C&L Auto Body is located in Covina, in the shadow of the San Gabriel mountains.

C&L Auto Body is located in Covina, in the shadow of the San Gabriel mountains.

C&L Auto Body is situated in the San Gabriel Valley, just south of the San Gabriel Mountains, east of the San Rafael Hills, and north of the coastal plains of Orange County. It’s an interesting geographical area with many varying physical features and is noted as one of the most ethnically diverse areas in the country. Notable cities in the San Gabriel Valley include Azusa, Glendora, Covina, West Covina, LaVerne, San Dimas and Walnut.

Here are some upcoming events happening throughout the valley as well as a brief history of select cities.

Recent San Gabriel Valley events:


Short Early Histories of some San Gabriel Valley Cities

Azusa – founded in 1887, Azusa is located within Los Angeles county, in the shadow of the beautiful San Gabriel Mountains. Currently home to more than 45,000 people, the region features and highly-rated schools such as Azusa Pacific University.

glendora vintage green road sign with highlightsGlendora – Incorporated in 1911, Glendora is known as the “Pride of the Foothills” and encompasses more than 1,400 acres of scenic beauty. Today, the city is an affluent community with pricey neighborhoods including Morgan Ranch, Gordon Highlands, Bluebird Hill, Silent Ranch, Oak Tree Rancho, and Hidden Springs, among others. Glendora is home to Citrus Community College.

Covina – At its incorporation, the city was less than a square mile, making it the smallest city by area in the entire country. The boundaries were later expanded, and Covina became the third largest orange producing area in the world by the early 1910’s. Now now urbanized, Covina is  home to more than 50,000 people. Orange tree with ripe oranges and green in the garden

La Verne – Dating back to the 1830s, the area now known as La Verne was incorporated in 1906 and was part of the booming citrus industry. The city is home to the University of La Verne, an institution originally founded in 1891 as Lordsburg College.

The “go-to” location for auto body repair and classic restoration in the San Gabriel Valley, since 1970, C&L Auto Body is known for our attention to detail, courteous service, and fair and affordable prices. If you select C&L to repair your car, our concierge service will help make your entire auto body repair process easy on you. We will even help you make arrangements for a rental car and deal directly with your insurance company. C&L Auto Body is owned and operated by the Buonsanti family, who strives to treat clients like family. Come by the shop 781 E San Bernardino Road in Covina, contact us via email today, call (626) 445-6630 or visit www.CandLAutoBody.com.