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.

Lancaster's BLVD Transformation Project Pleases Residents and Visitors; Alternative Energy and Business-Friendly Policies Also Featured in City's Profile

In Lancaster, home ownership is achievable; business opportunities are nearly limitless and there is plenty of room for kids to spread their wings and let their imagination soar. Whether you explore the remarkable galleries, shops and restaurants of The BLVD, our downtown arts and entertainment district, or discover the pristine beauty of our scenic desert trails, you’ll find it easy to leave your cares behind in this friendly, family-oriented community with a pace and style all its own.

Lancaster’s success stories include the following:

• The BLVD: Against the backdrop of the nation’s worst recession since the Great Depression, the Lancaster Redevelopment Agency launched one of its most massive projects to date: The BLVD Transformation Project.

• Alternative Energy: With its endless supply of sunshine and ample room for growth in Southern California’s High Desert region, Lancaster is the ideal location for alternative energy ventures.

• Business-Friendly Lancaster: Lancaster recently launched the Business-Friendly Lancaster program in an effort to facilitate the development review process and further improve businesses’ experiences in their interactions with the City.

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