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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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  • 10346 Moorpark Street, Travaler (guest) wrote 5 days ago:
    Bob Hope estate
  • Burger King, SFV (guest) wrote 8 days ago:
    Chik Fil A now.
  • Kestler Ave Elementary School, SFV (guest) wrote 8 days ago:
    I don't want to log in to correct it, but this should be Kester Avenue Elementary School (and Magnet school), not Kestler. Designed by Neutra.
  • Set for Jericho (CBS), SFV (guest) wrote 8 days ago:
    Jericho and That 70s Show. I went to a massive rummage sale they had there when they were shutting down production after Jericho. The old Jericho City Hall exterior and that 70's show outdoor sets were along the north end of the property (visible from the alley). They tore down all the outdoor sets soon after the sale. Recently there have been signs for Bravo taping there.
  • Cecil B. DeMille Building, joewikimapia (guest) wrote 8 days ago:
    His offices for 30 years.
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