Pasadena (pronounced /ˌpæsəˈdiːnə/) is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. Famous for hosting the annual Rose Bowl football game and the Tournament of Roses Parade, Pasadena is the home of many leading scientific and cultural institutions, including the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Pasadena City College (PCC), Art Center College of Design, the Pasadena Playhouse, California School of Culinary Arts Pasadena, the Norton Simon Museum of Art and the Pacific Asia Museum. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 137,122, making it the 180th-largest city in the United States. Pasadena is the sixth largest city in Los Angeles County, and the main cultural center of the San Gabriel Valley. It is also the host city to numerous TV shows, including Chuck Lorre's sitcom The Big Bang Theory. The tower of the Pasadena City Hall can be seen from Leonard and Sheldon's apartment window.