Category: Only In LA

Freak of the Week: Laker Fan Van

So you think you’re a Laker fan. Really? Why is that? Because you bought a season pass?  You slapped a bumper sticker on your Prius? A vanity plate on your Merc? Or perhaps your ass has a Laker tattoo? Well, this guy laughs at you: When this guy drives down the road, you don’t sit back and wonder what he watches on ESPN. There’s no...

Pray For Rain: Why Mama Loves Me A Road Closure

Winter is not necessarily the driving enthusiast’s friend. Sleet. Snow. Rain. It can all lead to awful road conditions. Here in Southern California, the flash floods combined with forest fires can create rock slides and mud slides that are no joke. In fact, here’s a photo in my town after a particularly memorable rock slid down the hill in 2005. Yikes. Just two weeks ago,...

5 Cool Car Things To Do With LA Kids

School’s out, for..winter?  Yeah, as all LA Unified parents are deftly aware, LA Kids will be on the loose in our fair city for 3 chaos filled weeks beginning today!  I can hear the Merlot pouring from here. But don’t panic people, Mama’s got 5 amazeballs solutions to keep your little people outta your hair and away from their iPads. Caution: they may even learn...

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LA Auto Show 2016: 6 Blister Worthy Reasons To Go

The LA Auto Show 2016 Is Here. “But it’s DOWNTOWN,” you cry. “Where will I park?” you wonder. “It’s so big,” you whine..like a baby. Oh come on, people! The LA Auto Show is fantastic and plus, it’s one of the rare opportunities to walk for hours in our fair city without the threat of being flattened by a Prius. So slap on a few...

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Only In LA: Porsche Orgy In Woodland Hills!

I need not tell you that Los Angeles is filled with Porsches.  It’s pretty much common knowledge. While some find this “ridiculous”, “indulgent” or “offensive”, I have a different word for it. It’s AWESOME. Lemme tell you why.  Here, especially on the West Side of LA, driving a Porsche is kind of normal — as weird as that sounds.  For those of us with Stuttgart dreams,...

Only In LA: The Real Driveways Of Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills. BH. 90210. However you know it, it’s a hell of a town.  These days, instead of being packed with celebrities and paparazzi, Beverly Hills is mainly tourists and wealthy retirees.   Angelinos of the less geriatric and more resident variety only  head to the Hills for one of the following circumstances: a) if we need to go to the doctor for legit reasons (most...