Los Angeles Skyline

Los Angeles Skyline

The best description of the Los Angeles skyline is, sprawling. The view from above, flying into the city of Los Angeles is breathtaking at anytime, day or night. During the day the mountains can be seen providing a backdrop to the rambling skyline. At night the city lights are brilliant and seem to go on forever. However, some, who call it sparse and unexciting, have judged the Los Angeles skyline rather harshly, comparing it to the density of the New York skyline.   In a recent Laws That Shaped L.A. article, writer Jeremy Rosenberg called the Los Angeles skyline, ‘flat, drab and stunted”. Ouch. Rosenberg blames a 1974 Los Angeles Municipal Code that requires tall buildings to be equipped with...

The LA Times Newspaper

The Los Angeles Times has the fourth largest newspaper circulation in the United States. The paper is delivered to 1, 231, 318 homes in the LA area. If that weren’t impressive enough, the Los Angeles Times is connecting with readership via social networking.  With newspapers across the country struggling to stay afloat, the LA Times is fighting fire with fire with a strong digital presence. The Los Angeles Times Facebook page reiterates stories from the publication and Facebook friends like, comment, and share their opinions concerning the posts. The Los Angeles Times has created what amounts to an interactive editorial page. By the way, the Times has a greater following on Facebook than the print circulation reflects. The publication’s Facebook...

Los Angeles International Airport

Passengers flying into Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) will get the distinct and accurate impression, that it is one of the busiest airports in the United States, even the world. With six hundred domestic flights a day in the United States, it is the third busiest airport.  Additionally, LAX supports over one thousand flights a week to more than thirty countries, making it the sixth busiest airport in the world.   Like with any other airport in the United States and elsewhere, passengers flying through LAX are required to observe the same restrictions. Federally mandated restrictions, including security measures take extra time, so passengers should arrive early. Just how early can be determined by a call to your airline. The...