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La Cañada Flintridge

La Cañada Flintridge

We Moved Here for the Schools… The Facts What It Is: An 8.5-square-mile city thirteen miles northeast of downtown L.A., stretching along the San Gabriels and bordered by Glendale to the south, La Crescenta to the west, and Altadena and Pasadena to the east Population: 21,555 Ethnic Diversity: There must be a minority somewhere around [...]

La Crescenta & Montrose

La Crescenta & Montrose

I Thought This Was Glendale! The Facts What It Is: Sister suburbs at the bast of the San Gabriel Mountains, north of Glendale and west of La Cañada, about twelve miles north of downtown L.A; unincorporated, they are overseen by the L.A County goverment Population: 18,532 Ethnic Diversity: White folks make up a considerable majority, [...]

Monrovia

Monrovia

Small Town U.S.A The Facts What It Is: A fourteen-square-mile city bordered by the San Gabriel Mountains to the north, Pasadena to the west, Arcadia to the south and Azusa to the east Population: 37,996 Ethnic Diversity: Primarily Caucasian and Hispanic, but also 9% African-American and 7% Asian, the latter of which is oddly small [...]

Monterey Park

Monterey Park

America’s Chinatown The Facts What It Is: A 7.7-square-mile city eight miles south of Pasadena and nine miles east of downtown L.A Population: 60,051 Ethnic Diversity: 62% Asian, 29% Hispanic and/or Caucasian and darn few African-Americans, Native Americans and Pacific Islanders Median Household Income: $41,000 Key Players These pretty hills were originally inhabited by First [...]

Pasadena

Pasadena

Crown of the Valley, Rose of the Southland The Facts What It Is: A 22.5-mile city ten miles northwest of downtown L.A. Population: 143,667 Sister Cities: Mishima, Japan; Beijing, China; Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany; Vanadzor, Armenia; and Jarvenpaa, Finland Ethnic Diversity: 53.4% Caucasian, 14.4% African-American, 10% and 17% other ethnicities; within those groupings, 33% are [...]

San Gabriel

San Gabriel

Where It All Started The Facts What It Is: A 4.1-square-mile city bordered by San Marino, Temple City, El Monte, Alhambra and South Pasadena Population: 40,987 Sister City: Celaya, Mexico Ethnic Diversity: Predominantly Asian, with a 31% Hispanic minority Family Matters: 76% of residences are family (nonsingle), giving the city a high concentration of family [...]

San Marino

San Marino

Where Republicans Go to Enjoy Their Lawns The Facts What It Is: A four-square mile city just south of Pasadena and South Pasadena and nine miles northeast of downtown L.A Population: 13,665 Ethnic Diversity: Formerly the whitest place on earth, San Marino is now more than half Asian, primarily first-or second-generation Chinese immigrants Median Household [...]

Sierra Madre

Sierra Madre

Village of the Foothills The Facts What It Is: A four-square-mile town bordered by Arcadia, Pasadena, and, to the north, the San Gabriel Mountains Population: 11,146 Ethnic Diversity: 86% Caucasian (including 10% Hispanic), 6% Asian and not very many African Americans or Native Americans Median Household Income: $65,900 Key Players In 1881, Nathaniel Carter bough [...]

South Pasadena

South Pasadena

Mom & Apple Pie… and Sushi & a Latte, Too The Facts What It Is: A regular Mayberry of a town, 3.44-square-mile South Pas is bordered by Pasadena to the north, San Marino to the northeast, Alhambra to the south and Highland Park to the west Population: 24,292 Ethnic Diversity: 51% Caucasian, 16% Hispanic, 27% [...]

Sierra Madre Pioneer Cemetery

Sierra Madre Pioneer Cemetery

In 1881 the land for this cemetery was purchased, and the first customer arrived in 1884, a Civil War vet who had recently moved to town. This is a lovely, shady, raised burial park with fortified walls and a wrought-iron railing. It also has a new memorial “shed” with touch- screen information on the residents. [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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