Los Angeles County has the largest population of military veterans of any U.S. county (comprising 1.5% of all the nation's veterans). Almost 20,000 of them are women, the largest population of female veterans in the nation.
About 50,000 to 60,000 people find themselves homeless on any given night in Los Angeles County. They are the second largest homeless population in the United States.
The Dodgers have been in the World Series 19 times (10 times for Los Angeles, winning 5 of the 10).
The Devil's Gate area has long drawn the attention of paranormal enthusiasts.
in 1934, the Los Angeles public became intrigued by an engineer's search for a ancient lost civilization that was supposed to have existed underground.
The greater Los Angeles radio market has 11.5 million potential radio listeners. Three of every four adult Angelenos listen to their radio every day.
The San Andreas Fault offers a 19% chance of a 6.7+ earthquake within the next 30 years. It's TIME to prepare.
And, perhaps, our first known homicide case.
Los Angeles County has one of the highest concentrations of billionaires in the United States. The 29 richest people here have a combined wealth of $124 billion.
They were the founding families of Los Angeles on September 4, 1781
There is probably no other major city in America or even in the world whose original name is as disputed as that of Los Angeles.