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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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  • 1235 Sierra Alta Way, Bob Griffith (guest) wrote 6 days ago:
    believe this was the Bishop house in the Charles Bronson movie "The Mechanic"
  • Former Cedars of Lebanon Hospital Building, Tom Zacharias (guest) wrote 7 days ago:
    I've got all of you beat. I was born there 01/10/1938.... Scientology? Ugh...
  • Gold Diggers, phiz wrote 7 days ago:
    Class. lol
  • Souvenirs of Hollywood, phiz wrote 7 days ago:
    Can you believe Gideon Kotzer has an IMDB credit? Israel, what a country!
  • Souvenirs of Hollywood, phiz wrote 7 days ago:
    Former "Crazy Gideon's Hollywood Mart". Not as popular as the dump on Traction Ave. but, this location got him a lot of publicity.
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