Guides

    • Inglewood

      Settlement Inglewood’s rich history begins with the Cantilena Adobe, situated on Rancho Agape de la Cantilena, which was built in 1834 by Ignacio Machado, son of one of the soldiers…

    • Torrance

      City Of Torrance Mission Statement The mission of the City of Torrance is to encourage and respond to community participation as we provide for an attractive, clean, safe, secure and…

    • Hawthorne

      Incorporated in 1922, the City of Hawthorne currently has a population of nearly 87,000 within a six square mile area. Ideally located near the Los Angeles International Airport, connected by…

    • Lomita

      The following history of Lomita was written by Lomita resident, Brian C. Keith. Early History of Lomita The earliest known inhabitants of Southern California probably arrived before 9000BC, based on…

    • Gardena

      Gardena’s central location makes it simple to do business in Southern California, throughout the United States, or internationally. Just a few of Gardena’s quick-link business “connections”: 15 minutes to Downtown…

    • Westchester

      Westchester began the 20th century as an agricultural area, growing a wide variety of crops in the dry, farming-friendly climate. The rapid development of the aerospace industry near Mines Field…

    • Los Angeles

      Los Angeles is a sprawling Southern California city and the center of the nation’s film and television industry. Near its iconic Hollywood sign, studios such as Paramount Pictures, Universal and…

    • Ladera Heights

      Ladera Heights originated in the late 1940s with the development of “Old Ladera”. In the 1960s, custom homes were built in “New Ladera”. Prominent builders included Valentine and Gallant. Robert…

    • Los Angeles County

      Los Angeles County, officially the County of Los Angeles, is the most populous county in the United States, with more than 10 million inhabitants as of 2017. Its population is…

    • Lennox

      Lennox is a census-designated place in Los Angeles County, California, United States. The population was 22,753 at the 2010 census, down from 22,950 at the 2000 census.