Piece of Van Nuys OK'd to move

Sherman Oaks now extends north of Burbank Boulevard, at least in one neighborhood, in another blow to Van Nuys. Lots of levity during the City Council debate, so to speak — including a threat by Van Nuys to secede from Los Angeles and a joke about upper Sherman Oaks trying to declare itself Bel Air-adjacent. LAist, DN

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