Los Angeles (magazine)

Los Angeles

December 2009 cover
Editor Mary Melton
Categories Local magazine
Frequency monthly
Publisher Erika Anderson
Total circulation
Year founded 1961
Company Emmis Communications
Country United States
Based in Los Angeles
Language English
Website www.lamag.com
ISSN 1522-9149

Los Angeles magazine is a monthly publication dedicated to covering Los Angeles. Founded in 1961, the magazine is currently owned and published by Emmis Communications. Mary Melton has served as Editor-in-Chief since 2009. Los Angeles magazine's combination of feature writing, investigative reporting, service journalism, and design has earned the publication three National Magazine Awards. The magazine covers people, lifestyle, culture, entertainment, fashion, art and architecture, and news. It is a member of the City and Regional Magazine Association (CRMA).[2]


Los Angeles was first published in 1961. It was purchased by CHC in 1973. ABC bought the magazine in 1977. ABC was eventually bought by The Walt Disney Company, which sold Los Angeles to Emmis in 2000.[3]


  1. "ABC". ABC. Retrieved March 12, 2013.
  2. "CRMA Magazines". City and Regional Magazine Association. Retrieved October 14, 2013.
  3. "Los Angeles Magazine Is Sold". The New York Times. January 25, 2000. p. C2.

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