CSUN California State University, Northridge. A beautiful campus that has orange trees! This was the epicenter of the 1994 Northridge earthquake. Beautiful buildings including the great new Valley Performing Arts Center.
The Northridge earthquake was an earthquake that occurred on January 17, 1994 in Reseda, a neighborhood in Los Angeles, California, l
Ronald Reagan at his ranch in Northridge California C. 1948.
Front page of Voz Fronteriza, February 1977. Founded in 1975, this quarterly Chicana/o student newspaper is an official campus print media of the University of California, San Diego. The cover show a group of people protesting the Bakke decision, an important Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action. Rodolfo Acuña Papers. Latino Cultural Heritage Digital Archives.
John Steven McGroarty and Marie Walsh at the San Fernando Mission Sept. 8, 1931. McGroarty had a distinguished career as the first mayor of Tujunga, a California State Senator, California Poet Laureate and a playwright, journalist and author. Marie Walsh Harrington was the wife of Dr. Mark Harrington. Harrington was the director of the Southwest Museum and restored the Andres Pico Adobe. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library
Program for the 29th Annual Meeting of the San Fernando Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America, held Monday evening, October 27, 1952, at Devonshire Downs. Senator Thomas C. Carrell Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
We who live in earthquake country need to do more to prepare for The Big One. We should be able to sustain ourselves long enough to wait for any help to become available to us. "Cars lie smashed by the collapsed Interstate 5 connector a few hours after the Northridge earthquake on Jan. 17, 1994, in California."