Pictured is Manhattan Beach and its iconic Manhattan Beach Pier. The Los Angeles County city in its South Bay region overlooks the Santa Monica Mountains to the northeast. This 1912 Centennial City remains a popular beach destination 100 years after its founding.
Are you going to party like its 2012 next year? Some cities in California are rolling back the clock, paying homage in 2012 to their foundation and roots during their centennial year. From the Gold Country to Los Angeles, Central Valley to Silicon Valley, there are at least 7 cities ready to pay tribute to their 100 years of existence.