Columus Day.


There is new construction fencing and green tarps in front of 6505 Columbus. A building permit has been created for a new single-family house on the one-acre site of the former Rancho Perfecto which I wrote about in 2019.  The idea that the land will be graced with just one single house is ludicrous. Every property in…

Beauty, Everywhere


Columbus at Hamlin Even at the darkest time of the year, when the light echoes the mood, Van Nuys soldiers on. Along unpaved Columbus Avenue, where old large properties await their transformation into many boxed houses, the blithe disregard for the larger good, for neighborly niceties, is evident. For isn't this the representation of freedom…