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National Parks Under Attack
This Web site doesn't like to take political stands, but now it is necessary.

The current administration wants to reduce the size and number of National Monuments and allow oil drilling and mining in National Parks for the first time since the system was established. If you prefer trees and streams to oil wells and pipelines, contact your representatives in Washington NOW and tell them to protect these Crown Jewels of America.

Places Earth extends sympathies and hopes to both the people fighting to restore their lives in Puerto Rica and to those who’s lives have been taken or disrupted by the shooting in Las Vegas. Also to hurricane victims in Texas, Florida, and other areas of the Gulf region. Also to the fire victims in California. So many disasters in short time, all made worse by climate change.

State Parks, Historic Sites, and Museums need your help.

Throughout the country, state parks, historic sites, museums, and similar institutions are struggling to continue operating. Because of general financial problems, many of these institutions are operating on a reduced schedule or in danger of closing. Some are being forced to sell off artifacts and property. Many will not weather these hard times without your help.

Places Earth urges everyone to support these vital and important public resources any way you can. Please donate your treasure, time, and talent. Write to your governor and other elected officials telling them to find a way to keep state parks open. It will be your loss.

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Los Angeles county has the largest population of any county in the United States and is home to about 27% of people in California. A diverse population includes people from 130 cultures and speaking 224 languages.

Los Angeles County Places:

Historic and Museums

Los Angeles Basin, West Side
  1. 20th Century Fox Studios
  2. 3rd Street Promenade
  3. Acadamy Museum
  4. Adamson House
  5. Ambassador Hotel
  6. Angeleno Heights
  7. Angel's Flight
  8. A Plus D Museum
  9. Barnsdall Art Park
  10. Biddy Mason Park and Wall
  11. Biltmore Hotal
  12. Bradbury Building
  13. Broadway
  14. Brown Durby
  15. Bullocks Wilshire
  16. Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
  17. California African-American Museum
  18. California Museum of Science and Industry
  19. California Science Center
  20. City Hall
  21. Coca-Cola Building
  22. Craft and Folk Art Museum
  23. Crossroads of the World
  24. Culver City
  25. Culver Hotel
  26. Egyptian Theater
  27. Electric Fountain
  28. El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic Monumant
  29.   Pico House
  30.   Plaza Fire House Museum
  31. Exposition Park
  32. Farmers Market
  33. Fire Station #30
  34. Flight Path
  35. George C. Page Museum of La Brea Discoveries
  36. Getty Center
  37. Getty Villa
  38. Gilmore Adobe
  39. Gower Gulch
  40. Grand Central Market
  41. Grand Park
  42. Graumans Chinese
  43. Grier - Musser Museum
  44. Griffith Observatory
  45. The Grove
  46. Hancock Park
  47. Hollyhock House
  48. Hollywood
  49. Hollywood Bowl
  50. Hollywood Sign
  51. Hollywood Tower
  52. Hollywood & Highland
  53. Hughes Aircraft Plant
  54. Japanese American National Museum
  55. Johnie's Coffee Shop Restaurant
  56. Juices Fountain
  57. La Brea Tar Pits
  58. Lincoln Heights Jail
  59. Little Tokyo
  60. Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
  61. Los Angeles Downtown
  62. Los Angeles Fire Museum
  63. Los Angeles International Airport
  64. Los Angeles International Airport Theme Building
  65. Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  66. Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena
  67. Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery
  68. Los Angeles National Cemetery
  69. Los Angeles River Bridges & Viaducts
  70. Los Angeles Swim Stadium
  71. Malibu
  72. MacArthur Park
  73. McDonald's - oldest operating in Downey
  74. Miracle Mile
  75. The Museum of Jurrassic Technology
  76. Museum of Miniatures
  77. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
  78. Olvera Street
  79. Otis College - IBM Aerospace
  80. Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral
  81. Oviatt Building
  82. Pacific Design Center
  83. Page Museum
  84. Paramount Studios
  85. Petersen Automotive Museum
  86. Philippe Restaurant
  87. Randy's Donuts
  88. Route 66
  89. Saint Jerome Catholic Church
  90. Saint Sophia
  91. Saint Vibiana
  92. Saint Vincent Court
  93. Shrine Auditorium
  94. Silver Lake
  95. Southwest Bag
  96. Sunset-Gower Studios
  97. Tail of the Pup
  98. Terminal Annex
  99. The Broad
  100. Third Street Promenade
  101. Union Station
  102. Historic USC Campus
  103. Velaslavasay Panorama
  104. Venice
  105. Vermonica
  106. Veterans Affairs Medical Center, W. LA
  107. Walt Disney Concert Hall
  108. Watts Towers
  109. Warner-Hollywood
  110. Will Rogers House
  111. William S. Hart Park (West Hollywood)
  112. Wiltern Theater
Historic and Museums

