Los Altos, Long Beach, California

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Los Altos is a neighborhood located on the east side of Long Beach. It is a quiet residential neighborhood with shopping at the Los Altos Shopping Center, where one can find a Target department store, Sears department store, Trader Joe's, Lazy Acres grocery store, LA Fitness, and many other shops and stores. Florence Bixby Elementary School, Minnie Gant Elementary School, Stanford Middle School and Robert A. Millikan High School are located in Los Altos. The Los Altos YMCA is located on Bellflower Boulevard and The California State University at Long Beach is in Los Altos.

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Los Altos also is known for its family oriented atmosphere. People outside are often found to be taking family bike rides and walks under the heavily shaded streets. There are two freeways within a short drive, providing easy travel to distant locations. Nearby Long Beach Airport links it nationwide.

Los Altos Shopping Center includes: Target, Trader Joe's, Pilates Joe, Sweet Embellishments, Collings Martial Arts(a locally famous karate dojo), Red Apparel, Golden Spoon, etc.

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Los Altos is bounded by Clark Avenue on the west, Studebaker Avenue on the east, Interstate 405 and Willow Street on the north, and CSU Long Beach on the South. Its borders meet with Whaley Park and the Traffic Circle area on the west, El Dorado South on the east, East/Eastside Long Beach on the north, and Park Estates and CSU Long Beach on the south.

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