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Burbank, California
BURBANK is a city in Los Angeles
Los Angeles
County in Southern California
California
, United States
United States
, 12 miles (19 km) northwest of downtown Los Angeles
Los Angeles
. The population at the 2010 census was 103,340. Billed as the "Media Capital of the World" and only a few miles northeast of Hollywood
Hollywood
, numerous media and entertainment companies are headquartered or have significant production facilities in Burbank, including The Walt Disney Company
The Walt Disney Company
, Warner Bros. Entertainment , Nickelodeon Animation Studios , NBC
NBC
, Cartoon Network Studios with the West Coast branch of Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network
, and Insomniac Games . The city is also home to Bob Hope Airport . It was the location of Lockheed's Skunk Works
Skunk Works
, which produced some of the most secret and technologically advanced airplanes, including the U-2 spy planes that uncovered the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
missile components in Cuba
Cuba
in October 1962. Burbank consists of two distinct areas: a downtown/foothill section, in the foothills of the Verdugo Mountains , and the flatland section. Burbank is the easternmost city in the San Fernando Valley
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Burbank, Santa Clara County, California
BURBANK is a census-designated place in Santa Clara County, California
California
. Part of the neighborhood has been annexed to San Jose , while the rest consists of unincorporated areas of Santa Clara County. The population was 4,926 at the 2010 census. The neighborhood was named after Luther Burbank . The Burbank Theatre The historic Burbank Theatre is an area icon and currently the home of a radio station, and also is representative of the architectural significance of the Victorian, Bungalow, Deco and Craftsman style homes. With over 35 recorded significantly historical homes, many residents are restoring these small but quaint homes, making the area much more desirable — and one of the few affordable areas left in Santa Clara County to live. The Burbank Community Association along with many area businesses, residents, and home owners are working as a collective team to ensure the Burbank neighborhood continues to flourish. The area is also a center for antique stores and is centrally located to Santana Row , Westfield Valley Fair , and also the downtown area. The area is in ZIP code 95128 and area codes 408 and 669 . KQED
KQED
, the local NPR affiliate, ran a story about Burbank's status as an "Urban Island ", and the local communities desire to not be annexed by the city of San Jose
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Charter City
In the United States
United States
, a CHARTER CITY is a city in which the governing system is defined by the city's own charter document rather than by state, provincial, regional or national laws. In states where city charters are allowed by law, a city can adopt or modify its organizing charter by decision of its administration by the way established in the charter. These cities may be administered predominantly by residents or through a third-party management structure, because a charter gives a city the flexibility to choose novel types of government structure. Charter
Charter
cities are similar in administrative structure to special administrative regions . CONTENTS* 1 Examples * 1.1 California
California
* 1.2 China * 2 Governance
Governance
and administrative structure * 3 Development potential * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 Further reading * 7 External links EXAMPLESCALIFORNIAFor example, in California
California
, cities which have not adopted a charter are organized by state law. Such a city is called a General Law City, which will be managed by a 5-member city council. A city organized under a charter may choose different systems, including the "strong mayor" or "city manager" forms of government. As of 22 February 2013, 121 of California's 478 cities are charter cities
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Griffith Park
GRIFFITH PARK is a large municipal park at the eastern end of the Santa Monica Mountains , in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles , California . The park covers 4,310 acres (1,740 ha) of land, making it one of the largest urban parks in North America . It is the second-largest city park in California, after Mission Trails Preserve in San Diego, and the 11th largest municipally owned park in the United States. It has also been referred to as the Central Park of Los Angeles but is much larger, more untamed, and rugged than its New York City counterpart. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Ostrich farm * 1.2 Griffith Park Aerodrome * 1.3 Expansion * 1.4 World War II * 1.5 Fires * 1.6 Addition of Cahuenga Peak * 1.7 Film set * 2 Attractions * 2.1 Other activities * 2.2 Famous locations portrayed in media * 2.3 Gay bashings * 3 Park hours and parking * 4 Wildlife * 5 Gallery * 6 See also * 6.1 Similar large municipal parks elsewhere * 7 References * 8 External links HISTORYOSTRICH FARMAfter successfully investing in mining, Griffith J. Griffith purchased Rancho Los Feliz (near the Los Angeles River ) in 1882 and started an ostrich farm there
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Los Angeles County, California
California
California
------------------------- REGION Southern California
California
METRO AREA Greater Los Angeles Area FORMED February 18, 1850 NAMED FOR The City of Los Angeles
Los Angeles
, which was named for Our Lady, Queen of the Angels COUNTY SEAT Los Angeles
Los Angeles
LARGEST CITY Los Angeles INCORPORATED CITIES 88 GOVERNMENT • TYPE Council–manager • BODY Board of Supervisors • BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Supervisors * Hilda Solis * Mark Ridley-Thomas * Sheila Kuehl * Janice Hahn * Kathryn Barger • CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Sachi A
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California
Native languages as of 2007 * English 57.4% * Spanish 28.5% * Chinese 2.8% * Tagalog 2.2% DEMONYM Californian CAPITAL Sacramento LARGEST CITY Los Angeles LARGEST METRO Greater Los Angeles Area AREA Ranked 3rd • TOTAL 163,696 sq mi (423,970 km2) • WIDTH 250 miles (400 km) • LENGTH 770 miles (1,240 km) • % WATER 4.7 • LATITUDE 32°32′ N to 42° N • LONGITUDE 114°8′ W to 124°26′ W POPULATION Ranked 1st • TOTAL 39,250,017 (2016 est.) • DENSITY 240/sq mi (92.6/km2) Ranked 11th • MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME $63,636 (13th) ELEVATION • HIGHEST POINT Mount Whitney 14,505 ft (4,421.0 m) • MEAN 2,900 ft (880 m) • LOWEST POINT Badwater Basin −279 ft (−85.0 m) BEFORE STATEHOOD California Republic ADMISSION TO UNION September 9, 1850 (31st) GOVERNOR Jerry Brown (D ) LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR Gavin Newsom (D ) LEGISLATURE California State Legislature • UPPER HOUSE California State Senate • LOWER HOUSE California State Assembly U.S. SENATORS Dianne Feinstein (D ) Kamala Harris (D ) U.S
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Geographic Coordinate System
A GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position , and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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List Of Sovereign States
This LIST OF SOVEREIGN STATES provides an overview of sovereign states around the world , with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty . Membership within the United Nations
United Nations
system divides the 206 listed states into three categories: 193 member states , two observer states , and 11 other states. The _sovereignty dispute_ column indicates states whose sovereignty is undisputed (190 states) and states whose sovereignty is disputed (16 states, out of which there are 6 member states, 1 observer state and 9 other states). Compiling a list such as this can be a difficult and controversial process, as there is no definition that is binding on all the members of the community of nations concerning the criteria for statehood . For more information on the criteria used to determine the contents of this list, please see the _criteria for inclusion _ section below. The list is intended to include entities that have been recognized to have _de facto_ status as sovereign states, and inclusion should not be seen as an endorsement of any specific claim to statehood in legal terms
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United States
Coordinates : 40°N 100°W / 40°N 100°W / 40; -100 United States
United States
of America _ Flag Great Seal MOTTO: " In God We Trust " Other traditional mottos _ * " E pluribus unum " ( Latin
Latin
) (de facto) "Out of many, one" * " Annuit c
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U.S. State
A U.S. STATE is a constituent political entity of the United States of America . There are currently 50 states, which are bound together in a union with each other. Each state holds governmental jurisdiction over a defined geographic territory, and shares its sovereignty with the United States
United States
federal government . Due to the shared sovereignty between each state and the federal government, Americans
Americans
are citizens of both the federal republic and of the state in which they reside . State citizenship and residency are flexible, and no government approval is required to move between states , except for persons covered by certain types of court orders (e.g., paroled convicts and children of divorced spouses who are sharing custody ). States range in population from just under 600,000 (Wyoming) to over 39 million (California), and in area from 1,214 square miles (3,140 km2) (Rhode Island) to 663,268 square miles (1,717,860 km2) (Alaska). Four states use the term _commonwealth _ rather than _state_ in their full official names. States are divided into counties or county-equivalents, which may be assigned some local governmental authority but are not sovereign. County or county-equivalent structure varies widely by state. State governments are allocated power by the people (of each respective state) through their individual constitutions
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List Of Counties In California
The state of California
California
is divided into 58 counties . The region was first divided into twenty-seven counties on February 18, 1850. These were further sub-divided to form sixteen additional counties by 1860. Another fourteen were counties formed through further sub-division from 1861 to 1893. The last, Imperial County , was formed in 1907. California
California
is home to San Bernardino County
San Bernardino County
, the largest county in the contiguous United States, as well as Los Angeles County
Los Angeles County
, the most populous county in the United States. More counties in California
California
are named for saints than in any other state
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Municipal Corporation
A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION is the legal term for a local governing body , including (but not necessarily limited to) cities , counties , towns , townships , charter townships , villages , and boroughs . The term can also be used to describe municipally-owned enterprises. CONTENTS* 1 Municipal corporation as local self-government * 1.1 Canada * 1.2 India * 1.3 Ireland * 1.4 United States * 2 Municipal corporation as enterprises * 3 See also * 4 References MUNICIPAL CORPORATION AS LOCAL SELF-GOVERNMENTMunicipal incorporation occurs when such municipalities become self-governing entities under the laws of the state or province in which they are located. Often, this event is marked by the award or declaration of a municipal charter . A CITY CHARTER or TOWN CHARTER (generically, MUNICIPAL CHARTER) is a legal document establishing a municipality such as a city or town . The concept developed in Europe during the Middle Ages and is considered to be a municipal version of a constitution . With the notable exceptions of the City of London Corporation and the Laugharne Corporation , the term has fallen out of favour in the United Kingdom, but the concept remains central to local government in the United Kingdom , as well as former British colonies such as Canada and India
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Namesake
A NAMESAKE is a person named after another. _Namesake_ may also refer to a thing, such as a company, place, ship, building, or concept, named after a person. In general, the second recipient of a name, named for the first, is said to be the _namesake_ of the first. The attribution can, however, go in the opposite direction, with _namesake_ referring to the original holder of the name (the eponym ). The word is first recorded in the mid-seventeenth century, and probably comes from the phrase "for name's sake". USAGENaming a child after a relative, friend, or well-known person is a common practice in the English-speaking world. When a son is named for his father, it is customary (primarily in the United States ) to add "Jr.", "III'", or another name suffix to the name of the son (and sometimes "Sr." or a prior number to the father's name), in order to distinguish between individuals; especially if both father and son become famous, as in the case of poet, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. , and his son, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. , an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court . Sometimes the "Jr." or "Sr." suffix is applied even when the child's legal name differs from that of the parent. One notable example is that of the singer Hiram King Williams, known professionally as Hank Williams , and his son Randall Hank Williams, known professionally as Hank Williams Jr
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Council–manager Government
The COUNCIL–MANAGER GOVERNMENT FORM is one of two predominant forms of local government in the United States
United States
and Ireland; the other common form of local government is the mayor–council government form , which characteristically occurs in large cities. Council–manager government form also is used in county governments in the United States and the governing body in a county may be called a council, a commission, freeholders , aldermen , and such. The council–manager form also is used for municipal government in Canada and in Ireland , among many other countries, both for city councils and county councils .