In this book, a Los Angeles expert distills the city's must-sees and only-in-LA sites. It includes Disneyland, warm and wacky beaches, side trips to Santa Barbara, and more. It spotlights Hollywood - celebrity hangouts, driving tour of star homes, scandals and stories. Of the 22 million Los Angeles visitors, 13 million see Disneyland. The City of Los Angeles is the birthplace of the Internet, Mickey Mouse, Barbie, the DC-3, the Mazda Miata, and the Space Shuttle. LA boasts the largest historic theatre district in the USA, with some fifteen working performance houses originating back to the vaudeville era. The city is a multi-cultural melting pot, with over 58 per cent of the population speaking a first language other than English at home! LA has the largest Hispanic community in the whole of North America.