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Encino is an affluent neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles, California. Encino has three public and eight private schools, including two private high schools, and the community has been the home of many notable people. The Los Encinos State Historic Park and the Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area are located in Encino. There are approximately 3,800 businesses employing about 27,000 people. California State Parks operates the 5-acre (2.0 ha) Los Encinos State Historic Park in Encino. The park includes the original nine-room de la Ossa Adobe, the Garnier Building, a blacksmith shop, a pond, and a natural spring.

The Sepulveda Dam Recreation Area, located in Encino, includes the Woodley Worel/Magnus Cricket Complex with the four best grass cricket pitches in the United States. Host to many famous stars and games reflecting cricket's origins in Los Angeles from 1888. Also included in the basin is the Encino Golf Course and the Balboa Golf Course, having a total of 36 golf holes. The Balboa Municipal Golf Course, a short-length golf course, was lengthened by Steve Timm in 2008. The Balboa course has a banquet room, back nine play, cart rental, club rental, classes, a lighted driving range, a lounge, practice chipping greens, practice putting greens, and a restaurant. The Encino Municipal Golf Course, the second course of the two Sepulveda Dam courses, is a medium-length course that was designed by William P. Bell and Sons and opened in 1957. The course has large, tree-lined fairways. The course has the same features that the Balboa course has.

The Balboa Sports Complex in Encino includes a lighted baseball diamond, lighted outdoor basketball courts, a children's play area, a community room, a lighted football field, a lighted handball court, an indoor gymnasium without weights and with a capacity for 400 people, an unlighted soccer field, lighted tennis courts, and lighted volleyball courts. The Sepulveda Basin Off-leash Dog Park is a dog park in Encino. The dog park has 6.5 acres (2.6 ha) of leash-free dog area, a 0.5-acre (0.20 ha) small dog area, an on-leash picnic area, 100 parking spots, and public telephones. The Sepulveda Garden Center, a community garden area in Encino, has about 16 acres (6.5 ha) of land and 420 garden plots.

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4 Encino Charter Elementary School Preschool - 5th Grade Public
5 Lanai Road Elementary School Preschool - 5th Grade Public
3 Emelita Elementary School Kindergarten - 5th Grade Public
5 The Academy For Enriched Sciences Kindergarten - 5th Grade Public
5 Hesby Oaks Leadership Charter School Kindergarten - 8th Grade Public
N/A Crespi Carmelite High School 9th Grade - 12th Grade Catholic/Religious
N/A Our Lady Of Grace Preschool - 8th Grade Catholic/Religious
N/A St. Cyril Of Jerusalem Elementary School Preschool - 8th Grade Catholic/Religious
N/A Westmark School 2Nd Grade - 12th Grade Private/Charter
N/A Childs World School Preschool - Kindergarten Private/Charter
N/A Palisades Montessori Center Preschool - 1St Grade Private/Charter
N/A Los Encinos School Kindergarten - 6th Grade Private/Charter
N/A Holy Martyrs Armenian High School?Ferrahian 6th Grade - 12th Grade Private/Charter
N/A Valley Beth Shalom Day School Preschool - 6th Grade Private/Charter
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