West Covina is a city in Los Angeles County, California, located on the west side of the San Gabriel River near the intersection of West Covina Boulevard and East Covino Boulevard. It is part of the Los Angeles metropolitan area and the second largest city within the city limits after the city of San Fernando Valley. Westovina, is another Los California County, California town located south west of Santa Monica Boulevard, north of Interstate 5.
West Covina is home to a number of businesses, schools and other public facilities, including Los Angeles County Medical Center, West Covino High School, Westovina Community College District and San Gabriel Valley Regional Health Center.
West Covina is served primarily by the West Covina Unified School District, which has schools on the Los Angeles County Board of Education. (LAUSD) school district. CVUSD manages the schools of the Westchester Community College District and the San Gabriel Valley Regional Health Center. The City of Covino Unified Schools, part of the City of L.A., also serves a portion of West Covino. Within the city limits of East Covination there are two schools, Westvina High School and Westivina Middle School, as well as two elementary schools.
The Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Agency, commonly known as Metro, offers bus services provided by Foothill Transit, which provides bus services between the West Covina city limits and the San Gabriel Valley Regional Health Center. The LA Metro Transit Authority, or LAMTA, a division of the LA County Board of Transportation (L.A.B.T.), provides transit services and bus services in the area from the city of Covino to the Westchester Community College District and from East Covination via the Santa Clarita Valley Transit District to Pasadena, California.
West Covina-based Foothill Transit offers service to the San Gabriel Valley with buses to downtown Los Angeles and Montclair. The city operates three routes that provide transportation to several of its destinations: the Westchester Community College District, East Covination and the Santa Clarita Valley Transit District. In addition to buses to downtown Los Angeles, the city of Covino and West Pasadena, it also offers connections inside and outside of the New York Exhibition Center. Foothills transit (based in West Covina) Provides a service to the SanGabriel Valley by bus to either downtown Los Angeles or Mont Clair.
The business district includes a large shopping centre with a variety of restaurants and shops, as well as a number of hotels. Many restaurants you can enjoy are: Pizza Hut, Burger King, Taco Bell, McDonald's, Wendy's and many more. The business units include a wide range of stores and restaurants, including Whole Foods Market, Wal-Mart, Target, Costco and other grocery stores. It has access to Los Angeles International Airport, the San Gabriel Valley Freeway, Interstate 5, Foothill Transit and the Fedex rail lines.
Tokyo Central (formerly Marukai Market) - Tokyo Central Shopping Centre, a shopping centre with a variety of restaurants, shops and hotels.
Best Buy - Best Buy has completed a major renovation of Westfield West Covina Shopping Centre, with an additional one square metre of retail space. The renovation is expected to be completed in spring 2011 and will bring more than 1,000 new shops, restaurants, hotels and other retail outlets to Westfield West Covinas. XXI Forever Luxury Store is ready and there are plans for a second store on the site as well as a new restaurant and hotel.
The census shows that of the total number of households in West Covina, 351 (0.3%) live in the non-institutionalized group quarter and 323 (3.2%), of which 323 (0.4%, or 1.5%) are married couples. The census showed that the total population of this area is 1,074 (1%). The census indicated the number of households living in the region, of which 351 (1 / 3) lived in both the non-institutionalised and group quarters, and 323-0-3 were hospitalised or admitted to a mental institution.
The share of breeds in West Covina is 42.8%, slightly above the national average of 39.5% and slightly below Los Angeles County's 42%. The ethnic composition of West Covinas is 41.7% white, slightly above the national average of 38.4% and, according to the census, significantly higher than that of Los Alamitos at 42.2%.
The Eastland Center, operated by West Covina Regional Medical Center and Los Angeles County Health Center, is home to more than 2,000 residents and 2.5 million residents. There are 32,705 units, of which 20,703 (65%) are owned - occupied and 10,893 (34%) or 5.5% are rented or occupied by tenants, according to the census. In addition, there are 32 and 705 residential units in the city of Covinas, of which 20 (703) and 65 (5) are owners and another 10 (893) and 34 (5) tenants respectively. It is the second largest city in Los Alamitos County, behind San Bernardino County.
Since opening in 1972, more than 15,000 babies have been cared for at West Covina Regional Medical Center and Los Angeles County Health Center. Other services include emergency medical services, mental health care, childcare and education.