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Tarot Card Reading and Optional Palm Reading or Full Psychic Reading at Hollywood Psychic Gallery (Up to 57% Off)

Hollywood Psychic Gallery

Hollywood

Psychic spiritual masters and clairvoyants offer insight into love, marriage, business, relationships, and more

$65 $29

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Speed-Dating Event and Online-Dating Package from Elite Social Hub (45% Off)

Elite Social Hub

Los Angeles

From the merchant: Professional matchmakers pick your winning photo and write your profile that highlights your most appealing qualities.

$99 $54

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Palm Reading with Optional Tarot and Psychic Readings at Westchester Psychic (Up to 57% Off)

Westchester Psychic

West Los Angeles

During private sessions, an experienced psychic uses palm reading and other techniques to reveal a person's past, present, and future

$35 $15

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Newbie Photography Class Part 1, Newbie Photography Class Part 2, or Both at So Cal Pixels (Up to 56% Off)

So Cal Pixels

Multiple Locations

Photography class part 1 teaches manual DSLR settings, lighting, posing, composition; part 2 teaches efficiency and postproduction of images

$99 $49

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$19 for a 30-Minute Photo Shoot Package with Prints and E-view CD from Portrait Scene ($218 Value)

Portrait Scene

Multiple Locations

Seasoned photographers capture individuals and families during on-location shoots

$218 $19

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$116 for a 120-Minute Photo Session with Makeup Retouching and Image Retouching from Bridgette Demir Photography and Styling (71% Off)

Bridgette Demir Photography & Retouch

Los Angeles

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$400 $116

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$65 for $119 Worth of Custom Photobook Printing — Made To Inspire

Made To Inspire

Los Angeles

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$119 $65

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Four Counseling Sessions at Tea Time (46% Off)

Tea Time

Los Angeles

From the merchant: Jimena Grimaldos will provide you with all the information you need to get the results you want in your relationship.

$35 $19

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One, Three, or Six 30-Minute Piano Lessons at Piano Studies LA (Up to 55% Off)

Piano Studies LA

Hollywood

Each lesson covers both technical and musical aspects of piano-playing, focusing on the student's choice of classical or popular songs

$40 $20

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One or Two Weeks of Childcare at Kiddie University (Up to 61% Off)

Kiddie University Inc.

Los Angeles

Kids gather for educational play and programs designed to develop cognitive, motor and social skills

$175 $75

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Seven-Day Musical Instrument Course at STAR Enrichment Center (50% Off)

Star Education

Los Angeles

From the merchant: The Listen: A Brief Exploration into Modern Art Music & Close Listening, Tues 6-7:30pm, Oct 28th-Dec 23rd, Adults 16+

$240 $120

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One or Three 60-Minute Life Coaching Sessions for Parents at Pranic Healing with Ellen Morano (Up to 78% Off)

Pranic Healing with Ellen Morano

Tarzana

Pranic healer Ellen Morano coaches parents and advises them on childrearing tactics

$150 $39

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Web-Programming in ASP.net/C# Course, or Computer-Applications Course at Vcampus Global Education (50% Off)

Vcampus Global Education

Los Angeles

Students get certificates in web programming or learn how to use Windows 8 and and Microsoft Office

$300 $150

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30-Minute Psychic Reading at psychic stones consultant center (45% Off)

Psychic Stones Consultant Center

Los Angeles

From the merchant: psychic readings sees the future tells past present and future answers all of your questions don’t hesitate just call

$49 $27

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Two Palm Readings or a Chakra Analysis at The Present Eye (Up to 76% Off)

The Present Eye

Los Angeles

A psychic offers insights into clients’ future through palm readings and chakra analysis

$155 $69

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$10 for $25 Worth of Garment Care — Los Lavaderos Coin Laundries

Los Lavaderos Coin Laundries

Mid-Wilshire

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$25 $10

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$50 for $111 Toward Mattresses at Glendale Mattress Central

Glendale Mattress Central

Los Angeles

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$111 $50

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$270 for $600 Worth of After-School Programs for K-8 — Major Plus Academy

Major Plus Academy

Mid-Wilshire

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$600 $270

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$19 for $35 at Sienna Psychic and Spiritual Adviser

Sienna Psychic And Spiritual Adviser

Los Angeles

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you.

$35 $19

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If you've ever stood on the second floor of the Los Angeles Central Public Library and marveled at the explosion of color within the rotunda or the 12 adjacent murals depicting California history, then you have the Los Angeles Conservancy to thank. When the library was scheduled for demolition in the mid-1970s, concerned citizens formed the Conservancy to save the rotunda, the exterior limestone sculptures, and the library's many other architectural treasures. The group finally convinced the City Council to preserve the library in 1983, after years of public discussion, debate, and book-sniffing sit-ins. Ever since, it has advocated for greater Los Angeles's historic sites and educated people about the city's architectural heritage. The Conservancy is responsible for saving and revitalizing landmarks such as the former Cathedral of St. Vibiana, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Ennis House, and the world’s oldest remaining McDonald’s restaurant.

To accomplish its mission, the membership-based nonprofit offers a number of ways people can experience these beautiful and storied places. The Last Remaining Seats series earned a Reader Recommendation for Best Film Series and Best Downtown Event in the Los Angeles Downtown News' 2012 poll, in which the conservancy’s walking tours also earned the title of Best Downtown Tour. But the organization does more than save grandiose public buildings: increasingly, it also focuses on smaller community projects such as garden apartments and sites that reflect the area's rich Latino culture.

