East Lake is a large, planned community of approximately 850 acres, set around a private, 15 acre lake. Yorba Linda is known for open spaces and horse trails in the hills. Yorba Linda – “Beautiful Yorba”, in English, is an affluent suburban city in northeastern Orange County, California. Yorba Linda has an excellent education system and low crime.
LDS Members make up 2.24% of the population of Yorba Linda. The state of California has the largest Mormon population outside of Utah. California has 768,344 members in 1,348 wards and branches, 16 missions, and 7 temples and 189 Family History Centers.
Latter-day Saints have played important roles in California History. A group of a few hundred LDS converts from the Northeastern United States and Europe arrived at what would become San Francisco in the 1840s aboard the ship Brooklyn, more than doubling the population of the small town.The land boom of the 1920s attracted many members to California. Today, along with seven temples, California has more missions than any other state.