GMT/UTC -8 (Greenwich Mean Time)
Los Angeles is 8 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time.
Generally – 3 hours behind Toronto; 8 hours behind the UK; 3 hours behind New York; 17 hours behind Sydney; 19 hours behind Auckland (These may vary briefly when daylight saving hours take effect)
110V, 60 Hertz (two or three pronged plugs)
It is safe to drink tap water, though most locals prefer to drink bottled water.