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    Magnetic Los Angeles

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    Magnetic Los Angeles: Planning the Twentieth Century Metropolis is a book written by Greg Hise in 1997. This book challenges the notion that Los Angeles lacked planning and order when being created. Many people believe Los Angeles is the result of random dispersion and housing. Magnetic Los Angeles studies the many ways Los Angeles was, in fact, created through planning and industry. There are numerous reasons that factored into Hise’s conclusion, and he states at the end of the book, “In this study I have traced a genealogy back to Ebenezer Howard’s garden city and the planned dispersion of the nineteenth-century industrial city” (Hise 215). Hise studies the long history of California and the state’s city planning. In particular, Hise focuses…

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    Thurs. 11am The Physical Geography of Los Angeles, California Los Angeles: home to Hollywood, the Lakers, and some of the best beaches in the world. How did it get to be such a big city though? Physical geography definitely played a role in the settlement, the expansion, and will even shape the future of this great place. The history of Los Angeles and its geography begins when the Spanish arrived in the 18th century. They came in contact with Gabrielinos and Fernandenos (known as Tongva tribe…

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    In Los Angeles, people are always up and about. There is a constant need for luxury transportation as people go out to parties, special events, or corporate affairs. Whatever the reason, transportation is a must through the busy, popular location. Our services are versatile, as we adhere to the need of a wide fan base. Customers enjoy our services because we listen to what their specific needs are and we cattier to them. We also provide reasonable prices and excellent customer support. Take a…

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    We chose Los Angeles to be the home of the Stingrays because Los Angeles is one of the only biggest cities in the country that doesn 't have a football team there, but also Los Angeles is one of the wealthiest cities in America, and it 's also surrounded by wealthy cities such as, San Jose and Silicon Valley. The average age in Los Angeles is about 34 which means most of the people in the Los Angeles region are employed. The average household income is about $55,000 which shows that families can…

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    The two cities I chose to report on are Downey and South Gate. The reasons I chose these cities are I graduated from Downey High School and I grew up in the city of South Gate. From personal experience, I know that they are similar in many ways but also differ in terms of their economy just by observing the cities. This report will discuss the economic development goals of the two cities with emphasis on how they compare and contrast to one another and will determine the desirability of…

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    Soccer in Los Angeles has been around since the beginning of the 19th century. Around 2,000 years ago, soccer originated in England and was usually referred to as “football”. Soccer grew in the early 1800’s and became a much popular sport in the 1900’s. In 1902, the Southern California Football League was founded. Los Angeles grew in popularity as soccer became much more of a favorite sport. Soccer Leagues began to grow around the city and some even came from different parts of the world.…

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    Los Angeles Riots Analysis

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    In April 29,1992 The Los Angeles Riots were known as the Rodney King Riots but the riots were a series of riots, lootings, arsons, and civil disturbance and that occurred in Los Angeles County, California, in 1992. The Riots began in The South Central Los Angeles which had spread out into different areas over a six-day period time with Los Angeles metropolitan area in California , beginning in April 1992. The Riots Began in April 19, 1992 After a Trial was over because the jury acquitted to four…

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    The Los Angeles Dodgers is a professional baseball team that is a part of the Major League Baseball (MLB). The team is originally from Brooklyn, New York, and the name “dodgers” originated from people who were trying to dodge the trolleys in Brooklyn (Los Angeles Dodgers: Timeline). When the Brooklyn Dodgers came under new ownership of Walter O’Malley, he decided to move the team to Los Angeles, where the Dodgers played at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for four years. In 1962, the Los…

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    If had a picture taped to your wall that you couldn’t do something how would that make you feel? What if 49 people told you, you couldn’t do this particular thing and you had each of their quotes doubting you on your wall? Does that make you stronger or does that give you the realization that maybe this particular thing you’re doing is not for you. The Los Angeles Clippers have been the laughing stock of professional sports for over 40 years. They have made the playoffs 11 times in their 44…

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    think he’ll die?’ The response was ‘No way! You or I, we’d die, but not a negro. They’re too dumb to go into shock.’ ” These were the words of Los Angeles Police officers in 1992, in this same year one of the most violent riots in American History occurred. Due to the discrimination of the minorities in Los Angeles the beating of one man becomes the push needed to send the minorities, mostly African Americans, in South Central over the cliff. After the severe beating of an African American man…

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