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The Grove estimates the shortest line, but you'll have to wait a few hours for a shot at the black 16 gig:
The Grove Apple Store: 45-minute wait, only white 16 gig in stock
Beverly Center Apple Store: 1-1 1/2hr wait, SOLD out of black 16 gig
Pasadena Apple Store: 3-4hr wait, only the white 16 gig is available
3rd Street Promenade Apple Store: 3hr wait, all models in stock
Glendale Galleria Apple Store: 2hr wait, limited stock in all models
Century City Apple Store: 3hr wait, all models in stock