Los Angeles California
Beaches • Los Angeles has many beaches. • People in Los Angeles can swim in the Pacific Ocean, play in the sand, or just lie in the sun.
Palm Trees • There are many palm trees in Los Angeles. • Palm trees have large leaves that stay green all year.
Los Angeles Airport • The Los Angeles International Airport is called LAX. • The famous Theme Building near LAX has a restaurant in it. • The building was built in 1961 and looks like a spaceship.
Biltmore Hotel • This is the inside of the beautiful Biltmore Hotel. • Several movies have been made here.
Los Angeles Union Station • Passengers can catch trains here at Union Station. • Union Station was completed in May 1939.
Los Angeles City Hall • LA City Hall was built in 1928 with sand from each of the 58 counties of California and water from each of the 21 missions.
UCLA • The University of California Los Angeles has the largest enrollment of any university in the state. • Over 33,000 students attend UCLA.
People • Over 3.8 million people live in Los Angeles. • Los Angeles means ‘City of Angels.’ • People who live in Los Angeles are called ‘Angelenos.’
Surfboards and Skateboards • Teens in Los Angeles like to ride surfboards and skateboards. • The teenager in this picture is riding a skateboard and carrying a surfboard.
Earthquakes • California’s San Andreas Fault is 800 miles long. • It is in the western part of the state.
Watt’s Towers • The Watt’s Towers were built by Sabato Rodia from bed frames, bottles, ceramic tiles, scrap metal and sea shells.
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