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How Los Angeles got its name: A heavenly question for USC’s hometown

Take a look back at a bit of Los Angeles history that lives on today

Do you know the history behind the name of the “City of Angels” — USC’s hometown of Los Angeles? Hear it from Professor Manuel Pastor of the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences in USC Dornsife’s video. (Curious to know more? Check out the city’s own official history. And spoiler alert: It’s related to the name of this shrine.)

LEARN MORE: USC Dornsife takes a different view of angels.

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