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46. La Kwinta: This is how tourists and other total gringos pronounce La Quinta [la keenta].  
47. Epic Beard Man: A 67-year-old Vietnam veteran named Thomas Bruso who recently punched out a man on a bus. The incident was caught o...  
48. Thomas Bruso: The man who was recently caught on tape beating a man after being provoked on an AC Transit bus in Oakland. He is a...  
49. Slo Mo: Formally John Kitchin, Slo Mo is an infamous rollerblader who can be easily spotted strolling along the boardwalk a...  
50. In-N-Out: A great fast food restaurant in California. I make sure to go to In-N-Out Burger as much as possible when I'm there...
51. Balboa Park: Balboa Park is America's largest urban cultural park. It is home to 15 major museums and is adorned with interestin...
52. San Fran: What non-locals call San Francisco. Local San Franciscans hate it when SF is called this. Use of this word is a su...  
53. East Los: Shorthand term used for East Los Angeles  
54. San Diegan: A person from San Diego  
55. Rob-a-Bank: A rather obvious variation of "Rabobank", a Netherlands-based banking group that failed to change its name upon ent...
56. Qualcomm Stadium: Home to the San Diego Chargers and the San Diego State Aztecs. It used to be called San Diego Stadium and Jack Murp...  
57. hodad: A hodad is a guy who pretends to be a surfer but really isn't. He may or may not actually surf, but for the most pa...  
58. UCSD: The University of California, San Diego was founded in only 1960, but has since established itself as a world-class...  
59. La Jolla Shores: La Jolla Shores is a great beach, which includes the UCSD Scripps Institute of Oceanography (and the Scripps Pier)....
60. PB: "PB" is what the locals call Pacific Beach, a beach known for its surfers and rowdy college kids. It's always an in...
 
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Manhattanites refer to those who commute into Manhattan by bridge or by tunnel as "B&T"s, occasionally as an indication of someone who is "not a real Manhattanite", and/or "pays a more reasonable rent or mortgage"

A type of relish made primarily from peppers, beans and onions.

Hazy, hot, and humid -- how local news anchors describe a typical summer day in D.C.

Summer tourists who visit South Jersey beaches and boardwalks for a short time, usually not more than a day. The original "shoobies" brought what they needed for the day in shoeboxes.

Sarcastic reference to Santa Monica's tenant-friendly rent-control laws. The expression is popular among landlords in Santa Monica, a suburb of Los Angeles.