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Old 06-03-2008, 04:54 PM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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I think you have been watching to much "Access Hollywood". Chances are slim you will ever see a celebrity.
Depends on what you consider a "celebrity". I go up to LA about once every month or two and about 1/2 the time I see someone recognizable. I was up there probably about a month ago and saw Danny Bonaduce and Michelle Rodgriguez just out and about. And Bonaduce was walking around the middle of Hollywood on a Saturday so I think he wanted to be recognized. Of course they aren't A-listers and some people don't even have a clue who they are but they are on TV/movies. People say you never see them but from my experience you do see them, just not the one you would really want to see.
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Old 06-03-2008, 05:35 PM
 
Location: Northern California
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Depends on what you consider a "celebrity". I go up to LA about once every month or two and about 1/2 the time I see someone recognizable. I was up there probably about a month ago and saw Danny Bonaduce and Michelle Rodgriguez just out and about. And Bonaduce was walking around the middle of Hollywood on a Saturday so I think he wanted to be recognized. Of course they aren't A-listers and some people don't even have a clue who they are but they are on TV/movies. People say you never see them but from my experience you do see them, just not the one you would really want to see.
I didn't say it was impossible to see celebrities (usually from a distance). But after you've seen them, so what? Twenty years ago, I went to NBC studios and saw the Tonight show with Johnny Carson and earlier that day I saw an elderly Bob Hope at NBC studios. It was nice, but it didn't mean anything. You will never get "close" to them in any sense of the word anyways.

By the way, who is Michelle Rodriguez? I guess I let my subscription to People magazine run out .
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Old 06-03-2008, 06:32 PM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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I didn't say it was impossible to see celebrities (usually from a distance). But after you've seen them, so what? Twenty years ago, I went to NBC studios and saw the Tonight show with Johnny Carson and earlier that day I saw an elderly Bob Hope at NBC studios. It was nice, but it didn't mean anything. You will never get "close" to them in any sense of the word anyways.

By the way, who is Michelle Rodriguez? I guess I let my subscription to People magazine run out .

okay, I never claimed you said it was impossible. You claimed the chances of seeing one was "slim", but from my experience it's not that slim and have been surprised by the sightings here and there considering I never think about or expect to see one.

It doesn't have to mean anything and I don't think it's suppose to, it just seeing one and that's it. It's like seeing a really expensive Ferrari drive down the street, you look at it, take notice, then go about your business.

And Michelle Rodriguez is an actress on LOST, which is how I and most of my friends know her. Been in some movies to like Fast and Furious, Blue Crush, and some other no name crap.
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Old 06-05-2008, 12:31 PM
 
Location: The Powerhouse That Is California
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if you want city life move to sf.
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Old 06-07-2008, 03:41 AM
 
Location: Baywood Park
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San Luis Obispo
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Old 06-07-2008, 04:06 AM
 
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If you want to be part of the Hollywood (or the just looking beautiful) 'scene' go to L.A., If you want to do a lot of walking and public transiting and go to art school or be a hipster, go to S.F., If you want to hang on the beach and drink lots of beer dude, go to San Diego! If you want to see celebrities, get a job waiting tables...
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Old 06-08-2008, 11:02 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles
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All three have a lot to offer.

San Francisco and the Bay Area are the easiest to get around of the three if you wont have a car.

In Los Angeles, you have to have a car and you have to give yourself time to get everywhere, traffic is horrible, not to mention filming closing streets off all the time. (They have been filming at the school I work at for the past week and it becomes annoying after a while) There is so much to do in LA but there is no real center so don't expect to just be able to wander around and find something in LA if you have never been there before.

I would recommend that if you have a car with you, do LA and San Diego. It’s only a 1.5 - 2 hour drive between them if you go at a good time. If you do that you may as well stop by some of the beaches on the way between LA and San Diego, such as the Laguna Beach and some "rural" beaches such as San Onofre, they can be beautiful.

If you won’t have a car and want more of a city feeling, the bay area will be the better bet.
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Old 06-21-2008, 09:53 PM
 
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just kidding
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