Sometimes, it's easy to forget that there's an ENORMOUS state out there surrounding LA (especially since we're the best city in it), but there is, and we've definitely got a unique take on what that means. So, we set out to document it -- here's how Angelenos view the rest of Cali, from the drug-den desert to the bikini-clad sea.
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Jeff Miller is the Editor of Thrillist LA and really does have a sometime-Palm Springs Grandma, though she definitely doesn't need a walker. He's @jeffmillerla on Instagram and @ThrillistLA on Twitter.