BURBANK

 

About Burbank

Known as the “Media Capital of the World”, Burbank hosts the famous Warner Brothers Studios, Walt Disney, Marvel, Nickelodeon, NBC, and ABC Studios. It’s just around the hill from Hollywood in the eastern part of the San Fernando Valley at the foothills of the Verdugo Mountains. The downtown area boasts a plethora of shops, dining and movie theatres for a great night on the town.

 

 

STUDIO CITY

 

About Studio City

Another community with strong ties to the entertainment industry -- Studio City is named for the studios it’s hosted throughout Hollywood history including CBS and Universal Studios. It’s nestled at the foot of the picturesque Santa Monica Mountains on the San Fernando Valley side. The famous palm tree lined Ventura Boulevard hosts plenty of dining, shopping and entertainment where industry professionals and family tourists alike can relax and enjoy life.

 

 

SHERMAN OAKS

 

About Sherman Oaks

Sold to General Moses Sherman in 1927 for $780 an acre, Sherman Oaks is situated at the foot of the Santa Monica mountains in the San Fernando Valley just west of Studio City and south of Van Nuys. Some of its famous residents have included Jennifer Aniston, Paula Abdul and Tom Selleck. The Sherman Oaks Galleria in the downtown area is a great hub for shopping and nightlife. Sherman Oaks is located right next to the San Diego Freeway and provides a convenient route to the Westside.

 

 

ENCINO

 

About Encino

A neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley just west of Sherman Oaks. It was originally established in 1845 as Rancho Los Encinos meaning “ranch of holm oak.”  It hosts the Los Encinos State Park and the expansive Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area. The local economy is supported by mostly healthcare, social and professional services. Centrally located within the southern part of the valley, it’s a prime location to be in the center of it all.

 

 

WOODLAND HILLS

 

About Woodland Hills

Woodland Hills is an affluent neighborhood situated in the southwestern region of the San Fernando Valley. It’s nestled between Tarzana to the west, and the Santa Monica mountains to the south. Because of its position in the valley, it attracts residents who are drawn to a warmer climate than other parts of the Los Angeles area. It’s also considered one of the least dense areas of LA -- great for a suburban escape from the bustle of Los Angeles.

 

 

CALABASAS

 

About Calabasas

Located in the hills west of the San Fernando Valley northwest of the Santa Monica Mountains between Woodland Hills, Agoura Hills, West Hills, Hidden Hills, and Malibu is Calabasas. It is known for its wealthy residents and gated neighborhoods. The city holds and annual Pumpkin Festival, not surprising considering the name Calabasas is derived from the Spanish calabaza meaning "pumpkin".