- Dying to be part of the L.A. scene? No? Good, you're already half local
- Venice Beach is a freak show; that doesn't mean you should freak out there
- Author says drinking Corona marks you out as a newbie
- If you see Vin Scully, bow down before him. Or just listen to him call Dodgers game on the radio
This piece, and several others on Los Angeles, complement the CNNGo TV series. This month's show features a food truck tour with filmmaker and actor Jon Favreau, an L.A. fashion icon's guide to shopping like a local and a visit to a bar-arcade where kidults flock for drinks and to play on its 40 restored arcade machines: www.cnn.com/cnngo
(CNN)The city of Los Angeles is expecting more than 40 million visitors this year.