The DMV Reviewed Thousands of Hilarious Vanity Plate Applications Last Year. These Are Our Favorites

Inside the important job of keeping poop puns, dick jokes, and hate speech off California’s roadways
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L.A. Set to Cut Street Sweeping in Half: Here’s How to Know When You Need to Move Your Car

The city is launching an online system to alert residents which weeks they will still be subject to ticketing, and when they can relax

The Colorful History of California License Plates

Black plates are (once again) the future; these styles are the past
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A New Rideshare Option Is Coming to L.A.—and It Employs Its Drivers

Texas-based Alto is positioning itself as a safer—and, yes, pricier—alternative to Uber and Lyft
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Before You Feed That Meter, Here’s When L.A. Doesn’t Enforce Certain Parking Restrictions

Indigenous Peoples' Day is one of 10 holidays when L.A.'s parking enforcement officers give it a rest
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A Love Letter to the 110 Freeway

On a good day, driving the 110 can be lovely. Starting at its terminus in Pasadena and heading south at a mere 50ish miles per hour, you’re grateful that...
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A Week of Rain is Rough—Especially if You Wash Cars

For small detailing businesses, sustained rain can mean profits go down the drain

A Massive LAX Redo Could Transform the Airport Nobody Loves Into One Everybody Loves

If the $14 billion effort goes well, it could be pretty great

A Data Pro Made a Map That Tracks Where All the Scooters in L.A. Are Concentrated

What's more interesting than where all the e-scooters are? Where they aren't