Therefore, it is nicknamed, "The City of Angels". The city of Los Angeles has allowed ADUs on most residentially zoned lots regardless of their size as long as the structure meets the basic restrictions and there is an existing home already on the property (with only minor exceptions). The City of Anaheim dropped its claim last week, so they are the Los Angeles Angels.
Los Angeles has several nicknames. One is simply the city’s initials, L.A. Who can build an ADU? It is also called the City of Angels because Los Angeles means “the angels” in Spanish. It's called the City of Angels.....not Fallen Angels..... the reason is Los Angeles in Spanish means The Angels. 101 things to love about Los Angeles A love letter to the City of Angels By Jenna Chandler , Bianca Barragan , and Elijah Chiland Updated Aug 1, 2019, 9:00am PDT
And it's name translates into "The Angels".
We do know that current name Los Angeles is Spanish for The Angels. The Angels won their only World Series as the Anaheim Angels at Angel Stadium. Yes, as mentioned the term is Angeleno, and according to Merriam-Webster it was first used in the late 19th century. Los Angeles = "The Angels" in Spanish. Having lived almost exclusively in LA since the mid-1950s, I can attest that “Angeleno” is not often used. When the Rams were the Los Angeles Rams, about 18 years ago, they played in the same stadium in Anaheim. No worse than the two football teams that play in the State of New Jersey and call themselves the New York Jets and the New York Giants. The official name, City of Los Angeles has been the city’s official name since at least it became an American city in 1850. Because Arte is an a**.
Los Angeles is a city. As someone who grew up in Anaheim, it was a sweet victory. Not everyone's an angel though. There is probably no other major city in America whose original name is as disputed as that of Los Angeles.