The background of La Canada
La Canada Flintridge History; the communities of La Canada and Flintridge were joined in 1976.
Where is La Canada?
Approximately 15 miles northeast of Los Angeles, in unincorporated Los Angeles County, northwest of Pasadena and east of La Crescenta. To the north bordered by the Angeles National Forest.
Why is La Canada real estate so expensive?
The 8 ½ mile town boasts a low crime rate
Award Winning Public Schools; That’s one reason we moved here
The La Canada community offers a convenient commute to most areas of Los Angeles
La Canada Community Resources
La Canada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce (818) 790-4289
La Canada Flintridge Library (818) 790-3330
La Canada Online Community
Things to do in La Canada (for free!)
Angeles National Forest This is where we would take our daughters to visit the snow.
Farmer's Market, Saturday from 9 AM to 1 PM at 1300 Foothill Blvd., across the street from Memorial Park.
Hahamongna Watershed Park aka Oakgrove Park, Located across the street from La Canada High (this is where I walk the dogs each morning).
La Canada Trails, hiking and horseback riding.
Memorial Park, Located at the intersection of Foothill Blvd. and La Canada Blvd. Both children’s and toddler play areas and the site for free summer "Music in the Park" concerts.
More things to do in La Canada
Community Center of La Canada Flintridge (818) 790-4353. Programs from pre-school through seniors, including ballroom dance, ceramics and more.
Descanso Gardens 1418 Descanso Drive, La Canada, (818) 949-4200.
Lanterman House 4420 Encinas Drive, La Canada, (818) 790-1421. Historic home built in 1915 by a member la Canada’s founding Lanterman family.
La Canada Clubs and Organizations
Flint Canyon Tennis Club (818) 790-3355
Flintridge Riding Club (818) 952-1233. My daughters rode here until junior high. Riding lessons, boarding, riding arenas, social events and horse shows.
La Canada Flintridge County Club (818) 790-0661
YMCA Crescenta/Canada (818) 790-0123
La Canada Volunteer Opportunities
Assistance League of Foothill
La Canada Flintridge Tournament of Roses Association
La Canada Presbyterian Church
Saint Bede’s Catholic Church
Saint George’s Episcopal Church
La Canada Summer Camps
Child Educational Center, 2 – 12 years
The Learning Castle, 4 years – 8th grade
Tom Sawyer Camp, 3 years – 9th grade. This was a favorite with my daughter’s – sign up early!
YMCA Summer Camp
My La Canada Favorites
Restaurants: Hill Street Café (I love their breakfast sandwich)
Min’s Kitchen Penelope’s Café and BooksTaylors Steak House now open for Sunday brunch
Facials, waxing, etc. Karen Cazares
Hair, nails, makeup, etc.: Nuovo
Pilates Plus Montrose, you’ll find me here – sometimes complaining but consistently trying