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There is little argument over the fact that living in LA means, by and large, owning a car. We own them, we love them, we'd be lost without them—but we also have to find a place to put them. Whether looking for a new apartment or looking to pick up some produce at the market, we all spend a considerable amount of time hunting up places to keep our cars while we are not in them.

Compounding the issue is the proliferation of compact spaces coupled with the unreasonably large number of cars that don't fit in those spaces. Even LAist's modestly-sized vehicle has trouble fitting in the Lilliputian spaces allotted for parking in many garages. And as if the space issue weren't bad enough, more often than not Angelenos are forced to pay for those tiny spots.

But, rather than dwell on the negatives about car culture and parking in particular, LAist would like to know the best places to park in the city. Where can other drivers find the cheapest fees, the best size-to-space ratios, the most convenient or least crowded parking lots, or just good, old-fashioned street parking?