Los Altos, Long Beach, California
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.
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. In November of 2018 a new state of the art park featuring an art and music theme was constructed at Whaley Park in Los Altos. The park was built with infrastructure funds from Measure A tax dollars which Long Beach voters passed in 2016. There are two freeways (the 405 and 605) 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 X, Sweet Embellishments, Collings Martial Arts (a locally famous karate dojo), Red Apparel, Golden Spoon, etc.
Los Altos is bounded by Clark Avenue on the west, Studebaker Road 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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