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Encyclopedia > Rosemead, California
City of Rosemead
Official seal of City of Rosemead
Seal
Location of Rosemead in California
Coordinates: 34°4′14″N, 118°4′56″W
Country United States of America
State California
County Los Angeles
Incorporated (city) 1959-08-04 [2]
Government
 - Mayor John Tran[1]
Area
 - City  5.15 sq mi (13.35 km²)
 - Land  5.15 sq mi (13.33 km²)
 - Water  0.01 sq mi (0.02 km²)
Population (2000)[3]
 - City 53,505
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 - Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
Zip Code 91770, 91771, 91772 [4]
Area code(s) 626 [5]
Website: http://www.cityofrosemead.org/

Rosemead is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 53,505. Image File history File links Rosemead_seal. ... Image File history File links Rosemead_in_LA_County_map. ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      The political units and divisions of the United States include: The 50 states, which are... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... The U.S. state of California is divided into 58 counties. ... Los Angeles County is a county in California and is the most populous county in the United States. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... August 4 is the 216th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (217th in leap years), with 149 days remaining. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... PST is UTC-8, highlighted in red. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Though DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Mr. ... Los Angeles County is a county in California and is the most populous county in the United States. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ...

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History

Prior to the arrival of the Spanish, the area around Rosemead was populated by Amerindians of the Tongva or Gabrielino ethnic group. In 1771, the Spanish founded the first San Gabriel mission in the area that is now known as Whittier Narrows on the border between Montebello and Rosemead. Due to flooding issues, the mission was moved to its present location in San Gabriel in 1775. Gabrieleno Native American women Tongva may also refer to the Tongva language. ... 1771 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Mission San Gabriel Arcángel was founded on The Feast of the Birth of Mary (September 8) in 1771. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... View of Montebello and Pico Rivera from Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier, notice the Downtown Los Angeles skyline in the distant background Montebello is a city located in Los Angeles County, California, United States. ... San Gabriel City Hall San Gabriel is a city located in Los Angeles County, California. ... Year 1775 (MDCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ...


During the Spanish colonial period the area now covered by the City of Rosemead was part of the land administered by the San Gabriel Mission. After Mexican independence, the land was distributed to private citizens as part of the Mexican governments secularization act of 1834. The southern part of Rosemead was part of a ranch named Potrero Grande (Large Pasture) which was originally granted to an Amerindian man named Manuel Antonio, who was a "mayordomo" (overseer) at the San Gabriel Mission. The 4,431 acre ranch was later transfered to Juan Matias Sánchez. Year 1834 (MDCCCXXXIV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ...


Following the Mexican-American War and the signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe which transferred sovereignty over the territory now known as the State of California to the United States, Anglo-American immigration began to flow to the area. In 1852, John Guess and his wife Harriet moved into the San Gabriel Valley from Conway County, Arkansas. In 1855 the couple camped where present-day Savannah Elemetary School is located on Rio Hondo Avenue. They rented land afterwards as the years passed. In 1867, John Guess purchased 100 acres of a 1,164-acre ranch and named it Savanna. The land stretched from Valley Boulevard to Marshall Street, and from Rosemead Boulevard to the Eaton Wash. The Mexican Cession (red) and the Gadsden Purchase (orange) The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo was the peace treaty that ended the Mexican-American War (1846–1848). ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... 1852 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... San Gabriel Valley within Southern California The San Gabriel Valley is one of the principal valleys of southern California. ... 1855 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Cunt BAg Twat Fuk suck my penis ring 0778851865!!!!!!Year 1867 (MDCCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Valley Boulevard is a street in Southern California, United States, running east from Los Angeles to Pomona, where it becomes Holt Boulevard. ... State Route 19 (also known as Lakewood Boulevard south of Telegraph Road, the Downey/Pico Rivera boundary north of Interstate 5 and Rosemead Boulevard north of Telegraph Road) is a major thoroughfare running roughly north-south in the greater Los Angeles area in the U.S. State of California. ...


Other pioneers, Frank Forst and Leonard J. Rose, also settled in this valley. Rose and his wife Amanda bought about 600 acres of land between Rosemead Boulevard and Walnut Grove. Rose bred and trained horses for a living. He later named his ranch "Rosemeade." Rosemeade was then renamed Rosemead which flourished with various rabbit and chicken farms.


On August 4, 1959, the citizens of Rosemead elected to incorporate Rosemead into a city. August 4 is the 216th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (217th in leap years), with 149 days remaining. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Rosemead is a working-class suburb with a large population of Latinos and Asians, and the city is sandwiched between Latino-dominated El Monte, California to the east and Asian-populated Monterey Park, California to the west. The Asian influence is particularly felt around the city as many businesses - ranging from restaurants, markets, beauty salons, and auto repair shops - operate in the area: on Garvey Avenue (including the highly popular Diamond Square shopping center anchored by 99 Ranch Market) and to the north near the civic center on Valley Boulevard. Ethnic Chinese are especially represented in the Asian population as many immigrants living in the area are Mainland Chinese and ethnic Chinese from Vietnam. There is also a growing population of ethnic Vietnamese. Location of El Monte in the County of Los Angeles Country United States State California County Los Angeles County, California Government  - Mayor Ernest Gutierrez Area    - City 0 sq mi (0. ... Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: State California County Los Angeles County Mayor Betty Tom Chu Area    - City 19. ... 99 Ranch Market (also called Tawa Supermarket in its Chinese name, sometimes called Ranch 99 due to confusion based on its logo) is one of the largest Asian American supermarket chains in the United States. ... In this map of China, the light-coloured areas represent Mainland China, while yellow coloured area refers to Taiwan. ... The Hoa (Vietnamese: Viet Hoa, Chu Nom/Chinese character: 華, Mandarin: Yuènán huárén (越南華人), Cantonese: yuet naam wah kiu (越南華僑)) also referred to as either Chinese Vietnamese, Vietnamese Chinese, Sino-Vietnamese, or ethnic Chinese from Vietnam, are a Chinese minority in Vietnam. ...


