Websites on Los Angeles

Prepared and assembled by Kenneth Marcus

General History and Quick Facts

Los Angeles Almanac:

U.S. Census Bureau:

Discover Los Angeles:

Photographs of the City

Modern Architecture Photo Gallery:

USC Digital Library Collection:

Los Angeles Public Library Image Collection:

Bureau of Street Lighting:

Local Research and Neighborhood Links

USC Archives:

Los Angeles Mapped (Library of Congress):

UCLA Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies:

University of La Verne Archives:

Historical Society of Southern California:

Official Sites

Official LA website:

City Charter:

Port of Los Angeles:

County of Los Angeles:

LA County Board of Supervisors:

Southern California Association of Governments:

LA County Economic Development:

Cultural Sites

The Great Wall of Los Angeles:

Norton Simon Museum:

Hollywood Bowl:

Los Angeles County Museum of Art:

Autry Museum of the American West:

Los Angeles Conservancy:

Demographic Data

Los Angeles County Census data:

Data on U.S. demographics [from the Lewis Mumford Center for Comparative Urban and Regional Research]:

Labor statistics for Los Angeles: 

Public Health Information and Environment

L.A. County Health Department:

Environmental health:

      California Air Resources Board:

      On smog:

      On climate:

      South Coast Air Quality Management District:

     On cars and the environment:

On earthquakes:

Earthquake Hazards:

Earthquake Zones:


City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation:

LA Metro:




Crime and Policing

Los Angeles Police Department:

Los Angeles Police Museum:

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department: 

Public Schools

Los Angeles Unified School District:

Los Angeles County Office of Education:


Los Angeles Times:

La Opiníon:

LA Weekly:

Los Angeles Sentinel:

Pasadena Star News:

Southern California Public Radio:

KCET Public Television:

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