Located in the South Bay section of Los Angeles County, Carson is bordered by the city of Long Beach on the east, and the city of Torrance on the west. The Los Angeles harbor is a few miles to the south of Carson and California’s famous coastline and beaches are about six miles to the west. The approximate population of 95,000 enjoys a variety of the city’s sports, recreational and cultural programs. While Carson is well known as an industrial center with unparalleled access to transportation and the Pacific Rim, it is also a culturally-diverse community that is attractive place to live and work. The city has more than 120 acres of parkland with swimming pools, a boxing center, sports complex and the Carson Community Center. And the city’s educational needs are served by Los Angeles Unified School District.