La Cañada Flintridge, California

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La Cañada Flintridge is a city in Los Angeles County, California, with a population of 20,246 in 2010.wikipedia
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Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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It is the home of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The city is home to Descanso Gardens and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
The Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is a federally funded research and development center and NASA field center in La Cañada Flintridge, California, United States, though it is often referred to as residing in Pasadena, California because it has a Pasadena ZIP Code.

Pasadena, California

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It is located in the Crescenta Valley and far western end of the San Gabriel Valley, to the northwest of Pasadena. Most of the city drains southeastward toward Pasadena to Arroyo Seco, but the western part of the city (generally west of Alta Canyada Road) drains southward toward Glendale via Verdugo Canyon.
In addition, Pasadena is also home to many scientific and cultural institutions, including Caltech, Pasadena City College, Fuller Theological Seminary, ArtCenter College of Design, the Pasadena Playhouse, the Ambassador Auditorium, the Norton Simon Museum, and the USC Pacific Asia Museum, with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory located in nearby La Cañada Flintridge.

Flintridge Preparatory School

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The eastern part, even north of Foothill Blvd., was also originally considered Flintridge and is still home to the Flintridge Riding Club and Flintridge Preparatory School. High schools are St. Francis High School, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, and Flintridge Preparatory School.
Founded in 1933, it is located in La Cañada Flintridge, California.

Glendale, California

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Most of the city drains southeastward toward Pasadena to Arroyo Seco, but the western part of the city (generally west of Alta Canyada Road) drains southward toward Glendale via Verdugo Canyon.
The city is bordered to the northwest by the Sun Valley and Tujunga neighborhoods of Los Angeles; to the northeast by La Cañada Flintridge and the unincorporated area of La Crescenta; to the west by Burbank and Griffith Park; to the east by Eagle Rock and Pasadena; to the south by the Atwater Village neighborhood of Los Angeles; and to the southeast by Glassell Park neighborhood of Los Angeles.

Arroyo Seco (Los Angeles County)

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Most of the city drains southeastward toward Pasadena to Arroyo Seco, but the western part of the city (generally west of Alta Canyada Road) drains southward toward Glendale via Verdugo Canyon.
As it enters the urbanized area of the watershed, the Arroyo Seco stream flows between La Cañada Flintridge on the west and Altadena on the east.

Descanso Gardens

The city is home to Descanso Gardens and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Descanso Gardens is a 150 acre botanical garden located in La Cañada Flintridge, Los Angeles County, California.

San Rafael Hills

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It is nestled between the San Gabriel Mountains and Angeles National Forest on the north, and in the San Rafael Hills on the south.
The San Rafael Hills contain all or parts of the communities of City Terrace, La Cañada Flintridge, Pasadena, South Pasadena, San Marino, El Sereno, Monterey Hills, Montecito Heights, Cypress Park, Mount Washington, Glassell Park and foothills surrounding Eagle Rock, east of the Glendale Freeway including Rancho San Rafael and Chevy Chase Canyon in Glendale.

Los Angeles River

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Both drainages join the Los Angeles River north of downtown Los Angeles.
It receives from the left Verdugo Wash, which drains much of La Cañada Flintridge and Glendale as it flows from the San Gabriel Mountains south through a water gap in the Verdugo Mountains, and crosses under State Route 134.

Rancho La Cañada

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During the Spanish and Mexican eras, the area was known as Rancho La Cañada. Before the city's incorporation in 1976, it consisted of two distinct communities, La Cañada and Flintridge.
The rancho included the current day city of La Cañada Flintridge and community of La Crescenta-Montrose.

Angeles National Forest

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It is nestled between the San Gabriel Mountains and Angeles National Forest on the north, and in the San Rafael Hills on the south.
In the Station Fire, more than 161000 acre of the forest were burned by an arson fire that began on August 26, 2009, near Angeles Crest Highway in La Cañada and quickly spread, fueled by dry brush that had not burned for over 150 years.

Los Angeles County, California

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La Cañada Flintridge is a city in Los Angeles County, California, with a population of 20,246 in 2010.

Frank Putnam Flint

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La Cañada comes from the Spanish word cañada (pronounced "canyada"), meaning canyon, gorge, or ravine; Flintridge was named after its developer, United States Senator Frank P. Flint.
The city of La Cañada Flintridge, California is named, in part, for him, as he was a developer of Flintridge, which merged with La Cañada in the late 20th century.

La Cañada High School

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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.
La Cañada High School is a combined junior-senior high school located in La Cañada Flintridge, California, US.

La Cañada Unified School District

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The La Cañada Unified School District serves most of the city and is ranked as one of the top school districts in the state.
The La Cañada Unified School District is located in the city of La Cañada Flintridge, in Los Angeles County, southern California.

Saint Francis High School (La Cañada Flintridge, California)

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High schools are St. Francis High School, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, and Flintridge Preparatory School.
St. Francis High School is a Catholic college preparatory high school for boys, located in La Cañada Flintridge, California, USA.

Mount Waterman

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The small ski resorts Mountain High, Mount Baldy, and Mount Waterman are located about 30 mi to the northeast.
Waterman, together with his wife Liz and their friend Perry Switzer, completed a three-week hike from La Cañada to the Antelope Valley and back in May 1889.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy

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High schools are St. Francis High School, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, and Flintridge Preparatory School.
It is located in La Cañada Flintridge, California, on a 41 acre campus near the San Gabriel Mountains.

Glendale Unified School District

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A small western portion of the city is served by the Glendale Unified School District, with La Cañada Flintridge students attending Mountain Avenue Elementary School, Rosemont Middle School, Clark Magnet High School and Crescenta Valley High School.
The school district serves the city of Glendale, portions of the city of La Cañada and the unincorporated communities of Montrose and La Crescenta.

Crescenta Valley

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It is located in the Crescenta Valley and far western end of the San Gabriel Valley, to the northwest of Pasadena.

San Gabriel Mountains

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It is nestled between the San Gabriel Mountains and Angeles National Forest on the north, and in the San Rafael Hills on the south.
It starts in the southwest at the city of La Cañada Flintridge and ends at its junction with State Route 138, just past Wrightwood, near the Victor Valley and the West Cajon Valley.

California's 43rd State Assembly district

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In the California State Assembly, La Cañada Flintridge is located in the 43rd district and is represented by Laura Friedman

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In the California State Assembly, La Cañada Flintridge is located in the 43rd district and is represented by Laura Friedman
A Democrat, she represents the 43rd Assembly District, encompassing the cities of Glendale, Burbank, La Cañada Flintridge, portions of Los Angeles and the unincorporated community of La Crescenta-Montrose.

Angeles Crest Highway

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La Cañada Flintridge is the southern terminus of the Angeles Crest Highway.
With the exception of a 1000 ft-long section in La Cañada Flintridge, the entire route is part of California State Route 2.

Station Fire (2009)

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Annual landscaping inspections and "stringent fire-safe building codes" were put in place to mitigate the risk of another wildfire like the 2009 Station Fire.
The blaze threatened 12,000 structures in the National Forest and the nearby communities of La Cañada Flintridge, Pasadena, Glendale, Acton, La Crescenta, Juniper Hills, Littlerock and Altadena, as well as the Sunland and Tujunga neighborhoods of the City of Los Angeles.

Los Angeles County Fire Department

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The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) operates fire stations 19 and 82 in the city.