Universal Studios Hollywood is a movie studio and theme park in the unincorporated Universal City community of Los Angeles County, California, United States. It is one of the oldest and most famous Hollywood movie studios still in use. Its official marketing headline is “The Entertainment Capital of LA,” though during the summer it is often advertised as “The Coolest Place in LA.” It was initially created to offer tours of the real Universal Studios soundstages and sets. It is the first of many fully-fledged Universal Studios Theme Parks located across the world. Woody Woodpecker is the mascot for Universal Studios Hollywood.
Huntington Library sub-galleries, botanical gardens and libraries of three parts, all the classical architectural style, often have an actor dressed as the eighteenth century the appearance of the princess or prince, sitting in the carriage for tourists to take photographs. In addition to enjoying all types including fine art collection, the people here, more is to hang around in that sea of beautiful plants. A rose garden, palm garden, Japanese garden, tea garden, desert garden twelve parks, unique, eye-openers.
California Science Center
The California Science Center is a state agency and museum located in Exposition Park, Los Angeles. Billed as the West Coast’s largest hands-on science center, the California Science Center is a public-private partnership between the State and the California Science Center Foundation.
Formerly known as the California Museum of Science and Industry, the Museum was remodeled in 1998 as the California Science Center. Currently it consists of the IMAX Theater, the Sketch Foundation Gallery – Air and Space Exhibits (formerly Aerospace Hall) and the Science Center itself – including the March 2010 opening of the Ecosystems exhibition wing.
USC (University of Southern California)
The University of Southern California (USC) is a private, nonsectarian, research university located in Los Angeles, California, USA. USC was founded in 1880, making it California’s oldest private research university. The university has a “very high” level of research activity and received $463.7 million in sponsored research from 2008 to 2009.
NBC (National Broadcasting Company)
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American television network and former radio network headquartered in the GE Building in New York City’s Rockefeller Center with additional major offices in Burbank, California and Chicago, Illinois . It is sometimes referred to as the “Peacock Network” due to its stylized peacock logo, created originally for color broadcasts.
Their guided studio tour gives you a chance to go where TV history was made; it takes you deep inside the NBC studio. The tour shows you the vast warehouse areas where props are stored, and construction areas where craftsmen are hard at work building realistic sets; it shows you examples of special-effects hardware, and gives you a peek at the NBC wardrobe department. The tour leads you through the studio’s labyrinth of hallways, past the makeup department, through the Peacock Store, and out into the parking lot where Jay Leno and other celebrities park their cars. You even get a glimpse of the infamous NBC commissary.
UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles)
The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is a public research university located in the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, United States. It was founded in 1919 and is the second oldest of the ten campuses affiliated with the University of California system. UCLA offers over 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a wide range of disciplines and enrolls about 26,000 undergraduate and about 11,000 graduate students from the United States and around the world every year.
The university is organized into five undergraduate colleges, seven professional schools, and five professional Health Science schools. Eleven Nobel laureates have been affiliated with the university as faculty, researchers, or alumni, 37 have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, 20 to the National Academy of Engineering, and 97 to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
UCLA is consistently ranked high in college and university rankings. It also ranks among the top 10 schools in the country with the most faculty awards. The faculty is “highly cited” for its research according to the Institute for Scientific Information.
UCLA student-athletes compete intercollegiately as the Bruins. As a member of the Pacific-10 Conference, the Bruins have won 125 national championships, including 106 NCAA team championships as of 2010, more than any other university.
Disneyland Park is a theme park located in Anaheim, California, owned and operated by the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts division of The Walt Disney Company. Originally, and still often colloquially, called Disneyland, it was dedicated with a televised press preview on July 17, 1955, and opened to the general public on July 18, 1955. Disneyland holds the distinction of being the only theme park to be designed and built under the direct supervision of Walt Disney himself. In 1998, the theme park was re-branded “Disneyland Park” to distinguish it from the larger Disneyland Resort complex.
Disneyland has a larger cumulative attendance than any other theme park in the world, with close to 600 million guests since July 18, 1955. In 2009, 15.9 million people visited the park, making it the second most visited park in the world during that calendar year.
Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Bridge is the internationally recognized symbol of San Francisco, California and one of the longest bridges in the world. This famous bridge connects the city of San Francisco on the northern tip of the San Francisco Peninsula to Marin County. Its length is 2.789 meters, width is 1.280 meters. It was the longest suspension bridge span in the world until 1950. The height between the bridge and water surface is 66 meters. It says that there is no ship cannot go through the bridge, because when it was under construction, the navy required “even the military can go through the bridge”. It takes 3 minutes to drive along the bridge and it takes about one hour by walk.
One of the busiest and well known tourist attractions in North America, it is best known for being the location of Pier 39, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, the Cannery Shopping Center, Ghirardelli Square, a Ripley’s Believe it or Not museum, the Musée Mécanique, the Wax Museum at Fisherman’s Wharf, Forbes Island and restaurants and stands that serve fresh seafood, most notably Dungeness crab and clam chowder served in a sourdough bread bowl. Some of the restaurants, like Pompeii’s and Alioto’s #8, go back for three generations of the same family ownership. Nearby Pier 45 has a chapel in memory of the “Lost Fishermen” of San Francisco and Northern California.
Stanford University or Stanford, is a private research university located in Stanford, California, United States with a strong emphasis on scientific, technological and social science research. The university is organized into seven schools including academic schools of Humanities and Sciences and Earth Sciences as well as professional schools of Business, Education, Engineering, Law, and Medicine. Stanford has a student body of approximately 6,900 undergraduate and 8,400 graduate students.
University of California, Berkeley
The University of California, Berkeley (also referred to as Cal, California, Berkeley, Cal-Berkeley, and UC Berkeley) is a public research university located in Berkeley, California, United States. The oldest of the ten major campuses affiliated with the University of California, the University was founded in 1868 in a merger of the private College of California and the public Agricultural, Mining, and Mechanical Arts College. The university occupies 6,651 acres with the central campus resting on approximately 200 acres in the San Francisco Bay Area.