La Sierra South Neighboorhood in Riverside CA, History
La Sierra South Neighborhood has approximately 11331 inhabitants and about 3407 households. Most of La Sierra South neighborhood was included in the greater La Sierra annexation, approved by residents for incorporation into the City of Riverside in 1963 and 1964. Smaller areas joined the City between 1966 and 2006. The latest annexation, located on the southerly side of Indiana Avenue at Pierce Street, is the site of Alvord Unified School District’s new Hillcrest High School. Although the greater La Sierra area was named after the Mexican land grant known as Rancho La Sierra de Sepulveda, the La Sierra South neighborhood was part of the Rancho El Sobrante de San Jacinto, which extended from just north of the La Sierra South neighborhood to Lake Mathews.
The reason why people like to live here is that La Sierra South Neighborhood is a beautiful place to live work and shop. There are a lot of nearby commercial and industrial parks that provide employment and shopping opportunities. The La Sierra Metrolink is located within this neighborhood and offers convenient access to public transportation, that along with being strategically located along the 91 freeway make it very accessible and desirable for neighborhood residents who commute to areas such as Orange County, and Los Angeles. Residents have access nearby parks, such as Harrison Park and La Sierra Park as well as Victoria Avenue bike and hiking trails.
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La Sierra South Neighborhood in Riverside, CA is a well-established neighborhood with a broad range of residential areas to fill all income levels and a variety of land uses. Portions of this neighborhood remain in agricultural production. This is a geographically a very diverse neighborhood which includes conventional subdivisions on relatively flat areas, bigger lots south of Victoria Avenue and rural lots in hillside areas. Within La Sierra South neighborhood, is a master planned residential community known as the Riverwalk Vista. Specific Plan provides for the development of an infill residential community that blends a variety of single-family detached housing into an integrated village setting. This all within walking distance to open space, schools, commercial centers, and public transportation facilities. Retail centers provide shopping opportunities and the Metrolink Station at Indiana and La Sierra Avenues has the potential for adding transportation oriented, mixed-use development in this neighborhood.
La Sierra South Neighborhood of Riverside, CA Kaiser Permanente Hospital, La Sierra University, The Galleria Mall, and Riverwalk Parkway are all located just a few miles away in the La Sierra Neighborhood. The La Sierra neighborhood and La Sierra South Neighborhood are both located in the same School District, The Alvord School District.
What Schools will the Kids Attend? The neighborhood enjoys many fine schools and public facilities. Schools within the neighborhood include Orrenmaa Elementary, Arizona Middle, Alvord Continuation, and Hillcrest High School.
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