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San Fernando Valley California Birds-Eye View Greetings Vintage Postcard - Mary L. Martin Ltd. California History, Vintage California, California Dreamin', San Fernando California, Cities, San Fernando Valley, Nostalgia, Valley Girls, Visual Identity

San Fernando Valley California Birds-Eye View Greetings Vintage Postcard V12376 - Mary L. Martin Ltd. Postcards

San Fernando Valley California Birds-Eye View Greetings Vintage Postcard V12376. Good condition.

  Pretty People, Beautiful People, Robert Richardson, The Shining, Looks Vintage, Up Girl, Makeup Inspo, Girl Crushes, Makeup Looks

13 Pictures That Prove Shelley Duvall Was A Fashion Queen

You should always look your best, even when Jack Nicholson is trying to kill you.

Sherman Oaks, CA - Back in the distinctive orange A&W Drive-In opened at Lemona Avenue and Ventura Boulevard, where carhops served frosty mugs of root beer and Papa and Mama burgers. Sonic Fast Food, A&w Restaurants, Ventura Boulevard, A&w Root Beer, Vintage Restaurant, San Fernando Valley, Soda Fountain, Vintage Ads, Vintage Photos

A&W Root Beer Drive-In: A 1960s Bright Spot

One of your neighbors posted in Community Corner. Click through to read what they have to say. (The views expressed in this post are the author’s own.)

 Page one of the Los Angeles Daily News on January The Northridge… California History, Southern California, Vintage California, Northridge Earthquake, Old Newspaper, Newspaper Headlines, San Francisco Earthquake, Earthquake And Tsunami, Simi Valley

The Northridge Earthquake, 20 years later. - NoHo Arts District

The Northridge Earthquake, 20 years later. Is the NoHo Arts District prepared? www.nohoartsdistrict.com

Remembering the Northridge earthquake of 1994 California Map, California History, Southern California, Earthquake Damage, Earthquake And Tsunami, Northridge Earthquake, San Francisco Earthquake, Strange Events, San Luis Obispo County

Remembering the Northridge earthquake of 1994

Only rubble remains at the junction of the 5 and 14 freeways following the 1994 Northridge earthquake.

Thrifty Drug Stores are no longer part of the Southern California landscape, but the ice cream still is. Thrifty Ice Cream, a beloved El Mo. California History, Vintage California, Southern California, Lakewood California, Thrifty Ice Cream, Las Vegas, Cities, San Fernando Valley, Best Ice Cream

Thrifty's Ice Cream

Thrifty Drug Stores are no longer part of the Southern California landscape, but the ice cream still is. Thrifty Ice Cream, a beloved El Monte-based brand served in Rite Aid stores. The ice cream’s famous cylinder-shaped scoops were first sold in Thrifty drug stores for decades. Rite Aid bought Thrifty in the mid-1990s, and kept the scoop shops inside many drug stores, including those in Southern California. It’s biggest fans are those who recall buying a single scoop for as low as 5 or 10…

But then, illusions are part of the Southern California experience, too. And the 13 miles through Topanga were definitely scenic. California History, Vintage California, California Dreamin', Woodland Hills California, Cities, Topanga Canyon, Pacific Coast Highway, Pacific Blue, San Fernando Valley

It’s 1949 – You Just Moved To L.A. – You’re Not In Pittsburgh Anymore – You Have Discovered Cliffie Stone

KFVD – CLiffie Stone’s Wakeup Ranch – April 29, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Subscribers can download Become a Patron! You wouldn’t know it now –…

Nearly 10 years ago I claimed a very small place in the local Los Angeles history books when I rented out a small banquet hall at the Sports. Vintage Menu, Vintage Ads, Southern California, Vintage California, Trout Farm, Tackle Shop, San Fernando Valley, Modern Restaurant, Valley Girls

The Sportsmen's Lodge - Studio City

Nearly 10 years ago I claimed a very small place in the local Los Angeles history books when I rented out a small banquet hall at the Sportsmen's Lodge in Studio City, CA. During the planning of that event, I learned a lot about the rich culture and history of this local treasure. It's origin dates back to 1913 when it opened as the Hollywood Trout Farm. Back then, this attraction featured ponds and a bait and tackle shop. A gentleman named Dave Harlig bought the property near the end of…

Pussycat Theater Formerly New-Vu on Hollywood blvd. California History, Vintage California, California Love, Southern California, Vintage Hollywood, West Hollywood, Los Angeles Hollywood, Las Vegas, The Pussycat

Hollywood Boulevard (1982)

© photo by Paul Wright Hollywood Boulevard, November 1982. On the left is the Pussycat Theater. The Pussycat Theaters were a chain of porn theaters in the 1960s to the 1980s and they had 47 locations in California. The film “Deep Throat” played at this Hollywood Boulevard Pussycat Theater for nearly ten years, and in 1989 it became the Ritz Theatre. On the right is a sign for the Supply Sergeant which is located on the Walk of Fame on Hollywood Boulevard. Supply Sergeant is a military…