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For residents of the Los Angeles city district of Encino, the living is easy. A part of the city of Los Angeles, Encino is an affluent community nestled away on the northern slope of the stunning Santa Monica mountains. Established as a ranch (Rancho Encino) in 1845, Encino is a beautiful place to live in Los Angeles that offers its residents everything from parks, gorgeous homes and friendly neighbors to high-end boutiques and fine eateries.

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Many residents of beautiful Encino are medical professionals working at one of the two Encino-Tarzana Regional Medical Center locations or in private practice. Lawyers, investors, real estate agents and accountants are also popular occupations for Encino residents. Enoki Films, a famous anime production company, is headquartered in Encino and employs numerous industry professionals, animators and marketers. Commuting to downtown Los Angeles is easy for Encino locals and many residents commute by bus, car or train.

Served by the Los Angeles Unified School district, Encino offers its youngest learners four elementary schools and three middle schools. Birmingham High School is an institution that’s had far more than it’s fifteen minutes of fame: it has been used as the backdrop for numerous movies, television shows, music videos and commercials. Famous alumni include actress Sally Field, director Terry Gilliam and the founder of clothing company Juicy Couture, Pamela Skaist-Levy. The innovative programs Reseda High School make it an excellent choice for students who are already serious about their careers: programs range from technology and health careers to police academy programs. The high school is a Science Magnet and offers courses in electrical engineering, geology and medical studies. The Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies is a charter magnet school that has been recognized as a California Distinguished School. Additionally, there are over nine private schools in Encino for families to choose from.

The beautiful parks in Encino prove you really can get away from it all, even in busy Los Angeles. The Los Encinos State Historic Park is home to both a pond and a bubbling natural spring. Located behind the Sepulveda Dam, the Sepulveda basin has a wildlife preserve and a bikepath. Encino Park is home to barbeque pits, a playground and lighted outdoor basketball courts. Dog lovers meet and greet at Encino’s Off-Leash Dog Park with over six acres for local furry friends to explore. Gardeners can get their hands dirty at the Sepulveda Garden Center, a community gardening project with over 420 individual gardening plots for residents to plant.

There’s no end of things to do in Encino. The Balboa Sports Complex features a lighted baseball field, lighted tennis courts, a lighted handball court and an indoor gymnasium. Bicycling enthusiasts, take note: Encino is home to a velodrome for outdoor bicycle racing.
Though a short-length golf course, the Balboa Municipal Golf Course has cart rentals, practice greens and a restaurant. Encino Municipal Golf Course, a medium-length course, features lush tree-lined fairways. For residents who prefer shopping to golfing, Encino Commons has a mix of eateries, boutiques and salons.

It seems like something is always happening in Encino, and for good reason: something always is. Encino is home to Los Angeles’s largest Earth Day festival each year, featuring live music, solar-powered fun, education and delicious foods. Foodies look forward to the annual a Taste of Encino: Ventura Boulevard is taken over by local vendors and their delicious treats. The annual Encino Open Miniature Golf Classic is a fun event for golfers of all abilities, and is a great way to network with local residents and business owners.

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