Officially the City of Los Angeles and referred to as “L.A.” Los Angeles is the second-largest city in the United States. Officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve, and it became part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican War of Independence.
At the end of the Mexican–American War in 1848, Los Angeles and the rest of California was purchased as part of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, becoming part of the United States.
Nicknamed the City of Angels, Los Angeles is a global city diverse in its economy as well as in entertainment, culture, media, fashion, science, sports, technology, education, medicine and research. Get ready… Los Angeles includes Hollywood and you never know who you might meet while out and about.