You’ve got a major brand in .com, so why would you need a .LA. The easiest answer is to own the right to create a local site for Los Angeles now or down the road, but now is the time where your name may be available. You may have a special initiative, or you can[…]
If your using Google Webmaster Tools, use this tip to make sure your .LA website is seen as US based, or country agnostic (meaning worldwide)
As the resident expert on search with Google, heres a pretty good summary of how Google will see a country code top level domain, just like a global top level domain. And then heres the link to the list of cctld’s google sees as global.
so twice this year ive been at a meeting where this group of foodies and the travelling lunch brigade has setup shop, so far the hawaiian chicken has been the choice both times but there has been a wide world of selection.