Los Alamitos and Rossmoor are delightful areas to live, strategically located to enjoy the best of southern California. Los Alamitos is known for its outstanding schools and public services. Many local businesses in these two communities are family-owned and have been staples in the area for decades. If you enjoy horseracing, Los Alamitos is home to the Los Alamitos Race Course. This wonderful area also offers exceptional dining, including The Original Fish Company, which has been family-owned and run since 1981, as well as offering many popular chain restaurants in and around the area, including Hof’s Hut, Polly’s Pies, California Pizza Kitchen and Panera Bread. For the young and brave, another popular eatery with a long history in Los Alamitos is Volcano Burger, located across the street from Los Alamitos High School. If golf is your game, you may consider a membership at the Old Ranch Country Club in nearby Seal Beach to enjoy their beautiful private greens. A short drive will yield everything from expansive local beaches to Disneyland and other popular area attractions.
Los Alamitos residents and visitors enjoy many annual and seasonal events including spring and fall carnivals, a fireworks display on July 4th, ‘Race on the Base’ at the Military Base, and Laurel Park hosts Concerts on the Green in the summertime. All of these events instill a sense of pride and teamwork between Los Alamitos and the surrounding communities.
●Like many cities in southern California, the Bixby family played a vital role in Los Alamitos’ development.
●Los Alamitos was incorporated in March 1960.
●“Los Alamitos” means “the little cottonwoods,” a name that was given to this region over 200 years ago by Spanish explorers.
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