About Laguna West
Laguna West is an area located on the west side of the city of Elk Grove, in Sacramento County. Laguna West residents take pride in a having a family atmosphere surrounded by many parks and lakes. It is a beautiful master planned community founded in 1991. Pedestrian friendly neighborhoods that encourage walking; A town center with shops and restaurants; A nature/riparian zone; Houses have small front yards and driveways that are short or behind the house, use of alleyways; Streets that are designed to create calm and encourage slow driving by creating narrower streets or putting tree planter boxes on one side of the street, to discourage high speed thoroughfare-type driving; Typically trees are planted every 25 - 30 feet — with over 20 species of disease and drought-resistant trees, one species to each block. This planting plan was expected eventually to provide a continuous canopy of shade.