Los Angeles

Felipe de Neve led the Los Angeles Pobladores in founding the city in 1781.
Hill Street, looking north from 6th Street, c. 1913. Notable sites include Central Park (today's Pershing Square) (the trees, lower left), Hotel Portsmouth (lower right), and the Hill Street tunnel (at end of street).
General George Patton during a welcome-home parade in Los Angeles, June 9, 1945
Satellite photo showing the city of Los Angeles
Nighttime photograph of South Bay (Los Angeles County), 2017, with the Pacific Ocean to the left (dark region), Palos Verdes next to the right (few lights), San Pedro in the center foreground, and Terminal Island in the right foreground (bright region)
Oldest palm tree in Los Angeles, 2019, with the Los Angeles Coliseum in the background
A view of Downtown Los Angeles in the background and the Hollywood district with the circular Capitol Records Building in the foreground
MacArthur Park in Westlake
A clear evening view of Mount Lee and the Hollywood Sign from the Griffith Observatory lawn
The city is often covered in smog, December 2005.
Percentage of households with incomes above $150k across LA County census tracts
Map of racial and ethnic distribution in Los Angeles, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people:
The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels is the mother cathedral for the Los Angeles archdiocese.
Homeless people outside city hall, 2021
The LAPD on May Day 2006 in front of the new Caltrans District 7 Headquarters
Employment by industry in Los Angeles County (2015)
Kaiser Sunset Hospital in Los Angeles. Kaiser Permanente was the largest non-government employer in Los Angeles County in 2018.
Hollywood Bowl
The Dolby Theatre, venue for the Academy Awards
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Dodger Stadium
Crypto.com Arena is a sports arena, home to the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Kings and Los Angeles Sparks.
The Tom Bradley Room, making up the whole interior of L.A. City Hall's 27th floor
Los Angeles branch of the California State Normal School on Vermont Avenue in Downtown Los Angeles, between 1882 and 1914. The site is now occupied by the Los Angeles Central Library.
California State University, Los Angeles
The Los Angeles Central Library is in Downtown Los Angeles.
Former Los Angeles Times headquarters in the Civic Center
The Fox Plaza in Century City, headquarters for 20th Century Fox
The Judge Harry Pregerson Interchange, connecting the Century Freeway (I-105) and the Harbor Freeway (I-110)
Los Angeles Metro Rail and Metro Transitway map
The Vincent Thomas Bridge is at Terminal Island.
A sign near City Hall points to the sister cities of Los Angeles.

Major city in the U.S. state of California.

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Port of Los Angeles

Port of Los Angeles
View from Palos Verdes
CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, the largest ship to dock at the port
USGS Satellite picture of a portion of the Port of Los Angeles, including Pier 400, Reservation Point, and port facilities, March 29, 2004
Norwegian Star at the World Cruise Center.
China Shipping Alternative Maritime Power, Catalina Express high speed catamaran, and Diamond Princess docked at the World Cruise Center near the Vincent Thomas Bridge.
The L.A. Harbor, 1899
Port of Los Angeles, 1913

The Port of Los Angeles, also promoted as "America's Port", is a seaport managed by the Los Angeles Harbor Department, a unit of the City of Los Angeles.

1932 Summer Olympics

Emblem of the 1932 Summer Olympics
The Australian Olympic Team at the Olympic Stadium, Los Angeles, 1932
Takeichi Nishi with Olympic steed, Uranus
The Rose Bowl hosted the track cycling events for the 1932 Summer Olympics
Number of athletes

The 1932 Summer Olympics (officially the Games of the X Olympiad and also known as Los Angeles 1932) were an international multi-sport event held from July 30 to August 14, 1932 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

1984 Summer Olympics

Emblem of the 1984 Summer Olympics
The Opening Ceremony at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Official poster of the 1984 Summer Olympics
The Forum hosted the basketball events
Participating states
Number of athletes
Countries that boycotted the 1984 Summer Olympics are shaded blue
Newspaper vending machine announcing the 1984 Olympics.

The 1984 Summer Olympics (officially the Games of the XXIII Olympiad and also known as Los Angeles 1984) were an international multi-sport event held from July 28 to August 12, 1984, mainly in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Mediterranean climate

[[File:Mediterranean climate (Köppen climate classification).svg|upright=1.8|thumb|Regions with Mediterranean climates

Continental Portugal has a clear contrast between the cool to warm (Csb) and hot (Csa) summers.
Agean Sea of Ölüdeniz, Turkey
The Ionian Sea, view from the island Lefkada, Greece
Makarska in Dalmatia, Croatia
The coastal Mediterranean region of Costa Brava, Catalonia, Spain
Distribution of the relatively rare cold-summer Mediterranean climate (Köppen type Csc) in Washington, Oregon and California

Current major cities with Mediterranean climates outside of the Mediterranean Basin include Adelaide, Cape Town, Casablanca, Dushanbe, Lisbon, Los Angeles, Perth, Porto, San Francisco, Santiago, Tashkent and Victoria.

2028 Summer Olympics

One of several emblems of the 2028 Summer Olympics
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Interior view of SoFi Stadium at Hollywood Park
Metro E Line train in Downtown Los Angeles
Dignity Health Sports Park Center
Long Beach
Riviera Country Club
The Kia Forum
UCLA student housing site of the Olympic Village
The Rose Bowl

The 2028 Summer Olympics (officially the Games of the XXXIV Olympiad, also known as Los Angeles 2028 or LA28) is an international multi-sport event scheduled to take place from July 21 to August 6, 2028, in Los Angeles, California.

