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1. People's Republic of Soviet Monica: Also, very popular with Santa Monica City Council who realize who their mentors are!  
2. Smog Angeles: Smog Angeles is a nickname for the city of Los Angeles, which is often affected by excessive smog.  
3. Rodeo Drive: The three blocks between Wilshire and Santa Monica Boulevards are one of the most famous-and most expensive-shoppin...
4. Kumeyaay: The Kumeyaay, also know as the Diegueños, are the natives of the San Diego area (and of the southwestern US and Nor...  
5. Cross Dress for Less: Local nickname for the off-price retailer "Ross Dress for Less." Ross Stores is headquartered in nearby Pleasanton,...  
6. Tehrangeles: A nickname for Los Angeles, which has a large Iranian population, especially in West Los Angeles and Beverly Hills.  
7. Casual Car Pool: Term for the organized carpooling system in San Francisco where carpoolers meet at a designated spot and share ride...  
8. Downtown: The central business district of Los Angeles, almost an entire city in its own right.
9. Rock, The: Nickname for Alcatraz, the once-high-security prison that is now a major bay-area tourist attraction.  
10. Breeder: A heterosexual person in gay culture.  
11. Hungry Cat: Tucked into an unassuming spot in the Sunset and Vine complex in Hollywood, this is a popular seafood restaurant wi...
12. Golden Gate Bridge: completed in 1937, it is a world famous suspension bridge with connects the northern tip of the San Franciscan Peni...
13. 415: A reference to the city's area code, it refers to the city as a whole.  
14. Alcatraz: Alcatraz was a maximum security prison located on Alcatraz Island off of the San Francisco coast. Closed in 1963, i...
15. Oaklander: Those that reside and grew up in Oakland, California.  
 
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Rubber Bands.

New York City is the Big Apple, and Atlanta--as the largest city in Georgia--is the Big Peach.

Reference to the CTA trains, which run elevated from the streets.

A slower version of Southern hip hop that includes techniques like beat skips and record scratches, originating in Houston some time in the 1990s.

Was posted on a billboard in the 70's (I think). Initially referred to all of the layoffs from Boeing in the 60's and 70's since Boeing was the major employer in the area, but has since been used whenever a major employer has done layoffs (i.e., Boeing, Microsoft, etc.).