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Ask LAist is our occasional feature in which we answer the perplexing questions of our dear readers. Need help figuring out something about the city...or life in general? Ask us.

LAist isn't just here to tell you where the best egg cream in city is, or when Boogie Knights will be playing the Lava Lounge again. No, we are here for much, much more. And a big part of that is your, and our own, edification.

In our very first "Ask LAist" feature, we'll clue you (and ourselves) in on some facts about our own State Flag, courtesy of reader...let's call him *Bob. He writes:

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LAist:

Maybe you can help me: I'm trying to track down a poster or framed print of the California state flag for my roommates as a Christmas gift. Any ideas where one of those can be found in L.A.?

I very much enjoy LAist and have learned much about SoCal since moving here in July.

All best,

Bob
*(We changed his name just in case the roommates read LAist. We don't ever want to spoil anyone's Christmas surprise)

Well Bob, let's look at our ensign first, and learn a little bit about it.