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|Based in||Carson, California|
|Stadium||The Home Depot Center Track and Field Facility|
|Colors||Teal, Orange, Black, Gray, White|
|Head coach||John Tucker|
|General manager||G. W. Mix|
|Division titles||1 (2007)|
|Local media||Los Angeles Times|
In March 2005, MLL announced that Los Angeles would receive the first of the planned four western expansion teams for the 2006 season.
The Riptide's ownership group was the Anschutz Entertainment Group. This group also owns and operates the NHL's Los Angeles Kings,their minor-league affiliates the Manchester Monarchs and Reading Royals and MLS Los Angeles Galaxy.
The first Los Angeles Ripide player was Michael Watson, who was selected with the top pick in the 2006 MLL expansion draft.