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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. It is an alpha world city having a population of over four million people and spanning 498 square miles. 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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  • Dollar Rent A Car, Dwight Sturtevant wrote 22 hours ago:
    This Location is Moving due to Light Rail Line Yard Constuuction
  • Former Cedars of Lebanon Hospital Building, Ike (guest) wrote 1 day ago:
    Wow born there in September 1957. Scientology...weird
  • 901 Airole Way, Bmyguest wrote 6 days ago:
    Jennifer Anniston's house
  • 72 Beverly Park Road, Bmyguest wrote 6 days ago:
    Socialite Suzanne Saperstein moves to a smaller, more humble mansion than her famous Fleur de Lys which she sold for a record $102 billion. This time she is renting something a bit more modest, although the 20,000 square foot mansion designed by Richard Landry has an estimated rent of $84,000 a month. The Beverly Hills property houses 11 bedrooms and 18 bathrooms with a guest house that measures in at 6,100 square feet and a roomy 1,700 square foot basement.
  • Fleur de Lys, Bmyguest wrote 6 days ago:
    03/28/14 Sold $88,300,000
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