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Rancho Palos Verdes (also known by the abbreviation RPV) is a city in Los Angeles County, California atop the Palos Verdes Hills and bluffs of the Palos Verdes Peninsula. An affluent suburb of Los Angeles, it is known for large tracts of open space and expansive views of the Pacific Ocean. Rancho Palos Verdes is translated as "Ranch of Green Trees" or "Ranch of Sticks", probably referring to the willows in the northeastern part of Bixby Slough (now known as Machado Lake) shown on earlier maps. The history of Rancho Palos Verdes dates back to the Tongva or Gabrielino Indians, who inhabited the site before the Age of Discovery. Portuguese explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo was credited as the first European to navigate the California Coast in 1542, which included the hills of Rancho Palos Verdes. Rancho de los Palos Verdes was established by a Mexican land grant given in 1846 by Governor Pio Pico to Jose Loreto and Juan Capistrano Sepulveda. The city's most notable geographic features are the Palos Verdes Hills and cliffs, with grand vistas of the Pacific Ocean and of Santa Catalina Island. The city incorporated on September 7, 1973. The population was 41,643 at the 2010 census.

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If you are looking for travel information of Rancho Palos Verdes in United States, you've come to the right place. After your splendid visit to Rancho Palos Verdes, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Santa Barbara. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Santa Barbara for its bountiful attractions like Universal Studios, Santa Monica Pier, The Griffith Observatory on your trip to Rancho Palos Verdes. To reach Rancho Palos Verdes, hop on a flight to airport which is the nearest major Santa Barbara Airport. A holiday in Rancho Palos Verdes can generally be of 1-2 days.

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  • Living in Rancho Palos Verdes - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 97.46 (Very High)
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  • Cost for Essentials in Rancho Palos Verdes

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Rancho Palos Verdes

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79.16 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 47.86 USD

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