The written history of Los Angeles city and county begins with a small Mexican
town that changed little in the three decades after 1848, when California became
With the discovery of gold in California in 1848 Americans rushed to live in Los
Angeles and the surrounding area. In 1850 Los Angeles was incorporated.
The history of Los Angeles begins some ten or twenty thousand years before the
first Europeans arrived in Southern California; see timeline. Throughout the vast ...
... Historical Resident Population in L.A. County - Spanish & Mexican Period ·
Historical Resident Population by City & County of Los Angeles & California ...
Sep 1, 2011 ... Historian Harry Kelsey's 1976 article for the California Historical Quarterly, "A
New Look at the Founding of Old Los Angeles," has been ...
Los Angeles: from desert to metropolis. ... Throughout much of its history,
Southern California has held an image as the land of golden opportunity and a
The mission of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is to inspire
wonder, discovery and responsibility for our natural and cultural worlds.
Find out more about the history of Los Angeles Aqueduct, including videos, ...
and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com. ... la aqueduct, los angeles,
The Spanish did not return to Los Angeles until 1781, when a party of 44
colonists from Mexico was settled there by Felipe de Neve, California's provincial
Los Angeles is the largest city in California and the second-largest urban area in
the nation. It is located in the southern part of the state on the Pacific Ocean.