We know what everyone else in the country is thinking: "LA, stop trying to make fall happen." But here's the deal. We refuse to give up the season that ushers in football, pumpkin spice lattes and Christmas-tree smell. Maybe the air isn't quite as brisk here; maybe it's fallen palm fronds crunching under our feet instead of turned leaves; maybe we'll even spend a sunny November day at the beach. But we will commit to the season, damn it, with a fervor unmatched by those who live in places where fall gets taken for granted. Here are 21 ways Angelenos are celebrating autumn (whether it's actually happening or not).
RECOMMENDED: New York may have a more bonafide fall, but we're still the better city. Read why here.