GENERAL INFORMATION Los Angeles is the most popular city in the state of California, and the second most popular in the United States, after New York City. It is located in Southern California. Often known by its initials L.A. The city's inhabitants are referred to asAngelenos". Los Angeles was founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. 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 became parts of the United States. Nicknamed the City of Angels, Los Angeles is a world center of business, international trade, entertainment, culture, media, fashion, science, sports, technology, and education. Los Angeles has been ranked the third richest city and fifth most powerful and influential city in the world.
Celebrities don`t only work in LA, they also live in and around the city. Most celebrities` homes are in Beverly Hills, an area near LA.
If there is one city that is even more beautiful and glamorous than Beverly Hills, it is Malibu, known for its beautiful beaches.
You may have more luck on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills where the expensive shops are. Many celebrities are likely to go there to do their shopping. Rodeo Drive Shopping District - Los Angeles.
LA is famous for one of its suburbs, Hollywood which is the capital of world movie production. There is one more popular place in LA, it is the Walk of Fame. All famous Hollywood celebrities: film directors, producers, camera operators, actors, actresses and musicians are mentioned on this sidewalk, made out of bronze stars.
The most famous movie theatres of LA The Mann's Chinese Theatre The Egyptian theatre The Kodak theatre
It is the Kodak theatre, where the most important event in show business (show biz) - the Oscars take place (Academy awards).
Hollywood and Highland is a huge shopping mall that leads to the Kodak theatre.