California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Cambodia Town (ទីក្រុងខ្មែរ), Long Beach’s Little Phnom Penh

In recognition of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, this entry is about the Long Beach neighborhood of Cambodia Town (ទីក្រុងខ្មែរ). Pendersleigh & Sons' Official Map of Cambodia Town   Cambodia Town is a neighborhood in Long Beach's East Side centered on Anaheim Street betweenAtlantic and Junipero. To the north is the neighborhood of Signal Hill. To the south … Continue reading California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Cambodia Town (ទីក្រុងខ្មែរ), Long Beach’s Little Phnom Penh

California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Claremont, the City of Trees and PhDs

FOREWARD This blog entry is about the city of Claremont. Claremont City Hall INTRODUCTION Claremont is the poshest of the three cities in the Los Angeles end of the Pomona Valley. It's bordered by La Verne to the west, Pomona to the southwest, Montclair to the southeast, Upland to the east, and the Angeles National … Continue reading California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Claremont, the City of Trees and PhDs

California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Glendale, the City of Perpetual Harvest

Glendale, seen from Griffith Park This entry is about the Los Angeles County community of Glendale. A few days ago, accompanied by frequent traveling companion "Steve Shimbles..." the CARDIS transported us to The City of Perpetual Harvest. A former used car lot where my ex-roomie David Galvez sold a car became the site of Cerritos … Continue reading California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Glendale, the City of Perpetual Harvest

California Fool’s Gold — Exploring the City of Industry

View of the City of Industry (Source: Victorrocha) This edition of California Fool's Gold is about Industry. To vote for any other communities in Southern California, let me know which in the comments. Pendersleigh & Sons Cartography's map of the City of Industry, available in art prints and a variety of merchandise Industry, as with … Continue reading California Fool’s Gold — Exploring the City of Industry

California Fool’s Gold — Exploring the City of Walnut

This Los Angeles County community blog is about the City of Walnut, a wealthy, woodsy Los Angeles suburb located in the southeastern portion of the San Gabriel Valley. Pendersleigh & Sons' Official Map of Walnut, available on merchandise and art prints William R. Rowland Adobe Redwood Ranch House Before it took on its current Asian … Continue reading California Fool’s Gold — Exploring the City of Walnut

California Fool’s Gold – a Southeast Los Angeles primer

SELACO - Southeast Los Angeles County Pendersleigh & Sons' Official Map of Southeast Los Angeles County Introduction to Southeast Los Angeles County One of my favorite aspects of the Southland is that there is no single, dominant center. Whereas many bemoan the region’s sprawl, I prefer to think of it as a vast, occasionally smoggy … Continue reading California Fool’s Gold – a Southeast Los Angeles primer

California Fool’s Gold — Exploring San Marino

San Marino is located in the San Gabriel Valley and is neighbored by Pasadena and San Pasqual to the north, East Pasadena and East San Gabriel to the east, Alhambra and San Gabriel to the south, and South Pasadena to the east. Pendersleigh & Sons Cartography's map of San Marino, available in art prints and … Continue reading California Fool’s Gold — Exploring San Marino

California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Montebello

I went to a baptism the other day for one Mateo Gareza in the city of Montebello, the subject of this neighborhood blog. Pendersleigh & Sons Cartography's map of Montebello, available on a variety of merchandise as well as art prints For the occasion I was accompanied by none other than Miss San Gabriel Valley … Continue reading California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Montebello