Lakewood CA is a city in the southern end of Los Angeles County. The city is closer to Long Beach than it is to Los Angeles and is a space that grew out of post-war development in the mid-twentieth century.
The Lakewood Center is the primary shopping center located within the city’s limits. The center was formed in 1951 and is one of the oldest shopping malls in the country. The Los Cerritos Center is located outside the city’s limits on the eastern end. The Long Beach Town Centre is also to the south.
The Long Beach, Bellflower, and ABC Unified School Districts serve the city of Lakewood. The Lakewood, Mayfair, and Artesia High Schools are all within Lakewood. There are also two public libraries in the city served by the county, the Georgy Nye Jr. and Angelo M. Iacoboni Libraries.
The Lakewood Golf Course is located at the southwestern end of the city. The Heartwell Golf Course is also located on the southern part outside of the city limits.
The Lakewood Regional Medical Center is one of the largest employers in the city with nearly 800 people working for the main hospital in the city. The Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services is also based out of the area. Much of the economy in the city is based on the retail industry with Walmart, Albertson’s and the Home Depot being among the largest employers in Lakewood.
Lakewood CA is situated on land that was once occupied by lima bean fields. The planned community was set up in the early 1950s to attract war veterans. The area proliferated and would be incorporated in Los Angeles County in 1954.
Lakewood is directly west of Cerritos and east of Compton. Los Alamitos and Cypress are both to the south. Lakewood Boulevard or State Route 19 is the main road that goes through the city. A portion of the San Gabriel River Freeway or I-605 goes through a part of the city. The population of Lakewood is listed at about 80,000.
Be sure not to mow too often. If you mow too often, it's gonna hurt your grass.
Front lawn was mowed a couple days ago but back lawn has been awhile. Back yard is mostly level with one strip on side of house that is slightly banked. Gate to the right of house is big enough for regular mower (large Waste Mgmt garbage can fits thru)
Dog is inside the day you mow, every other Thursday. Please trim & blow as well. Thank you
Currently no fence on sides of house
Dog is inside the day you mow, every other Thursday. Please get the Stihl's out next time and trim border as well. Thank you
Small front yard, backyard is large mulch/flowerbeds
For first mow, it's just the front yard that needs attention.
Front Yard Only - Corner Lot