Piru, California

What is Piru, California known for?


part movie

Johnson , "The Rock," scenes where he and the alien (extraterrestrials in fiction) boy and girl go into a small town, Stony Creek, where they have repairs done on his taxi (taxicab) and go to a restaurant country music club, were actually shot in Piru, which continues to be a popular location with film companies. Piru Mansion was used as the home of Ellis Wyatt in ''Atlas Shrugged: Part I'' (2011 (2011 in film)), the first segment in a three-part movie adaptation of the novel by Ayn Rand. Piru was also used to film the 2011 music video ''Don't Stop (Colour On The Walls)'', from the band Foster the People and featuring actress Gabourey Sidibe. The 2013 music video ''Wake Me Up (Wake Me Up (Avicii song))'', by Avicii, was shot in Piru. ''Water for Elephants (Water for Elephants (film))'' was also filmed in Piru as well as Alicia Keys' ''Unthinkable'' music video. Disasters Piru was struck by two major disasters in the 20th century. On the night of March 12, 1928, the St. Francis Dam, to the east in Los Angeles County (Los Angeles County, California), broke, sending a torrent of water through the Santa Clara River Valley and causing the deaths of approximately 600 people, a number of which were in Piru. The Northridge earthquake of January 17, 1994, destroyed several buildings in the historic downtown area. Geography Piru is located at east of Piru, California and just north of the Santa Clara River (Santa Clara River (California)), in present day Ventura County, California. It was the home of Ygnacio del Valle, an ''alcalde'' of the Pueblo de Los Angeles and member of the California State Assembly. The ranch was known as the '''Home of Ramona''' because it was widely believed to have been the setting of the popular 1884 novel ''Ramona'' by Helen Hunt Jackson. The novel helped in raising awareness about the Californio lifestyle and "romanticizing of the mission and rancho era of California history (History of California to 1899)."


historic building

1983 ), the scenes of the rest home in the "Kick the Can" segment were filmed at the historic building that is now the Heritage Valley Inn. Dolly Parton and Sylvester Stallone filmed scenes for their movie, ''Rhinestone (Rhinestone (film))'' (1984 (1984 in film)), in Piru. With the exception of a few scenes, the entire comedy ''Happy, Texas (Happy, Texas (film))'' (1999 (1999 in film)) was filmed in Piru. It was also used for scenes of ''Bubble Boy (Bubble Boy (film))'' and the exterior of Piru United Methodist Church was used in ''Big Momma's House'' (2001 (2001 in film)). The chase scene in ''Enough (Enough (film))'' (2002 (2002 in film)) starring Jennifer Lopez was filmed in Piru along with scenes from ''Torque (Torque (film))'' (2004 (2004 in film)) and the final scene for ''Van Helsing (Van Helsing (film))'' (2004). The 2005 (2005 in film) movie ''The Amateurs'' starring Jeff Bridges was largely filmed in Piru — as was much of the television movie ''The Love War'' (1970 (1970 in film)) starring Jeff's father Lloyd Bridges, with Angie Dickinson (with Piru serving as location ''and'' setting). The town has also served for some of the scenes on TV's ''Reno 911!'' and for scenes set in the fictional town of Bon Temps, Louisiana, in ''True Blood''. In the Disney (Walt Disney Pictures) movie ''Race to Witch Mountain'' (2009 (2009 in film)) starring Dwayne Johnson, "The Rock," scenes where he and the alien (extraterrestrials in fiction) boy and girl go into a small town, Stony Creek, where they have repairs done on his taxi (taxicab) and go to a restaurant country music club, were actually shot in Piru, which continues to be a popular location with film companies. Piru Mansion was used as the home of Ellis Wyatt in ''Atlas Shrugged: Part I'' (2011 (2011 in film)), the first segment in a three-part movie adaptation of the novel by Ayn Rand. Piru was also used to film the 2011 music video ''Don't Stop (Colour On The Walls)'', from the band Foster the People and featuring actress Gabourey Sidibe. The 2013 music video ''Wake Me Up (Wake Me Up (Avicii song))'', by Avicii, was shot in Piru. ''Water for Elephants (Water for Elephants (film))'' was also filmed in Piru as well as Alicia Keys' ''Unthinkable'' music video. Disasters Piru was struck by two major disasters in the 20th century. On the night of March 12, 1928, the St. Francis Dam, to the east in Los Angeles County (Los Angeles County, California), broke, sending a torrent of water through the Santa Clara River Valley and causing the deaths of approximately 600 people, a number of which were in Piru. The Northridge earthquake of January 17, 1994, destroyed several buildings in the historic downtown area. Geography Piru is located at east of Piru, California and just north of the Santa Clara River (Santa Clara River (California)), in present day Ventura County, California. It was the home of Ygnacio del Valle, an ''alcalde'' of the Pueblo de Los Angeles and member of the California State Assembly. The ranch was known as the '''Home of Ramona''' because it was widely believed to have been the setting of the popular 1884 novel ''Ramona'' by Helen Hunt Jackson. The novel helped in raising awareness about the Californio lifestyle and "romanticizing of the mission and rancho era of California history (History of California to 1899)."


