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One Day in SoCal

One Day in SoCal

Whether you are here for one day or a month, live here year round or have traveled here from across the world, are venturing out solo or with family. I'll be your guide as we explore all there is to do right here in Southern California!

Recent Episodes

Episode 22 - Medieval Times: Dinner and Tournament

Jan. 13, 2023

Modern life can be stressful. Looking for a refuge from the chaos of cell phones, modern medicine and democracy? Enter Medieval Times: Dinner and Tournament, a SoCal native located in Buena Park, California (about a block fr…

Episode 21 - Downtown LA

Dec. 30, 2022

While Downtown Los Angeles looks like an urban landscape of white collar business and government, it is filled with hidden gems, history and attractions that add to what makes SoCal unique. Venture with me as I take a walkin…

Episode 20 - Background Acting in Hollywood

Dec. 16, 2022

So you want to be a famous actor, huh? As extreme as the odds are, there are numerous things you can do to increase your odds of at least some success in Hollywood, whether you are visiting for a few days or one of the many …

Episode 19 - The LA Auto Show

Dec. 3, 2022

I'm hardly a car guy, but you don't have to be when you come to the LA Auto Show, where there is something for absolutely everyone. The big theme at the the Auto Show this year was clearly electric vehicles, as nearly every …

Episode 18 - USC vs CAL

Nov. 18, 2022

Off to my very first football game this week where I got to see The University of Southern California's Trojan's take on The University of California Berkeley's Golden Bears at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Exposition…

Episode 17 - Knotts Scary Farm

Nov. 4, 2022

Each Halloween, the entirety of the generally family friendly Knotts Berry Farm is transformed into a nightmare of killer clowns, dead bodies, monsters, zombies and ghosts. Some of which you stray knowlingly into and others …

Recent Blog Posts

Episode 22 - Medieval Times: Dinner and Tournament

  The Arena       Queen Isabella   The Royal Falconer   All the knights preparing for the competition.…

Episode 21 - Downtown LA

Los Angeles Union Station   Inside Los Angeles Union Station   A Metrolink Train at Los Angeles Union Station   LA Metro Gol…

Avoid the LA Metro when possible ***Graphic Warning***

Metro Surveillance Videos from Steve Gregory on Vimeo.

About the Host

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Tim Alcoser

Marine, Iraq War Veteran, Former Police Officer, part-time actor and full-time Information Technology Professional.
Growing up in poverty, I would constantly watch the Travel Channel (you know, before it became ghosts, aliens and celebrity chefs) and dream about the day I would finally be able to travel. Now that I've clawed my way up to sweet middle class, I've got lost time to make up!

I want to share my experiences with everyone else so that you can plan your own adventures.