Postcard From Van Nuys: 1940


  Postcard courtesy of Valley Relics/ Tommy Gelinas.

Mythical, Magical Valley Relics


On a mythical, magical day, a Saturday, Yom Kippur, Day of Atonement for the Jews, I drove west to Chatsworth, across the Valley. Dead ahead were the red and rocky Santa Susana Mountains. The temperature was probably about 106. The wind blew. The skies were clear. The air was sparkling. God was silent and beyond…