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Los angeles Travel Guide

Los Angeles is the largest city in the state of California and the second largest city in the United States. Los Angeles is seated in Los Angeles County, one of the most multicultural counties in the United States. The locals are referred to as 'Angelenos.' Los Angeles has other names, such as L.A. (the city's initial), the 'City of Angels,' and most recently, La La Land. Los Angeles is a world center of business, international trade, entertainment, and education. This city is also the home base of Hollywood, the 'Entertainment Capital of the World,' and home incredible landmarks such as the Hollywood sign, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, and Capitol Records Building.

Los Angeles is the most populated city in California, with an estimated population of 3.8 million and about 48.7% White Americans making up the city's population. The 2000 US Census reported that the racial distribution in Los Angeles was 46.9% White American, 46.5% Hispanic or Latino, 11.2% African American, 10.5% Asian American, 0.8% Native American, 0.2% Pacific Islander, and 25.7% from other races, making it the most multicultural cities in the United States.

The city enjoys a Subtropical-Mediterranean climate and received enough annual rainfall and plenty of sunshine. During the month of June to November, the weather is warm to hot and dry, while December to March is mild and somewhat rainy. January is recorded the coldest month, with an average temperature of 57 degrees F (14 degrees C), and July is the warmest month recorded, with an average temperature of 72 degrees F (22 degrees C). Los Angeles averages 14 inches (36 cm) of rainfall annually, which mainly occurs during the months of November to April.

Los Angeles is known for its remarkable reputation in the film business. Hollywood is the epicenter of the film industry. One of the landmarks which made this city famous is the Hollywood sign located in the Hollywood Hills area. This 45-foot tall white letters was created as an advertisement in 1923 but gathered a lot of recognition after the sign was left up. It has been an iconic landmark for Los Angeles and the gateway to film studios.

Another remarkable landmark is the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and it was the only stadium in the world to host the Olympic Games twice in 1932 and 1984. It is also the only Olympic stadium to have hosted Super Bowl and the World Series. It is currently the home of the University of Southern California Trojans Football Team.

One of the most distinctive landmarks in Los Angeles is the Capitol Records Building, also known as the Capitol records Tower. The 13-story tower was designed by Welton Becket and was the world's first circular office building. It was completed in 1956 and was the headquarters of Capitol Records in the West Coast region. The building is also home to the Capitol recording studios where famous singers such as Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, and Dean Martin, recorded their hits at this historical landmark.

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