Originally Posted by EdFury
He doesn't want the person he's sending it to contacting you directly, cutting him out. It's as simple as that. Happens all the time. Relax.
This and what ProfessorChomp said (I've been here 10 years and have yet to learn how to do multiple quotes...)
This person wants to remain the contact point/middle man or else they could easily be cutout of the process if this LA based person just sent you an email directly.