Elk Hills, a United States naval petroleum reserve in southern California. The reserve is in Kern County, near Bakersfield. Some of the oil fields are privately owned. The navy, however, regulates all drilling activity. The reserve was involved in the Teapot Dome Scandal of the 1920's.
Alaska, one of the Pacific Coast states of the United States. Like Hawaii, it is geographically separated from the rest of the country.
Los Angeles, California, the largest city in the state and, since 1982, the second most populous in the United States, after New York City.