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    • Los Angeles
    • Nicknames for Los AngelesA nickname is a shortened form of a person’s name. Many American citieshave nicknames. Nicknames can help establish an identity, and spread pride among citizens and build unity. Los Angeles, California is the second largest city in population, after New York City. Los Angeles has several nicknames. The city’s initials – L.A. The City of Angeles – in Spanish, Los Angeles means “the angels” Los Angeles also has warm sunny weather! So another nickname is City of Flowers and Sunshine.
    • Nicknames for Los AngelesAnother nickname is called The Big Orange because of the fruit that grows inthe warm climate.
    • Nicknames for Los AngelesThe American motion picture and television industries are based in Los Agneles. So itis not surprising that it is called the Entertainment Capitol of the World!
    • Many films are made in the area of Los Angeles called Hollywood. Millions of peoplevisit the area. No trip to Los Angeles is complete without Hollywood spelled out inhuge letters on the hillside!
    • Many movie stars live in Los Angeles. The city is sometimes called Tinseltown.This name comes from the shiny, bright and often unreal nature of Hollywood and themovie industry!
    • The city of Los Angeles is part of Los Angeles County. There are many smaller cities inthe county. Beverly Hills, with its rich people, is one of them. So is Pasadena, with itsRose parade each New Years Day.
    • So are Santa Monica and Malibu, where people like to ride surfboards on the PacificOcean waves!
    • Good place for watching unusual-looking people is Venice, an area on the west side ofLos Angeles. A system of waterways deisgned after the Italian city of Venice has beenbuilt there.