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    A. Different museums in the L.A. area i. The Los Angeles County Museum of Art was first established in 1910 in Exposition Park and in 1965 it was opened to the public in its new Wilshire Boulevard location. Since 1965, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has been devoted to collecting works of art is both historic and geographic. Today the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is the largest art museum in the western United States, with a collection that includes over 120,000 artworks dating from antiquity to present time. ii. The Getty was named after J. Paul Getty who first started the museum in his house in 1954 which is now known as Getty Villa. The second location is the Getty Center that is located in Los Angeles was opened to the public…

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    Since 1981, when HIV and AIDS came to the forefront of the public’s mind, Los Angeles County has confirmed 38,000 cases of AIDS. Of that number, 24,000 have died. This accounts for 35% of all AIDS cases in California, and 6% nationally. While both men and women are at risk, in LA County, AIDS is the leading cause of death among men ages 25-44 ("HIV testing," 1999). Despite continuous efforts to address HIV infection, it continues to spread. Advances in treatment, though, have resulted in a…

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    Environmental factors that occur in Los Angeles make the area extremely vulnerable to debris flows. Because the debris flows descend into highly populated areas, the city of Los Angeles has put forth numerous efforts to control debris flows and the impact they have on housing developments. The Los Angeles County Flood Control District (now titled Sedimentation Section of the Hydraulic Division of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works) is responsible for the safety of the eight…

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    The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) is the Sheriff’s Department in the United States (LASD 2017). The department has three duties, including patrolling the county, providing security for the courthouses, and the housing of inmates in the county jail system. Sheriffs do have a duty to serve and protect the community, nonetheless, they may also have their flaws. Not to mention, slightly more than a month ago, the Los Angeles Times posted an article about a rookie sheriff who was…

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    Introduction Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department county jail has become the center of attention and has been under great scrutiny over the years. Starting in May of 2010 ACLU conducted their annual report of the LASD jails conditions. Upon their investigation ACLU reported in detail serious allegation by two inmates that both of the inmates suffered serious injuries due physical abuse by deputies. Also the investigation found that treatment for the mental ill in insider the jails were subpar…

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    has increased rapidly, especially in the county of Los Angeles. From conducting search on the keyword “homelessness,” I found that there are a lot of people in the Los Angeles county who has been homeless for a while and it has been increasing continuously. According to the LA times, “L.A. sees another sharp rise in homelessness and outdoor tents” by Gale Holland and Peter Jamison shows that homelessness developed in the last year by nearly 47,000 people in the street and shelters regardless of…

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    Homelessness is an issue that goes back as far as the 1640s. The County of Los Angeles has been trying to combat the issues of homelessness for decades. The total estimated number of people experiencing homelessness in “Los Angeles County” according to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) is “46,874, an overall increase of 2,515 people or 5.7% from 2015 (44,359)” LAHSA.ORG (2016). Although many programs have been developed over the years, the numbers continue to increase for…

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    I’ve already seen it. The canal, the body builders, and the ridiculous tshirts that only someone stoned would buy. But I’m not from Venice. fourteen miles down south of the beach is South Central, my home for the first eighteen years of my life. Now, during holidays and breaks, I live in the middle of northern LA County in a desert called Palmdale. It’s important to note the differences. One that I learned immediately was that neighbors don’t like noise but love to phone police about it. Our…

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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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    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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