Hollywood - almost a synonym of Los Angeles and the firs thing that comes to mind when speaking about this city on the southern west coast of the United States. "Dream Factory" and Los-Angeles are inseparable - people believe that as soon as they come to LA, their dreams immediately come true.
Los-Angeles and its suburbs became home for the most of Hollywood stars. Everybody in Los Angeles is going to be a movie star. Los Angeles area is also famous for its beaches - from Malibu down to Long Beach. They are extremely popular among surfers.
However, Hollywood isn't the whole LA. Founded in 1781 by Spanish settlers, now it's multilingual city with inhabitants representing over 100 different countries. Due to its warm climate, Los Angeles area, like the rest of California, is one of the most important agricultural districts of the USA.