Shoppers come to West Covina Heights, South Hills Plaza, Samantha Courtyard) and the Citrus Grove, to spend money, which helps provide a strong financial base for the residential city of the more than 100,000 residents.
Like so many cities in and around Los Angeles, West Covina was initially known for its walnut groves and orange groves through the early 1900s. And like so many others, West Covina became one of the fastest growing city between 1950 and 1960 in the United States with the population increasing 1,000 per cent from less than 5,000 to more than 50,000 citizens.
When visiting, be sure to check out
the West Covina Sportsplex made up of four components, which include the commercial development, Big League Dreams Sports Park and an 18-hole championship Public
Golf Course. Big League Dreams Sports Park features batting cages, a multi-use pavilion that can be use as a soccer field, ice hockey rink, and can be rented out as a hall. It also has 6 high quality ball fields that replicate sporting landmarks like Yankee Stadium, Tiger Stadium, Fenway Park, Wrigley Field, Dodger Stadium and Edison Field.
It is a shining star in the city and
even non-athletes will appreciate its
unique design. The recipient of 10
national awards, this sports park allows
kids of all ages to dream big,