General Information


City of La Cañada Flintridge
  • "The glen between the hills"
  • Incorporated - November 30, 1976
  • General law city
  • Council-Manager form of government
  • 5 City Council Members elected at large; Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem appointed by the City Council to one-year terms
  • Contract city - several major City services including police (Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department) are provided by contract
  • 5th Los Angeles County Supervisorial District, 21st State Senate District, 43rd State Assembly District, and 28th Congressional District
  • Located in north Los Angeles County, western San Gabriel Valley
  • 20,335 population (2010 Census)
  • 8.5 square miles
  • Elevation - 970 to 2,400 feet above sea level
  • Served by State Route 2 and Interstate 210 Freeways
  • 15 minutes from Downtown Los Angeles
  • Borders: Angeles National Forest (north), cities of Glendale (south) and Pasadena (east), and the County unincorporated community of La Crescenta (west)
  • Designated as a Tree City USA
  • Home to Descanso Gardens, the historic Lanterman House, and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
City Hall
          1327 Foothill Boulevard
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011
Administration & Finance Departments - (818) 790-8880
Community Development Department - (818) 790-8881
Public Works Department - (818) 790-8882
City Hall Hours: Monday - Thursday 7:00 am to 5:00 pm and Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Building & Safety Hours: Monday - Thursday 7:30 am to 11:00 am and Friday 8:00 am to 11:00 am

City Parks/Facilities
  • Glenhaven Park - 1918 Parkdale Place
  • Glenola Park - 5200 block Angeles Crest Highway
  • Mayor's Discovery Park - 1800 Foothill Boulevard
  • Memorial Park - 1301 Foothill Boulevard
  • Olberz Park - 900 block Town Center Drive
  • City Skate Park - 4500 block Cornishon Avenue
  • Winery Channel Trailhead - 1500 block Foothill Avenue
  • Lanterman Auditorium - 4491 Cornishon Avenue
Other Points of Interest
  • Descanso Gardens - 1418 Descanso Drive
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory - 4800 Oak Grove Drive
  • Lanterman House - 4420 Encinas Drive
  • La Cañada Flintridge Library - 4545 Oakwood Avenue (County of Los Angeles Public Library)
  • USC Verdugo Hills Hospital - 1812 Verdugo Boulevard (Glendale)
  • Hahamongna Watershed Park - Foothill Boulevard & Oak Grove Drive (Pasadena)
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