Los Angeles Area Resources:

News, Traffic:

Los Angeles Times: Local and national news, business, entertainment, jobs, travel, traffic and weather.
CBS 2 / KCAL 9 – Los Angeles: Local and national news, finance, entertainment, sports and weather.
NBC 4 – Los Angeles: Local and national news, sports, finance, entertainment, traffic and weather.
KTLA – WB: Local and national news, finance, entertainment, sports, traffic and weather.
ABC 7 – Los Angeles: LA breaking news, weather, traffic, sports, finance, and entertainment.
Fox 11 – Los Angeles: Local news, breaking news, weather, sports, entertainment, traffic, business, metro guide, and community.
Sigalert.com: Up to the minute traffic maps for the greater Los Angeles area, show freeway speed, accidents and slow downs.

Maps, Weather, Earthquakes, etc:

Google Maps: On-line street maps, driving directions and satellite views for the Greater Los Angles area.
Maptech: USGS topographic maps, digital orthophoto quadrangles, aero charts and NOAA nautical charts online.
Terra Server: Online access to USGS digital aerial photographs and digital topographic maps.
Watch The Water – Coastal monitoring network for Los Angeles County beaches, includes, water, wind, surf, tide and weather conditions. Also includes web cam images for several beaches.
Surf Forecast: Current surf conditions, forecasts and hot surfing locations.
Southern California Earthquake Data Center: Information about recent earthquakes, earthquake historical data, and fault maps.
U. S. Geological Survey Earthquake Site: Earthquake information, hourly probability predictions, maps, station recordings from seismographic networks, and survey.

Places of Interest, Events, and Activities Listings:

Auto Club of Southern California: list and search for attractions, museums, festivals, events, recreational activities and traffic conditions in Southern California.
About – California: lists museums, places of interest, festivals, events, recreational activities and organizations in California.
@LA: searchable directory of websites includes arts, dining, education, entertainment, events hotels, hobbies, jobs, organizations, real estate, and other resources.
EdgeEdge Los Angeles: includes gay community news, dining, entertainment, style, night life and event information for the greater Los Angeles Area.
FrontiersFRONTIERS Newsmagazine: includes LA gay community news, arts, entertainment, events calendar, and guides to LA, Palm Springs and San Francisco nightlife.
LA.com: directory includes nightlife, dining, shopping, spas, attractions, hotels, sports, theater and events.
LosAngeles.com: directory includes dining, hotels, attractions, visiting, real estate, nightlife, jobs, and other resources.
MuseumsLA.org: directory of museums and cultural institutions in the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area. Includes information about current museum exhibitions and events.

Entertainment, Movies, Television:

LosAngelesMovies.com: directory includes movie theater listings by city, top five movies, new releases and movies now showing listed by title.
Theatermania.com: features comprehensive Los Angeles theater listings, news, reviews, interviews, video content and ticket information.
Zap2it.comZap2it.com find out what’s happening in TV and Film, includes local TV and movie listings, information about stars, movies and TV shows.


Amtrak: Passenger and commuter rail service throughout California and the United States.
Metrolink: Commuter rail service throughout Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties.
MTA: Bus, subway and light rail service throughout Los Angeles county.
Los Angeles Department of Transportation: currently operates the second largest fleet in Los Angeles County next to LACMTA.

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