Located 25 miles from Downtown Los Angeles is the beautiful city of Glendora, California. This area is home to a variety of homes including modest ranch style homes, 20th century bungalows, multi-story configurations, and grand mansions. The city's most expensive neighborhoods are home to large, secluded residences. Many of these homes are estate homes, and they offer incredible views of the San Gabriel Valley. They are also modest homes for sale that are more affordable for many Californians.
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Glendora's city motto is "pride of the foothills," This pride can be attributed to the numerous affluent neighborhoods including Bluebird Hill, Oak Tree Rancho, Oakhart Estates, Morgan Ranch, Silent Ranch, Gordon Highlands, Easley Canyon Estates, and Hidden Springs. Glendora also has its own country club; however, membership is invitation only. There is also an abundance of parks throughout the city. There are several things to do at these parks, and one actually hosts the Camp Cahuilla Summer Kids' Day Camp. This camp lasts eight weeks during the summer and it attracts over 500 kids yearly. In addition to the recreation in the city, Glendora is home to many businesses. Top employers include Wal-Mart, County of Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services, Ormco, and the Home Depot.
Over 50,000 people live in Glendora. These residents enjoy favorable weather conditions throughout the year. Both the summers and the winters are characterized with moderate temperatures, making Glendora a popular place to buy a home. The city also has several schools for children and young adults. There are a few private schools in the area; however most kids attend public schools. Glendora has two school districts - the Charter Oak Unified and Glendora Unified School Districts. The elementary schools, middle schools, and high schools in these districts are known for providing some of the best education in the United States. Glendora's schools have consistently been ranked in the top of the charts, and they have also been named as California Distinguished Schools. Most of Glendora resides in the San Gabriel Valley area code; however, a small area of the city has the area code for east Los Angeles County. Glendora is nearby many top cities including San Dimas, Claremont, and Azusa. Its proximity to Los Angeles makes it an appealing destination for homeowners. The variety of homes is also appealing to homebuyers in search of a great place to live. It is not surprising that this affluent area is a top place in California.