San Gabriel Mountains

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San Gabriel Mountains,

S Calif., E and NE of Los Angeles, running c.50 mi (80 km) westward from Cajon Pass. Mt. San Antonio, also known as Mt. Baldy (10,080 ft/3,072 m), is the highest peak of the range, which also includes Mt. Wilson, site of the Mount Wilson ObservatoryMount Wilson Observatory,
astronomical observatory located in California on Mt. Wilson, near Pasadena. Mt. Wilson Observatory was founded in 1904 by George E. Hale. Its equipment includes 100-in. (2.5-m) and 60-in. (1.
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. Citrus fruits are raised in the southern foothills. The San Gabriel Mountains National Monument, 346,177 acres (140,093 hectares), est. 2014, is located in the N and central sections of the range, and lies almost entirely within the Angeles National Forest. Most of the mountains' highest peaks are in the national monument.
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But in 2014, Hodge sold her car and said goodbye to her beloved views of the San Gabriel Mountains to become deputy director of the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum on New York's Upper East Side.
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The cozy town in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, about 15 miles from downtown Los Angeles, is his hometown.
Away from its strongholds in the western Santa Monica Mountains, San Gabriel Mountains, and Santa Ana Mountains, the western gray squirrel is resident locally in both the Santa Susana and the Verdugo Mountains, in Griffith Park, in low hills at the eastern periphery of the San Gabriel Valley and in Claremont, and along the Santa Ana River canyon near Yorba Linda.
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Located nine miles from LA at the foot of the picturesque San Gabriel Mountains, The Langham boasts grand ballrooms, 23 acres of gardens and 100 years of quality hospitality.

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