People in Los Angeles are always looking for things. This is the page where you find other pages to find the things you’re looking for. Our hope is that you’ll use it as a resource, or pass it along to others who might find it useful, especially those moving to Los Angeles who may be new to our fair city.
Bookmark this page so you can come back again and again. We will updating the links listed as time goes by.
Here’s the list!
Moving Here and Finding A Place to Live in Los Angeles
A List of All the Tools You Need to Apartment Hunt in Los Angeles. Great place to start if you’re looking for a new place to rent. Among that list, here are some of the most important:
- L.A. Times’ neighborhood maps. Contains basic demographic information (population density, income, education, age, etc…) for each sub-are of Los Angeles county.
- Craigslist – Los Angeles. Still the largest listing of available apartments to rent in L.A.
- Padmapper. Better interface than craigslist. Some additional listings.
- Westside Rentals. If you want to step up to a paid service to find apartment listings.
- Walkscore. For Understanding which L.A. Neighborhoods are walkable (yes, there are some!)
Stuff To Do in Los Angeles
Trip Advisor’s official list of things to do in Los Angeles.
Blog post listing all of the ‘free days’ for major museums in Los Angeles. Super handy.
u/elcaminocarwash’s epic post on awesome (and free) stuff you can do in Los Angeles.
Food Truck Mapper for all of Los Angeles
Daily Meal’s slideshow of best food trucks in Los Angeles (2013)
Get free stuff on your birthday in L.A.
Everytrail.com’s comprehensive listing of hiking opportunities in Los Angeles.
USC’s beach guide. Show’s you locations and facilities listings for every major beach in Los Angeles County.
The City’s official site for beach information.
Blogs and Local News
L.A. Transportation & Parking
Relaxed parking enforcement zones. (updated daily)
SigAlert.Giving you the traffic picture at a glance for Los Angeles.
Waze. The best app for navigating travel times around Los Angeles. Google recently bought them so now Google Maps should be integrating data from Waze as well.
“So You’re Moving to L.A.” Twitter List. Great way to plug into the ongoings of Los Angeles if you’re just getting started on Twitter.
If you have links to add please suggest them in the comments below so we can share them in the list above. Thanks!