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News items related to the area of Southern California, particularly Los Angeles

In 2009, the age-adjusted death rate in L.A. County was 583 deaths per 100,000 population.

The lowest overall death rate (344 deaths per 100,000 population) was among Asian/Pacific Islander women, while the highest overall rate was among black men (1,083 deaths per 100,000 population).

L.A. County has around 10 million people.

The City of L.A. has close to 4 million people.

Hollywood, a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, has about 78,000 people.