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;ref name "GR1" . Piru is located in the Santa Clara River Valley. Climate


style architecture

pulling into town. Another story tells of a Piru restaurant known for good pies. The owner hung a sign proclaiming, "We Put The Pie In Piru." In 1890, Cook built a lavish Queen Anne Style (Queen Anne Style architecture) home a few blocks northwest of his original home, which came to be known as the Piru Mansion. A strict Methodist (Methodism), he provided for construction of a church on the north side of Center Street, just west of Main. His home at Main and Center became


starring

Jackson had used nearby Rancho Camulos as one of the settings. Portions of the 1910 (1910 in film) silent movie (silent film), ''Ramona (Ramona (1910 film))'', starring Mary Pickford were shot there. During the production, Pickford, D.W. Griffith (D. W. Griffith) and others of the cast and crew, stayed at the Piru Hotel. The hotel later became known as the Mountain View Hotel. The name was later changed to the Round Rock Hotel, because of a large, round boulder located

Piru has been used for shooting countless film and television productions over the years, including ''Desert Fury'' (1947 (1947 in film)) starring Lizabeth Scott, John Hodiak and Burt Lancaster, with Mary Astor and Wendell Corey. Location scenes were shot with the northwest side of Center Street, at Main, used as the exterior of Fritzi Haller's saloon and casino; the Piru Mansion was used as the Haller home and the historic Piru bridge

, crossing Piru Creek on the east side of town, was used as the locale of the car crash. (Some of the exterior scenes were also filmed in the Old Town section of Cottonwood, Arizona, especially where Burt Lancaster enters the Old Town jail, extant though enlarged.) Piru was also used in the scene in ''A Star Is Born (A Star Is Born (1954 film))'' (1954 (1954 in film)) starring Judy Garland and James Mason where Jack Carson's character, Libby, finds them after they are married


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-sex partnerships same-sex married couples or partnerships . 67 households (12.8%) were made up of individuals and 25 (4.8%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.94. There were 437 families (family (U.S. Census)) (83.6% of all households); the average family size was 4.34. The population was spread out with 676 people (32.8%) under the age of 18, 243 people (11.8%) aged 18 to 24, 569 people (27.6%) aged 25 to 44, 420 people (20.4%) aged


characters attempt

was playing the role of Bill Connor, a racist (racism) who is taken back in time and placed in various situations where he would be a persecuted victim: as a Jewish Holocaust victim, a black man about to be lynched (lynching) by the Ku Klux Klan, and a Vietnamese (Vietnamese people) man about to be killed by U.S. soldiers. Morrow, Le, and Chen were filming a scene for the Vietnam sequence in which their characters attempt to escape from a pursuing U.S. Army helicopter out


popular location

Johnson , "The Rock," scenes where he and the alien (extraterrestrials in fiction) boy and girl go into a small town, Stony Creek, where they have repairs done on his taxi (taxicab) and go to a restaurant country music club, were actually shot in Piru, which continues to be a popular location with film companies. Piru Mansion was used as the home of Ellis Wyatt in ''Atlas Shrugged: Part I'' (2011 (2011 in film)), the first segment in a three-part movie adaptation


ku-klux-klan

was playing the role of Bill Connor, a racist (racism) who is taken back in time and placed in various situations where he would be a persecuted victim: as a Jewish Holocaust victim, a black man about to be lynched (lynching) by the Ku Klux Klan, and a Vietnamese (Vietnamese people) man about to be killed by U.S. soldiers. Morrow, Le, and Chen were filming a scene for the Vietnam sequence in which their characters attempt to escape from a pursuing U.S. Army helicopter out of a deserted Vietnamese village. The helicopter was hovering at about 25 feet above them when pyrotechnic (pyrotechnics) explosions damaged it and caused it to crash on top of them, killing all three instantly. east of Piru, California and just north of the Santa Clara River (Santa Clara River (California)), in present day Ventura County, California. It was the home of Ygnacio del Valle, an ''alcalde'' of the Pueblo de Los Angeles and member of the California State Assembly. The ranch was known as the '''Home of Ramona''' because it was widely believed to have been the setting of the popular 1884 novel ''Ramona'' by Helen Hunt Jackson. The novel helped in raising awareness about the Californio lifestyle and "romanticizing of the mission and rancho era of California history (History of California to 1899)."


television productions

east of Piru, California and just north of the Santa Clara River (Santa Clara River (California)), in present day Ventura County, California. It was the home of Ygnacio del Valle, an ''alcalde'' of the Pueblo de Los Angeles and member of the California State Assembly. The ranch was known as the '''Home of Ramona''' because it was widely believed to have been the setting of the popular 1884 novel ''Ramona'' by Helen Hunt Jackson. The novel helped in raising awareness about the Californio lifestyle and "romanticizing of the mission and rancho era of California history (History of California to 1899)."

Piru, California

'''Piru''' ( west of Interstate 5 (Interstate 5 (California)). The population was 2,063 at the 2010 census (2010 United States Census), up from 1,196 when the 2000 census (2000 United States Census) was enumerated. Lake Piru, in the Los Padres National Forest, is the main recreational attraction.

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