Mister Los Angeles. Mister Los Angeles?

queen califiaSeeing LA Mag's new poll to nominate Mr. Los Angeles is a lot like scanning the table of contents of the New Yorker. Where the hell are the women? The list isn't awful, just awfully limited. Dorothy Buffum Chandler, the Mrs. Los Angeles of her (white, over-privileged) day, is probably so annoyed, she's off doing shots with May Knight Rindge.

It's heartening to see that very discussion taking place -- politely thus far, but you know just how incendiary things can get on the anonymous internets -- in the comments section of the LA Mag site.

So who are they, the missing women?

Photo: Sculpture of Queen Califia

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