In 1971 the National Civic League awarded the City of Placentia an award as an "All American City". This award goes to only 10 Cities in the United States each year!
With it's rich heritage and bright future Placentia even offers a better quality of life to a Dog! More than 51, 233 people now call Placentia home! Placentia's current Mayor is Ward Smith. Placentia is known for it's quiet neighborhoods. Located in Orange County, Placentia is only 26 miles from Los Angeles. Placentia was incorporated on December 2, 1926.
The biggest Employer in Placentia is the Placentia-Yorba Linda School District which employees more than 25,000 people! The Placentia -Linda Hospital employees 31 people and Hartwell employs another 300 people. For Employment in Placentia, see the section below.
The Angels have hired Ron Washington as the teams new Manager for the 2024 MLB season. Washington had been a 3rd Base Coach with the Atlanta Braves. Ron Washington is the winningest manager in Texas Rangers history and brought the Rangers to 2 World Series. Washington becomes the oldest Manager in Baseball at 71.
The Anaheim Ducks face the San Jose Sharks today (11/12/23) at 5 PM. Ducks are currently 7 and 6 and in 4th place of the Pacific Division.
The Los Angeles Rams used to play at Anaheim Stadium and the locals in Placentia remember those days and still follow the team. The Rams are 3 and 6 on the season and will not play again until November 19th against the Seahawks.
Great atmosphere for Football at Pepz Pizza in Placentia! Delicious Pizza while you watch the game, Draft Beer and always a fun time at 732 North Rose street in Placentia!
Radio's Nick LaCapria is a Pepz Pizza just after 3 PM every Sunday and has Sports Trivia for Prizes during the commercial breaks of Sunday Football at Pepz Pizza in Placentia. EVERYONE is invited (no extra charge) here's a look at a recent show at Pepz Pizza in Placentia https://youtu.be/1egUQI0-Ei4