Aging trailer parks still remain on Garvey Avenue.


Controversies over the development of a Wal-Mart Supercenter in the southern portion of the city have been ongoing. It recently opened on September 13, 2006. A recall election to remove two councilmembers that supported the Wal-Mart was set for September 19, 2006; the voters defeated the recall in a 60-40 vote. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ...


The electric giant Edison International is based in the city. Southern California Edison also serves the city. The Chinese cuisine fast food chain Panda Express is headquartered in Rosemead. The Chinese-Vietnamese Sriracha red chili sauce (known to many as Rooster sauce) manufacturer Huy Fong Foods, Inc. (匯豐食品公司) is also based in the city. The University of the West (formerly known as Hsi Lai University) moved to it current location in Rosemead in 1996. It is one of the very first Buddhists funded university in the U.S. Rosemead School of Psychology was named after it's original location in Rosemead. This school was the first independent professional school of psychology in the nation to be accredited by regional accrediting association. Rosemead School of Psychology is now located in La Mirada, but still keeps the city name. Edison International (NYSE: EIX) is a public utility holding company based in Rosemead, California. ... Southern California Edison, the largest subsidiary of Edison International (NYSE: EIX), is the primary electricity supply company for much of Southern California. ... Panda Express logo Exterior view of a typical Panda Express restaurant. ... A bottle of Sriracha hot sauce. ... A bottle of Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce manufactured by Huy Fong Foods Huy Fong Foods (Chinese: 匯豐食品公司) is an American hot sauce company. ... The University of the West (Ch. ...


Rosemead is currently a contract city, in which the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department provides law enforcement services. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Temple station currently serves Rosemead. A contract city is a city in which a city has a contract with a county or parish to provide police services. ... Memorial to fallen deputies. ...


Economy

Internationally known hot sauce maker Huy Fong Foods is based in Rosemead. A bottle of Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce manufactured by Huy Fong Foods Huy Fong Foods (Chinese: 匯豐食品公司) is an American hot sauce company. ...


Geography

Rosemead is located at 34°4′14″N, 118°4′56″W (34.070428, -118.082312)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 13.3 km² (5.2 mi²). 13.3 km² (5.2 mi²) of it is land and 0.19% is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 53,505 people, 13,913 households, and 11,632 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,011.3/km² (10,398.3/mi²). There were 14,345 housing units at an average density of 1,075.5/km² (2,787.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 26.57% White, 0.68% African American, 0.85% Native American, 48.76% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 19.69% from other races, and 3.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 41.30% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 13,913 households out of which 43.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.0% were married couples living together, 17.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.4% were non-families. 12.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.80 and the average family size was 4.11. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 10.5% from 18 to 24, 31.7% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 10.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 96.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.2 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $36,181, and the median income for a family was $36,552. Males had a median income of $26,545 versus $22,353 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,146. About 19.4% of families and 22.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.6% of those under age 18 and 12.5% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


The local homeless population tend to live along the Alhambra wash, and near the San Bernardino Freeway. Day laborers congregate near Garvey Avenue and San Gabriel Boulevard.


Rosemead High School


Famous People

Jaime Luis Gómez, born July 14, 1975 in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, California [1], better known as Taboo Nawasha, is an American musical performer who achieved fame as a member of the Black Eyed Peas. ... Vikki Carr (19 July 1941) Born in El Paso, Texas. ... Robert Gordon Mackie (b. ... Rod Marinelli (born July 13, 1949 in Rosemead, California) is the head coach of the Detroit Lions. ... City Detroit, Michigan Team colors Honolulu Blue, Silver, and Black Head Coach Rod Marinelli Owner William Clay Ford, Sr. ...

Sister Cities

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References

  1. ^ Rosemead Portal > City Government > City Council. Retrieved on 2007-01-18.
  2. ^ Incorporation Dates of California Cities. Retrieved on 2007-01-18.
  3. ^ Rosemead city, California - Fact Sheet - American FactFinder. Retrieved on 2007-01-18.
  4. ^ USPS - ZIP Code Lookup - Find a ZIP+ 4 Code By City Results. Retrieved on 2007-01-18.
  5. ^ Number Administration System - NPA and City/Town Search Results. Retrieved on 2007-01-18.

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External links

  • City of Rosemead
  • Rosemead Chamber of Commerce
  • Rosemead Kiwanis Club Community information resource including links to schools, spiritual organizations etc. for service club active in promoting after school, community health and similar programs.
  • Rosemead PRIDE a group that promotes business and community development; leads the pro-Wal-Mart camp
  • Save Our Community a community group fighting Wal-Mart in Rosemead
  • Rosemead Rebels Youth Football
  • Rosemead School District
  • Garvey School District
  • Rosemead High School
  • University of the West
  • Maps and aerial photos Coordinates: 34.070428° -118.082312°
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    • Topographic map from TopoZone
    • Aerial image or topographic map from TerraServer-USA

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Rosemead: Weather and Much More from Answers.com (1241 words)
Prior to the arrival of the Spanish, the area around Rosemead was populated by Amerindians of the Tongva or Gabrielino ethnic group.
Rosemead is a working-class suburb with a large population of Latinos and Asians, and the city is sandwiched between Latino-dominated El Monte, California to the east and Asian-populated Monterey Park, California to the west.
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Rosemead, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1147 words)
Rosemead is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States.
Rosemeade was then renamed Rosemead which flourished with various rabbit and chicken farms.
Rosemead is currently a contract city, in which the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department provides law enforcement services.
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