Los Angeles Aqueduct

Water conveyance system, built and operated by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.

The Second Los Angeles Aqueduct Cascades, Sylmar
Typical construction view of lined canal and covered concrete conduit.
Los Angeles Aqueduct System, 1971
An updated version of the concrete box construction used on the second aqueduct.
Diversion gates that control inflow to the Lower Owens River
Intake where water is diverted from the Owens River
Water entering the aqueduct at its northern terminus
The Los Angeles Aqueduct in Antelope Valley
Holt tractors at work during construction of the first aqueduct in 1909
Unlined section of the Los Angeles Aqueduct, just south of Manzanar, near US Highway 395
The Terminal Structure and penstock above and alongside the new Cascades on the Los Angeles Aqueduct near Newhall Pass
Department Surveyors plotting topography for Second Los Angeles Aqueduct.
Fairmont Mill ruins on the east side of Fairmont Butte. This mill was one of three that the city ran to produce cement for the Los Angeles Aqueduct.
Chart showing water imports through the Los Angeles Aqueduct system from 1913 through 2011.
Shangri-La Estates in Ridgecrest, CA was built to provide temporary housing for personnel during the construction of the SLAA.
Forming in place for Terminal Structure above the SLAA cascade.
Pouring concrete for Terminal Structure above the SLAA cascade.
thumb|Construction of the Second Los Angeles Aqueduct.
thumb|Finished concrete box on the Los Angeles Aqueduct.

The system delivers water from the Owens River in the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains to Los Angeles, California.


Indigenous people of California from the Los Angeles Basin and the Southern Channel Islands, an area covering approximately 4000 sqmi.

Mrs. James Rosemyre ( Narcisa Higuera), photographed here in 1905, was one of the last fluent Tongva speakers. An informant for the ethnographer C. Hart Merriam, she was cited as the source of the widely used endonym Tongva.
A bench with the name Tongva on it.
It is estimated that nearly 6,000 Tongva lie buried on the grounds of Mission San Gabriel from the mission period.
Two Tongva women at the San Fernando mission, circa 1890.
Mission Road in San Gabriel (1880). San Gabriel township remained the center of Gabrieleño life into the 20th century.
Sherman Indian School in Riverside (1910). Between 1890-1920, at least 50 Gabrieleño children were enrolled at this school on the recommendation of federal agents.
Te'aats, also referred to as tomols (Chumash), were widely used by the Tongva and were especially important for trade. A tomol pictured in 2015.
Chia (salvia columbariae) seeds are integral to the Tongva diet.
Tongva basket or bowl created in the late 19th or early 20th century
Eagle Rock adjacent to California State Route 134 (the Ventura Freeway)

During American occupation, many of the people were targeted with arrest and used as convict laborers in a system of legalized slavery to expand the city of Los Angeles for Anglo-American settlers, who became the new majority in 1880.

Southern California

Geographic and cultural region that generally comprises the southern portion of the U.S. state of California.

San Diego Marina district
Sunset in Venice, a neighborhood in Los Angeles
Three Arch Bay in Laguna Beach
California counties below the 36th standard parallel
Topography of the border region
Percent of households with incomes above $150k across LA County census tracts.
Köppen climate types of southern California
Proctor Valley in Chula Vista
Autumn of 2008 in southern California.
Satellite view of southern California, including the Channel Islands
View from La Jolla Cove in San Diego.
Peaks in the eastern San Gabriel Mountains, Angeles National Forest, San Bernardino County.
Yucca Valley with Visitor Center in Background in June 2017.
Ocean Beach Sunset in San Diego.
Northridge earthquake shake map
Salton Sea in the Coachella Valley
The Oceanside Pier on the San Diego County coast
Downtown San Bernardino
Taco Bell Headquarters in Irvine
Disneyland in Anaheim
Interstate and state highway system of Southern California
The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway's combined Super Chief-El Capitan pulls into Los Angeles's Union Passenger Terminal on September 24, 1966.
University of California, Los Angeles
California Institute of Technology

Within Southern California are two major cities, Los Angeles and San Diego, as well as three of the country's largest metropolitan areas.

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Ecclesiastical territory or archdiocese of the Catholic Church (particularly the Roman Catholic or Latin Church) located in the southern portion of the U.S. state of California.

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels
The Most Reverend John J. Cantwell, first Archbishop of Los Angeles
Painting of Francisco García Diego y Moreno at the San Fernando Mission
Joseph Sadoc Alemany
Painting of Thaddeus Amat y Brusi at the San Fernando Mission
Francisco Mora y Borrell
2012 Grand Marian Procession through Downtown Los Angeles
Delegation from the Slovakian Consulate General marching in the 2012 Grand Marian Procession
Map of the Ecclesiastical Province of Los Angeles

The archdiocese’s cathedra is in Los Angeles, the archdiocese comprises the California counties of Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and Ventura.

List of municipalities in California

State located in the Western United States.

Map of the United States with California highlighted
alt=Skyline of Los Angeles|Los Angeles, the largest city in California
alt=Skyline of San Diego|San Diego, the second largest city in California
alt=Skyline of San Jose|San Jose, the third largest city in California
alt=Skyline of San Francisco|San Francisco, the fourth largest city in California
alt=Skyline of Fresno|Fresno, the fifth largest city in California
alt=Skyline of Sacramento|Sacramento, the capital of California

The growth of the movie industry in Los Angeles, high tech in San Francisco and Silicon Valley, tourism, agriculture, and other areas in the ensuing decades fueled the creation of a $3 trillion economy, which would rank fifth in the world if the state were a sovereign nation.