South Bay (south of 105 Freeway)
  1. Avalon Casino
  2. General Banning House Museum
  3. The Bembridge House
  4. Bethlehem Shipyard
  5. Dominguez Adobe
  6. Drum Barracks Civil War Museum
  7. Forest Lawn, Long Beach
  8. Fort McArthur
  9. Terminal Island Japanese Fishing Village Memorial
  10. Korean Friendship Bell
  11. Lane Victory
  12. City of Long Beach
  13. Long Beach Harbor
  14. Los Angeles Harbor
  15. Los Angeles Harbor Fire Museum
  16. Liberty Hill
  17. Lomita Railroad Museum
  18. Long Beach Museum of Art
  19. Marineland
  20. Maritime Museum
  21. Museum of Latin American Art
  22. Muller House
  23. Point Fermin Lighthouse
  24. Point Vicente Lighthouse
  25. Polliwog Park, Manhattan Beach Historical Society, Botanical Garden
  26. Queen Mary
  27. Rancho Los Alamitos Historic Ranch and Gardens
  28. Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site
  29. Redondo Beach Pier
  30. San Pedro
  31. San Vicente Interpretive Center
  32. South Coast Botanic Garden
  33. Historic Old Torrance
  34. Battlehsip USS Iowa Museum
  35. Wayfarers Chapel
  36. Whites Point Nike Site
San Fernando Valley, Surrounding Canyons, and west
  1. Aliso Canyon Park
  2. Amelia Earhart Statue
  3. Andres Pico Adobe
  4. Gene Autry Museum/Autry Museum of Western Heritage/American Museum of the West
  5. Bob's Big Boy (Toluca Lake)
  6. Bolton Hall
  7. Brand Library
  8. Historic Burbank
  9. Historic Calabasis
  10. Calabasas Creek Park
  11. California State University, Northridge (CSUN)
  12. Campo de Cahuenga
  13. Canoga Mission Gallery
  14. Canoga-Owensmouth Historical Society
  15. Cascades
  16. CBS Radford Studio
  17. Community of Chatsworth
  18. Chatsworth Museum
  19. Discovery Cube, Los Angeles
  20. Disney Barn
  21. Doctor's House
  22. Amelia Earhart Statue
  23. El Escorpion Park
  24. Encino Oak
  25. Gordon R. Howard Museum
  26. Old Granada Hills
  27. Great Wall of Los Angeles
  28. King Gillette Ranch
  29. lat
  30. Leonis Adobe and Plummer House
  31. Lopez Adobe
  32. Los Encinos State Historic Park
  33. Malibu Creek State Park
  34. Malibu Lake and Area
  35. Mission San Fernando Rey de España
  36. Mulholland Bridge
  37. Nethercutt Collection and Museum
  38. North Hollywood Railroad Depot
  39. Northridge
  40. Oakridge Estate
  41. Old Zoo Picnic Area
  42. Orcutt Ranch Horticultural Center
  43. Omelveny Park
  44. Paramount Ranch
  45. Peter Strauss Ranch
  46. The Pioneer Church in Chatsworth
  47. Portal of the Folded Wings
  48. Rayes Adobe
  49. Reagan Ranch
  50. San Fernando Memorial Cemetery
  51. San Vicente Mountain Park
  52. Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area
  53. Shadow Ranch
  54. Showboat Restaurant
  55. Skirball Cultural Center
  56. Starlight Bowl
  57. Tom Mix House
  58. Travel Town
  59. Van Nuys Air Fest, 2006
  60. Valley Relics Museum - SFVRCM

