Yesterday, KeyPA.net wrote this great post on LA traffic and directions, which reminded me to post a link to Sigalert.com. Sigalert.com provides (almost) real-time traffic updates. It will even estimate your travel time, based on current traffic. It’s basically my home page. Enjoy!
Another great post from Mike DeHart at KeyPA.net. Print it out. Put it in your glove box. LA Driving Shortcuts Almost all entry level entertainment jobs involve some driving around LA. Knowing how to get around quickly is a great way to get noticed. These shortcuts come to us courtesy of our friends at A1 … Read more
Some great advice from Mike DeHart at KeyPA.net: How to Pick Your Hood Los Angles is a huge and picking the area you’re going to live in can be easily become overwhelming. Whatever you do DON’T commit to a long lease without seeing the place or the area. Just because other people like it or … Read more
That’s my advice for you today. It’s very bright here.
How much do Hollywood assistants make? Like everything in Hollywood, it depends. It depends on your prior experience; how many years you’ve been with the show; how many years the show has been on the air. It depends whether it’s a pilot or a series (pilots often pay less) and whether it’s network or cable … Read more
I’ve spent the last three mornings (my usual blogging time) battling an army of ants. When it rains in the valley, ants infiltrate the homes of everyone I know. If you have a problem with me killing ants, you should stop reading this blog now because I unapologetically spray and smash them. And you will, … Read more
Need a roommate? Many local colleges and universities publish housing ads in the classified sections of their newspapers. Happy house hunting! USC - The Daily Trojan – Classified UCLA – The Daily Bruin – Housing Classifieds Cal State Northridge – Daily Sundial – Housing Classifieds Loyola Marymount – Los Angeles Loyolan – Classifieds Pepperdine University … Read more
Do I need to change my cell phone number when I relocate? Some people recommend obtaining a local area code for your cell phone to prove to potential employers that you have, in fact, relocated, but it is not necessary. Many people keep their hometown cell phone numbers for years after relocating. What is necessary … Read more
I’ve had a number of email inquiries regarding the cost of living in Los Angeles. Thank you to my apartment-dwelling friends for providing me with the info below. Please note: The following amounts are the average monthly cost per apartment. If you have a roommate, your share of the cost will be half the amount … Read more
For those of you asking, gas currently costs approximately $3.00 – $3.50 per gallon.