How can you tell if someone is from Baldwin Park? There are many possible answers, and perhaps the best place to find them is the Facebook group "You Know You're From Baldwin Park If..." which boasts more than 2,300 members already.
The small virtual community has gathered people who share the city's idiosyncrasies and also memories of places, people and events that left a mark in their lives.
The typical phrases used to determine if someone is from Baldwin Park go from "explaining the reasoning behind having an In N' Out University in the city" to knowing that "Ramona" is more than just a girl's name.
"You know that you're from Baldwin Park if you come home after 26 years and see that backyard parties are still happening," wrote Liz Enriquez.
"There is always a party, but always bring your own beer," replied Gayla Henderson.
Some people have shared old photographs from the 70s, of streets during the 50s, or people like Coach David Caspar.
Other phrases used to show ties to Baldwin Park include:
You know you are from Baldwin Park if...
"You have to tell people not familiar with the area that it's next to West Covina."
"If you tell every one In N Out started there".
"You wonder why there is a big Courtyard hotel next to Home Depot."
"Half of your classmates finished up in North Park High..."
So tell us in the comments, how do you know if someone is from Baldwin Park?
About this column: Places and people in Baldwin Park History