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About Los Angeles/ demographics

Los Angeles is the largest city in the state of California and the second largest in the United States. Often abbreviated as L.A. and nicknamed The City of Angels, Los Angeles has an estimated population of 3.8 million and spans over 498.3 square miles (1,290.6 km2) in Southern California.

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The best places to eat in Los Angeles

The Palm - West Hollywood

places to eat in los angeles - the palm

The Palm...The Classic American Steak House is renowned for its USDA prime aged steaks, jumbo Nova Scotia lobsters, Italian dishes, the freshest of seafood, warm smiles, outstanding service and an atmosphere like nowhere else. In Los Angeles, there is no better place to see and be seen than at The Palm. The famed walls at The Palm in Los Angeles adorn caricatures of celebrity regulars that include Mike Myers, Adam Sandler, Billy Crystal and Brian Dennehy to name a few.

Ago Restuarant

places to eat in Los angeles - Ago

Ago, the elegant Italian Trattoria named after its celebrated executive chef partner Agostino Sciandri, is one of the latest additions to grace the enclave of prestigious restaurants in West Hollywood. Satiating the palate is an unusual and enticing variety of pasta dishes, seafood and steaks, Spaghetti allo Scglio, and Risotto Ai Funghi.


places to eat los angeles - melisse

Mélisse is a Mobile 4-Star American/French fine dining restaurant under the direction of Chef/Owner Josiah Citrin. His cooking is based on classical French technique, using new and innovative ingredients and methods to create some of the finest food in all of Los Angeles. Mélisse is named for the French lemon balm herb, which is indigenous to the Mediterranean and used often in Citrin’s specialty menus.


places to eat in los angeles - Yamashiro

Years of intense study in preventative medicine at the Ayurvedic Institute in New Mexico lead The Art of Tea to become the world's leading purveyor in organic specialty teas. The combination of Yamashiro and the specialty teas is like no other.  Tea has wonderful health attributes and Yamashiro offers cutting edge CalAsian cuisine in a relaxing atmosphere unsurpassed in the Los Angeles area.


places to eat in loa angeles - ketchup

Ketchup takes classic American cuisine and catapults the dishes into the modern age: menu insirations based on childhood favourites, recreated with a goumet, upscale twist. The Dolce group takes the traditional American grill: boring and predictable, and reinvents the concept to create Ketchup: youthful, innovative, and fun.

Things to do in Los Angeles and tourist attractions


things to do in los angeles - Soaptopia

On Venice Boulevard in the upcoming Los Angeles neighborhood of Mar Vista lurks a little hideaway for people who love soap. Well, not just soap. Also great smells. And fine skin products. And silly puns. And enthusiasm. Enthusiasm for natural handmade soap and fine skin products that are named with silly puns.


Disney land los angeles

"Mic-key-Mouse! Mic-key-Mouse!" The chanting starts on the tram before you can see the Disneyland gates. Excited children pull their parents along like a tugboat in the harbor. Picture-taking starts before people get inside the gates. The words over the entry tunnel read: "Here you leave today and enter world of yesterday, tomorrow, and fantasy." As they pass through that tunnel, children stop whining and grumpy parents are transformed. It's Disneyland, and after fifty years, it's still the Happiest Place on Earth. Click here for Cheap DisneyLand tickets

Rodeo Drive

Rodeo drive shopping

Rodeo Drive, between Santa Monica Blvd. and Wilshire Blvd in Beverly Hills, is a world famous three block long stretch of Los Angeles' best shops and boutiques. It is one of the most expensive shopping districts in the world and its shop owners have paid a hefty price tag for real estate there. This Los Angeles business district is not only a shopping district but also a tourist attraction. Many of Hollywood's biggest stars shop on this street as well as coming to enjoy the many restaurants and boutiques. Bijan, at 420 Rodeo Drive, is actually the single most expensive shop in the world.

Knott's Berry Farm

knotts berry farm los angeles

With over 165 rides, shows and attractions, Knott´s Berry Farm is the place to go for family fun! With five themed areas, there is something at Knott´s for everyone. Experience world-class thrills on Silver Bulletsm, the park´s first-ever suspended coaster, or Sierra Sidewindersm - the spinning coaster that offers a panoramic view. Experience Knott´s newest coaster Pony Express - The Ridesm, delivering a horseback relay at speeds never imagined in the Old West. For something different, detour to the Park´s Old West Ghost Town® and have a cool sarsaparilla or visit Camp Snoopy, home of the PEANUTS gang and filled with dozens of kid-sized adventures. Ticket prices for Knotts Berry Farm

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Location triva - A few names of famous people born in Los Angeles

Angelina Jolie - June 4th 1975, Actress

Coolio - August 1st 1963, Singer

Marilyn Monroe - June 1st 1926 - August 5th 1962, American Actress, singer and model.

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