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San Gabriel Local History

Show Search San Gabriel Community History The oldest settlement in Los Angeles County and second oldest community in all of California after San Diego, San Gabriel lies in the San…

Agoura Hills Local History

Show Search Agoura Hills Community History Perched on the western edge of Los Angeles County in the foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains, Agoura Hills is located just forty-five minutes…

Willowbrook Local History

Show Search Willowbrook Community History Willows and a slow, shallow brook distinguished this portion of the Los Angeles plain long before it was given the name “Willowbrook.” A lone-standing streamside…

South Gate Local History

Show Search South Gate Community History Situated less than twelve miles from downtown Los Angeles and just under twenty miles from Los Angeles Harbor, South Gate is a young city,…

San Fernando Local History

Show Search San Fernando Community History San Fernando, the oldest city in the valley for which it is named, is located about twenty three miles north of Los Angeles, near…

San Dimas Local History

Show Search San Dimas Community History San Dimas, a city of about 35,000 people, is located approximately thirty miles east of downtown Los Angeles, in the foothills of the San…

Pico Rivera Local History

Show Search Pico Rivera Community History Pico Rivera is a fast-growing city of about 65,200 people in a more than eight-square-mile area located on the eastern border of the Los…

La Puente Valley Local History

Show Search La Puente Valley Community History La Puente Valley is a region of eastern Los Angeles County originally inhabited by Gabrielino Indians until 1769, when Spanish soldier and explorer…

Lakewood Local History

Show Search Lakewood Community History Lakewood is a city ten miles southeast of Los Angeles that in 1950 broke new ground-literally and figuratively-when the Lakewood Park Company started building what…

Gardena Local History

Show Search Gardena Community History Gardena, once the berry-growing capital of southern California, is today called the “Freeway City” because it is bordered by the Artesia, Harbor, and San Diego…

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