Websites on Los Angeles

 

General History and Quick Facts

Los Angeles Almanac: http://www.laalmanac.com/

U.S. Census Bureau: https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/losangelescountycalifornia/LFE305215

Discover Los Angeles: https://www.discoverlosangeles.com/press-releases/facts-about-los-angeles

 

Photographs of the City

Modern Architecture Photo Gallery: http://you-are-here.com/sitemap.html

USC Digital Library Collection: http://digitallibrary.usc.edu/

Los Angeles Public Library Image Collection: https://tessa.lapl.org/

Bureau of Street Lighting: http://www.bsl.lacity.org/

 

Local Research and Neighborhood Links

USC Archives: https://libraries.usc.edu/locations/special-collections-department/university-archives

Los Angeles Mapped (Library of Congress): https://www.loc.gov/exhibits/lamapped/

UCLA Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies: http://www.lewis.ucla.edu/

University of La Verne Archives: http://laverne.libguides.com/archives

Historical Society of Southern California: http://thehssc.org/

 

Official Sites

Official LA website: http://www.lacity.org/

City Charter: https://www.lacity.org/your-government/government-information/city-charter-rules-and-codes

Port of Los Angeles: https://www.portoflosangeles.org/

County of Los Angeles: http://lacounty.info

LA County Board of Supervisors: http://bos.lacounty.gov/

Southern California Association of Governments: http://www.scag.ca.gov/

LA County Economic Development: https://www.laedc.org/

 

Cultural Sites

The Great Wall of Los Angeles: http://sparcinla.org/the-great-wall-part-2/

Norton Simon Museum: http://www.nortonsimon.org/

Hollywood Bowl: http://www.hollywoodbowl.com/

Los Angeles County Museum of Art: http://www.lacma.org

Autry Museum of the American West: https://theautry.org/

Los Angeles Conservancy: http://www.laconservancy.org/

 

Demographic Data

Los Angeles Census data:

https://www.census.gov/about/regions/los-angeles.html

U.S. Census data: http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml

Data on U.S. demographics [from the Lewis Mumford Center for Comparative Urban and Regional Research]: http://mumford.albany.edu/census/data.html

Labor statistics:

https://www.bls.gov/regions/west/ca_losangeles_msa.htm 

 

Public Health Information and Environment

L.A. County Health Department: http://www.lapublichealth.org/

Environmental health:

      California Air Resources Board: https://ww2.arb.ca.gov/

      On smog: http://www.arb.ca.gov/videos/clskies.htm

      On climate: http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/lox/climate/climate_intro.php

      South Coast Air Quality Management District: http://www.aqmd.gov/

     On cars and the environment: http://www.cheapautoinsurance.org/reduce-your-automobiles-impact-on-the-environment/

On earthquakes:

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/byregion/california.php

https://maps.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/EQZApp/app/

 

Transportation

Traffic on freeways and city streets: http://trafficinfo.lacity.org/

Road information: http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/roadinfo/do7map.htm

LA Metro: https://www.metro.net/

Bus: https://www.bigbluebus.com/

Metrolink: http://www.metrolinktrains.com/

Amtrak: https://www.amtrak.com/regions/california.html

 

Crime and Policing

Los Angeles Police Department: http://www.lapdonline.org/

Los Angeles Police Museum: http://laphs.org/

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department: http://sheriff.lacounty.gov/wps/portal/lasd

 

Public Schools

Los Angeles Unified School District: http://home.lausd.net/

Los Angeles County Office of Education: http://www.lacoe.edu

 

Media

Los Angeles Times: http://www.latimes.com

La Opiníon: http://www.laopinion.com/

LA Weekly: http://www.laweekly.com

Los Angeles Sentinel: http://www.lasentinel.net/

Pasadena Star News: http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/

Southern California Public Radio: http://www.scpr.org/

 

 

 

 

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