Los Angeles

[[Yaanga Los Angeles, ; , }} often referred to by its initials L.A., is the most populous city in the U.S. state of California. With roughly 3.9 million residents within the city limits , Los Angeles is the second-most populous city in the United States, behind only New York City; it is also the commercial, financial and cultural center of Southern California. Los Angeles has an ethnically and culturally diverse population, and is the principal city of a metropolitan area of 13.2 million people. Greater Los Angeles, which includes the Los Angeles and Riverside–San Bernardino metropolitan areas, is a sprawling metropolis of over 18 million residents.

The majority of the city proper lies in a basin in Southern California adjacent to the Pacific Ocean in the west and extending partly through the Santa Monica Mountains and north into the San Fernando Valley, with the city bordering the San Gabriel Valley to its east. It covers about , and is the county seat of Los Angeles County, which is the most populous county in the United States with an estimated 9.86 million residents . It is the fourth-most visited city in the U.S. with over 2.7 million visitors as of 2022.

The area that became Los Angeles was originally inhabited by the indigenous Tongva people and later claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542. The city was founded on September 4, 1781, under Spanish governor Felipe de Neve, on the village of Yaanga. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican War of Independence. In 1848, at the end of the Mexican–American War, Los Angeles and the rest of California were purchased as part of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo and became part of the United States. Los Angeles was incorporated as a municipality on April 4, 1850, five months before California achieved statehood. The discovery of oil in the 1890s brought rapid growth to the city. The city was further expanded with the completion of the Los Angeles Aqueduct in 1913, which delivers water from Eastern California.

Los Angeles has a diverse economy with a broad range of industries. Despite a steep decline in film and television production since the Covid-19 pandemic, Los Angeles is now still the third-largest node of American film production, the world’s largest by revenue; the city was an important site in the history of film. It also has one of the busiest container ports in the Americas. In 2018, the Los Angeles metropolitan area had a gross metropolitan product of over $1.0 trillion, making it the city with the third-largest GDP in the world, after New York and Tokyo. Los Angeles hosted the Summer Olympics in 1932 and 1984, and will also host in 2028. Despite a business exodus from Downtown Los Angeles since the COVID-19 pandemic, the city's urban core is evolving as a cultural center with the world's largest showcase of architecture designed by Frank Gehry.

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    Ordenanzas revisadas de la ciudad de Los Angeles decretadas y aprobadas Julio 31 de 1855 /

    Published 1855
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    Charter of the city of Los Angeles as adopted January, 1889, amended January, 1903, and amended January, 1905 /

    Published 1906
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    Compiled ordinances and resolutions of the city of Los Angeles

    Published 1884
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    Revised ordinances of the city of Los Angeles Passed and approved July 31, 1855.

    Published 1855
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    Plane/structures /

    Published 1994
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    We are King /

    Published 2016
    “…(Musical group : Los Angeles, Calif.)…”
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    Occluded front, James Turrell /

    Published 1985
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    Computer aided verification : 32nd international conference, CAV 2020, Los Angeles, CA, USA, July 21-24, 2020 : proceedings.

    Published 2020
    “…CAV (Conference) Los Angeles, Calif.)…”
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    Computer aided verification 32nd international conference, CAV 2020, Los Angeles, CA, USA, July 21-24, 2020 : proceedings.

    Published 2020
    “…CAV (Conference) Los Angeles, Calif.)…”
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    Daily training bulletin of Los Angeles Police Department, consisting of Bulletins 1-173 /

    Published 1954
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    Basket weavers for the California curio trade : Elizabeth and Louise Hickox / by Cohodas, Marvin

    Published 1997
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    Scene of the crime : photographs from the LAPD archive /

    Published 2004
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    Radio detection of high energy particles : first international workshop RADHEP 2000, Los Angeles, California, 16-18 November 2000 /

    Published 2001
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    Southwest textiles : weavings of the Navajo and Pueblo / by Whitaker, Kathleen, 1945-

    Published 2002
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    Japanese photography in America, 1920-1940 / by Reed, Dennis (Dennis James)

    Published 1985
    “…Doizaki Gallery (Los Angeles, Calif.)…”
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    The Pritzker architecture prize /

    Published 1979
    “…Hyatt Foundation (Los Angeles, Calif.)…”
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    Software engineering research, management and applications second international conference, SERA 2004, Los Angeles, CA, USA, May 5-7, 2004 : selected revised papers /

    Published 2005
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    Akicita : early Plains and Woodlands Indian art from the collection of Alexander Acevedo.

    Published 1983
    “…Southwest Museum (Los Angeles, Calif.)…”
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    Colburn variations : for string orchestra /

    Published 2017
    “…Colburn School (Los Angeles, Calif.)…”
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    Kachinas of the Zuni / by Wright, Barton

    Published 1985
    “…Southwest Museum (Los Angeles, Calif.)…”
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