Los Angeles By: Sarah Madigan

History

Native Americans were the first settlers in California. In February 1850 Los Angeles County was established. The city population doubled in the 1920's. An earthquake hit Los Angeles in January 1994. The earthquake measured 6.6. This earthquake killed 61 people and left thousands homeless.

Old Los Angeles

Location

Los Angeles County has 4,0784 square miles. Los Angeles is often known as L.A. but its nickname is the "City of Angels". L.A. is known for mild climate, luscious scenery and the occasional earthquake and/or wildfire. In the 1980's Los Angeles became the second most popular city in the U.S.

Map of were Los Angeles is located.

News

"A motorist driving the wrong way on Interstate 405 . . . caused a fiery crash and that killed him and another driver." This crash happened a little after 4 a.m. on Sunday, January 8th. Both men, 29-year-old and 36-year-old, died at the crash site.

On Wednesday, January 4th a two person helicopter crashed in the Port of Los Angeles. Authorities removed two bodies from the wreckage. The helicopter sunk into water 20 feet deep. Both of the victims were described as experienced. Police do not know what caused the crash.

Wreckage from helicopter in Port of L.A.

Things to do

When you are in L. A. you could go to Griffith Park. Griffith Park is were the Los Angeles Zoo is Located. The Los Angeles Zoo is celebrating 50 years of being open. Also you could spend a day at Universal Studios. Another thing would be to go to Disneyland. Lots of people like to visit the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Things to do

Credits:

Created with images by tpsdave - "los angeles california skyline" • annolyn - "tiger grimace feline" • channone - "Los Angeles Zoo" • Rennett Stowe - "Sleeping Lion" • channone - "Los Angeles Zoo" • HarshLight - "L.A. From Griffith Park" • FF16 - "universal studios cinema movies" • Tom!! - "IMG_2436" • hellokitty - "disneyland sleeping beauty castle" • dassel - "disneyland disney paris"

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