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The Los Angeles Region

lacity.org The Official Web Site of the City of Los Angeles 
A comprehensive site that includes government and services, with links to other important LA sites such as the Coliseum, Zoo, and Convention Center.

Los Angeles, Ordinance Search and Los Angeles, City Charter, Rules and Codes
Sites for all Los Angeles City laws including the Charter and Administrative Code and the Municipal Code.

lacounty.gov Los Angeles County 
A comprehensive site that includes information on tax bills, contract bids, job opportunities, birth and death records, government, committees, county services, and more.

minicode.com Los Angeles County Code
Click on state, select from list. The Los Angeles County ordinances (laws) are organized by Title, with a search engine.

ZIMAS Zone Information and Map Access System For Los Angeles. Search by address, street intersection, and more. From the City of Los Angeles Department of City Planning.

PortTech Los Angeles “...a public/private non-profit technology center and business incubator operated by a coalition consisting of the City of Los Angeles, Port of Los Angeles and the San Pedro and Wilmington Chambers of Commerce. Its mission is to attract and mentor companies with technologies that will enable the Port of Los Angeles, and ports worldwide, to meet their immediate and future environmental, energy, security and logistics goals.”

Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce 
Serves Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Ventura counties. Go here California Chamber of Commerce under “Local Chambers” for lists alphabetically or sorted by county.

California Community Foundation “Since 1915, the California Community Foundation has been funding the future of Los Angeles.” 

DowntownLA.com Los Angeles Downtown Center District
The Los Angeles Downtown Center Business District Improvement District (DCBID) site includes links giving maps and directions and a link for "What's Happening Now" that lists cultural events downtown.

Los Angeles Downtown News 
The official newspaper of the downtown cultural, construction and business scene, a must read for anyone interested in Downtown Los Angeles.

you-are-here.com Los Angeles Architecture Photography For you who love Los Angeles as we here do, a comprehensive archive of photos of our architecture and views. Organized by broad subject.

Hello Los Angeles
“Los Angeles CA Local City Guide and Yellow Pages Los Angeles California Attractions, Weather, Local Search, News, Yellow Pages, Maps and more.”

@LA WWW.AT-LA.COM The Southern California Directory... 
Internet sites for Southern California and Greater Los Angeles including Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. Links range from business, to dining, to tourism, to jobs, and more.

Los Angeles.com 
A guide to Los Angeles that includes dining, recreation, government, shopping, visiting, and more.

Los Angeles Times

MSNBC LA News (KNBC)
KABC TV
KCBS TV
Local News.

NOAA National Weather Service LA area