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Yaangna - Early Los Angeles Community

Yaangna Village, Indian, Gabrieleno, Gabrielino, Tongva, Kizh

For a period of time, it was the largest community in what is now Los Angeles.

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COVID-19 Coronavirus in Los Angeles County

COVID-19 Coronavirus, Los Angeles County

How Many and Where

The county sets an unfortunate new record of 25,000+ new COVID-19 cases in one week.

Los Angeles County is Stronger Together

Los Angeles County and Headspace

Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health has partnered with Headspace to provide county residents, free, through 2020, resources to help:


    - Stress less
    - Move more
    - Sleep soundly


    Also: 24/7 Mental Health Help-Line (800) 854-7771

Let's Feed L.A.

Let's Feed L.A.

Do you need food or have food (or time) to donate? This portal connects those in need in Los Angeles County to those who can help.

Our Story in Pictures
Leo Carillo, Thanksgiving, Los Angeles, 1937

Photo from the Los Angeles Times Photographic Archive at UCLA Library

1937. Actor Leo Carillo hosts Thanksgiving dinner for Mexican American children at La Golondrina Restaurant in Olvera Street. Carillo (b.1880-d.1961), a film and television actor, was best known for his role as Pancho in the television series The Cisco Kid, from 1950 to 1956. He traced his lineage to the prominent Carillo family of early Spanish and Mexican California. He was an active conservationist and preservationist. During his 18-year tenure on the California Beach and Parks Commission, he had a key role in California's acquisition of Hearst Castle at San Simeon, the Los Angeles Arboretum, and Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. He was honored as namesake of Leo Carillo State Park on Pacific Coast Highway, west of Malibu.

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Did You Know?
Original Native People of Los Angeles County

Who are the Native American tribal groups that are native to Los Angeles County?

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L.A. Video
Roller Skating Telephone Operators, Los Angeles, 1929
Roller Skating Telephone Operators, Los Angeles, 1929

A silent film of how 1929 telephone operators in Los Angeles innovated to rapidly work large switchboards.

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