Our Name

Whitepoint Press is named after the White Point Nature Preserve in San Pedro, California.  Here it is:

White Point Nature Preserve

This nature preserve used to be the White Point Nike Missile Site as commemorated on this plaque:


The origin of the name “White Point” is disputed. Below are three theories:

The Name

Opposite the former missile site is White Point/Royal Palms Beach:

White Point/Royal Palms County Beach

Here are some of those palms at the beach:


And here’s the founder and CEO of Whitepoint Press jumping for joy because of the few acres of open space in Los Angeles:

Jump for Joy