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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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  • RKO Studio Ranch-Encino (site), Rob (guest) wrote 1 day ago:
    The film's images had entered the public domain in 1974, the story has not, therefor the aforementioned photos (stills) are NOT in violation of any copyright laws.
  • Stage 21, py2fyu wrote 3 days ago:
    photo Copyrighted
  • Reindeer of Panorama City (Closed), Gail Harrigan (guest) wrote 6 days ago:
    Jack Seward was the photographer who took the pictures of children on Santa's lap
  • Old Hughes Aircraft Plant and Runway (Westchester area now called Playa Vista), Ed Ryba (guest) wrote 9 days ago:
    I remember the Hughes Aircraft facility (or as we used to call it, "Huge Aircrash"), located just below the mesa upon which Loyola-Marymount College is built, and literally inches East of Lincoln Boulevard. As you drove North on Lincoln from where it crossed Manchester Boulevard, Lincoln went down the hill from the top of the mesa to near sea level at Jefferson Boulevard. All the way down (and up) that hill, there were signs posted along Lincoln that read "Beware of Low-Flying Aircraft". I never saw the aircraft, but I often saw the signs.
  • Los Angeles, California, KP (guest) wrote 28 days ago:
    Here are the top 5 cities I want to visit in my lifetime 1: LOS ANGELES 2: Fresno 3: San Fransisco 4: Miami 5: Honolulu
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