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Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles, often called simply L.A., is the largest city in the state of California and the second-largest (only to New York City) in the United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Los Angeles metropolitan area has a total area of 4,850 square miles and is home to roughly 13 million people. Los Angeles was founded in 1781 by Spanish Captain Rivera y Moncada, yet it was not incorporated as a municipality until April 4, 1850—five months before California achieved statehood. It is the county seat of Los Angeles County. The Los Angeles area is one of the world's centers of culture, science, technology, international trade, and higher education, and is home to world-renowned institutions in a broad range of professional and cultural fields. The city and its immediate surrounding vicinity lead the world in producing popular entertainment—such as motion pictures, television, and recorded music—which forms the base of Los Angeles's international fame and global status.


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  • The Hollywood Sign, jacklamkang wrote 1 day ago:
    Yeah, the polygon is truly good. Whoever did it, I just appreciate it.
  • Perelson Mansion, sabrina (guest) wrote 1 day ago:
    Would love to see this house up close! Would be a fantastic experience
  • Sturges House-F.L. Wright, Chartman wrote 7 days ago:
    RIP Jack Larson (February 8, 1928 – September 20, 2015)
  • 1700 San Remo Drive, Chartman wrote 7 days ago:
    Former Gregory Peck house, bought by producer and Ron Howard business partner, Brian Grazer, now Ben Affleck and Jennifer Gardner's house. Well, Ben's sleeping outside in the guest house reportedly mid 2015
  • Former Cedars of Lebanon Hospital Building, bby girl davis, linda turner bab (guest) wrote 11 days ago:
    i was also born there 7/11/66 all i know is s. davis. was b mom so i was baby girl davis.i need help!! i can't find her anywhere but located bdad j. speeth 10 yrs ago...he didn't even know he had a daughter..
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