1. Welcome to the City of Angels!
Welcome to the City of Angles? Welcome to a town that is ridden with high crime.
2. The Los Angeles River reflects the heart of L.A. itself.
Hate to break it to you but no, this no-water-filled crack in the ground is nothing but a messy culvert of algae, dirt and fungus-filled channels winding its way from the San Gabriel Mountains to the Pacific Ocean. The 51-mile natural ‘beauty’ is pretty much unbeknownst to most Angelenos and has been hidden from clear view for years — except when serving as an occasional backdrop for those gritty Hollywood movies scenes.