SouthLA

Just Another Day In SouthLA

And Now Introducing, South Bay, Los Angeles County!

The sleepy southwestern edge of Los Angeles county known as the South Bay is finally getting some much needed attention.  As everyone knows Los Angeles as a whole is nothing more than urban sprawl with little pocket cities here and there, well the South Bay region of LA County is a very suburban urban sprawl (almost like if someone took a chunk of Orange County and put it in LA County) that is often over looked, well no more of that.  The South Bay is located right between two of LA Counties most popular airports Long Beach and LAX and made up 12 incorporated cities: Manhattan Beach,  El Segundo, the Palos Verdes Peninsula, Hawthorne, Redondo Beach, Gardena, Carson, Lawndale, Hermosa Beach, Harbor City (Los Angeles), Torrance, Lomita, and San Pedro(also Los Angeles) (Rolling Hills is not a city as well as Del Amo, San Pedro and Harbor City are areas within Los Angeles city limits).  Inglewood is often tossed back and forth between South Bay and South LA, usually depends on who your talking to tho).  Carson, known to be the Ladera Heights of the South Bay, is sprucing it up a bit with a new outlet mall/oasis, a Porsche Amusement Park, and a couple of new mixed-use developments sort of creating a downtown affect.  Torrance has announced and I believe under construction with $21 Million Transit Hub (that is suppose to be designed to house a potential station for South Bay Green Line Metro Extension), Two New Bus Routes, now connecting the South Bay to Downtown Long Beach and Downtown Los Angeles, and giving the nations 3rd largest mall to Mall of America and the South Coast Plaza (Costa Mesa, South Orange County), Del Amo Mall, a much need to face-lift.   Harbor City is getting an updated UCLA Harbor Hospital.  San Pedro has a couple of things going on with a huge modernization of port and redevelopment of Los Angeles fav Ports O’ Call Village, ohhhh yea and they are redoing the Vincent Thomas Bridge.  And now out of El Segundo, the possibility of renting a car for a minute, the South Bay is finally being noticed.

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