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Gentrification Of The Southern California Suburb

Suburbs that used to be affordable new subdivisions on the edge of the city have become a higher-density, higher-end housing option.
August 18, 2003, 5am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Simi Valley is a prime example of what may be called the gentrification of the Southern California suburb. With good schools, close proximity to Los Angeles and a reputation as one of the safest cities in the country, it remains an attractive destination for those weary of big-city life.... Other cities that have followed a similar pattern include Tustin, Orange and Anaheim in Orange County and Pomona in Los Angeles County..."

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Published on Sunday, August 17, 2003 in The Los Angeles Times
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