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Lycos Point Survey Top 5% Web Site
Magellan 4 Star Site
NCSA Best City Site in the U.S
Netguide Platinum Site
USA CityLink Project


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Introduction
@LA has been honored in the media on numerous occasions. Here, we present a few of our awards and mentions.

If you're aware of any other distinctions we've earned or you're a journalist who's going to do a story about our site, please let us know.


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@LA rated the Best city site in the U.S.
story featured in LA Times Travel Section
On Sunday, March 10, 1996, @LA was featured in an article describing a study that rated @LA as the best community-based web site in the country, with over 600 sites surveyed. The study was performed by a researcher at the NCSA (National Center for Supercomputing Applications) and presented at the Supercomputing '95 conference in December, 1995.

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Netguide Platinum Site
NetGuide, the preeminent magazine devoted to the web selected @LA as one of the best on the Web. NetGuide screened over 100,000 URLs and reviewed more than 50,000 sites and selected only 5,000 of the Web's best sites for the Platinum Award honor.

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HomePC Top 500 Web Site
HomePC has chosen @LA as one of the top 500 on the Web in their first Best Web Sites survey (12/96). The award winners can be seen at HomePC's site. The editors of HomePC spent several months scouring the Web to come up with the top 500 sites in 24 categories. They judged sites on their design, interactivity, creativity and most important, depth of content.

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Lycos Point Survey Top 5% Web Site
Back in August 1995, @LA was rated by Lycos Point Review as one of the top 5% of all sites on the Internet. The Point Survey ratings are based solely on merit as judged by users and reviewers and have been featured in several national magazines and on CNN. We encourage you to look at the (very outdated) review of @LA, We've changed quite a bit since that time, but it's next to impossible to get a re-evaluation.

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Luckman Interactive Five Star Site
Look for @LA in the current edition of book and interactive CD-ROM, Luckman Interactive's "World Wide Web Yellow Pages." Check out our listing.

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@LA featured in Computer Currents
@LA received an extremely favorable review in the September, 1996 edition of Computer Currents' Southern California Edition. The article, prominently featured in the table of contents, lauded our site as the best guide to Southern California, even when compared to some of our larger competitors, including Yahoo LA and the LA Times.

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Magellan Internet Directory 4 Star Site
@LA was awarded a 4 star rating in the Magellan Internet Directory. This service provides 1 to 4 star ratings of tens of thousands of Internet sites. Please take a look at the @LA review.

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1997 Daily Webpage Desk Calendar
@LA has been selected to occupy the May 22, 1997 page in the 1997 Daily Webpage Desk calendar. We hope to attract lots of people who want to travel to LA during the summer.

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Infoseek Select Site
Infoseek has marked @LA as an Infoseek Select (recommended) site in their directory.

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Internet Dashboard
Starfish Software has included our icon (and a link) in their product, Internet Dashboard, a tool that permits users access to web pages from the desktop. Dashboard has been written up in PC Magazine, PCWeek and InfoWorld.

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Excite City.Net
@LA has been a member of City.Net, the pre-eminent directory of worldwide city and regional sites, since mid-1995.

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USA CityLink Project
@LA has been a member of the USA CityLink Project, another popular directory of American city and regional sites, since mid-1995.

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Lycos City Guide
We are honored that the Lycos City Guide chose @LA to be one of the three guides to Los Angeles listed.

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KABC-TV Channel 7
Paul Klose, the founder of @LA was interviewed on Channel 7 KABC news in December, 1996. The piece discussed Christmas shopping using the Internet. @LA was featured as a great starting point for shoppers looking for local store information.

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L.A. Daily News
@LA was featured in the October 2, 1995 and October 9, 1995 edition of the L.A. Daily News.

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America Online
@LA was one of the first Los Angeles area sites selected for the inauguration of America Online's Digital City project. Digital City is a business unit of America Online which provides local content to their members.

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Microsoft Network
@LA was one of the first sites selected to appear on the Microsoft Network at its launch.

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Prodigy
The @LA site is linked to the Prodigy Service's Pacific & Southwest States Interest Group page, which is only available to Prodigy members.


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