San Marino's Lacy Park, Old Mill, and Taiwanese Sister City

San Marino is home to one of the world’s greatest cultural, research, and educational centers the Huntington Library. A private, nonprofit institution, The Huntington was founded in 1919 by Henry E. Huntington, an exceptional businessman who built a financial empire that included railroad companies, utilities, and real estate holdings in Southern California. Huntington was also a man of vision – with a special interest in books, art, and gardens.

City of South Gate Is a Certified ASA Azalea City, Has Been Recognized for Energy Efficiency, and Is Improving a Major Park

Incorporated on January 20, 1923, South Gate is the sixteenth largest city in Los Angeles County and encompasses 7.5 square miles. The City is dedicated to promoting positive change and constructive growth in an atmosphere of friendship and sensitivity to the needs of the community. Our "All American City" is committed to creating an environment that enhances the quality of life for all of its citizens and employees.

South Gate’s success stories include the following:

• Certified ASA Azalea City and Azalea Festival: On October 26, 2006, the Azalea Society of America certified the City of South Gate, California, as an ASA Azalea City.

• Gold Level in Energy Efficiency: In December, 2011, the City of South Gate was recognized by Southern California Edison Company (SCE) for its accomplishments in energy reduction and long-term energy planning.

• Investment in South Gate Park: The construction at South Gate Park is under way and soon South Gate residents will be able to enjoy significant recreational improvements.

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