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Journalism *: L.A. & California

Library Resources in the field of Journalism

Free Resources

The following resources are freely available resources for city or county agencies. Do you need information specific to Los Angeles related to housing or employment? You may consider of of these resources.

Culver City

Looking for information about Culver City? Try on of the following resources:

Culver City Police Department

Culver City City Hall

Culver City School District

Inglewood, CA

There is more to Inglewood than being the home for the LA Rams. Checkout the Inglewood city resources.

Inglewood, Ca City information

Inglewood School District

Inglewood Police Department

Inglewood Municipal Court

Compton, CA

Want to know who serves on the Compton City Council? Search the City of Compton resources.

Compton School District

City of Compton, CA

Los Angeles

Healthy City provides data and mapping tools to help you build a better community.

Locate any information about Culver City

Los Angeles County government agencies for local informaiton.  


Downtown Los Angeles

Downtown Los Angeles has many neighborhoods and areas such as, Bunker Hill, Skid Row, the Financial District, Pershing Square, Olvera Street, Union Station and many more....

Los Angeles Civic Center looking towards City Hall, showing Bunker Hill at left, ca.1940-1949, Source: “University of Southern California. Libraries” and “California Historical Society”


Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce

City of Los Angeles

Santa Monica, CA

City of Gardena

How are the elected officials in Gardena? Search the City of Gardena resources to located the information.

City of Gardena

South Pasadena

Is there a difference between South Pasadena and Pasadena? Use the South Pasadena link to learn more.

South Pasadena

Torrence, CA

What's happening in Torrence? Use the city or school link.

City of Torrence


Looking for employment information? Try the Bureau of Labor Statistics to locate the number of jobs, unemployment statistics, types of jobs in a city or state or other information.

Don't see what you need?   Try browsing the list of state ageniceis.

Los Angeles

Also check state and national sources for Los Angeles-specific statistics.  For example, the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics provides current umemployment and related estimates for the Los Angeles MSA.