Dr Steve’s Territory
"Los Angeles is a strange space, really a wild conglomeration of many different spaces, each one… with their own identity, and their own claim to LA’s identity as a whole. It is hard to tell where it begins and ends."
Gordon Douglas, Urban Planner
“You’re really nobody in L.A. unless you live in a house with a really big door.”
Steve Martin, Actor
“72 suburbs in search of a city."
Johnny Carson, Talk-Show Host
Bette Davis, Actor
When asked what advice she has for actors trying to make it to Hollywood.
San Fernando Valley
Southeast Valley, cities that touch (or nearly touch) the 101 Freeway, east of the 405 Freeway: Burbank, Glendale*, North Hollywood, Sherman Oaks, Studio City, Toluca Lake, Universal City, Valley Glen, Valley Village, Van Nuys.
Central Los Angeles
North of the 10 Freeway and west of the 110 Freeway: Atwater Village, Angelino Heights, Arlington Heights, Beverly Grove, Carthay Square, Chinatown, Cypress Park, Eagle Rock, East Hollywood, Echo Park, Elysian Park, Faircrest Heights, Fairfax, Filipinotown, South Glendale*, Glassell Park, Griffith Park, Hancock Park, Harvard Heights, Highland Park, Hollywood, Hollywood Hills, Koreatown, Larchmont, Los Feliz, Mid-City, Mid-Wilshire, Miracle Mile, Mount Washington, Park La Brea, Pico-Fairfax, Silverlake, Thai Town, West Hollywood, Windsor Square.
West Los Angeles
East of the 405 Freeway: Bel Air, Beverly Hills, Benedict Canyon, Beverlywood, Century City, Cheviot Hills, Coldwater Canyon, Franklin Canyon, Laurel Canyon, Rancho Park, Palms, Pico-Robertson, West Los Angeles, Westwood.
These cities are farther out from Dr Steve's primary territory. Ideally, home visits should be scheduled for early afternoons. Same day visits may not be available. Discounts are not available. A $100 fee will be added to cover additional travel time. It's not so much the extra distance as it is the extra traffic! If the total fee for the house call is over $700, the travel surcharge will be waived.
San Gabriel Valley
North of the 10 Freeway and west of Rosemead Blvd: Alhambra, Altadena, Glendale*, La Crescenta, La Cañada/Flintridge, Montrose, Pasadena, San Gabriel, San Marino, South Pasadena.
San Fernando Valley
Calabasas, Canoga Park, Chatsworth, Encino, Granada Hills, Hidden Hills, Lake Balboa, Mission Hills, North Hills, Northridge, Pacoima, Panorama City, Porter Ranch, Reseda, San Fernando, Shadow Hills, Sun Valley, Sunland, Sylmar, Tarzana, Topanga, Tujunga, Warner Center, West Hills, Winnetka, Woodland Hills.
Westside & Downtown
West of the 405 Freeway: Brentwood, Culver City, Mar Vista, Marina del Rey, Pacific Palisades, Playa del Rey, Playa Vista, Santa Monica, West Los Angeles, Westchester, Venice. East of the 110 Freeway and North of the 10 Freeway: Boyle Heights, Chinatown, Downtown, Montecito Heights.
If you live somewhere else in Los Angeles county, check with Dr Steve. If he's able to help, advanced scheduling and additional travel fees will apply. Discounts are not available.
*Glendale is a large city that extends through Dr Steve's primary and secondary territory and into the Angeles National Forest! If you live south of the Verdugo Mountains, you are in his primary territory.