LA Sketchbook: Out of Van Nuys

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In honor of Sherman Oaks adding a new precinct of ex-Van Nuysians, here's the latest by Steve Greenberg. For the heck of it, here's my timeline of San Fernando Valley history that includes many previous name changes. See the full LA Sketchbook archive here.


More by Kevin Roderick:
Ralph Lawler of the Clippers and the age of Aquarius
Riding the Expo Line to USC 'just magical'
Last bastion of free parking? Loyola Marymount to charge students
Matt Kemp, Dodgers and Kings start big weekend the right way
LA Times writers revisit their '92 riots observations
Recent LA Sketchbook stories on LA Observed:
LA Sketchbook: California always a bridesmaid
LA Sketchbook: Magic Dodgers
LA Sketchbook: Wild pump
LA Sketchbook: Porn Valley?
LA Sketchbook: Dodgers moat

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