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Piru is a small town in Ventura County in southwestern California, located in the Santa Clara River Valley and in the Los Padres National Forest. 

The town was founded in 1887 by a wealthy Illinois native, who wished to create a "Second Garden of Eden." He even specified that only plants and fruits identified to have been in Eden - such as apricots, grapes, dates, and olives - be planted here.

People Born in Piru

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Piru in People's Lives

Jake Gyllenhaal: I traveled here in 2000 to film scenes of the movie Bubble Boy

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