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.

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Citizen Volunteer Code Enforcement Officers

Code Enforcement is an underappreciated function of local government that is near and dear to the hearts of many residents. Like most small communities, Ridgecrest lacked the resources to absorb code enforcement duties when the sole officer was unavailable. Under the supervision of the Chief of Police, citizen volunteers from the Police and Community Together (PACT) program were trained to supplement the efforts of full-time staff. This creative solution was implemented in response to a temporary situation and continues today as an enhancement that increases the capacity of local code enforcement activities.

Despite the challenges of taking on such a significant role with volunteers, Police Chief Ron Strand and his team have embraced the concept and used it as a reliable supplement until a more permanent solution can be found.

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Niche Market with Local Clientele

“We recently moved a portion of our mortgage business operation to the Ridgecrest area. Our business model is tailored towards offering Government loan programs to Veteran’s and Non-Veteran...

Looking Forward to a Long History Together

“ATK recently expanded its business operations to the City of Ridgecrest. The city offered close proximity to our customer, opportunities for expanded growth and local talent while being...

Warm Community of Caring People

“After spending my early adulthood dodging gangs and drugs in the San Fernando Valley and traffic on the highways and freeways, I couldn’t imagine raising my children anywhere else in California...

Great Reason to Make Ridgecrest Home

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