Originally Posted by 46indian
Regarding the location of the CA AAA office:
I am in Mission Viejo (South Orange County) and it was a newly opened, small AAA office. There were absolutely no issues encountered with the ETI paperwork. The AAA rep went online, found the current exchange rate, calculated the CA tax, applied the DMV fees and finished it up in less than 30 minutes.
Looks like only the small offices bravely go where no larger office dares to tread.