This page last updated September 12, 2002
- Surf's up! Well, maybe it is. To know for sure, check out this webcam at Venice Beach.
Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels
- L.A.'s latest architectural wonder is the new cathedral in the heart of downtown.
- Chris Gulker's "L.A.: A Retrospective"
- A work-in-progress WWW retrospective by press photographer Gulker.
- City of Los Angeles Web Page
- The City of L.A.'s official web site.
- Cultural Heritage Resources On-Line in Southern California
- Directory listing of cultural electronic resources, from the Getty Information Institute.
- Downtown Los Angeles Walking Tour
- Maps and images of today's downtown L.A., presented by USC's Geography Department.
- News and information about L.A.'s Echo Park neighborhood, both current and historical.
- Getty Research Institute for the History of Art and the Humanites
- From the Getty Resarch Institute web page you access information about its programs, a calendar listing events and seminars open to the public, and information about fellowships and internships. The Research Institute Resource Collections online catalog, IRIS (both a web and a telnet version), is available here.
- L.A. Avenue LiveCam
- The guy who maintains this camera has a job that takes him all around LA. The camera is mounted on his van so you get a constantly changing of So Cal. It's a Monday-friday, 9 to 5 camera. Hey, we could ALL do this! Think of the possibilities!
- Like Yahoo L.A., this site contains links and info to entertainment, dining, sports, local news
and other goings-on in the L.A. area.
- LA Culture Net
- Created by the Getty, L. A. Culture Net provides a forum for exploring the issues
involved in creating digital cultural communities for Los Angeles.
- L.A. Gangs
- A look at the history of Black gangs in L.A. Created by a former gang member (and USC grad). Includes links to other gang-related web sites.
- L.A.'s Public Art
- L.A.'s climate and it's singular nature join to create a unique gallery: the City itself. Michael Several has created a series of guides to Public Art in LA. Public Art serves a crucial role in the diverse precincts of LA by adorning open spaces and embellishing architecture.
- LA has its very own Yahoo site, and on it you'll find links to all sorts of information: news, weather, events calendars, and of course, links to other resources (including this one!).
- Long Beach Cam
- Perched atop Long Beach City Hall, this camera is pointed towards the ocean.
- Los Angeles Almanac
- The Los Angeles Almanac, a publication of Given Place Publishing Company, is a unique online reference work focusing strictly on subjects pertaining to
Los Angeles County, the City of Los Angeles and the county's many other communities.
- Los Angeles City Hall Seismic Rehabilitation Project
- "The seismic rehabilitation of the Los Angeles City Hall is a landmark event in the City's history.Ê This site contains an ongoing record of the progress being made, a virtual tour of the construction site, facts and figures on the project, and a project time line."
Los Angeles Conservancy Modern Committee
- "The Modern Committee is a volunteer group formed in 1984 in response to the rapid destruction of an entire generation
of PostWar buildings. Since then, our scope has widened to include all 20th Century architecture and related fields which
reflect the heritage of Modernism with the innovativeness of Popular Culture." Includes information on how to help protect buildings at risk.
Los Angeles Grim Society
- "The Los Angeles Grim Society is a nonprofit association of otherwise
normal individuals who share the same morbid curiosity about the less savory
aspects of the history of the city of Los Angeles." A very neat site.
Los Angeles Murals Home Page
- Sponsored by the Chicano/LatinoNet at UCLA; the Social and Public Art Resource Center's Mural Resource Center in Venice (SPARC); the
Los Angeles Mural Conservancy; and Social Sciences Computing at UCLA.
Los Angeles Times
- Electronic version of LA's biggest daily paper.
Mark Ridley-Thomas' "Empowerment Through Electronic Citizenship"
- The Eighth District Empowerment Congress is a community-based
education and mobilization program formed out of Councilman Mark
Ridley-Thomas' vision to revitalize south Los Angeles.
- Get schedules for the bus system and the light rail system, find out about fares, even find out how to
get permission to film on the trains or in the stations (this is LA, after all!).
- Tired of looking at Venice Beach? Here's another webcam; this one is located on the pier at Santa Monica.
- Public Art in Los Angeles
- There is art all around us, if we stop to look. This site offers a look at these hidden in plain sight treasures.
- Recent Earthquakes from Los Angeles
- Feel the earth move? From the USGS and CalTech, this map is updated once an hour or right after an earthquake.
- Self-Guided Walking Tour of Downtown Los AngelesÊ
- Put together by the Los Angeles Conservancy, this self-guided walking tour provides a sampling of Los Angeles' best downtown historic architecture, from the Beaux Arts magnificence of the Biltmore Hotel to the Art Deco sophistication of the Southern California Edison Building and the Victorian ebulliance of the Bradbury Building and Angels Flight. Includes link to a printable map.
- This camera is located at the (really) Good Stuff restaurant on the Strand in Hermosa Beach. Get an excellent view of the
pier, the ocean and sometimes volleyball games.
- USC's webcam, located on top of the building overlooking Tommy Trojan and Alumni Park.
- Virtually California: Los Angeles
- Links to museums, theaters, schools, businesses and more.
- USC University Park Community Website
- This website, designed by Geoffrey DeVerteuil, Graduate Student in Geography, and Curtis C. Roseman ,Professor of Geography, showcases
important historical, cultural, educational, and economic sites within the University Park Community (CCR Neighborhood Outreach Boundaries
are defined by the Santa Monica Freeway, the Harbor Freeway, Martin Luther King Boulevard, and Western Avenue.)