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Home destroyed in the 1994 Northridge Earthquake. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) News Photo.

The San Andreas Fault offers a 19% chance of a 6.7+ earthquake within the next 30 years. It's TIME to prepare.

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L.A.'s Grand Central Market - 1963 & 2014
Los Angeles Grand Central Market, 1963
Los Angeles Grand Central Market, 2014

The city's oldest and most iconic farmer's market has always been changing and always been reflective of Downtown Los Angeles.

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Our Story in Pictures

1935 Dustbowl Oklahomans reach San Fernando, California.
Photo by Dorothea Lange, courtesy of the Library of Congress.

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Did You Know?

The longest street in Los Angeles County is Sepulveda Boulevard which runs 42.8 miles between Mission Hills in the San Fernando Valley and Long Beach (26.4 miles through the City of Los Angeles).

The shortest street in Los Angeles is Powers Place, located in downtown Los Angeles. It extends a mere 13 feet between Alvarado Terrace and Bonnie Brae.

The steepest grade in Los Angeles (at 33.3 percent) is Eldred Street in Highland Park. It is the third steepest street in the nation. Incidentally, besides Eldred Street, there are three other Los Angeles streets steeper than any streets in San Francisco: 28th Street (San Pedro) at 33% and Baxter (Echo Park) and Fargo Streets (Silver Lake), both 32%. They rank 3, 4 and 5 in the nation, respectively. San Francisco’s steepest streets (ranking nationally 9 and 10) are 22nd and Filbert Streets, both at 31.5%.


Powers Place, Shortest Street in Los Angeles. Photo from Google Maps, Copyright 2017 Google.

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