Tom Cluster’s Van Nuys (1955-1962).


A few weeks ago I received a lovely email, and some photos from Tom Cluster, a reader of this blog. Here is one excerpt: Dear Andy, I just discovered your blog about Van Nuys.  I'm entranced by it.  I'm almost 70.  Our family moved to 6944 Columbus Avenue in the summer of 1955.  It was…

Special Smoke Advisory from AQMD.


  Downtown LA, originally uploaded by rjmcconnell. SOUTH COAST AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT SMOKE ADVISORY Tuesday, April 29, 2008 SPECIAL SMOKE ADVISORY: Valid Tuesday April 29, 2008 Due to the Santa Anita Wildfire in Los Angeles County, localized areas of smoke may occur. As a result, concentrations of fine particulates may reach the Unhealthy for…