West Covina is a city in the San Gabriel Valley of California, 19 miles from Downtown Los Angeles. The city was founded by a group of 507 local residents who wanted to maintain control of their land. The region has a hot-summer Mediterranean climate and became known for its walnut and orange groves.
The city of West Covina boasts a robust shopping district and transit system. Some of the favorite activities in and around the city include shopping malls, parks, bowling alleys and historical venues.