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Nestled in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, the City of La Cañada Flintridge is a unique and beautiful place to live, work and play. Incorporated since November 30, 1976, the City is a “contract city.” It has a small full-time staff and contracts for many of the services provided to its citizens.
With the San Gabriel Mountains providing a dramatic backdrop, La Cañada Flintridge represents the very best of California living. Although the city is only twenty minutes from downtown Los Angeles, LCF maintains a small-town atmosphere with a sense of shared family values that touches every resident. Tree-lined streets and the rolling lawns of spacious estates and colorful flowers surrounding beautiful homes set a standard of gracious living in this “glen between the hills.”
A low-key lifestyle centered around children and community is central to the city’s 20,318 residents. The City’s public school system consistently ranks in the top five percent of California schools. Houses of worship and a variety of service organizations are an integral part of the community. Volunteers contribute more than 250,000 hours to civic causes each year.
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The City has six municipal parks which offer a wide variety of recreational opportunities:
- Memorial Park
- Glenola Park
- Glenhaven Park
- Mayors’ Discovery Park
- Winery Channel Trailhead
- Olberz Park
The Foothill Boulevard business district offers a variety of shops, restaurants, and services close to home. Residents also have access to parks; a community center; YMCA; a multiplex movie theater; a library; golf, tennis and riding clubs, and scenic hiking and equestrian trails. The climate is perfect for the variety of beautiful camellias and the live-oak forest at Descanso Gardens, a 165-acre botanical garden known throughout the nation. The city has about 300 sunny days per year and a mean, year-round temperature of 64 degrees, with an average rainfall of about 20 inches.
Bordered by Angeles National Forest on the north, and the cities of Pasadena and Glendale on the east and south, our 8.5 square-mile city is 13 miles northeast of the Los Angeles Civic Center, with easy access to Burbank Airport.
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(SCHOOLS IN LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE)
The La Cañada Unified School District serves most of the city and is ranked as one of the top school districts in the state. On September 13, 2010, the California Department of Education announced that 2010 California Standards Tests (CSTs) results indicate that the La Cañada Unified School District earned the second highest Academic Performance Index (API) score in the state.The API reflects a district’s performance level, based on the results of statewide testing. The district has three public elementary schools that serve grades K-6: La Cañada Elementary, Palm Crest Elementary, and Paradise Canyon Elementary School. The public high school, La Cañada High School, which also serves as a middle school (grades 7–8), is a 1993 and 2004 Blue Ribbon School.
Census statistics show that executives and professionals comprise 54 percent of area employees, with other white-collar occupations adding another 32 percent. Approximately 80 percent of adult residents have attended college, with more than 50 percent being college graduates.
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