City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-largest city in the United States, the most populous city in the U.S. state of California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m).
The city is the focal point of the larger Los Angeles metropolitan area and the Greater Los Angeles Area region, which contain 13 million and over 18 million people, respectively, as of 2010, making it one of themost populous metropolitan areas in the world as well as the second-largest in the United States.
The current mayor of Los Angeles is Eric Garcetti. He has served as the Mayor since May 21, 2013. Eric Garcetti has appeared on The Closer and Major Crimes as Mayor Ramon Quintero, most recently presiding over the wedding of Lt. Provenza and Patrice, in Hindsight, Part 5.