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Other uses: Foothills are geographically defined as gradual increases in elevated land at the base of a mountain range. Many neighborhoods and communities in such a geographic situation are termed "the foothills". Various terms are used for passenger rail lines and equipment. ... The most general definition of mountain range is a group of mountains bordered by lowlands. ... Neighbourhood is also a term in topology. ... Community is a set of people (or agents in a more abstract sense) with some shared element. ...


The Foothills are groups of hills that are located along and around San Gabriel Valley in Los Angeles County, California. The Foothills basically stretch along the path of Interstate 210, giving the 210 the name "Foothill Freeway". View of the western San Gabriel Valley looking towards the Downtown Los Angeles skyline, from Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier. ... Map of California showing Los Angeles County. ... State nickname: The Golden State Other U.S. States Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) Official languages English Area 410,000 km² (3rd)  - Land 404,298 km²  - Water 20,047 km² (4. ... The Foothill Freeway is the name assigned to Interstate 210, a bypass interstate about 70 miles (110 km) long located in the Greater Los Angeles metropolitan area. ...


The City of Glendora (a foothill community) pride's itself from being a Foothill Community with the city motto being "Pride of the Foothills." This should help give a relative location of the Foothills. Glendora is a city located in Los Angeles County, California. ...


The Foothills basic mass transit system is a bus system called "Foothill Transit". The Foothills will be receiving a new form of mass transit in about 10 years---The Metro Gold Line. The Metro Gold Line is actually functioning today, but it only serves a route from Los Angeles to Pasadena. The new extension that will serve the Foothills is dubbed “Foothill Extension”. A taxi serving as a bus Public transport (Commonwealth English) comprises all transport systems in which the passengers do not travel in their own vehicles. ... TheBus, established by Mayor Frank Fasi, is Honolulus only public transit system. ... The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, commonly referred to as LACMTA, MTA, or Metro, is the agency charged to provide public transportation to the County of Los Angeles. ... The Downtown Los Angeles skyline. ... Pasadena is a city located in Los Angeles County, California, United States. ...


Although The Foothills look nice after some rain, they are sometimes dangerous to live in or around because of wildfires. Southern California’s Mediterranean climate promotes wildfires, with some plant species needing the fires to survive. Fire in San Bernardino, California Mountains (image taken from the International Space Station) A wildfire, also known as a forest fire, vegetation fire, grass fire, or bushfire (in Australasia), is an uncontrolled fire in wildland often caused by lightning; other common causes are human carelessness and arson. ... Southern California Los Angeles, rush hour on the Harbor Freeway San Diego Southern California, sometimes abbreviated SoCal, is an informal name for the southern one-third of the state of California. ... A Mediterranean climate is one that resembles those of the lands bordering the Mediterranean Sea. ...


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The Municipal District of Foothills No. 31 is a rural municipality located adjacent to and immediately south of the City of Calgary.
The M.D. of Foothills provides a number of services -- directly or jointly with other municipalities -- to the residents of the rural area and the Hamlets of Aldersyde, Blackie, Cayley, De Winton, Hartell, Millarville, Naptha, Priddis and Priddis Greens.
M.D. of Foothills staff are responsible for the administration of the Foothills Regional Commission, which operates the Foothills Regional Waste Management Facility and the Frank Lake Effluent Pumping System.
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