Betty White (left) stands alongside actor Eddie Albert in front of the a KLAC-TV camera during a broadcast of the live talk show, 'Hollywood on Television,' in 1952. Nigel Dobinson/Getty Images hide caption

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Los Angeles' Skid Row contains one of the largest concentrations of homeless people in the United States. Robyn Beck /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The San Luis Reservoir in central California is the largest "off-channel" reservoir in the U.S. It is currently at less than 30 percent of its normal capacity. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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P22, a 4-year-old male mountain lion known as the "Hollywood Lion," is known to traverse the hills in and around Los Angeles. He is seen here recaptured by the National Park Service in March after being exposed to rat poison. AP Photo/National Park Service hide caption

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Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy, seen in a photo taken last year, says his resignation Thursday was "by mutual agreement." Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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James Ellroy lives in Los Angeles, which serves as the setting for much of his work. Jenniffer Carroll/Knopf hide caption

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Protesters hold their hands up as an LAPD officer talks on Aug. 14 in the aftermath of the shooting of a 25-year-old African-American man. The department says confidence in the LAPD has helped head off the kind of unrest seen in Ferguson, Mo., over the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Mark J. Terrill/AP hide caption

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A sign over a highway in Glendale, Calif., warned motorists in February to save water in response to the state's severe drought. But a study released earlier this week showed residents in the southern coastal part of the state used more water this spring than they did last year. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Picketers supporting independent truck drivers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach stand outside a container terminal. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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Ching Ching Cheng painted each panel of her screen-printed Sriracha Hot Chili Sauces with a layer of the sauce, which changes color over time as it dries and ages. Courtesy of the Chinese American Museum hide caption

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A man picks up fallen goods at a CVS store after an earthquake hit Friday near La Mirada, Calif. The magnitude-5.1 earthquake was widely felt in the Los Angeles area and surrounding counties. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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