The Story of La Habra Heights

Land Use Success in a Corner of Los Angeles County

The Web-Movie- Show

 

Introduction George Casey, a thirty year resident of La Habra Heights, introduces the movie.

Beginning and BackgroundEarly pictures, grassy hills, ranch land, and orchards.

1 Oil DevelopmentOil field development designed to be invisible.

2 One Acre ZoningThe low density one-acre zoning land use pattern was set early.

3 Freeways in La Habra Heights?.

4 Hi Density HousingHigh density housing plans of the 1970s.

5 Condos High rise condos next door in Whittier?

6 Annexation The City of La Habra tries to annex La Habra Heights.

7 Incorporation of the City of La Habra Heights in 1978.

8 Shea Homes DevelopmentHi density suburban development just east of La Habra Heights in the 1980s.

9 Powder CanyonPowder Canyon open space saved from mass grading in the early 1990s.

10 Old Coach Estates DevelopmentOld Coach property open space saved in the late 1990s.

11 Future of La Habra HeightsWill the rural environment be maintained?

12 Credits


 A DVD copy of the "Story of La Habra Heights" video is available to new residents. To get a FREE copy, please contact us

Also available is a FREE copy of the DVD "Living on the Urban Edge" about the coexistence of people and wildlife. please contact us


You can borrow a copy of the 48-minute video "The Story of La Habra Heights, Land Use Success in a Corner of Los Angeles County" from the City of La Habra Heights, 1245 North Hacienda Boulevard, La Habra Heights, Ca. 90631, 562-694-6302.


"The Story of La Habra Heights, Land Use Success in a Corner of Los Angeles County" was produced with the help of many residents of La Habra Heights.

Copyright 1999 by Bill and Jill Kowalik.