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Angeleno, Southern Californian, Pasadenan: What Do You Call Yourself And Why?




Downtown Los Angeles from Signal Hill near Long Beach, CA
Downtown Los Angeles from Signal Hill near Long Beach, CA
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If you’re a California or Los Angeles resident, how do you identify yourself? An Angeleno? Southern Californian? Whittieran or Pasadenan?

Maybe you identify as a transplant Angeleno if you’re not originally from the area? Here’s an unofficial list from the Los Angeles Almanac that lists out different neighborhoods and what residents might call themselves, but we want to hear from listeners directly.

Today on AirTalk, tell us what your demonym is and why. Join the conversation by calling 866-893-5722.