This afternoon I witnessed a strange thing on my way home from school.
A short, old woman carrying her groceries was walking in front of me when this other woman in a car started yelling at her to gain her attention. The old woman walked past the car and the car drove away. At the end of the next block the car was there once again, the large woman yelling at the old lady, although this time the old woman got in the car. I didn't think much of it until at the end of the next block, the woman was once again walking in front of me and I saw the car parked, the other lady still inside it, up the block perpendicular to where we were walking. The old lady was still carrying her groceries. I don't know if the woman was speaking English.
This diagram is here to illustrate the obscene amount of effort taken for the small journey. The blue line is the old woman, the red is the lady in the car.
Weird. Sounds like something I'd see in downtown LA.