Executive director and 20-year Conservancy veteran Linda Dishman explained to Patt Morrison of the Los Angeles Times, "People are becoming more vocal. …That's one of the great secrets about Los Angeles: People really identify with their neighborhoods." The Conservancy also presents annual preservation awards to honor the efforts of individuals who fight to save places such as Pann’s Coffee Shop and Griffith Observatory.

523 West 6th Street
Los Angeles,
CA
US

Kimberly Garsed founded Urban Dog Playcare to provide dog owners with a place to put their pets when they were otherwise engaged with work or play, thus making it possible for more people to welcome dogs into their families. Kimberly has more than 20 years of experience training dogs, and her core staff draws on more than 10 years of experience when attending to the health and happiness of their clients? canines. During playcare, four-legged friends roam around a 5,000-square-foot facility with five distinct play areas, two of which have a rubber surface to cushion dogs? feet and better facilitate their self-directed gymnastics competitions. Owners can keep tabs on their pooches through the facility's webcam, unless the staff and their charges have embarked on one of the frequent custom field trips to exotic, pet-friendly locales such as the Santa Monica Mountains.

Boarders visiting the hospitable facility eat nutritious meals and tire themselves out during vigorous walks before being escorted to slumberland by a skilled dog wrangler who continues to watch pets into the wee hours. Dogs sleep atop beds or blankets in kennel runs or crates with housemates. Because the dog wrangler stays with the doggies all night, the animals are never alone.

1909 Pontius Ave
Los Angeles,
CA
US

Featured in Bloomberg Businessweek and frequented by celebrity parents from Gwen Stefani to Halle Berry, Giggles N' Hugs caters to kids' boundless energy with a spacious play area alongside a restaurant that fuels little bellies with healthful fare. On the colorful play space's pirate ship, mini swashbucklers can climb rope ladders to the deck, ascend the crow's nest, or swoop down the slide to sword-fight with imaginary narwhals. Elsewhere, a lavender castle protects princesses from the wall mural's cartoon dragons, as rocking horses and a jungle gym distract the kingdom's squires. All the while, friendly staffers, certified in CPR and first aid, supervise and play with children, ensuring their safety and full engagement. The play center also sates hungry tummies of all ages with a catering menu, brimming with fresh fare and rich cupcakes. Party hosts and their guests can tuck forks into salads featuring everything from beets to barbecue chicken, or snag sandwiches and wraps such as the Asian-inspired citrus tuna wrap cradled in whole-wheat lavash. Chocolate and vanilla cupcakes fulfill everyone's sweet cravings, salvaging the party when the magician accidentally saws the cake in half.

10250 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles,
CA
US

Leigh Ann grew up as an actor who was also an athlete: when she was offstage, the SoCal native dove off springboards, jumped hurdles, and fought on the kickboxing mat. Her knack for blending art with athleticism led her to found BeSpun at the age of 25. Leigh Ann competes and receives top honors at national and regional pole-dance competitions, and she has produced and starred in a series of instructional DVDs.

At BeSpun, Leigh Ann and her fellow instructors—also pole-dance champions—teach an extensive array of classes that include single-session and multiweek workshops. Classes’ subject matter ranges from beginners' lessons to master workshops led by special guests. There’s also open-studio time, as well as classes that focus on specialties such as spinning, stretching, and whittling your own pole from a chrome tree trunk. Instructors focus on leading thorough sessions that use time efficiently, and they’re committed to blending fitness with dance training. A lighthearted FAQ page answers potential questions while giving a taste of the studio’s fun-loving atmosphere.

1636 N La Brea Ave
Los Angeles,
CA
US

Zoom Room?s dog training facilities have one cardinal rule: owners must be present during class. This is because humans need just as much training as their canine companions when building confidence and communication, and it?s important that owners learn the best positive-reinforcement techniques from the knowledgeable staff. Group classes cover topics ranging from general obedience and agility training to more specific needs such as overcoming shyness. Other classes include Urban Herding, where dogs herd exercise balls into soccer goals indoors, Scent Work, where dogs learn to sniff out missing car keys or the TV remote, and Pup-lates, which is geared toward overweight or senior dogs, or those recovering from an injury.

In fact, improving canine social skills is one of Zoom Room?s missions, as evidenced by the regularly hosted fundraiser events and Doggy Disco parties, which give dogs a chance to meet other dogs and expand away from their inner circle of fire hydrants. This combination of training and fun, in addition to the facility?s selection of solution-oriented training gear, natural dog treats, and functional dog accessories, has garnered an array of local and national press.

726 N La Brea Ave
Los Angeles,
CA
US

An AT&T ad executive hangs up the phone, grabs his jacket, and heads toward the subway to Hell's Kitchen. It's the late '80s, and at the New York comedy institution The Improv, a slew of up-and-coming talent, including Jerry Seinfeld and Chris Rock, are testing jokes and honing timing. In the next few years, they'll perform on television for millions. But for now, they're changing the life of one ad executive.

The founder of LA Stand-Ups, Joe Falzarano, quit his promising advertising career because he "hated being a suit" and preferred to nurture promising young comedians. With accomplishments that include producing the CableACE Award–winning Caroline's Comedy Hour for A&E, Falzarano helped launch the performing and writing careers of entertainers including Jon Stewart and Louis C.K. Today, Falzarano imparts his more than 20 years of industry experience to aspiring joke-tellers, teaching them tactics for perfecting a punch line, calming nerves, and subduing hecklers with a marshmallow gun. Falzarano maintains a supportive atmosphere where students learn how to use who they are to connect with an audience, and even lets students try out material at the Hollywood Improv.

1312 North Wilton Place
Los Angeles,
CA
US