Westfield is the western neighborhood inside of Torrance. Torrance is a city located in the southwest part of Los Angeles County. This is a quiet city that is not well known to tourists, giving it the appeal that is has. The city was founded in 1912 and incorporated in 1921. There are many houses in the city which are over 100 years old and were among the first residences to be constructed in the city. Part of the city is considered a historic district for this purchase. Some famous people who are from this area include the actress Amy Okudo, the drummer Dave Kerman, the actor Michael Dudikoff, and the starting pitcher Ted Lilly.