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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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  • Devonshire House, Rich (guest) wrote 1 day ago:
    Its address is actually 18300 Lemarsh St, Northridge, CA ~ Originally it was 18250 Devonshire St. The house was built by John B Moises of Northridge, CA in 1952 (Building Permit) ... No documents have been found associating this house to Carole Lombard or the Gable's. In addition, none were found for the Hutton's ~ although, most likely erred in translation, Marion Hutton does have reference to 10058 Reseda Blvd ... the west end of Northridge Recreational Center.
  • West Adams Gardens, Donald Ferguson wrote 3 days ago:
    West Adams Gardens is a private street that runs between West Adams Blvd. and West 27th Street. Beware of urban myths, especially those fueled by college students. West Adams Gardens (1920) predates the Olympic Village (1932) by 12 years. Yet Olympic Village is brandished in wrought iron on the entry gates on West Adams Blvd. I guess it is a nice marketing ploy and some will believe it.
  • Dalmatian-American Club of San Pedro, devor wrote 13 days ago:
    I remember when this was the ONLY place where you could buy Karlovacko beer.
  • The Dream Center, Robin Kennedy wrote 13 days ago:
    I was born in 1954, my brother in 1952 at Queen of Angels. My Mom's doc was Dr McCarthy.
  • 33 Oakmont Drive, Uberin wrote 13 days ago:
    Former home of Actor James Garner
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