Notable Businesses of Sun Valley, California
The community of Sun Valley was originally called Wixánga, by the Tongva/Fernandeño native Americans. A reference to the prickly cactus prevalent in the area. The McClay claim on the land in 1874, in fact all 56,000 acres spreading across the area, was not divided until two years later with Southern Pacific Railroad came through the land. The area became known as Roscoe, based upon the name of a railroad employee who most likely lived nearby. By the 1950's residents had chosen Sun Valley for the community name.
Noteworthy in the community is the Theodore Payne Foundation which focuses on native plant education and support. History | Theodore Payne Foundation The foundation is name after horticulturist and conservationist Theodore Payne (1872-1963) and was established in 1960. The foundation has an annual garden tour in April. Theodore Payne Native Plant Garden Tour | Theodore Payne Foundation
Noteworthy businesses in Sun Valley include those adjacent to Tuxford
- AKS Stages is one of the largest single production facilities in LA, offering a motion picture stage, production supplies, and production offices
- Bay Island Sportswear - a fully vertical manufacturer Owned and operated by Bay Island Sportswear, Inc. SIMTEX opened 2008 as the premiere Knit Dye facility in Honduras
- BG Detection Services - NADCAP Certified Non-Destructive Testing Laboratory.
- Equinox Equestrian Center - Designed for customers who wish to board their horses & train with top-class trainers.
- Formatech -precast concrete.
- Henco Professional Animal Products
- Kenter Canyon Farms - Growing organic lettuces & greens, herbs, and fruits & vegetables
- LA Quail Farm
- Leslie Figge Stables & L.A. Children's Riding Center - closed in 2021
- Option Care Health - infusion therapy services
- Paradise Ranch Pet Resort - cage-free boarding, pools and fountains, and nonstop freedom to play, we're like an amusement prk
- Totally Kids® Specialty Healthcare - Enriching the health and quality of life of children with special medical needs.
- Zenith Mfg - Welding & Assembly
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