we know that LA has an official slogan, but did you know that LAX - the Los Angeles International Airport - has an official song? It's not I Love LA by Randy Newman or Bob Segar's Hollywood Nights - no, the airport has a song all...

LA City Nerd Asks You...

Guest Day Editor LA City Nerd will be joining LAist with a few posts throughout the day. Read the introductory interview here and check out the nerd's blog. As the LA City Nerd, we have to consult many sources to stay up on the latest news and issues facing the City. Besides reviewing the Council File Index regularly, we have to also consult websites to stay up on the latest issues facing the City or...

Money Matters

Guest Day Editor LA City Nerd will be joining LAist with a few posts throughout the day. Read the introductory interview here and check out the nerd's blog. As most citizens know, the taxes they pay support the services the government provides. On April 15th, people line up to pay Uncle Sam and the State with income taxes that support things like the FDA and Caltrans, respectively. But when it comes to the City, the...

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