Otobots auto repair proudly serves the thriving community of Huntington Park CA with industry certified technicians. Named for prominent industrialist Henry E. Huntington, Huntington Park was incorporated in 1906 as a streetcar suburb for workers in the rapidly expanding industries to the southeast of downtown Los Angeles. As with most of the other cities along the corridor stretching along the Los Angeles River to the south and southeast of downtown Los Angeles, Huntington Park was an almost exclusively white community during most of its history; Alameda Street and Slauson Avenue, which were fiercely defended segregation lines in the 1950s, separated it from black areas.
A weekly certified farmers market is now hosted at Salt Lake Park (opposite the Recreation Center on Bissell Street) every Wednesday from 9am-1:30pm. The market includes year round as well as seasonal vendors that provide access to the following products: Bee products, eggs, fruits and fruit products, herbs, nuts, plants, vegetables, granola, nuts, corn, etc.
On November 18, 1930, the Warner’s Theater at 6714 Pacific Boulevard, opened and its first attraction was “The Life of the Party”. It had 1,468 seats. This theater has been closed for decades. It was bought by Pacific Boulevard Holdings/ Retail Management Corp for $1,600,000. California Theatre opened on 1925 and was operated by Fox Theatres as the Fox California Theatre. In the 80s it was known as the California 3 Theatre. This theatre close in 2006 and was later converted into a retail space. It was renamed California 2 Theatres and now there is a Tuxedo shop along with other retail stores and restaurants.
Notable people from Huntington Park include: Lois Andrews (actress), Lorenzo Mata (NBA), Terry Wilson (stuntman), Tex Winter (NBA), and Kerry King (musician).