Good tip from LA.com's new commuting tipsheet, Car Keys:
Parking Secret: Mellow Yellow on Weekends
Most drivers see a painted curb and cruise right by, expecting some awful ticket if they dare park. But this hue is actually your secret weekend friend. Yellow loading zones are off-limits on weekdays in the city of LA, but kosher starting from 6pm Saturday night until 6am Monday morning. Go for it!