North Los Angeles County
  1. Antelope Valley Indian Museum
  2. Blackbird Airpark
  3. Devils Punchbowl County Park
  4. Golden Oak
  5. Willian S. Hart Park & Museum(Newhall)
  6. Heritage Airpark
  7. Heritage Junction
  8. Melody Ranch
  9. Mira Loma Detention Center
  10. Historic Newhall
  11. Mentryville
  12. Oak of the Golden Dream - Golden Oak
  13. Pioneer Oil Refinery
  14. Placerita Canyon State Park
  15. Saint Francis Dam
  16. Santa Clarita
  17. Tesoro Adobe Historic Park
  18. Willian S. Hart Park & Museum (Newhall)
  19. Whitney Canyon Park
Historic and Museums

San Gabriel Valley and East Side
  1. Alf Museum
  2. American Museum of Ceramic Art
  3. Arroyo Seco Parkway
  4. Casa Adobe
  5. Centennial Heritage Park in Glendora
  6. Citadel
  7. The El Molino Viejo (The Old Mill)
  8. Gamble House
  9. Hathaway Ranch Museum
  10. Heritage Park - Santa Fe Springs
  11. Heritage Park Sculpture Garden - Santa Fe Springs
  12. Heritage Square
  13. Highland Park
  14. Workman and Temple Family Homestead Museum
  15. Huntington Library and Gardens
  16. La Guna de San Gabriel
  17. Lanterman House
  18. Lawry's California Center
  19. Los Angeles County Arboretum
  20. Los Angeles County Fair
  21. Los Angeles River Center
  22. Lummis House
  23. Mission San Gabriel Arcangel
  24. The El Molino Viejo (The Old Mill)
  25. Mulholland Memorial Fountain
  26. Old Town Pasadina
  27. Pacific Asia Museum
  28. Pasadena City Hall
  29. Pasadena Museum of History
  30. Pio Pico State Historic Park
  31. Railroad Museum at Fairplex
  32. Sanchez Adobe
  33. Sybil Brand Institute For Women
  34. Samson Tire Company/Uniroyal Tire/Citadel
  35. Santa Fe Trail Historical Park
  36. Southwest Museum
  37. Workman and Temple Family Homestead Museum


  1. Alameda Corridor
  2. Antelope Valley Fair
  3. Apple Pan
  4. City Walk
  5. CSUN
  6. Department of Water and Power - Festival of Lights
  7. Grand Park
  8. Fairplex / Los Angeles County Fair / RR Museum
  9. Fireboat Station
  10. Goodyear Blimp
  11. Griffith Park
  12. Little Tokyo
  13. Long Beach Harbor
  14. Los Angeles County Fair / Fairplex / RR Museum
  15. Los Angeles Football Club
  16. Mira Loma Prison
  17. Polliwog Park, Manhattan Beach Historical Society, Botanical Garden
  18. Ports O'Call Village
  19. Proud Bird Theme Restaurant
  20. Rose Parade Post Parade Float Viewing, 2012
  21. City of Santa Monica
  22. Southwest Bag
  23. Theodore Payne Foundation
  24. Tree People
  25. Venice Beach
  26. U. S. Borax headquarters - closed
  27. Walt Disney Concert Hall
  28. Warner Brothers Studio
  29. Water Towers

Scenic and Travel

  1. Aerial Los Angeles County
  2. Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve
  3. Beaches and Ocean
  4. Castaic Lake
  5. Catalina
  6. Los Angeles Coast
  7. Los Angeles Rural
  8. Los Angeles County North - Scenic
  9. Madrona Marsh
  10. Mystery Mesa Sanctuary
  11. Pyrimid Lake
  12. Ripley Desert Woodland Restoration Project
  13. Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park

Theme Parks, Festivals, & Entertainment

  1. Busch Gardens
  2. Los Angeles County Fair / Fairplex
  3. Magic Mountain
  4. Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival
  5. Universal Studios: Tour and Theme Park
  6. Valley Greek Festival

Zoos, Aquariums, Gardens
  1. Discanso Gardens
  2. Ferndell
  3. Huntington Library
  4. Aquarium of the Pacific
  5. Los Angeles County Arboretum
  6. Los Angeles Zoo
  7. Polliwog Park, Manhattan Beach Historical Society, Botanical Garden
  8. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
  9. South Coast Botanic Center

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