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Part one: LA and its Owens Valley water

A couple of the chapters in my book on the San Fernando Valley deal with the Los Angeles Aqueduct and how abundant water changed the city and the valley. It holds up, I'm pleased to say. For this week's anniversary, here's an adapted version.

CA: High-Speed Rail System Could Destroy Businesses and Farms

The proposed high-speed rail that would connect San Francisco to the San Fernando Valley has been a highly debated topic, sparking anger among some Valley farmers, businesses and the county supervisors as they fight against a project some say would ruin...

Reviving the Los Angeles River

9 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Tapped

One hundred years ago next week, the water came to Los Angeles. On November 5, 1913, civic dignitaries gathered at the north end of the arid, undeveloped San Fernando Valley for the opening of the Los Angeles Aqueduct, a marvel of both engineering and chicanery. Show More Summary

2013 Halloween Haunts Itinerary: Santa Clarita

Looking for Halloween Horror in the North San Fernando Valley? Stop by Heritage Haunt, Pumkin Jack’s Haunted House, and the Dark Realm. [NOTE: Halloween Haunt Itineraries are self-guided tours of haunted attractions that are conveniently located in one area. With a map or a GPS, you can easily hit all of them in one night and [...]

Densification: Sprawl-Loving Valley Now Embracing Dense Urbany Centers

The Los Angeles basin is working its ass off to pedestrianize and bikeify and densify, and now the sprawling, boulevarded hellscape to the north wants in on that. A people-friendly San Fernando Valley? What a world! And when else to...

Love The Mowgli's Like The Mowgli's Love You

9 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Play

The Mowgli's, a rowdy brigade of mostly San Fernando Valley natives, are currently weaving their way westward in the midst of a hectic fall tour. It's been a a whirlwind year and a half for th...

The Commute: Could Metro Build a Tram Down Van Nuys Boulevard?

It seems like Metro keeps coming up with more options, options, options for the project along the East San Fernando Valley Transit Corridor, which will link up Ventura Boulevard with the San...

Bruce Jenner -- Fk This, Fk That

9 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : TMZ.com

Fast forward to later Tuesday... at a yogurt shop with Kendall and Kylie in the San Fernando Valley... more FKs and fingers.As we reported... family sources tell TMZ... Bruce hated the whole Hollywood life and said, "fk this st and moved…

Homelessness: Councilmember Proposes Solution to Ending Homelessness at the Tujunga Wash

Finally, the LA City Council is looking into finding and implementing long-term, research-based solutions to ending the homelessness problem in the San Fernando Valley. LOL, JK, no they're not, they're looking into a law that would ban homeless encampments along...

Mmmm . . . donuts

KRISPY KREMES FOR ATTORNEY WORK (CHATWORTH, SAN FERNANDO VALLEY) Needing a Seasoned Lawyer who’s familiar with civil suits filed at the Chatsworth courthouse. Will agree to a modest cash donation and for your time will also deliver 2 Dozen Krispy Kremes to your firm each Friday for 2 months if you can help me negotiate [...]

Bob Hope estate ‘will appeal to celebrity’

The Bob Hope estate may be located in the San Fernando Valley, but it “screams Hollywood,” Jade Mills, estates director for Coldwell Banker in Beverly Hills, tells People Magazine. Neighbors include Billy Ray Cyrus (whose daughter Miley grew up there)...

San Fernando Valley Relics museum to open

Tommy Gelinas, the prolific collector of memorabilia, photos, signage and documents related to the San Fernando Valley, plans to put some of his collection on display in Chatsworth starting on October 12.

Lamar Odom Charged With DUI

Lamar Odom has been charged with one count of DUI. Odom was arrested the morning of August 30 in San Fernando Valley for “driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.” The 33-year-old was pulled over by California Highway Patrol for driving 50 mph on the 101 Freeway. Show More Summary

Annie Choi Survived the San Fernando Valley and She Now Has a Book to Show For It

We all know that look. You're at a bar, a barbecue or a bar mitzvah, and you and your new friend are getting along swimmingly. That is, until he drops a bomb. "Oh...," you say, trying not to let y...

Lamar Odom Buys Popular Item Used For Making Crack Pipes

10 months agoNews : The Inquisitr - News

NBA star Lamar Odom was spotted on Tuesday as he purchased a household cleaning product that is often used to make homemade crack pipes. Lamar walked out of a San Fernando Valley pharmacy with a bag full of items including some Chore Boy copper scrubbing pads. Show More Summary

Assemblymember Mike Gatto Accused Of Blocking Statewide Condom In Porn Bill

An AIDS activist group is targeting a San Fernando Valley assemblyman, claiming he is blocking efforts to pass a bill that would require the use of condoms in all porn productions statewide. The lawmaker, Assemblyman Mike Gatto, however,...Show More Summary

Assemblymember Mike Gatto Accused Of Blocking Statewide Condom In Porn Bill

An AIDS activist group is targeting a San Fernando Valley assemblyman, claiming he is blocking efforts to pass a bill that would require the use of condoms in all porn productions statewide. The lawmaker, Assemblyman Mike Gatto, however,...Show More Summary

10 Things To Get Over About Los Angeles And 10 Things It Will Teach You To Love

1) Hating the San Fernando Valley 40% or so of Angelenos live in the Valley. More than the population of Philadelphia. If you live in LA and know more than 10 people you probably know someone who lives in the Valley. Sure, it's a newer, sprawl-ier place than a lot of Los Angeles. Show More Summary

Lamar Odom Hires OJ Simpson Lawyer Robert Shapiro After DUI Arrest

Lamar Odom has hired OJ Simpson’s lawyer Robert Shapiro after his recent DUI arrest. Odom was arrested at 3:54 am Friday morning in San Fernando Valley for “driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.” The former Lakers player was pulled over by California Highway Patrol for driving too slow on the 101 Freeway at... Show More Summary

Lamar Odom's Blockbuster Weekend

11 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : TMZ.com

Lamar Odom can't be that drugged out... he was able to find the last Blockbuster video store in LA. Lamar went deep into the heart of the San Fernando Valley today -- to Reseda -- to pick up some DVDs for his Labor Day enjoyment.We recommend "Blow"…

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