Do we have any Boy Scouts here? Here's a postcard of the San Fernando Valley Council Headquarters for Boy Scouts of America located at 14955 Saticoy Street in Van Nuys. From the Valley Relics Museum Archives
Crowd celebrates the arrival of the first Pacific Electric street car in Van Nuys in 1911. Source: LAPL
Looking west on Ventura Boulevard at Van Nuys Boulevard, ca. 1959, showing heavy traffic, businesses, telephone poles and billboards.
Source: LAPL
Snow on Calabasas Road in 1932. The J. W. Daic service station is prominently visible. Source: CSUN Digital Library
Aerial view of Burbank, 1928. Diagonal street is San Fernando Road. The Southern Pacific Railroad tracks are next to San Fernando Road. The lower diagonal line is also Southern Pacific Tracks. Location for the future United Airport is on the left, before the tracks. Photographer: Fairchild Aerial Surveys, Inc. Source: CSUN Digital Library
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Photograph caption dated August 23, 1956 reads "Scenes like this are rare in the San Fernando Valley. Here in Sun Valley, industry and agriculture exist in close proximity. Shown above is a herd of Holstein cattle feeding at Silver Shield Dairy on Wicks Street. In the left background are the familiar towers of the Valley Steam Plant where electrical energy is created for thousands of homes in...
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Poppy Day in the San Fernando Valley in 1915. From the Valley Relics Museum Archives.
You're invited to a presentation tomorrow at 7 p.m. in Porter Ranch when Al Knight & Ray Vincent will discuss the West Valley Lime kilns and Native American history. The event is FREE and Open to the public. The address is 10650 Reseda Blvd, Porter Ranch, CA 91326. Bring a friend!
Topanga Plaza, located at 6600 Topanga Canyon Boulevard in Canoga Park, shown on its opening day, August 24, 1964. Source: LAPL
Time for a little whimsy! A giant pair of scissors stuck into the side of the Wella Sebastian Studio Trade School located at 6109 Desoto Ave in Woodland Hills.The building is at the corner of Erwin and the entrance looks like a gray pyramid. The scissors are to the right of the entrance, more on the Erwin side of the building. Photo courtesy of Atlas Obscura
Photograph caption dated September 1, 1959 reads, "Stocking-Cutting Opens Shoe Store. Pretty Darlene Tompkins presides at opening of new drive-in Thom McAn shoe-store at 8915 Woodman Ave., Pacoima, at which snipping of sheer pair of nylon stockings replaced traditional ribbon-cutting ceremony. Also taking part were Earl Erne, left, president of Pacoima Chamber of Commerce, and Warren Van...
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Van Nuys City Hall, photographed shortly after it was completed. Designed by Peter K. Schabarum, the Art Deco Valley Municipal Building, located at 14410 Sylvan Street, was completed in 1932 and is a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument. Source: LAPL
Aerial view of Travel Town in Griffith Park, Ventura Freeway and the Los Angeles River. Photograph dated January 15, 1964. Source: LAPL
The garden at Rancho Sombre del Roble in Canoga Park, 1945. The rancho was later renamed "Orcutt Ranch" after the Orcutt family sold it to the City of Los Angeles in 1966. Hand colored photograph. Source: CSUN Digital Library
Photograph article dated September 28, 1964 partially reads, "Latest effort of North Hollywood "Kustom Koachman" George Barris came to light with the debut of "The Munsters," a CBS show that spoofs the non-weird segment of society. Universal Studios asked Barris to produce a car that such a family might use... and he sure did. Barris' conception of the vehicle was built by himself. It's a...
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Join Tommy when he speaks at the Calabasas-Las Virgenes Historical Society this Thursday at noon at the Calabasas Historical Society!
Chapman Ranch, Calabasas in 1905. Today, Malibu Creek State Park's Visitor Center is located on the former ranch site. Source: CSUN Digital Library, Calabasas Anza Heritage Network Association
Cafe 50s, 4609 Van Nuys Boulevard in Sherman Oaks, 1988. From the Valley Relics Museum Archives, Jerry Rothstein Collection.

It moved to 15045 Ventura Boulevard in 2010 and closed sometime in 2012 or early 2013.